Which web hosting platform is better


At Present website is the primary need of any startup. Without a website one can not reach to its targeted mass.
When one tries to start a website the first question is “Which website forum should i choose???”
There are various options in this regard, few giants are :-


What questions must be answered before choosing??Following are the few criteria for comparing a web hosting platform.

1.Cost- This is a first factor which is to be considered by a new startup . When you are calculating costs, pay attention to domain registration + hosting + maintenance + other taxes(As applicable).For low costs one may purchase domain from one platform and hosting from other.

2.Cloud Space- This factor is to be considered according to the size of your website. If you dont require a huge space you must opt for cheaper plans.

3.Web Designing- For those who don’t know that how to design a website, this factor is very much essential various hosting sites are providing very user friendly software consisting of thousands of templates to be used. Some of them may be customized too.

4.Speed matters!! For your users it is essential that your website must be loaded fast. For example if you are targeting mass in India then its better to buy a space on Indian Server as it will take lesser time to load.

5.Email- Various website hosting sites are also providing the personalized emails , be careful about these emails because it is noticed that some of the mails from such emails goes directly into SPAM

6. Security- Some times various filters or networks allows certified websites only . So its better to obtain SSL or other certificate for your website.

7.Most Important for an entrepreneur- Being an startup or entrepreneur we generally need email campaigning or social media marketing , but few web server doesn’t allow bulk emailing, this is very big problem for an entrepreneur. Almost every hosting site have some regulations for anti-spamming but some of them are less strict. So its better to chose a platform which may allow you to bulk mail for marketing.Some servers directly block your website without any notification or refund.

We are comparing few platforms for web hosting…

parameter Go Daddy Big Rock Names Cheap
Domain Name Registration .com 499.99 Rs/yr
.co 499.99 Rs/yr
.org 379.99 Rs/yr
.info 152.49 Rs/yr
.net 539.49 Rs/yr
.com 549 Rs/yr
.co 799 Rs/yr
.in 99 Rs/yr
.net 499 Rs/yr
.com $10.69/yr
.net $10.69/yr
.info $9.69/yr
.co $12.08/yr
Other Incentives one page instant page
online photo album
An email address
Free support or advice
2 Email Accounts
Privacy Protection
Free URL and Email Forwarding
DNS Serives
Full Domain Control
Spamming Policy Very Strict
On receipt of any complaint
If you dont reply in 24 Hrs
they may shutdown your site

and fine at least 200 USD

for domain unlocking.

Moderate Moderate
Objectionable Acts
(These are few points
others may be there)
Email Messages (Bulk)
News Group Posting
Windows System Posting
Instant Message
Online Chat Room Advt.
Guestbook or website forum posting
Fascimile solicitation
Off topic or bulk posting
Posting a single article to an excessive
number of newsgroup
Sending unsolicited mass emails
(to more than 10 individuals)
Bulk Emailing
Spam (Unsolicited Mails)
Repetative high volume enquires in
Web Designing Facility Yes Yes No

Earning Through Web Marketing…

If you have a decent no. of visitors on your website you can earn a handsome amount through advertisements.
There are three kinds of Web Earnings
Pay per Impression– Paid according to the number of times the advertiser’s banner is displayed on site.
Pay Per Click
Pay Per Sale

Mohit Bansal(23) is B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India. He has interest in business and entrepreneurship and has published couple of research articles. He is also associated with various NGOs. He is with Techaloo when it was just in concept stage. The Techaloo site was not existing even then. Currently Mohit is working with Mu Sigma as a Business Analyst Profile.

One Comment

  1. Vishu says:

    Hi Author,

    We are not big as AWS or Rackspace or even TATA Comm. which desi version of big daddies.
    Actually here the topic is of economic hosting options in India. Though we are doing marketing here bu writing this, still we feel please checkout our services which are way affordable and still reliable.
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    Sales Team ~ Cloud2SME

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