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Reseller Hosting Unmasked

There are many ways of generating cash on the World Wide Web and one of them is to sell the web hosting solutions supplied by a given hosting firm. This presents immense possibilities for everyone who desires to earn more cash. There are different varieties of reseller hosting services, based on the hosting reseller's degree of commitment and, of course, on the web hosting distributor that provides the hosting service. Before going into that, let us first analyze

What is a reseller hosting service?

A reseller hosting service is a kind of web hosting user account, which enables the user to set up different subaccounts that can be offered to various clients. This is chiefly accomplished by furnishing the user with access to a master reseller hosting account, through which he can set up separate web hosting accounts utilizing the web server disk drive storage space included in the reseller hosting package, for which he pays a certain price. This is a lot like the shared hosting solution and precisely like it, with most reseller hosting programs, numerous web hosting reseller accounts share the very same hosting server and are not furnished with complete root-level access to the server configuration files. Such reseller web hosting programs are normally not that costly. However, they do restrain the resellers from distributing other sorts of hosting solutions except shared hosting plans.

Different kinds of reseller hosting solutions

Apart from the abovementioned way of reseller hosting packages, there are also several other setups that work just as good. Yet, they differ in terms of the degrees of involvement and the amount of money that each of them involves. As mentioned above, the most common mode of selling hosting solutions offers you limited alternatives and you risk forfeiting your cash if things don't go well. This is why, bigger hosting companies such as ResellersPanel.com provide different methods of reselling web hosting packages without the need to pay for anything beforehand, or to even take care of the provision of customer and billing support. With their program, the web hosting reseller signs up free of cost and defines his own retail prices for the hosting plans, which are being offered straight from his online storefront. Since invoicing transactions are tackled by ResellersPanel.com's staff, the user does not need to purchase the service in advance. He's simply going to receive the difference between the retail price and the wholesale price in the form of a commission. The web hosting reseller also has the chance to provide hosing solutions such as VPS web hosting, semi-dedicated web hosting and dedicated web hosting. More or less, his job entails advertising the web hosting service and providing support to the end clients and with hosting distributors that do not request preliminary taxes and tackle the invoicing and client support provision, the sole responsibility left for the web hosting reseller will be to promote his personal brand's online storefront. Another possibility will be to create separate accounts on a VPS server, or on a dedicated server. With the majority of service providers, you may get those 2 hosting solutions with a cPanel, DirectAdmin, or some other web hosting Control Panel, pre-installed on them. That will allow you to create various shared web hosting accounts and exert absolute authority over both the clients and the web server itself. Furthermore, on a dedicated server, you may set up separate VPS web server accounts and resell them to your customers. A single dedicated web hosting server may keep 1000's of VPS web server hosting accounts, based on the server's specifications. This will enable you to deliver a bigger assortment of web hosting services to your customers, which will furnish you with more opportunities when popularizing your web store. Of course, utilizing a VPS hosting server or a dedicated hosting server for reseller hosting objectives is much more expensive than utilizing an average reseller hosting account. Due to this reason, this option should be examined only if the hosting reseller has enough understanding and training needed to administer a web hosting server, otherwise it's recommended to either opt for an average reseller hosting program, or for the already mentioned Free Reseller Program courtesy of ResellersPanel.com, which demands less participation from the hosting reseller.