One of the most foundational aspects of running a business online is having fast, reliable web hosting.
WordPress.com is a great place to start, but eventually you will find that having your own hosting affords you more flexibility and growth potential.
(Side note – this blog will be moving to it’s own hosting in January. All my other sites are run on hosting other than WordPress.com)
There are thousands of web hosting companies to chose from, which means just about everyone has an opinion about who is the best…and worst.
Usually that opinion is formed based on one’s experience with a given hosting company, and can vary from month to month.
When I got started online I signed up with a fairly well-known hoster on one of their special entry-level, low-cost plans.
Performance was average and reliability was OK.
When the renewal fees hit…oh, boy…things got expensive…
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