Since almost every web host offers the option of purchasing reseller accounts, the Internet has experienced a significant increase in 3rd party hosting as a way of obtaining an additional steady income. With a market overloaded with competition, you will probably wonder “Should I enter into the business of reselling accounts?
Points you should consider before deciding
Before taking the plunge and signing up for a reseller account, you may need to think about these key points:
Will I have the necessary time to market my services? – Keep in mind that in order to stand out among the many webhosts available in the market, you will require marketing your services. Be ready to spend as much time as possible every day marketing your new web hosting company or learning different techniques for marketing your services.
Am I prepared to provide support to my clients? – To effectively support your clients whenever they have questions about web hosting or in case something is not working properly, you should either have experience with web hosting or the company offering reseller services must provide this support.
Am I in this for the long haul? – As you advertise your services and become more visible to the Internet community you will definitely start to land customers. Make sure you are committed to providing these services for an indefinite period because your customers have put their trust in you and are counting on you to be around.
Is it worth it? – Selling hosting services can be a highly rewarding business that you can run from the comfort of your home. Please be patient and market your services every day. So before long, you will have several clients and may consider upgrading to a dedicated server account.