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What Does Reseller Web Hosting Signify?
There are plenty of ways of gaining profit on the Internet and one of them is to sell the shared hosting solutions offered by a given service provider. This offers infinite options for everyone who wishes to make additional revenue. There are various types of reseller web hosting services, based on the web hosting reseller's degree of involvement and, of course, on the web hosting company that provides the hosting service. Prior to looking into that, let's first check out
What is a reseller web hosting solution?
A reseller web hosting service is a sort of hosting account, which enables the reseller to set up separate subaccounts that can be resold to different clients. This is commonly achieved by providing the user with access to a main reseller web hosting account, through which he can create different hosting accounts availing of the space included in the reseller web hosting package, for which he pays a given fee. This is a lot similar to the shared web hosting service and exactly like it, with most reseller web hosting programs, a lot of reseller hosting accounts share one web server and do not obtain complete root-level access to the server configuration files. Such reseller hosting programs are generally not that high-priced. Still, they do restrain the web hosting resellers from providing other types of hosting solutions apart from shared web hosting packages.
Various types of reseller web hosting solutions
Aside from the already mentioned manner of reseller web hosting accounts, there are also several different schemes that work just as fine. Still, they contrast with respect to the levels of commitment and the amount of resources that each of them presupposes. As stated above, the most common method of reselling hosting services gives you restricted possibilities and you risk losing your money if things don't go well. For this reason, bigger web hosting companies such as ResellersPanel.com provide alternative methods of reselling hosting packages without the need to buy anything in advance, or to even deal with the provision of customer and billing support. With their web hosting reseller program, the web hosting reseller subscribes free of charge and selects his own personal retail prices for the web hosting accounts, which are being offered directly from his web storefront. Since invoicing transactions are taken care of by ResellersPanel.com's staff, the reseller does not have to purchase the service in advance. He's just going to receive the difference between the retail price and the wholesale price as a commission. The web hosting reseller also has the opportunity to resell hosing services such as VPS hosting, semi-dedicated hosting and dedicated hosting. More or less, his job comes down to advertising the service and providing support to the end customers and with hosts that do not request upfront payments and cope with the invoicing and customer support provision, the only assignment left for the reseller will be to advertise his personal brand's online store. Another alternative will be to set up different accounts on a VPS web hosting server, or on a dedicated hosting server. With most web hosting companies, you may receive those 2 hosting services with a cPanel, DirectAdmin, or some other CP, already installed on them. That will enable you to set up various shared hosting packages and exercise complete authority over both the customers and the web hosting server itself. Also, on a dedicated hosting web server, you may create separate virtual private web server hosting accounts and offer them to your customers. One dedicated web hosting server may hold 1000's of private virtual hosting server accounts, depending on the server's configuration. This will allow you to provide a more extensive variety of hosting services to your customers, which will offer you more options when promoting your online storefront. Of course, using a virtual private hosting server or a dedicated hosting web server for reseller web hosting purposes is much more expensive than using an ordinary reseller web hosting account. Thus, this alternative should be considered only in case the web hosting reseller has enough understanding and experience demanded to handle a web hosting server, otherwise it's recommended to either sign up for an ordinary reseller web hosting program, or for the aforementioned Free Reseller Program provided by ResellersPanel.com, which requests less participation from the web hosting reseller.