Resources - Web Hosting
One of the most overlooked aspects of SEO is choosing
a hosting company that is reliable with excellent uptime
percentages. An unreliable host can wreak havoc with search
engine robots, so please take some time to visit the list
of web host resources we have provided on this page.
- directory of hosting companies that are rated by users,
monitored for downtime and offers price comparisons.
Hosting Talk - huge message board for the web hosting
industry that contains any and every discussion possible about
Web hosting is something that all Internet businesses will
need to consider when first getting started and along the
way as the website grows and changes. Good web hosting can
help a web business grow and prosper while inadequate or poor
hosting can have a disastrous effect on your business.
With a bloom of new web hosts popping up and the declining
price for hardware there are more choices at lower prices
than ever before. But with more choices and cheaper prices
comes there becomes more confusion as to which host and which
package of services is best suited for your business.
Besides the trends towards cheaper prices, there are some
other trends an internet business needs to be aware of when
comparing web hosts such as the use of voice over IP application
(VoIP) from some Internet telephony solution providers to
instantly connect buyers and sales or technical staff. Also
the Increasing numbers of users and bandwidth-intensive applications
provide unique problems for service providers. The rapid proliferation
of network operation centers and peering points is such a
trend that will need to be addressed by web hosts in order
to stay in the game.
Now matter what, though, research is ultimately the key.
Finding out what a web host offers and at what price is a
start, but also seeking feedback from current and past customers
can shed a lot of light on a hosting company. Also, some third
party vendors will monitor a host's uptime and this can be
used as important current and historical data when choosing