Make Sure Your Earnings Outperform Your Website Hosting Cost

Posted by Admin | Posted in Tips & Tricks | Posted on 12-07-2011

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Guest Post by Tiffany Dow!

Having a website is a way that you can make money online. Some people make money as part time income, some as full time and some as a way to set up a nice retirement nest egg.

Regardless of the reason you have a website, one thing should be glaringly obvious – you want your website hosting cost to be less than your earnings. Otherwise, all youre doing is spinning your wheels and not bringing in the money you want or need.
You can have a site dedicated to affiliate marketing or info product sales. You might even have a multitude of domains promoting many things. However, its extremely costly if you have web hosting that limits the amount of websites you can host using their plans.

While having ten websites might seem like a lot to someone new to affiliate marketing, a seasoned marketer knows website possibilities need to be unlimited. They expect growth and so they look for ways their website hosting costs wont eat up their profits.
By planning for the future, they choose a company that gives them the ability to have limitless websites through one low fee. Some people are AdSense bloggers. These are bloggers who sign up to let Google put ads on their blogs or websites.

These ads can be in the form of video, images, text, etc. Sometimes people who generate some revenue from their sites think that they must have the biggest, most expensive hosting companies in order to make sure their sites dont go down because of bandwidth or dependability.

But expensive isnt always synonymous with the best. You have to weigh the features offered by the hosting company and theyre not all the same. Expensive hosting plans with small bandwidth means you may run into the potential problem of quickly exceeding all of your allotted space.
When that happens, you have to buy a more expensive plan. If youre not at the point where the income youre bringing in is more than the expensive hosting, then youre essentially paying to stay in business.
Information product sellers are people who need a great deal of bandwidth for allowing customers to be able to download products. Youll need software like shopping carts, download technology, etc.

All of that takes up storage space on your data plan. So youll have to look how much data storage is offered with your plan. Aim for at least 500 MB to start with. This will help keep your site from being overwhelmed if your product is in high demand. You dont want your website hosting cost to be something that impedes your business simply because you picked a plan that didnt offer you enough room for future growth.