Figure Out Your Website Goals
This can include traffic goals, monetization of site, type of content you use and ect…
Research Different Types of Hosting
Popular types include shared, VPS and Dedicated hosting.
Figure Out Your Price Range
Figure out how much you can afford to spend on web hosting. If you want to start out with a small investment, try to choose a hosting package that is easily expandable in the future.
Read The Terms and Services
Make sure you read the terms and services of any hosts you are considering. Remember “unlimited” doesn’t always mean what it implies.
Read Online Reviews
Check out reviews for hosts that you are considering. You can save yourself money and aggravation this way.
Get Families With Common Terms
If you don’t understand common terms used like bandwidth, disk space, VPS, ect… Take some time to get familiar with them.
Make An Informed Choice
If all of the above steps are done, you are ready to make an informed choice on a new web hosting. Best of luck!
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