Operating a small to medium sized business website requires reliable web hosting. Downtime can mean that you’re out of operation, losing out on valuable sales and business. Additionally, if your website is slow to load, users can often be frustrated and will simply leave your website and go to the competition instead. For this reason, you need to work with a host that will deliver ongoing support when you require it. Partnering with a small and independent web hosting provider could be the answer.
Many independent providers can deliver the same quality hosting that larger ones can, but with the added bonus of better customer service. Have you ever tried to phone a large company, only to end up on hold for a number of minutes before someone was able to speak to you? An independent provider will be able to answer your phone call instantly and you will also have one point of contact, making your life much simpler.
With many independent services available for web hosting, how do you choose the one that’s right for you? Firstly, you should always check to see what their uptime is like. If they can promise 99.9% uptime and deliver support when you need it, they should be a good fit. Another thing that may be useful to look for is whether they are able to accommodate any existing editing tools or scripts that you have on your website currently. Here at Web Consultancy we pride ourselves on our outstanding web hosting services and offer ongoing support for all clients. If you would like more information on our affordable website hosting and WordPress hosting, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.