Truth about siteground grow big shared hosting plan

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I left siteground as they wasn't good for me hosting issues and lag. Also, they don't have cpanel anymore which is ridiculous for me.

Why they chose to get rid of cpanel is beyond me. Their new dashboard is an awful attempt of replicating that
 

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I recently switched one of my site to Siteground and so much dropdown happening. Uptime is really worst.

Complained and they said we can fix it but not sure when?, and simply says we can refund the money.

I was bit shocked and thought this one was good.
 

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Siteground is amazing you’re paying peanuts and expecting the world grow up

Yeah you're definitely getting what you pay for, but they do have some issues that make them hard to work with sometimes
I recently switched one of my site to Siteground and so much dropdown happening. Uptime is really worst.

Complained and they said we can fix it but not sure when?, and simply says we can refund the money.

I was bit shocked and thought this one was good.

If you're using wordpress to build your sites I'd suggest WPX. I switched to them after siteground and most of my issues have been resolved. It's more expensive but if you can get your clients to buy into a maitenance/hosting plan then it covers the cost quite well and you make some good money off that with scale
 

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here is the site ground grow big if you dont know:
grow-big.jpg

So the selling point is unlimited sites.
heres how many wordpress sites you can get ~ 50. How much actual web space you gonna get ~ 10GB
how?
Heres my account stats
stats.jpg

Important thing to note is inodes. Inodes is the number of files that a website makes. You get 300,000 inodes with grow big. Its not in the plan details. Totally hidden when you sign up for the plan.
So as you can see i have already used 40% inodes with only 20% web space. So i am only gonna use half webspace , 10GB , before i run out of inodes . Right now i got 22 sites with 40% inodes used. That means i got around 28 more websites left before i run out of inodes. I got 1 1/2 years more to go with that plan.

So is siteground grow big a scam? You decide.


Gee , 22 sites ??? whats our main target ? why so many sites? Adsense? E com ? IM ? or mixture?

how you maintain it , surely need to add content or edit etc , than promote , SEO .
 

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So is siteground grow big a scam? You decide.

So, what did you expect? 100s of sites for $5.95 and with top site speed even with Millions of hits? Why would anybody ever get AWS,Google Cloud, load balancing etc.. if you could get it for $6...

Come one... Even when you state 50 sites for $6 ,
--> that's $0.12 per month on hosting per site... + maybe another $1 for the domain, so _--> less than $2 per month per site...
Just saying ...
 

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here is the site ground grow big if you dont know:
grow-big.jpg

So the selling point is unlimited sites.
heres how many wordpress sites you can get ~ 50. How much actual web space you gonna get ~ 10GB
how?
Heres my account stats
stats.jpg

Important thing to note is inodes. Inodes is the number of files that a website makes. You get 300,000 inodes with grow big. Its not in the plan details. Totally hidden when you sign up for the plan.
So as you can see i have already used 40% inodes with only 20% web space. So i am only gonna use half webspace , 10GB , before i run out of inodes . Right now i got 22 sites with 40% inodes used. That means i got around 28 more websites left before i run out of inodes. I got 1 1/2 years more to go with that plan.

So is siteground grow big a scam? You decide.

Oopz.. can we use 22 wordpress sites in one GrowBig hosting? I bought 3 packages for 3 wp sites. :(
 

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mate if u click on compare hosting plans it shows the inodes for each plan. https://www.siteground.co.uk/shared-hosting-features.htm its at bottom.
I still can't see inodes listing for each plan, I may be blind or something, that's how these marketers gets ya.

Gee , 22 sites ??? whats our main target ? why so many sites? Adsense? E com ? IM ? or mixture?

how you maintain it , surely need to add content or edit etc , than promote , SEO .
I got about 8 of mine that I am working on and rest are dev sites for the webdesign work that I do and give demo to clients. It's only 6 months since I got the hosting , 22 site may seems a lot but believe me it's not and I got 1 1/2 years more to go with the plan.
 

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I see now , you gotta really dig deep to see that, I can't hover , I am using a tablet I gotta click Evey link on the page to get to it.
The thing is it's not listed next to or near the webspace. It's like 5 - 6 clicks away hidden inside hover. It's listed right next to webspace under account stats.
Did you get my point ? When it's comes to selling it's hidden way deep , when it comes to providing service it's right next to webspace.
 

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Why they chose to get rid of cpanel is beyond me. Their new dashboard is an awful attempt of replicating that

Yeah, I canned them a bit ago as I used them for some of my sites.

The dashboard is a mess and the support is like asking to get punched in the neck.
 
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I still can't see inodes listing for each plan, I may be blind or something, that's how these marketers gets ya.


I got about 8 of mine that I am working on and rest are dev sites for the webdesign work that I do and give demo to clients. It's only 6 months since I got the hosting , 22 site may seems a lot but believe me it's not and I got 1 1/2 years more to go with the plan.

Now I get it why you got 22 sites , actually most are so call Samples to clients so no much maintenance to do etc.
 

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Not scam - you get what you paid for.
You can't expect more than that for $5.95 p/m.
If you really think $5.95 p/m equates to unlimited sites, I'd like to sell you a bridge in Africa.

It's not a scam but it's also not ethical to list it as unlimited. However you can definitely have a decent sized list of sites on your hosting plan.


Thought you guys are not seeing this... who knows if you are still here or not.. :)
@se900se, we can expect. As the advertisement itself says, unlimited sites and nothing about nodes. Its misleading.
@MicroLeaf, If you offered some a bridge in Africa for 5.95$ and made agreement, you should give him, you cant make troll out of your agreement.
 

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The best shared plans for me are: kvchosting.net and finaltek.com.
 

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Thought you guys are not seeing this... who knows if you are still here or not.. :)
@se900se, we can expect. As the advertisement itself says, unlimited sites and nothing about nodes. Its misleading.
@MicroLeaf, If you offered some a bridge in Africa for 5.95$ and made agreement, you should give him, you cant make troll out of your agreement.

So you answer a thread that are over a year ago active, on top of that, the members that you are answering are BANNED, what´s your thought process here?
 
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