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Bluehost not what they used to be

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mmelite, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. mmelite

    mmelite Registered Member

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    Has anyone else noticed that Bluehost has been going down hill the last few years? They used to be really solid, but now they are garbage. Can anyone recommend an alternative (I have 100+ domains im going to have to move, I prefer quality and performance over price).
     
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    dp40oz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yea Bluehost has become terrible. I switched to in motion hosting and couldn't be happier so far.
     
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    They are terrible. You wouldn't have just happened to have posted something like this on twitter a little bit ago did you?
     
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    Blame Endurance International Group, every host they buy become bad. product or support client
     
  6. mmelite

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    Right, a few years back they used to have great support that was knowledgeable and fast and reliable servers! Now everyone reads from a script and has no clue whats going on, and their servers are trash...I feel like they just have a bunch of raspberry pi running their platform at this point.... Im going to look into motion host, thanks for the tip.
     
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    For sure, most hosts that were considered good 5 years ago got bought out and dropped in quality.
     
  8. SamLewis

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    Why do you say that?

    I've had a website with bluehost for about 1 year and I've only experience downtime once.

    I have just checked my website speed though and it does seem to be really slow.
     
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    Bluehost belongs to EIG, and pretty much everything that EIG took over went downhill.
     
  10. mmelite

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    Anyone else have recommendations, motion host looks pretty good and pricing isn't bad for dedicated servers.
     
  11. thebomb

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    Yup. Declined in service. I buy a server from asmallorange.com and just host unlimited PBN's myself for $30 and secure with cloudflare.

    Now you can also use fake whois and still hide host. Have to play with the mx registries, etc.
     
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    What other hosts are good and cheap?
     
  14. News Engine

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    you can try powerup
    they're good
     
  15. ponymurder

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    I used the services of BlueHost last year.
    But now I'm using Hostgator except BlueHost. And it provides very nice results than the BlueHost of last two months.
     
  16. NobelNerd

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    I use hostgator it keeps going down too
     
  17. AbeloHost

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    Yes, a lot of good providers here on BHW. This community is pretty brutal in their opinion if a hosting provider's service is low quality. So you know what you can expect.
     
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    Ever since the buyout service has been TERRIBLE!! Some hosts get better with new cash some get worse. They got worse.
     
  19. JamesSavage198

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    Stay away from Endurance International Group, Inc. (EIG) + Partners they got all fake good reviews or high paid affiliates $$
    u better look hosting offers in this forum or search exclusive hosting forums
    100+ website, its better to host in semi managed vps or dedicated servers