Common Myths about Reseller Web Hosting
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A lot of people have considered getting into the reseller web hosting business because they heard it was an easy way to make a lot of money. If you're thinking along these lines yourself, keep reading.
Reseller web hosting is easy. With the various control panels available, even those who are practically phobic about technology can run their own reseller web hosting business. It’s totally automated. It simply comes down to the math; once the monthly fees from your customers cover the monthly fee you pay your hosting company, everything else is profit. So all you have to do is sit back and watch your bank account expand as the money comes rolling in. After all, you’re working for yourself, not somebody else, so you won’t have anyone on your back.
If that is what you think it is like to run a reseller web hosting business, think again. Anyone who owns their own business will tell you that it is a lot of hard work, and that there is no such thing as fast, easy money. Owning a reseller web hosting business is no exception to this rule.
In the article “Becoming a Web Hosting Reseller: is it Right for You?” which you can read here, I discuss some of the things you must consider as you set up your own reseller web hosting business. It is a basic article, but it should get you thinking along the correct lines. If someone you know is planning to go into the web hosting reseller business, and seems to think it will be a lot less work than whatever they’re doing now, you might want to hand them this article in addition to that one.
You see, there are a lot of misconceptions about what is involved in running a reseller web hosting business. In this article, I’m going to tackle the mistaken ideas that many novices have about running such a business. Your fledgling company will have a much better chance to take wing if you wipe these false notions out of your head.
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