What should I look for in a hosting company?
If you have a basic website, like an online informational brochure, this quick-start guide will tell you what you need to know to select your website hosting company and get your website up and running in no time. If you have more time, we encourage you to select this link to look through The Basics.
1. PLAN TYPE
Choose a basic/economy/starter plan if the hosting company offers one. You can always upgrade later if necessary. (There should be no charge to do so.)
2. OPERATING SYSTEM
Choose a plan with Linux as the server operating system.
3. TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Choose a hosting company that offers free technical support where you can speak to a person (not an automated recording) by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for no additional fees.
Choose a hosting company that performs daily backups.
To get started, visit http://www.FrontPageHosting.com to compare hosting companies and make your selection given the quick-start choices outlined above.