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Common Misconceptions Businesses Have about Web Hosting

Common Misconceptions Businesses Have about Web Hosting

A website is necessary for your business. You can achieve and retain customers in the longer run if you opt for the reliable web hosting provider in this regard. Every technique has its positive and negative aspects and the case is similar with web hosting. However, you should steer clear of all sorts of misconceptions before begin searching for a web hosting service provider.

Some of the common misconceptions are:They Provide Similar Service

It is a wrong perception that every company provides similar services. This is one of the reasons why finding accurate web hosting service seems troubling to business owners. You can solve this problem via reading online reviews or visiting their website or social media platform. It may get confusing if you don’t learn what level of service your website requires. Therefore, sort that out first and look for a web host later.

The Service is Expensive

You should spend a considerable time to find a web host as per your needs. You might have heard that these companies cost a fortune that is not true. You can find good service providers at affordable rates. You should not spend hefty sum of money thinking you will get best services this way as the rate of the company does not determine premium work.

Domains and Hosting Purchase

Many business owners believe that you cannot purchase domain name and hosting separately. It is noteworthy that you can buy them separately. Many experts suggest that it is acceptable and you may get better services after opting for this strategy. Therefore, don’t hesitate to purchase hosting and Domain Name UK from distinctive sellers and let them handle the business.

Server Details

If you think learning about server details is regarded as less important when buying web hosting services. You are mistaken. This is as essential as knowing about specs of a mobile phone before making the final decision. Therefore, you should ask the specifications your host can offer such as how much disk space will he provide for website files? What will be the server access option? Before investing any money, you need to find out if you hiring a potential service provider or not.

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Top 5 Tips for Buying a Domain Name in the UK

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Choosing a domain name is similar to choosing a company name. A lot of consideration is demanded to create a unique domain name for your business. Your domain name acts as your identity on the web, so one should make sure to choose wisely.

There are many companies and service providers that provide domain names for websites. If you’re looking forward to buying a domain name in the UK, then you need to be very cautious in choosing the best service provider.

In this guide, we will discuss some of the tips for choosing the best domain name for your business:

1. Unique and Short

Uniqueness attracts, so make sure that your domain name must be unique. Ensure that your domain name stands out in the reader's mind. Moreover, short and simple is the way to go.

2. Use Keywords and Target Your Area

It’s important to use keywords in your domain name. Select keywords that describe your business and use them in the domain name as it helps to improve your rank on search engines which further increase the traffic.

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Cloud Web Hosting + Website Builder + Free SSL - £3.75 per month!


Website Builder Special Offer!

We are offering website builder with ultra fast UK based cloud hosting and a Free SSL certificate for just £3.75/per month when purchased with any new domain name.

To avail of this offer simply purchase any domain name and select the "Website Builder Bundle" from the list of addons on the checkout page for your domain name.

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Showcase your business, project, or personal brand by building your own stunning website. There’s no software to install and no programming skills required.

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New ChiefHosting Website Live!






Our new website is live! There has been many updates both to our look but also to our services. 

We now offer powerful load balanced cloud web hosting packages starting at just £2.75 per month that automatically scale to your demands. Our new domain search tool allows you to search for any domain name you want offering an extensive list of possible domain name extensions. You can also view WHOIS data and transfer your domain to us.

We have a great range of new hosting addons including SSL certs, domain privacy and MS SQL databases.

Our mailbox accounts can now be purchased with domains if you don't want hosting. We offer 10GB email mailbox accounts that can be used with any email client including MS Outlook and more. You also get the latest Roundcube webmail client to view your emails online.

Our new daily backup service allows you to restore your hosting to any point in the last 30 days. All backups are stored offsite in a secure location.

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