HostGator Pricing and Plans

April 3, 2011 by
Filed under: HostGator Plans 

As more people see the possibilities of earning through the Internet, it is becoming more important to find website hosting sites that are affordable and know which plans are best for you. When it comes to HostGator pricing, you want to know that you are getting a great deal for the money that you are putting in but it can be difficult to see what the great deal is; especially if you have no idea when it comes to technical jargon.

Trying to compare all of the different plans can be difficult and it always depends on what you want your website for. If it is just an online blog, that is all it is every going to be and you are not going to want anything more, then you should consider the cheaper option every time. These options will be affordable for what you want to do and you will still be able to earn revenue through advertisements, which will usually be enough to cover the cost for having the website hosted through the site.

However, if you are starting out slowly and learning, then it is usually worth looking at the next plan up. This will allow you to hold more websites, rather than just the one, so is great if you plan to develop more in the future but you only want to start off with one. It is also great for if you are considering running your own business but want an introduction to the website world before you jump at making a business website.

Of course, if you do want to run a business through using website hosting sites, then you should consider using the business plan that HostGator have to offer. This plan is aimed more for those who need toll-free numbers and dedicated IP’s, rather than using the shared one. It is also great for those who make websites a lot and are great with all programming, especially if you want to put together a portfolio of websites that you have developed.

Whichever type of plan you opt for; to keep the pricing down there are other things that you should consider, such as how long you are willing to keep your website hosted with HostGator. If you are just starting out, it may be worth considering them for a month to six months to see how they work for you; although bear in mind that not all companies will give you this option. If you have been using HostGator for a while and are happy with them, you can save money by opting for a longer time period. They currently offer a 3 year option, which can save you between one and three dollars a month, depending on the plan type that you choose.

While the HostGator pricing may be more than other website hosting sites that are out there, it is always worth considering what you are getting and how long the company has been running. You should compare all the different plans available to work out which will give you the best value for your money.


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