You’ve probably seen those splashy ads online for super cheap website hosting. You may have even clicked on one of them and saw promises of 3 months free or 50% off the 1st year. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, not so fast.
There are countless low-cost website hosting options available to you. But what exactly are you getting for your money? They’ll probably assure you that your site will have reliable up-time and perhaps a reasonable level of security, but that only means that they make sure their hardware is maintained. No one is actually looking at your website.
We believe that websites require a full-service approach – managed website hosting. Although there are varying definitions of managed hosting, most options will include:
In basic terms, managed hosting means that your website is being proactively monitored to try and prevent issues. And, should a problem arise, you have someone to turn to. With those super cheap hosting options, any website problems are yours to deal with, leaving you to find a web designer or developer to fix the site.
For a more personal touch, look for managed hosting options that also provide website care or maintenance. The offerings will vary, but here are some of the additional services we provide:
So what is that super cheap web host really costing you? Here are some questions to ask yourself: