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Hosting sites overhead and ROI.

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Celsius, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. Celsius

    Celsius Registered Member

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    I've been here for a very short time. Much of it has been reading all the ebooks and watching the videos in the download area (can't thank you enough) and reading the threads. I use totalchoicehosting and its 5 bucks per month per site. And as I start to ramp things up that could get very expensive very very fast. I've spoken to people whom have 300 blogs and they all make about 1 dollar a day from adsense from each of the 300 which is where I would like to be.

    But I keep coming back to the overhead on all of this. Where is this great hosting taking place that is free? It can't all be blogger/myspace/facebook crap/ perhaps I'm missing the don't pay for shit thread but it keeps coming back to me.

    I understand to make money you have to spend money I understand that completely and I'm prepared to do so.

    So how is everyone else whom is smarter than me doing it.

    Thank you, Cel
     
  2. loamigad

    loamigad Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    it's a ladder kind of thing

    First you might use free hosts, or blogging platforms etc.
    then you get your first shared host provider (think... hostgator etc)
    Then when you outgrew that hosting you take the plunge and get a vps.
    Once you outgrew that you're only option is to get a dedi..



    Once you're there you'll never go back :)


    The lesson is simple, start earning money by your means, if it means free then do it free, when you have the money to upgrade, you upgrade, expand and make more money (hopefully)
     
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  3. DeadEyesOpened

    DeadEyesOpened Junior Member

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    Hostgator allow you to host unlimited domains on the one account (BabyCroc), thats what I base my ROI calculations on. Many other hosting companies also allow this, Bluehost springs to mind.
     
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    Hostmonster allows unlimited domains, but they cap your databases at 100. hostgator babycroc has no cap.
     
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  5. Celsius

    Celsius Registered Member

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    Hostgator (crack me in the head if I'm way off) babycroc allows you to have unlimited domains under one price? And unlimited bandwidth too. That sounds a little too good to be true but I will check it out.

    Anyone else have best practices you want to share?
     
  6. loamigad

    loamigad Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Another advice, unlimited is never unlimited.
    If your autoblogs use to much resources, they will be shutdown.
    Thats the risk with shared hostings, and to some degree vps aswell.
     
  7. Celsius

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    Thanks this got me to open a hostgator account and moved my domains over.
     
  8. ThomasDark

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    I got myself a reseller hosting package, I get to host as many of my own sites as I wish, and I can sell hosting to others as well. its pricey, but in the long run its the cheapest option I think.
     
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    Hey check out http://www.000webhost.com/ unlimited subdomains for free.They limit you to one website every 24 hours though unless you sign up using multiple email addresses. They pretty much have all the bells and whistles you need included Not the greatest but hey its free