Archive for November 3rd, 2009

Is your web hosting service dedicated to you?

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

If you have a website or are in the process of setting one up then you will understand the need for a web hosting service. A web hosting service should take care of the building of your website, tracking and collection of data, and registering your website domain as well as registrations at most of the search engines.

This is not always the case, so it is vital that you make sure which services are offered in conjunction with your web hosting. Choosing the company to do your web hosting is really tough if you do not know anyone or have had recommendations from anyone, and finding the correct host could end up like playing the lottery.

When you are searching web hosting services, always look at the company’s credentials. It is important that they have some experience in what they do, and it will also help to know how many sites they are currently doing web hosting for. This number will give you an idea of their capabilities. Enquiring about the hours in which they offer a support service will also help.

You want to be sure that the company has a number of good clients, meaning that they are serious about what they do and that you will get the attention you deserve.

The number of employed staff could tell you how serious a web hosting company is. For example, if they have 5 staff hosting 100 sites then it most likely means that you will not recieve dedicated attention and your website might get lost in a heavy workload.