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What Indeed is Web Hosting Reseller?

The World Wide Web has become an integral staple in everyone's everyday routine. Everyone wants to build their own website, whether for amusement, for socialisation or business purposes. The shared hosting industry niche is flourishing. Why don't you get a share of the pie yourself?

What can you sell?

Most firms supply Linux-based web hosting services. Linux is a multitasking platform, which is extremely apposite for both dedicated hosting and shared hosting servers. The usual web hosting reseller platform that companies provide is the cPanel one, because the cPanel Control Panel software allows three access levels - root (intended for the web hosting distributor itself), reseller (that is where you enter) and user (for your customers). Although some do permit overselling, in most situations you are restricted by the web content space and web traffic limitations of your web hosting reseller package. It is like a sphere, which you stuff with tinier spheres - when you have stuffed it all up, you cannot add more.

Sell virtual private servers plans or dedicated web server hosting packages

The greater part of the hosts providing virtual private servers plans and dedicated server do not really disapprove if you utilize the VPS server or the dedicated web server to resell website hosting accounts. If you decide to sell hosting accounts utilizing a dedicated server, you will have complete authority over the whole server, the possibility to carry out any config changes you think fit and the ability to monitor all the account holders hosted on it. The VPS web servers offer comparable specs, but in most instances you cannot carry out any kernel changes or adjustments, which involve kernel module reconfiguration. The finest CP software tool that enables you to resell website hosting accounts using your dedicated or virtual web server is, again, cPanel, even though you can also make use of DirectAdmin, depending on which web hosting Control Panel software tool fulfills your demands better.

What do you require to become a web hosting reseller?

In order to be a web hosting reseller and start your web hosting business, you demand a website, a billing platform, a merchant account with an online payment processor like PayPal, WorldPay, MoneyBookers, 2CheckOut, etc., and a Secure Sockets Layer certificate to make sure that your clients' info is guarded when they pay using your website when ordering a hosting service. Popular invoicing systems that you can avail of are WHMCS, AWBS and ClientExec. The guys at ResellersPanel, however, offer you a free web hosting reseller account with all that included in it - a ready-to-use website, an invoicing software platform and even technical support for your customers. Their web hosting reseller program is unique on the market, as they bill and support your customers for you, and allow you to resell our web hosting services without having to buy anything upfront yourself. Furthermore, they permit you to sell all their products - shared web hosting plans, virtual hosting servers, semi-dedicated and dedicated hosting packages. You can offer all of these to your customers via a turn-key site template. The profit you gain is in fact the difference between their wholesale price and the price you name yourself, so all you have to do is be a good marketing tactician and seduce customers. If that is a bit too bold for you, they still distribute shared cPanel web hosting reseller plans, as the majority of the companies do, and you can always get a VPS or a dedicated server and split it into hosting accounts, which you can promote yourself. The presents coming with their cPanel web hosting reseller plans will render your reseller life easier too - they offer ClientExec in order to bill and support your customers, a bouquet of web site skins and even a free-of-charge eNom reseller account. We have datacenters in 4 countries - Australia, the States and Great Britain. It is a great opportunity for you to expand your hosting business on 3 continents. What more could you wish for?