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Ignore some cheap hosting traps

IGNORE SOME CHEAP HOSTING TRAPS -  Searching for cheap hosting plans sometime seems good on the surface but  does not mean it is good for you. Here are few things to watch out for

Hidden Prices, Unadvertised limitations, Bad Reviews, Contradictory Statements. Let’s discuss one by one.

HIDDEN PRICES:

As advertisement every cheap hosting provider mentions the low price rate of their hosting plans in bold type. Some cheap hosting providers offer payment on annual basis while others show their attitude to charge a fee higher if you intend to pay it on monthly basis. In this regard you should pay in advance for three years.

UNADVERTISED LIMITATIONS:
Sending out emails in large quantities can slow down the server to response properly. So every hosting provider limits the quantity of emails. Basically this is very harmful on a shared server for other customers to share the site.  Hosting providers tell you this in advance.

In addition to saving a great deal of time on your mailings auto responder services offer a host of features such as spam bot software, tracking capabilities that will help you increase  profit. If you operate a large web site, you could face sudden shut downs problem of your web site and loss data when you try to exceeds your file limitations and it is caused by some providers. Some cheap hosting providers set limitations on the usage of files for uploading.  Apart from that another limitation is the usage of scripts.  So you need to check out the scripts running on your site allowed by provider from being shut down.

Read the fine print carefully for building your website when hosting providers provide some templates.  You may have to rebuild your entire site from scratch while moving your site. Because few providers allow you to use the templates while you maintain an account with them.

Bad Reviews:
Your searching for reviews of the company may be a good move to select a hosting provider. In this case If your search reveals a number of bad reviews then undoubtedly that hosting provider is not the right choice for your web site.

Contradictory Statements:
Few cheap hosting providers provide data transmission and huge quantities of web space to use unlimited domains on one account and that seems a great deal on the surface.  However, once you start addition additional domains, your bandwidth may not support the load and as a result it causes shut down the system. In addition, if your hosting provider limits the quantity of files on your account, the addition of more domains could easily exceed the file limitations in a very short time.