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Looking for Hostwinds alternative

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by juanpopo, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. juanpopo

    juanpopo Power Member

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    Hey everybody, I'm looking for a shared hosting alternative for hostwinds. long story short, I been hosting with them for a while, but I'm getting a report about me having too much traffic, truth is, me website stats only reports about 400 to 500 visitors per day, which isn't much... I tried their VPS service, and was even worse than shared (down all the time, same weird reason).

    Im open to suggestions :)

    EDIT: ONLY DEAL WITH ADULT NICHES
     
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  2. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Before you switch, contact @Hostwinds directly here on Black Hat World and see if they can sort the issue out for you.
     
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  3. HudsonWebServices

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    Hey there,
    I definitely suggest you reach out to them. If they cant help you or something, reach out to me. I would like to help you out!
     
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  4. juanpopo

    juanpopo Power Member

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    I contacted them via email, they told me the "suggest" to change for VPS, I find no reason to change for a higher price service while getting lower spects and downtime
     
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  5. juanpopo

    juanpopo Power Member

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    sure man, what's the deal
     
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    I'll go with Namecheap if I were you. They will never emailing you for traffic spike nor asking you to upgrade VPS every now and then like Hostwinds did. Which is kind of a bummer.
     
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    Reach out to me on our live chat and Ill work out a deal with you!
     
  8. juanpopo

    juanpopo Power Member

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    All my projects are adult, so I dunno if thats OK with their TOS
    EDIT: Ok just checked, they seem to only allow adult on VPS, donno if its worth the shot
     
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  9. juanpopo

    juanpopo Power Member

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    I'll try latter, right now I'm bussy, but will check your website nonetheless
     
  10. LatteGrande

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    Well you just updated that adult thingy now. I think it's worth the shot since they have a good performance and not annoying.
     
  11. Hostwinds

    Hostwinds Power Member UnGagged Attendee Enterprise Member

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    Hey,

    Please shoot me a PM with your Hostwinds Email on file, I will be more than happy to take a look at your account, and see what we can do to help you out.

    I agree 500 visitors per day is not much.
     
  12. bermanHost

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    You should better go for VPS but better go with a reliable VPS provider
     
  13. whiteblackseo

    whiteblackseo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I'd vouch for HasteHosting, I'm using them and its all good.
     
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  14. juanpopo

    juanpopo Power Member

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    they are shared hosting like it was VPS, not saying it is bad (dunno) but still
     
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    We are not like a VPS. You are still sharing resources, however, we are standby our product giving you a 45 day refund. P.S, we raised our space on it to 60GB. :)
     
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    we can provide you shared hosting which can handle high traffic without any downtime or vps upgrades + free premium ddos protection . send me a site pm if you need more details.
     
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    Services from ifastnet.com and bekserver.de are attractive and respectable for meeting the demands of many webmasters all over the IT world.
    Support is helpful around the clock and they fix issues very fast.
     
  18. writehow

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    I love when I read "we can..."
    Also I don't accept that an issue got solved only if become public.
    @OP you have PM
     
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    There's DreamHost, BlueHost & specific use hosting found inside the forum here (Hostamus.. etc.)

    In terms of hosting and having a problem with the new provider aim at escaping this issue by acquiring a VPS.
     
  20. Sutekh

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    Are you embedding videos or hosting them on your own server ?
    Regardless i think you should just go with VPS or Cloud . I am using linode for my porn website , its being up for month and half and had no problem. Around 1000 visitors per day with 8000 page views and i am using on average 10% of CPU and 30% of memory. Spent 16gb XFER from 2000 that is included. (Notice : i am embeding videos from other servers)
    However this requires you to understand linux and setup your website properly. Price is 10$ + 2.5$ (backup optional) monthly , and not once in this month and a half have i experienced a single stutter.
    Best of all you can scale with a mouse click without worrying about changing server infrastructure.
    p.s Put a DMCA notice on the footer and nobody will trouble you :)
    p.s 2 They do not accept paypal , but they do accept payoneer.