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An Explanation of Hosting Reseller Business

The World Wide Web has become an indispensable staple in our daily agenda. Everyone wants to establish their own web site, whether for pleasure, for socialisation or business ends. The hosting industry niche is flourishing. Why don't you take a share of the pie yourself?

How did it all commence?

This is how my idea to become a web hosting reseller evolved. Probably it was the very same idea that also incited the first reseller hosting firms to supply such type of services - to expand their client base and to give other individuals a possibility to make some profit.

What can you sell?

Most vendors offer Linux-powered hosting services. Linux is a multitasking OS, which is very suitable for both dedicated web hosting and shared web hosting servers. The typical hosting reseller scheme that vendors provide is the cPanel one, as the cPanel CP user interface includes three access levels - root (designated for the web hosting company itself), reseller (that is where you enter) and user (for your customers). Although some do permit overselling, in most cases you are restricted by the web server storage space and monthly traffic limitations of your reseller package. It is like a sphere, which you fill up with smaller spheres - when you have filled it all up, you cannot add more.

Resell virtual web server solutions or dedicated plans

Most of the web hosting firms providing Virtual Private Server solutions and dedicated packages do not actually disapprove if you utilize the VPS web server or the dedicated hosting server to sell web hosting accounts. If you elect to sell web site hosting accounts availing of a dedicated web hosting server, you will exercise complete authority over the whole server, the opportunity to carry out any configuration changes you choose and the ability to keep track of all the web hosting account owners hosted on it. The virtual private web hosting servers offer comparable options, but in the majority of the instances you cannot carry out any kernel adjustments or adjustments, which necessitate kernel module reconfiguration. The finest web hosting CP tool that permits you to resell web hosting accounts utilizing your dedicated or Virtual Private Server is, once again, cPanel, even though you can also make use of DirectAdmin, depending on which CP graphical user interface matches your needs better.

What do you need to become a reseller?

In order to become a hosting reseller and establish your reseller web hosting business, you demand a website, an invoicing system, a merchant account with an online payment processor like PayPal, WorldPay, MoneyBookers, 2CheckOut, and so on, and a Secure Sockets Layer certificate to make sure that your clients' info is shielded when they make payments via your website when buying a hosting product. Well-known billing systems that you can make use of are WHMCS, AWBS and ClientExec. There is, though, one particular reseller web hosting solutions provider I've uncovered that offers you a cost-free reseller hosting account with all that included in it - a ready-for-use website, an invoicing software system and even support for your clients. The reseller hosting services provider is ResellersPanel.com and their hosting reseller program is without an analogue on the market, as they bill and support your clients for you, and permit you to resell their hosting solutions without the need to purchase anything beforehand yourself. Furthermore, they allow you to resell all their hosting services - shared web hosting solutions, Virtual Private Servers, semi-dedicated and dedicated hosting packages. You can offer all of these to your customers using a ready-for-use website template. The profit you make is in fact the difference between their wholesale price and the price you designate yourself, so all you need to do is be a good marketing strategist and entice customers. If that is a bit too innovative for you, they still offer shared cPanel web hosting reseller plans, as the majority of the reseller web hosting companies do, and you can always order a virtual server or a dedicated hosting web server and split it into web hosting accounts, which you can offer yourself. The bonuses offered by their cPanel hosting reseller plans will render your reseller life easier as well - they furnish you with ClientExec in order to charge and support your clients, an array of web site themes and even a cost-free eNom reseller account. I have been working with them for a while now and I am rather happy, even more so since they introduced data centers in four countries for their shared hosting packages - Australia, the United States of America, Sweden and the United Kingdom. It was a terrific opportunity to expand my web hosting business further, on 3 continents. What more could I desire?


Starter Business Corporate Enterprise
Monthly Cost $2.50
per month
$3.33
per month
$6.67
per month
$9.50
per month
Server Space Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Data Traffic Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Hosted Domains 1 5 Unlimited Unlimited
Parked Domains Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Email Accounts 100 500 Unlimited Unlimited
FTPs Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
InnoDB
Node.js Optional Optional Optional Optional
Memcached Optional Optional Optional Optional
Payback Warranty
Service Accessibility