Web Hosting: What you need to know about hosting companies
Actually there is a huge amount of companies offering web hosting. So how to decide, which company to choose?
The difference between hosting companies
There are really huge companies having 100 thousands of customers. And there are companies, driven by passion, offering the same services. And there are also companies, reselling services.
Some of them have a high standard, some of them struggling with technical issues. In the ads that you see, everyone is the best. And its not easy to find out, if they can offer you, what you need.
How to find a company for my web hosting that fits to me?
Before you decide to stay with a web hosting company, just try it. The fees are low and once you registered a domain name, you own it and you can take it with you. If you move, so nothing is lost.
Try the registration process and check out, if it works for you easily, also with the information they send you. At the beginning you may be have some questions. Write to their support. You will see how they react on your questions. Do you get default answers, or is there someone who takes care about the questions you have?
A big knowledge base is good, but its easier if you know, the company takes care of you and answers your questions individually.
Can you manage everything easily?
Take a look at the client portal of your web hosting company you like to choose. Do they have an easy to use client portal? You should be able to do everything easily and you should be able to find your services to manage their.
You can check many things, before you decide with which company you go. But you can check them out. And not big names or big ads makes a company good, it is the service they offer you.