namecheap domain and hosting

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  1. bigbling

    bigbling Newbie

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    Hi! I'm looking for the best hosting and domain for my affiliate website. I've only got $150 to spend for my website and I wanted to spend more on marketing, seo and social media ads instead of hosting. I've read a couple of forums and people recommended namecheap. Are there any other hosts that are cheaper (or more reliable) than namecheap?


    I thought of purchasing bluehost but it's a little expensive - $48 / year
    Name Cheap Domain: $10
    Name Cheap Host: $10

    Total: $20 for the first year. Is this a good value for money? Can I lower down the cost? Thanks
     
  2. RuthSam

    RuthSam Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It's actually very good, I have the same hosting many of my domains, you may find even cheaper hosting but things get slow then.
     
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  3. bigbling

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    how many visitors does your site have? How many can it handle? Tnx
     
  4. clearjive

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    Namecheap support is good comparing other providers, u got live support too, but good for less visitors, if u intend to bring more traffic consider VPS, Namecheap VPS is not cost friendly.
     
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    Namecheap 20$ for first year but you will pay $48 next year for the same plan. I think ipage is much better option for hosting and obviously namecheap for domain because you will get 1 year domain privacy free as well.
     
  6. James87

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    Why not try InternetBS for domains? .com for $8.99 and then renewal at $9.38, with free private whois.
     
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    BlueHost is providing free domain and site developing services.
    But NameCheap is more cheaper than BlueHost. NameCheap is good, you have to use it for a good start.
     
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    I changed to Namecheap this year, I don't have any major complaints, they're cool
     
  9. khaico

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    I have a hosting plan with Bluehost and another one with Namecheap.

    If I remember right, the best shared hosting plan of Namecheap costs less than the worst Bluehost plan.
    I don't know what happens after the first year tho.

    From my little personal experience, NameCheap is better, the servers of BlueHost was slow for me, even the reloads on wp-panel was taking a life sometimes!

    My WordPress sites are still under heavy development, So I can't tell you how they are doing with traffic.

    Yours,
    Thanos.
     
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    namecheap is good. I have used shared hosting, domain, vps, dedicated servers. Everything is good with them.
     
  11. James87

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    Try some new providers like http://www.webxen.com/domains.php which are providing .com for 8.95 and their renewal price is also same as registration price. Just checked their thread on wht forum.
     
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    Cheap is almost always means low quality. So, when you are looking for a host you should make choice based on their reliability and customer satisfaction, not price.
     
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    Services from hostingsource.com are suibale for the needs of many IT users.
    Plans are full-featured, uptime is high and support is webmaster-friendly. Use them to meet all your needs.
     
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    I think they're both crap honestly.