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Differentiating A Regular Web Hosting Plan From A Reseller Web Hosting Plan

By Red Simmons

In anything we do, it is important to have a backup plan. This is especially true these days. There are so many things that can happen beyond our expectations and when we don’t have a ready alternative course of action, we could be easily knocked off balance. Online businessmen are, of course, not excused. In fact, they could be one of those who probably have no choice but to heed this advice. Internet marketers, for instance, should have contingency plans because their income depends on many things like internet connection and others which can easily fall out of place without warning. Hence, having a contingency plan can save anyone who just can’t afford to go one minute offline. A contingency plan can only mean one thing to an internet marketer who’s site accessibility to online clients is key and this is to have a back up web hosting.

A web host is responsible for making a website reachable by people. An unstable or unreliable web host can hamper operations because if your site is off and on from time to time, you could lose potential sales during those periods of inconsistency. Thus, for any businessman who lives on the web, it is crucial to have a web host that can assure the least possible downtime.

Then again, nothing are infallible and even the most technically superior companies can be prone to downtime that is beyond a tolerable level. A businessman, therefore, should find alternative course of action to be able to avoid these things or to solve these problems the soonest possible time.

Diversifying web hosting service sources can be a good way to do it. Being hosted by at least two companies is important especially for large businesses. So if the other host falters, at least you’ll have a back up to keep the site online. Sites used for development, backup projects and other minor purposes may be backed up with a reseller hosting plan where the owner pays only one monthly payment for just about all sites under a single host.

Some companies have their sites hosted by different companies but this brings more complications to the business. But it does not mean that you should only have one web host because you have no one to turn to once your current web host falters. Convenience of paying only one service provider and the cost saving offers can be enjoyed for those businesses that signed up for a reseller plan. On the other hand, when major websites are entered under a reseller account, customer service is not always guaranteed. Reseller plan holders are generally left on their own and usually have a lot more complicated yet often unnecessary features to deal be familiar with.

At the end of the day, it is actually a matter of balancing between a regular single plan for each site or having all sites under a single reseller plan. Having lots of websites make everything complicated. When you only have one or a few, you can be seriously vulnerable.

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Simmons, Red "Differentiating A Regular Web Hosting Plan From A Reseller Web Hosting Plan." Differentiating A Regular Web Hosting Plan From A Reseller Web Hosting Plan. 27 Jun. 2010. 1 Oct 2014 <>.

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Simmons, R (2010, June 27). Differentiating A Regular Web Hosting Plan From A Reseller Web Hosting Plan. Retrieved October 1, 2014, from

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Simmons, Red "Differentiating A Regular Web Hosting Plan From A Reseller Web Hosting Plan"

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