Is Cheap Hosting the Best Choice for Business?
Almost everyone who has some idea on what web hosting is all about will probably stay away from cheap web hosting services as they are fully aware of low quality of the services offered by such web hosts. As the cheap web host service company has low price for its customers, it is normal that the quality of the offered services and features are not the greatest ones. The main attraction of any cheap web host company lies in its “low cost service” which is associated with the hosting company itself.
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For a cheap web hosting company, quality is not a top level priority. In today’s world quality has its price. To remain competitive and to survive on the market of cheap web hosting, the web host companies need to compensate the lack of quality with a lower cost of the services.
The options and features offered by the cheap web host companies have certain limitations as its resources are shared by numerous users. They are not limiting in any way the number of users wanting to signing up for their hosting services, as they are fully aware that the more users are sharing the same server, the lower the costs are for every customer, plus the web host provider will obtain a higher profit.
Because of the large number of users sharing the same server with you it is not the safest for you to be in such web hosting, especially if you are concerned about the negative effects of a cheap web hosting services on the future expansion of your business. A common risk involved is a virus attack on one of the hosted websites, as there are high chances for your website to get infected as well. It would be wise from you to quit this cheap host service as soon as possible.
A limited support and reduced response from the provided support team should not surprise you. It is no wonder, as in the middle of the vast user base that a cheap web host is most likely to have, the response time for your issue to be resolved is rather slow. It is even possible to take up several days before a trouble ticket to be seen by the technical support team which is both exasperating and destructive.
Similarly, certain low cost web companies are not listing precise contact details for the support staff to be reached in a reasonable amount of time. Customers can be easily impressed if they can personally get in touch and speak with the support staff when needed, as that is the probably the most efficient way to the problem quickly solved.
Let’s not also forget that these web hosting providers seldom offer any money-back guarantee for the first month – trial period – to their customers. It is crucial for everyone to analyze the contract and the policy of the web service prior signing up to any web hosting company.