One of the biggest decisions when it comes to hosting your website is deciding what kind of server you want to use. While we have a variety of options for you to choose from, you definitely don’t want to go with something that is way too big, or way too small. You also want the right kind of server for your needs.
In this video, Scott will take you through what Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting is, and what might make it the right choice for you. VPS servers are great because they give you all the control of a Dedicated Server without the big price tag. Do you want to build a custom gaming server or have a killer app idea that you need to build and test before releasing? These are just some of the ways a VPS might be the perfect solution.
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One of the most common complaint (or excuse) I hear from potential new bloggers and website owners is they don’t know how to install the software. Terms like FTP and CPanel are like a foreign language and setting up a database might as well be setting up the space shuttle for a launch.
This technology barrier has now been removed thanks to HostGator’s new 1 Click WordPress Install feature. However, if you still feel a bit antsy about doing the install, then let me do it for you.
To get the free WordPress installation service, all you have to do is order a web hosting plan from HostGator. Then forward me the login information to johnchow [at] johnchow.com and I’ll install WordPress for you. Afterwards, I’ll email you back the login information for your new WordPress blog and you can start blogging!
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Word class web hosting doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. HostGator WordPress hosting plans start as low as $6.95 per month. However, HostGator has a special deal for John Chow dot Com readers that will give you 61% off that already low price. With the discount, you can start your blog for only $2.71!
Not only will you get your hosting at a great discount but every hosting plan at HostGator comes with $100 of Google AdWords credit that you can use to promote your new blog. Start your blog for 61% off, get WordPress and plugins installed for free and get $100 of AdWords credit. You won’t find a better web hosting deal anywhere!
If you’re ready to start blogging right now, then head over to HostGator, order your hosting plan and I’ll get you started.
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