9 selection criteria for the optimal blog hosting provider

If you really want to start that blog you’ll need a hosting provider to host is for you. The following criteria should help you hit the ground running in your search for the optimal blog hosting provider:
  1. Hosting needs – how will your blog grow and what services does that require from a hosting provider?
  2. Data transfer limitations
  3. Server space to host the blog
  4. Site backup
  5. Server upgrade options
  6. Pricing scheme -(especially renewal prices) and hosting subscription period
  7. Refund policy – if you decide to end your subscription (during the trial fase)
  8. Support
  9. E-commerce features – if you need to process business transactions on your website
For a nice comparison of a couple of hosting providers see e.g:

Happy improving!


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