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Do I need to purchase both Web Hosting and a Domain?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by VitalityMN, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. VitalityMN

    VitalityMN Regular Member

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    So I decided to do the Hosting Reseller stuff with Hostgator, and it says "Unlimited Domains"... Does that mean I still have to purchase a domain? I plan on creating websites for people, and having them pay me monthly for hosting, but the site will be a smaller cost.
     
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    Panther28 Elite Member

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    yes, you need to purchase domain from either host gator or godaddy, or another provider, and point the domain name to your nameservers (hosting)
     
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  3. VitalityMN

    VitalityMN Regular Member

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    Thank you very much for such a quick reply! :D
     
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    Your hosting account will be tied to a domain name, usually this is what your server space will be called at the hosting company.
     
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  5. SPQR

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    Do as panther says. I was worried at first by just reading your title, but I am relieved now. Good luck with you and your clients!
     
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    busaboss Power Member

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    I feel you bro. :D
     
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    Junkfood00 Elite Member

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    Unlimited Domain means you can host an unlimited amount of sites. But ofcourse common sense says that if you run the costs for them too high you'll be suspended so don't expect to have 1000 clients on a reseller account.
     
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  8. VitalityMN

    VitalityMN Regular Member

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    I may have 100 tops but no way 1000 haha
     
  9. SPQR

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    You never know. If you get a decent amount of clients, Hostgator might contact you about a few deals. Such as upgrading to a bigger package or helping you out.
     
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