Frustrated with one web host. Need your advice in finding another RELIABLE host.

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After carefully shopping around for a web host, I opted for justhost.com last week on Thursday or Friday.

Since that time, I regret that decision and am on the verge of requesting a refund.

First, they claimed that my payment from PayPal didn't go through. After an email from me, they reconsidered or rechecked and discovered that it did go through after all.

They provided a username and a password and included an address.
I could not gain access after a few attempts and emailed them about it. They then sent another email that included the same information, which again did not work.

I am running short of patience and anticipate requesting a refund.

Also want to add that I have in recent years used another host named Aplus and was satisfied with them, but wish to use someone else for a change. I've also tried Hostgator, which didn't work out, and I had to get a refund.

Now I am considering Bluehost.com.

I guess I'm still a newbie regarding web hosts. Are there any web hosts that are reliable and reasonably priced that you know about?

I'm sure that this question has come up before. All I want right now is a landing page. I already have a domain and a report.
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  • Profile picture of the author dete49
    I use Godaddy and they have been fine,there support always gets back to me if there is a problem. Very few problems with them.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jay Dalton
      I wouldn't recommend Go Daddy especially the new european organisation. Whilst they're good if your on a tight budget, you get what you pay for. Not only is it messy with a sloppy interface, but transferring your sight once your in the financial position to can be very difficult. jusone marketing all the way for me its cheap and uber reliable.
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  • Profile picture of the author SeanSupplee
    Biggest two names for that kind of hosting will be hostgator and godaddy.
    If your looking for a dedicated box then I would suggest a smaller company there are plenty out there. I always had issues with hostgator and godaddy when it came to a dedicated box plus the price was always very high
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  • Profile picture of the author warfore
    Originally Posted by webwriter View Post

    After carefully shopping around for a web host, I opted for justhost.com last week on Thursday or Friday.

    Since that time, I regret that decision and am on the verge of requesting a refund.

    First, they claimed that my payment from PayPal didn't go through. After an email from me, they reconsidered or rechecked and discovered that it did go through after all.

    They provided a username and a password and included an address.
    I could not gain access after a few attempts and emailed them about it. They then sent another email that included the same information, which again did not work.

    I am running short of patience and anticipate requesting a refund.

    Also want to add that I have in recent years used another host named Aplus and was satisfied with them, but wish to use someone else for a change. I've also tried Hostgator, which didn't work out, and I had to get a refund.

    Now I am considering Bluehost.com.

    I guess I'm still a newbie regarding web hosts. Are there any web hosts that are reliable and reasonably priced that you know about?

    I'm sure that this question has come up before. All I want right now is a landing page. I already have a domain and a report.

    BlueHost is an excellent choice. Been using them for awhilw with no complaints.
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  • Profile picture of the author clickwise
    HostGator.

    If you go wrong with that then I'll bite my tongue.

    An alternative to that would be iWeb.com

    I have been with a lot of web hosts (iweb, godaddy, hostgator, lunarpages) and I've been the most happier with HG. Their support is UNBELIEVABLE!
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    • Profile picture of the author superbiz
      The good host providers I would recommend are
      -bluehost
      -hostmonster
      -hostgator
      -godaddy

      If you use any of these, you should not have any problems. I personally use hostmonster. The only thing to keep in mind is do not register your domains and buy your hosting with the same company. You could register your domains with namecheap.com or godaddy.com.

      Hope this helps.
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      • I concur with these recommendations. I personally use HostGator. These are the big 4 web hosts among most of us IMer's (with shared and reseller accounts).

        Travis

        Originally Posted by superbiz View Post

        The good host providers I would recommend are
        -bluehost
        -hostmonster
        -hostgator
        -godaddy

        If you use any of these, you should not have any problems. I personally use hostmonster. The only thing to keep in mind is do not register your domains and buy your hosting with the same company. You could register your domains with namecheap.com or godaddy.com.

        Hope this helps.
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  • Profile picture of the author greenovni
    Ever think about building your own? After hostgator killed one of my sites because of a traffic spike, I said, no more!

    I built my own server out of a walmart special PC and haven't looked back.
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    • Profile picture of the author CJLBW
      Originally Posted by greenovni View Post

      I built my own server out of a walmart special PC and haven't looked back.
      This is intriguing. Where could the "tech-challenged" among us go to get instruction to "even think about" doing something like this? Any info links on the web? Anybody....?

      Thanks.

      Leigh
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    • Profile picture of the author Letterman
      Hostgator has been a no problem solution for my needs.... the home based hosting may not be an option for all as some ISP's have restrictions.
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    • Profile picture of the author BricknMortar
      Originally Posted by greenovni View Post

      Ever think about building your own? After hostgator killed one of my sites because of a traffic spike, I said, no more!

      I built my own server out of a walmart special PC and haven't looked back.
      How'd yo do that? I've got a ton of left over parts/pieces that I could do that with - I guess as long as your ISP doesn't mind?
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  • Profile picture of the author micksss
    I've been very happy with HostGator for a long time. What was your experience?
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  • Profile picture of the author big_t
    Go with Bluehost or Hostgator.
    Both are excellent.
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    • Profile picture of the author Steve Beaton
      Originally Posted by big_t View Post

      Go with Bluehost or Hostgator.
      Both are excellent.
      I currently use both and I've had no problems.

      I'd happily recommend either.
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  • Profile picture of the author rondo
    Why didn't HostGator work out for you?
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    • Profile picture of the author webwriter
      Originally Posted by rondo View Post

      Why didn't HostGator work out for you?
      I could never get a full screen in building my website, There was just a quarter or maybe half showing. I couldn't get further and finally gave up. Maybe the fact that they use Linux has something to do with it. I don't know.

      With Aplus.net, I was able to start work on my site immediately with sitebuilder.
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  • I highly recommend Bluehost. For one thing, you get a real, live, American person who knows what the hell they're talking about when you call for support. (No offense to non-Americans, but it steams me when I talk to some poor underpaid foreigner who doesn't know much and has to bump me up to his American boss. Such a waste of everybody's time...)

    It's a great value, too. For $14.99 a month you get a unique IP, security certificate, high performance server, and basically unlimited bandwidth and storage. If you need more than the ten domains (or whatever it is) they give you, they'll bump you up in seconds and for very reasonable cost. I've got a limit of 1,000 domains there right now. It's sweet.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kim Standerline
    I would never reccomend godaddy for hosting, you will find you can't run loads of scripts etc

    Support is crap as well

    Kim
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    • Profile picture of the author DogScout
      Originally Posted by Kim Standerline View Post

      I would never reccomend godaddy for hosting, you will find you can't run loads of scripts etc

      Support is crap as well

      Kim
      Man ain't that the truth, I thought they were doing well, other than I seemed to have to call them a lot. In ten years I had never had a need to call a hosting company and with them it was EOW. Then I'd ask a question, do something based on the answer and then find I had been given the wrong answer! They also don't support a script I am thinking of using, so I am looking for at least one other host for that or DS with support (I am no tech) if I could find one for a reasonable price and reasonable power, bandwidth and HD space, that didn't use a NAT firewall, had dedicated IPs and was reasonably secure.

      (don't want much. Huh?)
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      • Profile picture of the author Marakatapolis
        The two I use are Hostgator and Dreamhost.
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  • Profile picture of the author bevasllanaj
    D9 Hosting dot com. Reliable, great for IM'ers inc. newbies! Extremely fast response time to support queries, been using them for 2 years, can't find fault!
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  • Profile picture of the author mawhitney
    You may want to conisder HostGator. I use HostGator and love it. Have had no problems. There support team is helpful too.

    To your success,
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  • Profile picture of the author dreamtab
    I use Web Hosting Domain Services perfect for me needs. You may try HostGator too
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  • Profile picture of the author grayambition
    Originally Posted by mejohn View Post

    The one I like best is Homestead [affiliate link removed]. You do not need any coding knowledge to use it.
    If you choose to use Homestead, be aware that they use a proprietary site building system, and that you will not be able to build a Wordpress (or any other) blog. You can make a nice-looking site pretty easily, but you'll have a tougher climb when you try to promote it and get traffic.

    Also, I thought we couldn't include affiliate links in posts.
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  • Profile picture of the author money2k
    Hostgator is great. You will get conflicting reviews, but a majority will recommend it. and their customer service is 2nd to none.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mohammad Afaq
    Host Gator has been pretty amazing for me.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mattk
    If you want great customer service and some cpanel goodies that you pay extra for at some other hosts, go with inmotionhosting.com.

    You will maybe pay a little more, but it sounds like you want good service.
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  • Profile picture of the author MJMartin
    I've used both Host Gator and BlueHost. Both were fine. I actually prefer BlueHost a tad better, so that's what I use currently.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
    I host several sites with Bluehost and have for years - never had a problem.
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  • Profile picture of the author LogoNerds
    I have used Affordable Web Hosting at Lunarpages without any issues (they have been around for many years) and if anyone is looking for a VPS or dedicated server, I recommend WiredTree - Managed Dedicated Servers | Managed VPS Hosting | Fully Managed Web Hosting - you won`t be dissapointed
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  • Profile picture of the author Jimnopks
    I love bluehost.com
    They answer the phone quick with english speakng reps, are very knowledgeable, and very polite.

    It's like night and day from Geekhosting.com

    Jim
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    • Profile picture of the author webwriter
      Originally Posted by Jimnopks View Post

      I love bluehost.com
      They answer the phone quick with english speakng reps, are very knowledgeable, and very polite.

      It's like night and day from Geekhosting.com

      Jim
      I signed up with bluehost yesterday. Originally, I was going to sign up with them and should have listened to my gut feelings. Anyway, I'm pleased with their tech support so far---had a question that was clearly and promptly answered. And you are right on about the reps being knowledgeable and polite.
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  • Profile picture of the author alamest
    Some of you guys and giving links does it are all affiliate link are we allowed to that, I know I am off topic I need to understand that are we allowed to that....

    Ok regarding you web hosting, I think you have a problem of registration and I believe that you have didn't hosted any website to any of it but if you have than why the guys are doing like you, they to respect as what you say.

    Nevermind some times some hosting is good for some one and some hosting are bad for some one, I think it depends with IP or country base.

    I don't use any of the above hosting, I use different thing and PM me to know that.

    I think by the time you have made your time to select webhosting

    Thanks
    Alam
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  • Profile picture of the author mschow
    Godaddy.com is the one I use for all of my stuff.. I think they are the best and their customer service is awesome. I do recommend Godaddy.com

    Mark
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  • Profile picture of the author zoobie
    how about dreamhost did you try that?

    I have been around with Dreamhost but sometimes their server is not as reliable as hostgator according to monitorius statistic,
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  • Profile picture of the author dndoseller
    I have had a great long term experience with Godaddy.

    Their support is absolutely excellent.

    Also their 1 click hosting connection installs of open source scripts like WordPress rock!

    For 99% of sites they are great, the only problem is if you need really advanced services.

    For instance they do not have allot of PHP libraries enabled that some more advanced video scripts require.
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  • Profile picture of the author bocaj
    My first web host was with HostGator.


    and their Cool.

    no problems.

    Just sent me a free 100 dollars for Google Adwords the other day.

    heh [:
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  • Profile picture of the author Jimnopks
    Great choice Webwriter,

    I pay $8 a month to host unlimited websites.
    Can't touch that with Godaddy, no way jose.

    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author flipkid
    I actually have a server with JustHost and was attracted as many are because of their pricing. Shared hosting starts at $3.45/month. Their hosting is standard and IMO very good for the price. Their marketing also resembles very closely if not bordering on theft of HostGator.

    Their support is not pinnacle but also I haven't had a problem with the e-mail response. Live support is close to useless, they just refer you to e-mail support. Also when you e-mail you have to ask for a higher level support for most things.

    I also have a server at HostGator and their support is far better. I've been with them a looooooong time and remember when there support wasn't so good. Just growing pains for a new hosting company.

    If you can afford it go with HostGator it'll save you headaches especially if you are new to the IM game.

    Good Luck!
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    • Profile picture of the author Reuven
      I use Hawk Host. They've been very easy to deal with. Customer service is by email only but they respond quickly and they are knowledgeable. And the price is good.
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      • Profile picture of the author Kay King
        You posted earlier about demanding a hosting refund - claiming they "stole" your domain

        http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...main-name.html

        Now you are talking about refunding another host? Looking at the list that "didn't work" I think it's time you got over being a newbie about hosting and learned about it. Several you mention, like hostgator, are excellent and if none are working for you - maybe the problem isn't the hosting.

        Not trying to be rude - but hosting is just a tool that you learn to use and work with. I know hostgator has tons of tutorial and videos to help you through the process. They also have excellent support.

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  • Profile picture of the author LOTNET7
    Host Gator stands out to be the best!
    - you can host as many websites as you want
    - have got #1 affiliate compensation plan
    - very affordable
    - good customer support
    Therefore I recommend going for HG

    Cheers!
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  • Profile picture of the author pup
    I've been using Hostgator for the last 2-3 months and I have to say their support is the best I've ever seen, my previous host (Bravenet) never got back to me without days and days of waiting for a reply. I was with them for 3 years I don't know why I lasted so long, but now with Hostgator I'm thrilled, they are so friendly and know what they are talking about and literally if I don't know how to do something they do it for me for free.
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  • Profile picture of the author simonjwarner
    Another vote for Hostgator here, I've also heard good things about Bluehost as well.

    Im suprised to here support for GoDaddy hosting after the horror stories that are about.
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  • Profile picture of the author vincentsg
    hostgator ...you will never go wrong
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  • Profile picture of the author TheDebtEliminator
    Hello Webwriter,

    I have tried many ... here is my best hosting list

    1 ... Hostgator .... Rated number-1

    2 ... Hostmonster .... Rated number-2

    3 ... Bluehost ... .... Rated number-3

    PS ... Google for coupons to save a lot of $$$

    All the best
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  • Profile picture of the author YourProfessional
    I'm going to reiterate what many have said here... I LOVE Hostgator. I live in South Africa, where we are charged roughly between $10-$15 hosting PER site with only a gig or two worth of bandwidth.

    When I found Hostgator roughly about three years ago, they were god-sent. I haven't looked back since. I've always had excellent service from them. Whenever I have a problem or need something fixed, they are quick to come to the rescue.

    The other day I needed to get something fixed due to my thumbnails not showing on my website, I had no idea what the problem was, the consultant did all the research and got it working for me in no-time.

    They really ARE fantastic Yay, I love them!

    I do need to say, however, I once had a site which crashed from all of the traffic. As soon as I noticed, I went online and they assisted me to fix the problem. It needed some sort of WP plugin to avoid that problem. Ever since then I've been using that plugin and haven't had a problem yet.
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  • Profile picture of the author Frosy
    Hostgator all the way!!

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    • Profile picture of the author webwriter
      I would like to thank each and every one of you for replying.

      I'm over justhost.com and should probably thank them for keeping my old domain name. They've probably done me a favor.

      I've created a better domain in the meantime. As for hosts, I've opted for bluehost.com.

      Again, thanks so much!
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    • Profile picture of the author whereizzi
      I've had good luck with WebHostingBuzz. Email support only, but they're quick and usually right-on with solutions.
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    • Profile picture of the author Kwin
      Bluehost is "ok" for shared hosting, however once you get a sizable amount of traffic to your sites you'll want a VDS, minimum. I upgraded to Myriad Network for my VDS and love them.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shaun Lee
    HostGator hands down.

    You will love the 24/7 LIVE Chat support.

    PM me for an affiliate link.

    Or go here instead:
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    • Profile picture of the author Kay King
      Except the OP in his original post said

      I've also tried Hostgator, which didn't work out, and I had to get a refund.
      So that's at least two "refund requests" from hosting that others use with no problem.

      The point is - you must understand what the host provides and how to best use the service. If you have unrealistic expectations of what a host will do for you, you will be disappointed no matter how good the hosting is.

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  • Profile picture of the author Jay Dalton
    Just be a little careful when you pick your hosting package. Just Host will take the free domain name you have picked for your site back, And whilst some of the bigger organisations are cheap, you really do get what you pay for. A lot of the time an un reliable, messy service, which is difficult to transfer once you site is established. If your looking to make money online then look to spend that little bit more for your package, even if its only for piece of mind. If your only hosting something thhat your messing around with or promoting a hobby and such, then go for the cheaper option.
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  • Profile picture of the author neodarth
    I use Hostgator and vodahost and never had a problem.
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  • Profile picture of the author Richard Martin
    Another big thumbs up for Hostgator. Good support...great prices.
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  • Profile picture of the author Crew Chief
    If you did a search on customer reviews of Justhost.com, you would find a myriad of negative reviews. The only positive reviews come from AFFILIATES seeking an affiliate commission. I would not suggest ANY IMer who is serious about IM to use Justhost as an option.

    In terms of using Godaddy as a webhosting company, a THOUSAND TIMES NO! They are a great registrar but a terrible hosting company for Internet Marketers. I cannot tell you how many times we had to advise customers to switch from Godaddy to other hosting companies to get scripts to work.

    Here are the companies I use and have been using for years.

    Hostgator - I've been with these guys since 2006 and have only had (1) instance in which sites were down. Currently, I probably have about 100 sites with Hostgator. IMHO their customer service is great and they are always working to improve. As a IM you can't go wrong with these guys.

    BlueHost - If I classify Hostgator as great, I'd give BlueHost as a good hosting company. I host a number of sites with them and have not had an issue.

    Hostmonster - This is another company that I use and have had no problems with them.

    I would be amazed if you used any of these companies and had an issue that they couldn't resolve in an expedient manner.

    Stay away from these webhosting companies...

    Justhost
    Powweb
    Godaddy
    Yahoo
    Datapacket

    Here are some webhosting NEVERS...

    (1). Never commingle your hosting and your domain name registrar, NEVER! Use two different companies, one for for hosting and one for your domain.
    (2). Never go for the FREE domain names offered by any company. If you read the SMALL PRINT most of them OWN the domain name and not you. If you decide to leave their company, they KEEP the domain name.
    (3). Never commit to any webhosting company without checking with the Warriors FIRST! Their perspectives and insights can save you a lot of heart ache.
    (4). Never believe those webhosting review companies listed on the first page of Google; 99.99% of those companies are farm affiliates. They resort to tactics such as false reviews, cookie stuffing and other Blak-H-A-T tactics to get the sale.
    (5). Never put your trust in webhosting resellers, especially when you are just starting off. If these guys fail to pay their hosting bill and their account is shutdown, your site, or all of your sites will be shutdown and tagged with the infamous, "Account Expired" tag. And their is nothing you can do barring begging to pay the reseller's bill with the hosting company.

    Things to look for in a GOOD webhosting company....

    (a). If you are not a IT Techie, I would advise selecting a company that uses cPanel as their control panel. It is one of the most intuitive control panels on the market and your learning curve will be extremely short.

    (b). A webhosting company with an actual 24/7 customer support service. The best way to test that requirement is for you to call the potential webhosting company at off hours and see if they answer.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jimnopks
    One more thing for newbies.

    If you buy your domains at Godaddy, always go to Fatwalet.com - Money Resources and Information.This website is for sale! and get a promo code. That way your domains will only cost you $7.49. (Not an Affliate link),

    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author soniia21
    Hostgator is cool, their support is great.
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  • Profile picture of the author costos gohdohb
    talking about GoDaddy
    ...
    I saw some big-name gurus, like Mike Filsaime, recommend to stay away from it
    because this host has given them lots of problems
    therefore they don't use it anymore

    How do you think - do these big names lie?
    - decide yourself
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  • Profile picture of the author RonnieW
    Hi
    I've gone to a dedicated server with this hosting company I've been dealing with - very expensive as far as I can tell and so far - nothing but constant trouble. The first reason for going to a dedicated server - it was the only way to keep an error message from showing up on all of my websites. The second reason - I'm needing a dedicated server to handle the volume of sites and traffic for the new project I'm launching because it will require thousands of sites.

    I really think I've got to ditch this current hosting company - even though it was recommended by Mike Filsaime and Michael Cheney and find a better alternative.

    Any ideas on who to go with? I need good support and unlimited bandwidth etc.

    Thanks

    Ron
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    • Profile picture of the author WyzoMarketing
      Originally Posted by RonnieW View Post

      Hi
      I've gone to a dedicated server with this hosting company I've been dealing with - very expensive as far as I can tell and so far - nothing but constant trouble. The first reason for going to a dedicated server - it was the only way to keep an error message from showing up on all of my websites. The second reason - I'm needing a dedicated server to handle the volume of sites and traffic for the new project I'm launching because it will require thousands of sites.

      I really think I've got to ditch this current hosting company - even though it was recommended by Mike Filsaime and Michael Cheney and find a better alternative.

      Any ideas on who to go with? I need good support and unlimited bandwidth etc.

      Thanks

      Ron
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  • Profile picture of the author Jimnopks
    Ronnie said, "Any ideas on who to go with? I need good support and unlimited bandwidth etc."

    I love bluehost.com

    For more choices, search wf, there is a new thread on this subject

    Jim
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  • Profile picture of the author netomax
    I am at Justhost since 2 months but I will request refund tomorrow.

    Their servers have been down 3 times in 10 days, 2 times in the last 36 hours, and each time they say the server xxx had a hardware problem, we are moving to a new server yyy, and each time it's the same server that is done, while they previously said that they already have moved.

    They are just not serious
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  • Profile picture of the author flipkid
    I'd like to update my previous post about JustHost. JustHost is just awful. I got 1 year of free hosting with them from Template Monster. I just gave it back.

    I had put a site up for sale and when I went to check the auction my server was down again for the second time in 2 weeks. Live chat just told me to e-mail. By then the auction will be over.

    The first 3 months were fine but unless you can deal with 3 hours of downtime on a regular basis go with HostGator.
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  • Profile picture of the author soniia21
    Hostgator is great!
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  • Profile picture of the author JonnyHardwick
    I use FusionHost for my smaller sites. Been with them for over a year and never experienced downtime.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steven Miranda
    I would check out SurpassHosting.com . The best I have ever used.
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  • Profile picture of the author Owen Smith
    To be honest, hostgator have terrible support that passes you around and never fixes the problems. As the company grows, the problem is going to get bigger. I would opt to find a smaller company who can deal with your requests unlike godaddy and hostgator.

    -Owen
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    • Profile picture of the author JonnyHardwick
      Originally Posted by Owen Smith View Post

      To be honest, hostgator have terrible support that passes you around and never fixes the problems. As the company grows, the problem is going to get bigger. I would opt to find a smaller company who can deal with your requests unlike godaddy and hostgator.

      -Owen

      AGREED! I've noticed that as well. Apparently they've more than doubled their staff in the last year alone. That's why I moved all my smaller sites over to FusionHost

      All their staff have been there years so you get better support as a result.
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  • Profile picture of the author Autowriter1
    Hands down use hostwinds. Cheap Web Hosting Starting at $3.50 | Hostwinds is a great hosting company, and their customer service is almost instant. They also are one of the fastest hosts in the business.
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  • Profile picture of the author BudgetSEO
    My personal recommendation is hawkhost
    Besides being cheap its extremely robust and the plans are realistic, they offer a 40% discount if paid annually (something like that)

    Whatever you do NEVER choose Godaddy!
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  • Profile picture of the author rooze
    Hostgator have been my number one choice for around 5 or 6 years now, great tech support and customer service.

    I'm surprised more people don't self-host. A much higher % of people have 'always on' Internet connections these days, and who doesn't have an old 'retired' PC in the closet gathering dust?
    With the software and various online tutorials it has become really quick and easy to setup your own home web server, and it can cost you zero, since you'll probably have sufficient bandwidth on your ISP account to handle the traffic for a small to medium website.
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  • Profile picture of the author primex
    I used Godaddy and hostgator for my hosting needs its works fine.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kal Sallam
    Well Hostgator has always been an great service. Its used by many top players !
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  • Profile picture of the author sooner918
    I love Hostgator;and although I have never used them,BlueHost has been getting lot's of good word of mouth as well. I love Godaddy for domains and have registered roughly 70 domain's through them,but have never used them for hosting.

    Quite frankly as great as they are for domains,the feedback I get on their hosting really scares me.
    Also 1 and 1 blows chunks,I would stay away from them!

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  • Profile picture of the author Mitsakis
    I use stablehost.com
    Their basic plan is $3.95 per month.
    But today they have a great deal.
    They offer one year hosting for $10!
    Only for today and only for the first 500 accounts.

    hostgator.com also have a great deal today. -50% OFF
    It expires in 11 Hours so you'd better hurry.
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  • Profile picture of the author kultronik
    Im very satisfied with both Bluehost and HostGator. Using NameCheap for domains, awesome service!
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  • Profile picture of the author Guru_Marketing
    Originally Posted by webwriter View Post

    After carefully shopping around for a web host, I opted for justhost.com last week on Thursday or Friday.

    Since that time, I regret that decision and am on the verge of requesting a refund.

    First, they claimed that my payment from PayPal didn't go through. After an email from me, they reconsidered or rechecked and discovered that it did go through after all.

    They provided a username and a password and included an address.
    I could not gain access after a few attempts and emailed them about it. They then sent another email that included the same information, which again did not work.

    I am running short of patience and anticipate requesting a refund.

    Also want to add that I have in recent years used another host named Aplus and was satisfied with them, but wish to use someone else for a change. I've also tried Hostgator, which didn't work out, and I had to get a refund.

    Now I am considering Bluehost.com.

    I guess I'm still a newbie regarding web hosts. Are there any web hosts that are reliable and reasonably priced that you know about?

    I'm sure that this question has come up before. All I want right now is a landing page. I already have a domain and a report.
    I was using JustHost, but I switched to Bluehost. I am happier :-)
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