Does 4LDesigns provide a hosting service?
When we started our business it made sense to host websites. Throughout the past couple years hosting costs have dropped and the hosting business has changed. There are many dependable hosting providers that offer 24/7 support and additional services to support your business requirements. Now we will research and recommended a good reputable 'full-service' hosting provider for you. Our value-added service is to setup the hosting environment and work with you to get it established.
There are many hosting services, which one is right for me?
That really depends on the needs of your business. We will evaluate your requirements and recommend an appropriate hosting package for you. We will walk you through the registration and sign-up process.
Although we are no way affiliated with any hosting service, we can clarify the advantages/disadvantages of various hosting packages solutions for you.
What should I expect to pay for hosting?
That will depend on the type of website, how many visitors you will have, how much storage space your website files take up, and how important availability to visitors. There are many customers out there who pay too much for their service. To give you a ball-park figure for hosting, below are some estimates that we think is a fair hosting price.
- Basic temporary website or personal use website - There are free servies available but advertising may annoy your visitors.
- Basic Business Brochure Static Website - Expect to pay $5-$15/month hosting
- Dynamic Websites - Expect to pay $15 - $25/month hosting
- Ecommerce Website - Expect to pay $30-$99/month hosting
What should I look for when searching for a hosting provider?
Again that depends on your requirements. We at 4L Designs will assist you in finding the right hosting provider for you. If you are looking for a full-service hosting provider for your business, keep in mind the following options to consider:
- 24/7 Phone and Email Support
- Security Features (Firewall Protection, SSL, Password Protected Directories>
- Daily Backups & Offsite Storage
- Email Accounts (POP3 Support, Mail-Forwarding, WebMail Interface)
- Website Statistics
- Newsletter Tool