Control panels for websites range from very basic to loaded with features. As a reseller, we'll also have a control panel for us to set up and control hosting accounts.
In Choosing our Hosting Automation Software, we compare several control panels, all of which offer good features for web host resellers.
The web host company that we choose for our reseller account is a key decision our business success depends on the quality of our host. Factors to consider when choosing a web host for a reseller account.
Basis of choosing a reseller host:
- The platform and control panel
- Account features
- The company’s reputation — search for online reviews by clients
- The record of server uptime
The level of support that how fast does tech support respond to support requests, especially time sensitive ones?
Flexibility does the web host have packages that allow us to upgrade when our needs increase? Will they customize plans if necessary?
How long the web host has been in business that while a new web host may be very good, many web hosting businesses fail within the first year
# Price consider that what is included in the price
Divide our bandwidth by our disk space to find out the ratio of bandwidth to disk space that we can offer. Take into account any ratios that differ if we upgrade to a larger package, and then base our packages on that ratio.
We have three main choices for website development:
- Create a website using an existing website template
- Hire a designer or a design company to design our site for us
To be able to accept payments for hosting accounts, we’ll to set up:
- An SSL certificate
- A merchant account
- A payment gateway