When you’re just testing the waters with your first website as a hobby, you may rely on the recommendations of a few of your friend with sites of their own, or go with your ISP’s free services.
But when you’re looking to share your expertise with others and establish a business and profit-oriented presence on the Internet, you need to push past your worries and current knowledge, and look for a professional web hosting service, one with certain features and services.
You don’t have to worry about the technicalese and terminology, you just have to have what these terms describe. Know what you need, comparison-shop and do the research as part of the search process.
What should you look for?
Reliability and Speed
This is non-negotiable. A good bet would be a service with its own equipment and built-in redundancy in the infrastructure: high-speed connections to multiple Internet backbones, backup power generators and backup systems in place.
Most hosting companies will include their high-speed connections and system set-up as part of their service’s selling points, as well as guarantee 99% or better up-time of your web site. You can compare selling points to see what best fits your website needs. Continue reading 10 Proven Tips for Picking A Web Host