I have an idea for a small web-based business I'd like to develop. I'm a flash designer, not a server guy, so I need a company that offers ease-of-use, good support, and importantly, INEXPENSIVE.
I don't wanna get ripped off. Any suggestions?
purplenames are good:
100mb space, cgi, fast, reliable, v good and helpfull service
£18 for .co.uk for 2 years!
about £30 for a .com or .net
I've been with them for a few months and I'm very pleased with the service
In the USA?
Any spots in the united states? I don't think anyone wants to deal with an overseas company.
Domains for $20. Tons of space, super-fast download times, and the guy who owns it was a designer, so they can cater to this side of the biz.
I've been with Arena1 for 2 years, and since they have a hot-wire backup, they're NEVER down. And my accout only costs me $15 a month. Can't beat it.
If you're just fooling around, you could go to geocities, but if you're making a BUSINESS, go with this company. They know what they're doing.
here is one...
I have a couple of sites with hostsave.com
- $6.95 a month (billed every three months)
- 30 meg
- 5 email address
- now $20 a year for domain names...
service is quite good as well - if you sign up, make sure they know I sent you with the address in my signature
I use that too!
Hey, I use arena1.com too, and those guys are great (I wish Microsoft had that kind of people). Check this out.
In da' house!
--Better to be nasty than be normal--
But what services do they offer? Pricing plans? Stuff like that.
I'm on Addr.com. No setup fee, US$10 a month, 100 megs. The connection is pretty fast. Here's a copy-and-paste list of features from http://www.addr.com/services.htm.
4 Gigabyte traffic/month (that's over four million hits!)
CGI, SSI, Perl, Java, C/C++, PHP3/4, HTMLScript, Hit Counter, WWWBoard, GuestBook, Search Tool, FormMail, Custom 404 error page, Real Audio/Video
Mailing list (majordomo)
Comprehensive website statistics plus access log
Full shell/ftp access
3 email boxes (POP3 and SMTP)
Unlimited email forwarding (you will have an infinite amount of email addresses, e.g. bob@your_name.com, sales@your_name.com, info@your_name.com, etc.)
Microsoft® FrontPage® 98 and 2000 extensions
Easy to use web based Control Panel, allowing you to administer your account in real time, 24 hours a day. Very convenient!
Free submission to all major search engines
Free technical support
I have 2 sites hosted at arena one as well. They're very good.
At school yesterday I downloaded a file from one of my web sites at 540 KB/sec! Not bad.
http://www.magic-moments.com are the guys i run with weblogs etc you name what type of server you want unix nt...
good technical support as well
Don't use Pair web hosting
I've had a Pair.com account for 3 months now and the service has been very bad. I've had problems with my email account and the site is really slow in the evenings.
I reckon this might have been moved from another forum.
this is the definitive hosting thread. check here and post.
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