Need advice! newbie getting his first hosting and domain

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  1. eunicemartinez_21

    eunicemartinez_21 Senior Member

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    Hi there BHW... Finally after reading and reading and reading, I am now finally ready to take action and will buy my first domain. I don't know anything about hosting and domain that's why I am seeking for advice. I am done with my keyword research and next step is to purchase a exact domain match.

    So my question is:
    What is the best hosting to use for newbie like me? My choice is hostgator and godaddy (maybe because that's what I always here) if there is any other hosting suited for beginners please advice me.

    That's the only question I can ask cause as I have said I don't know anything with hosting and domain, so additional advice would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. JettyZ

    JettyZ Newbie

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    When you choose a host, make sure you go with a big reliable company, or a host with good reviews. Also make sure you do monthly payment, not yearly (they try to reel you in).

    I've been hosted with the same company for a year, and it only costs me $13.95 semi-annually for unmetered bandwidth/disk space + unlimited everything else.

    So make sure you take your time choosing a host.
     
  3. Bryan

    Bryan Power Member

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    ive been using hostgator, havent had any problem with them. some people did, but they probably did something wrong ;p

    hostgator+namecheap ftw
     
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  4. manolo12399

    manolo12399 Senior Member

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    Hostgator is fine I think, yes i promote it and I didn't have really any problem with them, but I dont do anything remotly black hat, so you should be fine for that matter.

    Godaddy I did not have any problem too, but I use also Name cheap because I get free Privacy info, were with Godaddy you have to pay extra.

    Godaddy have tons of discount coupons code, and they do 1 dollar .com domains every major holiday, New Year, 4th July, S.Valentine and so forth.

    Name cheap have less coupons going around.

    So up to you really.

    I think probabily they are the most used company that are around for IM and for small starters online ventures.
     
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  5. eunicemartinez_21

    eunicemartinez_21 Senior Member

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    Thanks guys for your advice. Everything is set now I use hostgator for hosting and get a domain in namecheap. Now what I need to learn is how to create my new site using wordpress.

    Thanks
     
  6. wpbacklinks

    wpbacklinks Elite Member

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    yes, Hostgator is better... even for beginners...

    Goodluck with your new project, eunicemartinez_21 :D
     
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    uditbhansali Regular Member

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    As you are a newbie you must be low on cash and I think you should go with netfirms.com. They are really good and 24/7 up. The best part is there's a coupon code MAX20, by this code you will 1 years hosting and 2 domains for 20$. If you want more detail just PM me. I'll help you out in choosing the package.
     
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    wpbacklinks Elite Member

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    nice try :D
     
  9. turubasa

    turubasa Newbie

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    i have cheapest hosting for you. you can point your domain later.
    good for newbie.

    unlimited bandwidth
    unlimited space
    cpanel

    more info. PM me.:)
     
  10. nik rossi

    nik rossi Registered Member

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    Bluehost works fine for me too.
     
  11. ronywilliam

    ronywilliam Senior Member

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    godaddy can get you the thing cheaper..
     
  12. dra$tic

    dra$tic BANNED BANNED

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    GoDaddy - Coupon Code: WINTER149 = $1.49 .com, .net, .etcetcetc

    Bargains ftw, yadig~?! Hit the thanks button if you love me.