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At present time everyone needs a web hosting service for the website for their online presence. For that, you need a web host to setup your website on the Internet. But it is not easy to choose a good web hosting service provider. Sometimes people made mistakes while selecting a good web host.

Below mentioned are some mistakes usually made while choosing a web host which are need to be avoid.

1. Free hosting service provider

Now these days’ people usually get attracted towards cheap or free web hosting services. This type of service provider does not provide sufficient server resources or features which are required to host a website. Most of web hosts may force you to put advertisement on your website.

Free hosting service provider usually have hidden cost for the services they offered like if you would like to transfer your domain or web hosting service to other service provider then in such case free or cheap service provider used to charge additional cost for providing your domain or web hosting credentials. Always keep one thing in mind, “Nothing comes free in this world.”

2. Choosing inexperienced or new hosting provider

There are many web hosting service providers in the market. Brand new companies offer low prices, extra services & other thing to attract customers. But due to inexperience a lot of issues may be taken on your site like services not delivered on time in complete installation of applications etc.

You must aware about company’s server location and target audience. Try to find the quality of your neighbor websites because these can affect your website.

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3. Not defining your requirements

You must know about your website needs. So you can choose right service provider, which provides you services according to your needs & provides you healthy working facilities.

4. Without search & checking reviews

Every Hosting service provider company tells that their services are best in the market. So before selecting a hosting provider, you should search about the company on the Internet to get the exact knowledge of their products, plans & services.

You should also check the hosting reviews & customer reviews about the company, products & services. There are three type of reviews on web – Customer reviews, Competitor reviews and Hosting company itself. So don’t rely on stars, read the full review and recognize the genuine client review.

5. Not testing support services

Technical support plays very important role in managing & maintaining your website. If you don’t get instant & quick support services then your business may get affected. So when you choose a web host, you should test the technical support service of that particular company which is offering you services. So try to avoid the companies that can’t provide instant support services. The best way to test the services is to try the demo first & then you can decide.

So you have to choose reliable web host that offers good services along with the technical support. 

Are you new in web hosting industry? here is a web hosting guide for newbies – Read Here

Final words!

If you avoid these types of mistakes then your business will definitely get positive response & hassle free services. If you have any views or suggestions, feel free to share in comment box below!

One Comment

  • Reply David |

    Completely agree with the mistakes which you have mentioned above. These are the most common mistakes which people make while choosing web host for their website.

    We can’t deny that a web host is the backbone of every successful website. So we should always take care of it. Little mistake may leads huge loss.

    Most of the beginners think that If a web host is giving FREE Web Hosting to them then they would be the right web host for them which isn’t right. It is a fact that nothing comes FREE in this world so people should understand it and should always choose the web host wisely.

    I am glad that you have listed the major mistakes which will help us to avoid them when we will purchase web hosting.

    Thanks for sharing such a nice article. :D

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