Making money in your hosting business
This is one heck of a long topic, we will therefore break it down into digestable sections for your convenience and easy reference.
We discussed the options open to you as an aspiring web host. It time for you to make a decision. Which route is the least arduous to take. The question is: 'Can you afford not to offer your client the best professional service?'. Definitely not!
If you are going to make money in your hosting business as a beginner you need to take the easiest option out. Concentrate on signing up new clients and support them well. Do not try to configure a dedicated server for production purposes and add real clients to them. You will first have to learn your operating system including related software and secure your dedicated server. To be fair to the customer, you should not be offering them a service configured by someone without adequate knowledge or experience.
Your choices are illustrated below.
The colour coding in the diagram explains the level of difficulty in setting up your hosting business. The reseller hosting package being the easiest to set up. With the reseller hosting package you can be up and running within a few hours.
Its time to scrutinise the costs incurred when setting up your reseller hosting business. Bear in mind that our website focuses on "The easiest way to set up your web hosting business", we therefore will be dealing with this first. Later on we will explain the costs involved in running a dedicated server and VPS.