is web hosting?
What we offer is essentially a commodity, so our site assumes you know what
web hosting is. But if you are unclear, the following might help:
Selltech Hosting provides computers that are connected to the internet with
high-bandwidth Internet connections. These web servers are online and available
24x7x365. Clients publish their content (web site files, images, etc.) to their
space on these servers and it is made available to the public, referenced by a
unique domain name (http://www.yourbusinessname.com).
Who needs web hosting
Fortune 500 companies don't use web hosting providers...they have the dedicated
Internet connections and computers to host their own sites. Web hosting
providers such as Selltech Hosting serve the needs of small to medium sized
businesses, and individuals, that don't have the equipment, connections or staff
to maintain a web presence.
How it works
To begin hosting your web site, you would order one of our packages, ranging in
cost from $5.95 to $19.95 per month. There are no setup fees. The main
difference in the packages is the amount of disk space you have available to
you, and the amount of bandwidth (data transfer to and from the servers by your
visitors) included in your account. Most of the other differences are trivial,
though the number of included mail accounts is another feature many people look
Once you have decided which package meets your needs and have ordered, we will
send you an email with instructions on accessing your space to publish your
files. You can create web content in an almost unlimited number of software
programs, ranging from Microsoft Word to Trellix to more advanced editors like
You would need to register a domain name, or have us do it for you. This name is
used to point to your space, and is the name you would use in referring people
to your web site or to allow them to email you.
What to look for
As a commodity, it is important to choose a web hosting provider that gives you:
1) QUALITY. Generally this is measured in "uptime." Your web hosting
provider should have servers that are available to your site visitors as close
to 100% of the time as possible.
2) PRICE. This is obvious...you get what you pay for, but you shouldn't pay
through the nose for good web site hosting given the vast amount of competition.
3) SERVICE. This will make or break your hosting experience. You need a host
that is responsive to your needs and easily contacted.
This is a very simplistic overview. Please feel free to contact us if you have
any additional questions on how web hosting works or why you should choose
to host your web site.
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