It’s only fair to share…
Many small business sites only need basic hosting plans and too often they are paying ridiculous rates. I am writing this due to the sheer fact that as a business owner you know you need a web presence. But, the concept of having a website in the first place is to bring you more business, to get your name out there, to help you market your services/products…It is not to pay ridiculous prices just for hosting.
I recently met an owner of a non profit that was paying $95 per month for their website hosting. Now they had a basic wordpress website that really required little to no changes on a continual basis. There is no online ordering or any other special features. For a site like this you should not be paying $95 a month or anywhere close to that.
Shockingly, he is paying over $1,000.00 per year for hosting!!! When I told him the bad news that he was paying four or five times what he really should be paying he was not all to happy. Needless to say he switched hosting plans to us at the end of his contract.
Unfortunately, this is not rare, and their are many hard working business owners that are paying too much to Web Design and Hosting companies. This results from the owners either being inexperienced with the internet or just too busy to do their own due diligence about the costs.
Typically if you …