Hostgator is a popular provider of web hosting services. They offer a variety of server packages for beginning entrepreneurs and established professionals. They provide support 24 hours, 7 days a week and a money-back guarantee. Hostgator now hosts over 4 million domains with more added every day. Hostgator is unique in the range of services it provides and the progressive manner they offer. They also offer green web hosting in several ways, to help cut the cost to the web host starting out and cut the cost to the environment as well.
Hostgator offers a number of ways to get your foot in the door for less with great service and minimal personal technological experience or knowledge. They offer their award winning 24/7 United States based support and let the web host focus on customer relations and interfacing. The support (once you reach level 3) is included for both the web host and their users. Also, it lets the web host focus on advertising, which is the key to a new web hosting business being successful.
The web hosting services are offered in the form of shared server, dedicated server, Virtual Private Server (VPS) or reseller hosting. They come in basic and advanced packages. There are three main plans: Hatchling, Baby and Business. All three work with unlimited bandwidth and disk space. They offer the same basic features and support. But each one takes the account holder just a little bit higher to the next level.
The plans all offer some free items that are necessary for a web-based business. Sitebuilder is available free with all three plans. 4,500 website templates are included. The system comes with a control panel that gives options for tracking traffic, password directories, custom error pages and web based file manager.
The Hatchling Plan, for an entrepreneur just starting out is very inexpensive. It’s only $4.95 a month. The user only gets one domain but a free IP and SSL, free backup, full web site support, uptime guarantee, no contract and 45 day money back guarantee.
The next step up is the Baby Plan. For $7.95 a month, the web site host will get unlimited domains for users and unlimited Addon, or parked domains, as well as the free support, site builder, uptime guarantee and free setup and money back guarantee.
For an additional $2, the user can get a dedicated IP
With the Business Plan, comes the site host’s own toll-free 1-800 number, unlimited domains, a private SSL at no extra cost. The dedicated IP is free as well. These are important add-ons that are necessary as the business moves into the mainstream and has more customers to service. The Business Plan is still only $12.95 a month, so it’s very affordable and comprehensive.
Hostgator’s support is widely known to be among the best and most available while providing top grade quality and experts. Hostgator is constantly getting greener, using climate friendly wind power and investing in wind energy to offset server pollution. If green in the form of money or environmental responsibility is a concern, Hostgator’s plans are the best for the host or user trying to stay green and start making money.