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If youíre going to build your website from scratch or with a pre-built, website template, then youíre going to need a web host provider to host your site for you. And when choosing which web host provider is right for you, there are several points to look at and consider as well.


Although pricing is the first thing that many people look at when getting ready to choose a web host provider, it shouldnít be the final deciding factor. The old saying, ďyou get what you pay forĒ can many times apply to web hosting as well.  Choosing your web host provider based upon the cheapest price can become a big mistake, especially if youíre relying on your site to earn an income.
Services such as in-house tech support and technology equipment such as high-end servers cost money. And companies which offer free hosting will most likely not be able to offer such high-end services.

Be sure to look at the features and services first of each web host provider and then compare prices before making your final decision.

Area of specialties

Itís important to choose a reputable and reliable web hosting company to host your website. But itís more important to choose a web host provider thatís right for you and the needs of your business.

This is why itís best to look into web hosting companies whose main specialty is ecommerce or offers a variety of ecommerce features. And then choose the hosting company that understands your particular needs as an ecommerce customer.

Technical specifications and limitations

When hosting an ecommerce site, itís important to choose a good quality hosting package from a good quality hosting company. And a good quality hosting plan will provide the RAM, processing power and the disk space to serve all your needs, and you wonít have to worry about downtime or loading issues as well.

Technical support

When it comes to building and hosting your ecommerce website, itís important to have free, 24 hour, 7 days a week access to high quality, technical support for whatever problems may arise.

And if something does go wrong, itís even more important to be able to speak to a tech support agent who can find the problem and fix the problem right away, or at least tell you how to fix the problem yourself.

The last thing you want to happen is to have your income source/website go down and not be able to call technical support for immediate help, support and solutions. And this is where in-house, 24/7 technical support becomes crucial to ongoing success.

Therefore, be sure that free, 24/hour, 7 days a week technical support is available and ready to assist you at any time, no matter what the problem may be.

Features and extra options

When it comes to choosing a web host provider for an ecommerce website, itís important to look for features that will benefit your business such as ecommerce, shopping cart and payment processing solutions, website templates, SSL Certificate, website add-ons, data backups, multiple email addresses, auto responders, sufficient disk space and monthly data transfer and free, 24/7 phone/email support.
Customer reviews

Be sure to search Google for customer ratings and reviews on the web host provider in question. And you can also check them out on the BBB website as well. Find out what other customers are saying about their phone and email support, and problem resolve response time as well.

If enough complaints are found on a web hosting company, and they are indeed legitimate complaints, then that may be a good enough reason to move on to the next hosting provider.

But if all you hear are good and positive customer reviews on that particular hosting company then thatís one more reason why you might want to choose that hosting company over the others.
Easy control panel and user interface

The control panel within your hosting account should be easy to use and very much self explanatory as well.

Your control panel should make it easy for you to set up email and FTP accounts and you should be able to do so without the help of phone or email support. Forms and scripts should also be easy to install with just a few clicks of the mouse.

Choosing your web host provider is easy to do. And most web hosting companies offer everything you need to start, build and run your own ecommerce website at an affordable price.

However, before making your final decision on a web host provider, be sure to do so based upon features, options, customer support, technical support, reputation, customer reviews and last but nor least, pricing as well. Then proceed to register your domain name, choose a web hosting package thatís best for you and then start and build your website.

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How to Succeed in Your Online Store Business
How to Start Your Online Store Business
How to Choose Your Niche Market
How to Create an Effective Business Name
Check for Domain Name Availability
How to Register Your Business Name
Should You Use a PO Box or Home Address
How to Choose the Right Business Entity for You
Sole Proprietorships Explained
Corporations Explained
Partnerships Explained
Limited Liability Companies Explained
Incorporate Your Business Online
How to Obtain Your Sales Tax License
The Best Selling Products Online (Intro)
1. Books
2. Computers, Computer Hardware
NEW:Start a Computer Reseller Business Online
3. Computer Software
4. Consumer Electronics
5. Apparel, Clothing
6. Toys/Video Games
7. Videos DVDís
8. Health and Beauty
9. Music
10. Jewelry
11. Office Supplies
12. Linens/Home Dťcor
13. Flowers
14. Sporting Goods
15. Footwear, Shoes
16. Small Appliances
17. Tools and Garden
18. Gifts
About Distribution
Choosing the Right Distributors
How to Get Signed-Up With DropShip Distributors
Books Distributors, DropShippers, Wholesalers
Computers, Hardware, Software DropShippers
Apparel, Clothing Distributors, DropShippers
Toys/Video Games DropShippers, Wholesalers
Video DVD  DropShippers, Wholesalers
Health and Beauty Distributors, DropShippers
Consumer Electronics DropShippers
Music Distributors, DropShippers, Wholesalers
Jewelry Distributors, DropShippers, Wholesalers
Office Supply Distributors, DropShippers
Linens/Home Dťcor DropShippers, Wholesalers
Flowers Distributors, DropShippers, Wholesalers
Sporting Goods Distributors, DropShippers
Footwear, Shoes Distributors, DropShippers
Small Appliances DropShippers, Wholesalers
Tools and Garden DropShippers, Wholesalers
Gifts Distributors, DropShippers, Wholesalers
How to Find More DropShippers, Wholesalers
How to Open Your Online Store
How to Build Your Own Online Store
How to Build Effective Product WebPages
Building Your eStore with Website Templates
Designing, Planning and Organizing Your eStore
Implementing Graphic Elements
How to Create Your Own Company Logo
Create Search Engine Optimized Product Pages
How to Create a Content Rich Website
Choosing Your Web Host Provider
Create a Search Engine Optimized Domain Name
Check for Domain Name Availability
Top Web Building Software Programs
Top 10 Web Host Providers
Top 10 Complete eCommerce Solutions
Top Website Developers
All About Shopping Carts
All About Payment Processing
All About Merchant Accounts
Using PayPal as a Payment Processing Solution
More Merchant Account Providers
All Merchant Account Providers
Setting Your Prices
Setting Shipping Charges
Maintaining Your Online Store
Your Internet Marketing Master Plan
All about Search Engines
The Top Search Engines
Search Engine Optimization Guide Pt.1
Search Engine Optimization Guide Pt.2
All about Building and Exchanging Links
Purchasing Text Link Ads
All about Press Release Marketing
All about Pay-Per-Click Marketing
All about Discussion Forum Marketing
All about Article Marketing
All about Email Marketing
All about Banner Advertising
How Offering Free Shipping Can Boost Sales
All about 800 Toll Free Numbers
How to Beat the Competition
How to Run an Online Store Business
Dealing with Customers
How to Minimize Interaction with Customers
How to Deal with Customers via Email
How to Take and Place Orders
Paying for Products with Your Customersí Money
How to Collect Sales Tax for Internet Sales
Avoiding Credit Card Fraud
How to Ship International and Overseas
How You Get Paid Each and Every Day
Dealing with Product Returns and Exchanges
Sample Return Policy and Procedures
Sample Privacy Policy
Sample Terms and Conditions Policy
Internet Business Resources
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