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After making the purchase of the domain name and deciding to build the web site that will take over the world, choosing from a variety of web hosting plans is next on the list of things to do. Many plans are available that offer a variety of services. Consider what is needed to reach the goal desired and get started.
A domain name can be used to build a multi-page web site with video downloads, lots of pictures and tons of information or products. Or, it can be used to put a simple business card type contact information page that allows people to call over the phone or contact by email. The difference between the two types of web sites are the sizes of the downloads. One site with video and multiple other options can take a lot of bandwidth which increases the cost of the web hosting. A simple one page site is quick and easy to download and so it cheaper.
Costs for web hosting will vary depending on the purpose of the web site. Be sure to plan well and visualize what is going to be shown on the web site. It is the beginning of the branding of the domain name and the business.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|