Your first decision will have to be whether you need a paid or a free web host. With the price of plans offered by quality hosts falling down to very affordable levels, only the simplest and less popular sites should consider being hosted by Geocities, Tripod, or other free hosts. Some major differences are the number of features offered by paid hosts (like more disk space, access to multiple programming languages, databases, SSL servers, anon FTP, regular backup, guaranteed uptime, access to server configuration files like .htaccess and to raw logs and statistics), the forced ads and pop-ups required by free web space providers, better financial stability of paid companies, and the availability of technical support. In short, if you expect to spend more than couple hours making your web site, go with a paid service.

Your next big decision should be whether to choose an NT or Unix-based host. Which operating system you decide to use should depend on what features you need. For example, if you are already using IIS, ASP, VBScript, Microsoft SQL Server, or Visual InterDev, and you don’t have the time to learn Unix-based solutions, you should choose a Windows NT or Windows 2000-based host. Linux- and FreeBSD-based operating systems and Apache Web servers are most common among web hosting companies because of their good track record of stability and performance and because they are free.

There is usually no need for the operating system of your computer to match that of your web host. If you use Windows XP on your home computer, there is no reason you can’t use a host that runs its servers on Linux.

Next, you should calculate how much disk space your site will need. A vast majority of sites that don’t have tons of graphics, sound and video clips or downloadable files easily fit in 50 MB of disk space. You should always leave yourself some room for growth or check if the host has a bigger plan in case you need to upgrade.

Your next calculation should be how much data transfer you will need. You can estimate your needs by looking at your average page size (including graphics!) and multiplying it by the number of page views you expect to have in a month. For example with an average page size of 50 KB, and around 2000 page views per day, you will transfer an average of 3 GB per month. You should get a plan with 4 to 5 GB of data transfer limit per month, so you don’t have to worry about overstepping your account’s limit, which may cause extra per GB transfer charges. If your calculations or your previous experience show that you can expect over 50 GB in transfer per month, you should look into getting a dedicated server.

The more I use WordPress, the more I love it. It has 2 very important features that Blogger doesn’t yet support.

Number 1, you can set up WordPress to automatically ping all the RSS and blog feed directories every time you make a post. This is a very powerful feature if you want your blog to get a lot of traffic right away. On top of that, you’ll be quickly developing backlinks to your blog almost automatically.

Think about how long it can take you to build a regular site, get the search engines to index it, get backlinks to improve your listings, and then start getting traffic. A blog like WordPress can do all that “grunge” work for you automatically.

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We often get asked by affiliates about how to successfully deal with affiliate programs. There are many ways – and different Internet “gurus” will give you different answers.
Here are the top seven tips that our top consulting editors normally give:
1. Make no mistake about it – merchants and Internet marketers are in business to make money for themselves. They are not interested in helping you to take cash away from them. Their mission is to make as much money as they can – and to give away the minimum they have to. Many merchants and marketers use “tricks” and “tactics” to ensure that they always get the best out of the deal.

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Announcements like this appear in newspapers, flyers stuck onto utility poles, and even shul parsha sheets. They seek to be offering intriguing business propositions that could provide either the answer to all your problems or a healthy supplementary income. You may hear of them via e-mail, a friend or relative, or an old-fashioned letter in your mailbox. For many frum people, pressed for time, money, and school bills, they appear attractive. But what do they really offer?

Most such schemes are by definition frauds (both in the legal and halachic sense), and the only way of profiting by them is by others losing. Those that are not clear frauds are suspect in some other way, and should be avoided by a ba’al nefesh.

The schemes fall into three categories: Ponzi Schemes, Pyramid selling, and Multi-Level Marketing (MLM). Lets look at each of them in turn.

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Affiliate reseller
Affiliate reseller

What is a reseller

A hosting reseller is a middle-man who sells web space or some other services on another provider’s server or services.

What is a reseller’s benefits

If reseller choose a good program she can resell an unlimited number of Web Hosting or VPS Plans (or others) using provider’s turnkey system. As a reseller she build her own packages and prices. We promote some good reseller systems below. We eliminated these programs between tons of scam systems. Their Google pagerank’s also high.

ResellerPanel (Pagerank 6)

A UK based company (LiquidNet Ltd.) offers free full automatic hosting services affiliate program that supports tier-2 commissions. They provide web hosting services with cPanel Linux , Windows ,virtual host servers (VPS). Affiliates can earn life time income from their clients. Every affiliate have a fully customized and fully branded theme based site. They can use own nameservers , also buy dedicated IP’s to use own SSL certificates. On the other hand they use own websites and link order forms through ready-to-use remote forms or they can use remote API’s on their completely customized site to manage everything themselves.

ResellerClub – Directi Account via Serverblue’s Partner Site (Pagerank 6)

Everyone may join to this program and Sell Domain Names, Hosting Packs ,VPS ,Dedicated server Plans and many variety of Internet Services.

ResellerCluster (Pagerank 4)

Yet another hosting reseller company. Here is our affiliate page to sign up. Also you can see our example site.

HostRocket (Pagerank 7)

VPS , Dedicated , Cloud Hosting.  HostRocket have promotions of 10’th year anniversary.