Article by Sean.Ray
Once you get the business idea for a web site, you are ready for web hosting. There are many companies who offer the service with different features and prices. “A penny saved is a penny earned”, for the small business owners with limited spending potentials, an affordable solution should be a good choice for them.
Affordable doesn’t mean cheap only. A reliable web hosting meet the needs of your web site and the price falls into your budget is exact what we recommend. So, knowing your web hosting needs will make finding an affordable web hosting solution much easier. And below are 4 key factors to help you identify the needs.
The Purpose of your web site
There are always a lot of reason to start your online business. it could be a personal blog, online store, content management site, or Forum. But if your web site is a business site, you will always have very high requirement on the reliability, support and connection speed, in this case, you might need to VPS hosting or very top shared web hosting solution. But for a personal non-business site, the requirement is usually not so high, and you can have a lot of choices.
Disk space and bandwidth requirement
When purchasing a web hosting solution, know your requirement on disk space or bandwidth is quite basic and important. Without enough space, your site cannot run correctly, and short of bandwidth will make your site in-accessible.
Database and Operation System
The only reason that operation system or database will impact your price is that MySQL and Linux is open source and free, but for MSSQL and Windows, you will have to pay the license fee to Microsoft. If possible, always build your application based on php&MySQL unless you have special needs for MSSQL and Windows.
Web hosting has been very cheap right now, find an affordable solution should not be hard if you have identified above requirement correctly.
About the Author
Sean.Ray is an expert on online business. He has more than 10 years working experience of guiding people to create their own online business. webhostingclue.comis his web site where he shares the knowledge about how to find appropriate web hosting solution for a small online business and promote it online.
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