How to Make Money Reselling Web Hosting

Everyone who starts a blog or website needs web hosting. However, many people don’t know that it is possible to make money reselling web hosting. This is one of the best ways of making a consistent monthly income online. Therefore, if you can offer quality services at an affordable rate, you could be making a significant income every month.


How to Make Money Reselling Web Hosting

What exactly does web host reselling involve? It is simply about selling space on the internet without having to install your own servers. You purchase space on the internet from a credible web host, and then divide it into smaller portions which you sell to your customers. The great thing about this business is that you don’t have to worry about overheads for installing servers. In addition, since you are providing virtual goods and services, you don’t require any physical storage space.

So how do you get started? You begin by searching online for web hosts who allow reselling. You can find them through any major search engine using terms such as ‘web host reselling’ or ‘resell web host’. Take time to compare services and prices.

Before joining any plan for web host reselling, there are two things you need to consider. First, you should ensure that the plan you choose allows upgrading. This might be necessary if all the space originally offered gets used up. Secondly, make sure the web host offers as much support and help as necessary, especially if you have limited understanding of web hosting. However, it is advisable to have at least some basic knowledge at the onset.

Once you choose a web host, you should then build a site that targets prospective customers. Make sure the pricing and benefits of your packages are clearly displayed. You should also offer helpful articles on various elements of web hosting. Besides helping prospective customers, these articles could also help enhance your site’s rank in search engines.

You will need to carry out some research before deciding the rates for your packages. How much you charge will be determined by who you are targeting and what each package is offering. For instance, you could create packages that target individuals and others that target small businesses.

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17 Comments

  1. Posted July 20, 2013 at 2:20 am | Permalink

    Hi, constantly i used to check webpage posts here in the early hours in the
    dawn, because i enjoy to gain knowledge of more and more.

  2. Posted February 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | Permalink

    awesome post this is another easy way to earn money thanks for sharing

  3. Posted November 14, 2012 at 9:09 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for the effort you took to expand upon this post so thoroughly. I will keep it in my RSS.
    I will look forward to your future posts.

  4. Posted September 10, 2012 at 8:25 am | Permalink

    No matter what kind of business we are planning to venture, we should always have contingency plans, So that if plan A dont work, there is still plan B. And we should have thoroughly studied it before we actually begin implementing.

  5. Posted August 28, 2012 at 5:38 am | Permalink

    Thank you so much my Cronies! Now I’m decided to begin such reselling web hosting business because of it is easy and beneficial. Really I’m fan of this reselling business.

  6. Posted May 11, 2012 at 8:07 am | Permalink

    This isn’t a business, its a con. You aren’t producing anything or providing any kind of service; you’re just attempting to resell another person’s product at a higher price.

  7. Posted February 8, 2012 at 12:34 am | Permalink

    I’ve heard good things about Hostgator’s reselling as well. It’s something that’s intrigued me, but I’m still not sure if it would be for me. A big part of it is definitely coming up with a plan to target customers, and I imagine it’s a pretty competitive landscape.

  8. Posted January 30, 2012 at 1:47 pm | Permalink

    I have always considered reselling web hosting but never really knew how to go about doing it. This laid out a good foundation, though. Thanks for this!

  9. Posted January 30, 2012 at 6:12 am | Permalink

    I’ve never given this business much thought Charles, and your article seems to have covered quite a bit about it. I would also love to hear the opinions of people who are really into it to get a better insight into how this business works. It would be a good value add.

  10. Posted January 26, 2012 at 10:45 am | Permalink

    I really enjoy Host Gator’s reseller plan. They use C-Panel which I find to be great and the service is really good and not expensive at all. I recommend checking out their reseller plans.

    • Posted January 27, 2012 at 8:14 am | Permalink

      I have quickly looked HostGator’s reseller plan, and if their plan is a good as their service, I may choose them if I were to get into host reselling.

  11. Posted January 25, 2012 at 12:35 pm | Permalink

    It sounds interesting but not something I would like to do. I am happy blogging:D

    • Posted January 26, 2012 at 8:01 am | Permalink

      Reselling web hosting isn’t for everyone. I have thought about trying it, but haven’t really had the desire to start.

  12. Posted January 25, 2012 at 9:49 am | Permalink

    Reseller hosting is very profitable business but you should be very careful about following the terms of services. Because most of tend to disregard these finer details it can really hurt your after you start to expand a bit.

    • Posted January 25, 2012 at 10:46 am | Permalink

      I agree. Anytime you embark on doing business online, you should always read and understand the terms of service.

    • Posted January 25, 2012 at 11:30 pm | Permalink

      Even I agree with Nishadha … To be on safe side it is always better to have a look on this

      Great share Charles

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