Category: featured


HostGator (Business)

A no-frills web host with excellent support, HostGator is one of the world’s top 10 largest web hosting companies. Every web hosting plan comes with a 45 day money back guarantee, 99.9% uptime guarantee, and is fully guaranteed. Hostgator‘s Business Package comes with FREE Dedicated SSL & IP FREE Toll-Free Number.

HostGator’s control panel includes auto-installers for many popular forum, blogging, and ecommerce scripts including WordPress.

HostGator (Baby)

A no-frills web host with excellent support, HostGator is one of the world’s top 10 largest web hosting companies. Every web hosting plan comes with a 45 day money back guarantee, 99.9% uptime guarantee, and is fully guaranteed. HostGator’s control panel includes auto-installers for many popular forum, blogging, and ecommerce scripts including WordPress.

Blue Host

Editor Review:

Hosting over 750,000 web sites since they were formed in 1996, Blue Host has become one of the most recognizable names in the web hosting market today. Blue Host has become renowned for providing some excellent features and benefits in their low-cost packages, which you would usually only find in more expensive products. The technical support is ranked as some of the best available, and by offering unlimited disk space and monthly transfer on top of a package which includes a free domain and site builder, Blue Host have placed themselves as a front-runner in the web hosting world.

Features:

Free Setup
99.9% UpTime Guarantee
FREE Domain Name FOR LIFE
UNLIMITED Disk Space
UNLIMITED Bandwidth
30 Days Money Back Guarantee

Summary:

With their great customer service and excellent products, Blue Host easily makes it into our Top 10 Web Hosting companies. You will be able to find cheaper web hosting companies if you shop around, but it is unlikely that you will get as good value for money. The great thing is that all of this is backed up by a 30 Day Money Back guarantee, so you have nothing to lose if you decide to give Blue Host a try. Blue Host are highly recommended, and well worth considering when making your decision.

Reliability:

When it comes to the reliability of their product, Blue Host is one of the best in the industry. By running a top-notch data centre, which houses high-performance Xeon servers, they are able to offer maximal amounts of uptime, making sure that your website is available to visitors almost every minute of every day. Another great reliability factor utilized by Blue Host is regular mirrored storage backups. This means you are not running the risk of your data being lost in the event of equipment failure. Safety and security factors such as these place Blue Host as a market leader when it comes to reliability.

Price:

Price inevitably plays a huge role in determining the value of a web hosting package. When you take into account that Blue Host includes unlimited disk space, unlimited monthly transfer, free setup, a free domain name and a web site builder in all of their packages, the $6.95 per month (minimum) represents great value. On top of this, Blue Host provides users with great customer support, a 30-Day Money Back guarantee and a bonus package of extras, making them overall great value for money.

Control Panel:

The ease of use and quality of the control panel should be a major deciding factor when it comes to selecting a web hosting package. Blue Host utilizes the CPanel interface. If you have used a web hosting company before you may be familiar with CPanel, as it is used by many other web hosting companies, and is renowned for its ease of use. The control panel offers some great features, such as website statistics, file and domain management facility, search engine submissions, and the ability to quickly and easily install scripts such as shopping carts and forums, and can be learned quickly and easily.

Customer Support:

Looking the quality of the customer service is a great way of seeing how good a company really is, and in this department you cannot fault Blue Host. By providing 24/7 customer support via both the telephone and online, Blue Host can answer any queries you may have regarding their product ? and in our tests their staff were amongst the top scorers for product knowledge. Blue Host also offer customers a comprehensive help desk section, which provides starting-up guides, FAQ’s and a forum, enabling you to share information and questions with other members.

1and1

1&1 Web Hosting offers a variety of hosting packages suitable for everything from a simple one- or two-page site to a large site with tons of activities and links. Unlike many services, they offer a 90-day money back guarantee and free 24/7 telephone and email support for every level of customer.

Standout Features:

  • Unlimited monthly transfers
  • 24/7 Phone and E-mail Support
  • 90-day money back guarantee
  • Search engine marketing vouchers

HostGator (Hatchling)

A no-frills web host with excellent support, HostGator is one of the world’s top 10 largest web hosting companies. Every web hosting plan comes with a 45 day money back guarantee, 99.9% uptime guarantee, and is fully guaranteed. HostGator’s control panel includes auto-installers for many popular forum, blogging, and ecommerce scripts including WordPress.

GoDaddy

If you have watched any television within the past five years, odds are you are familiar with Go Daddy.  When it comes to web hosting services, you will have a hard time finding one that’s more popular.  Their competitors might offer bells and whistles they don’t have, but they lack the exposure to compete with Go Daddy as far as popularity goes.  Luckily, their service lives up to the hype.  They offer a variety of web hosting options, different packages and countless additional features, making them a great option for hosting a personal or small business website.  They’re a great web hosting service that is easy to setup and use and has competitive rates and valuable add-ons.

Standout Features

  • Several complex email hosting options
  • Advanced web design assistance
  • Unparalleled security and privacy settings
  • Detailed business solutions section

Just Host

Editor Review:

Just Host is our number one selection when it comes to web hosting, and it’s no surprise that this impressive site has grown into one of the most recognizable web hosting sites available today. In terms of the extras that you get when you sign up, Just Host is unrivaled. Each plan comes with unlimited monthly transfer (bandwidth) and unlimited disk space, and you can host as many domains as you like through a single account. Just Host focus heavily on customer service and the quality and level of technical support is top-notch. There are many additional benefits, such as a fantastic site builder, Fantastico and Google advertising credits for your site, which make Just Host the number one choice for many people. On top of this, the pricing structure and value for money is excellent for such a top-quality product.

Features:

Free Setup
99.9% UpTime Guarantee
FREE Domain Name FOR LIFE
UNLIMITED Disk Space
UNLIMITED Bandwidth
ANYTIME Money Back Guarantee

Summary:

The overall verdict on the packages offered by Just Host is that they are top drawer, and the company deserves the acclaim that it gets. In terms of reliability, the load-balancing technology means that downtime is almost eliminated. The control panel is easy to use and contains some great features which will keep all customers happy, whether they are new to web designing or an experienced hand at it. Customer support is excellent, and really sets the mark for other companies to aim for, and overall value for money is fantastic. With unlimited amounts of bandwidth and disk space, you do not have to worry about changing your package every few months as your site expands. On top of all this, Just Host offer a money back guarantee demonstrating the confidence that the company has in its products. We strongly recommend Just Host, and believe you will not be disappointed if you decide to choose them for your web hosting needs.

Reliability:

Due to their unique load-balancing technology, Just Host rates highly when it comes to reliability. Load balancing means that your site is run by multiple servers ? so if one server goes down your site will still be running on another. This result is a downtime of almost zero, with 99.9% infrastructure availability. The servers themselves are industry leading, being made by Dell and carrying huge processor speeds. This is all backed up by lightning-fast backbone connections. In addition to this Just Host utilizes top-level firewalls and a multi-layer security system, making them one of the most reliable web hosting options on the market today.

Price:

The best news of all is that Just Host offers their quality product at an affordable price. Different sizes of businesses have different needs regarding their web hosting plan, and this should be reflected in the price. As a customer, this is a huge factor when selecting a web hosting company, and Just Host realize this. The best factor about the Just Host packages is that they all include an unlimited amount of bandwidth and unlimited disk space. This means that if you are a small company that is just starting up on the internet, you do not have to worry about expanding quicker than you expected and exceeding your monthly bandwidth allowances, and in turn being charged a costly fee. On top of this, Just Host include a free domain, free setup, and all the website builder tools you require, in every individual package. All of this is backed up by a cast iron money back guarantee.

Control Panel:

A good control panel is one of the most important features that a customer should look at when choosing a web hosting company. Just Host utilizes the CPanel interface, which is widely regarded as one of the best control panels available. The control panel is user friendly, and new customers can quickly learn how to get the most out of it. There are a great amount of features, such as search engine submissions, database administration, website statistics report, forums, bulletin boards, script implementation and easy e-mail access all of which add up to a great control panel. A new user will have a great time creating their site, and Just Hosts control panel makes their job a lot easier.

Customer Support:

A great web hosting site needs to be backed up by great customer service and Just Host again scores top marks here. If there’s one thing that users do not accept, its large amounts of downtime. If your site is down, you are losing customers and ultimately, money. The good news is that Just Host offer 24/7 telephone support (toll-free), and live chat back-up in the event of a problem. E-mails are answered in a matter of minutes, and staff are well-trained, and have great product knowledge. The quality of the customer support is one of the things that sets Just Host apart from other web hosting companies.

Host Monster

Editor Review:

Host Monster is a reputable web hosting company who has been operating since 1996. Their web hosting packages are regarded as some of the best available, and provide a great product at an extremely affordable price. With unlimited bandwidth, unlimited disk space and an unlimited number of add-on domains, Host Monster packages boast some great features. On top of this you get $50 of Google and Yahoo credit, top-notch customer service, and instant account setup — meaning your site is ready to use as soon as you have signed up.

Features:

Free Setup
99.9% UpTime Guarantee
FREE Domain Name FOR LIFE
UNLIMITED Disk Space
UNLIMITED Bandwidth
30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Summary:

Host Monster offers a great web hosting product that rates as our second best overall. Their web hosting is reliable and secure, the control panel is easy to use and contains some great features, and the customer support and value for money are some of the best in the industry. We are positive that if you choose Host Monster as your web hosting company you will be making a good decision.

Reliability:

Host Monster use state of the art Xeon servers to provide powerful and reliable hosting for all of their websites. With 24/7 network monitoring and snapshot back-ups every six hours, you can be sure that you are running a reliable and secure website, and that your data is in safe hands. Downtime is extremely low with Host Monster, and this should be a vital factor when selecting a web hosting company. Overall, when it comes to reliability and performance, Host Monster is the best performer.

Price:

Host Monster is arguably the best in the industry when it comes to pricing plan. All packages come with extremely large amounts of bandwidth and disk space, meaning users have plenty of room for future expansion. Plans also come with a free domain name, free setup, and unlimited sub domains, e-mail accounts, e-mail forwarding and much more. You even get $50 Yahoo credit and $50 Google credit thrown in. A recent addition to Host Monster packages is a selection of bonus features, including message forums, web blogs and WordPress. All of these benefits stack up to make Host Monster the top scorer when it comes to value for money.

Control Panel:

As with several other top web hosting sites, Host monster uses CPanel, which is a user friendly interface that offers some great options. These features include a website statistics report — perfect for analyzing your sites performance, along with search engine submissions and file and domain management facilities. Another great feature is Fantastico. This application allows you to quickly and easily install scripts, blogs, shopping carts, forums and more. This is perfect for people who want to create an effective and professional-looking site, but do not have the technical knowledge to add these things themselves.

Customer Support:

A web hosting company can make or break their product with their customer support, and this is an area which Host Monster scores highly at. The phone support is 24/7, and not outsourced — something which has been cause for complaint with various other web hosting companies in the past. In our phone tests the on-hold times were less than two minutes, and the customer service was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. 24/7 e-mail support and live chat are also offered, along with a Support Center — which has a variety of great tutorials, a forum, a large FAQ section and a new users starting-up guide.

WebHostingPad

Webhostingpad is a rock solid web host with a fairly standard set of site creation and management tools, and a competent, helpful, and above all prompt support crew. Design a personal or business website or start your personal blog in minutes. For support, we contacted Webhostingpad support via email and chat, and received responses in surprisingly little time.

Standout Features

  • Free Domain and Setup
  • Host Unlimited Domains
  • No Hidden Fees

In Motion

Editor Review:

InMotion Hosting is an employee owned and operated company that has been in business since 2001. Over the years they have grown to be the best Business Web Host in the market. InMotion Hosting offers the standard features but are in a league of their own with options such as multiple data centers, awesome equipment, vps/dedicated offerings and exceptional customer support. They are also set apart from the competition in the fact that they are a CNET certified service provider and have an “Excellent” rating from the BBB .

Features:

Free Setup
99.9% UpTime Guarantee
FREE Domain Name FOR LIFE
UNLIMITED Disk Space
UNLIMITED Bandwidth
Easy Transfers
Best Hardware
Choice of 2 Data Centers
90 Day Money Back Guarantee

Summary:

InMotion Hosting is a company that has gone above and beyond to provide their customers with the best service available. Their web hosting packages are perfect for small to medium businesses that need a secure and reliable host. With a premium web site builder, 90 day money back guarantee, multiple data centers, 99.9% uptime and the best support in the industry they are a clear choice for business web hosting.

Reliability:

InMotion Hosting has invested significant money and time into every aspect of their business. Their equipment is the best you can get on the market today. We have seen their new server specs and were truly blown away. They have Dell machines with 48GB of RAM with ultra high end Xeon Quad Core CPUs. These are the best machines we have seen out there and it’s something the competition doesn’t match. The option of multiple data centers is also unheard of from other hosts. This can make your access to your site and email much faster than with any other host.

Price:

InMotion Hosting is a business web hosting company and they are more expensive then other hosting companies. After our review we can see why. In web hosting you get what you pay for and it’s worth it for the level of support and reliability you get with InMotion Hosting. They offer features you just can’t get with other hosts such as the choice of data center location, ultra high end servers and a 90 day money back guarantee. These premium features along with the best service and support make them ideal for businesses.

Control Panel:

InMotion Hosting uses the leading control panel, Cpanel, on all their hosting solutions. As a Cpanel host InMotion Hosting allows a seamless way for customers to transfer hosts with no downtime. Businesses cannot afford to have their sites go down at any time and with InMotion Hosting’s exclusive process they take the fear out of transferring. They provide temporary URLs, the ability to set up email addresses in advance and a support staff who are expertly trained in transfers.

Customer Support:

InMotion Hosting has exceptional customer service and support. All their support is U.S. Based as they do not outsource any part of their business. Their friendly techs are there at every hour of the day 24x7x365 by phone, online chat and email. In our review the average phone hold time was under 2 minutes and email was answered in 30 minutes. Their support staff was very knowledgeable and helpful and went above and beyond to answer all questions.

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