While we may be latecomers to the web hosting space, in the course of helping you manage your domains and DNS for over 15 years we’ve seen pretty well every trick in the book, and we’ve seen our customers suffer the fall-out from having those tricks played on them by third-party web hosts.
“Please start offering web hosting” was a common refrain we heard from you, and we resisted for a long time because we didn’t feel we had the core competencies to offer it. Once we started looking at it, we realized something key about the entire web hosting industry:
99% of the web hosting marketing is deceptive, misleading and/or bait-and-switch.
This shouldn’t come as a surprise (but it did), given that the situation is the same in the domain industry. But the core premise behind easyWEB was to bring the same gimmick-free reliability and responsiveness to web hosting that you’ve come to depend on for your domains and DNS.
This insight involved a deep dive into the current web hosting marketing trends, and in the same spirit as the near legendary “10 Things You Must Know Before You Register a Domain Name With Anybody” we bring you:
The 7 Great Web Hosting Screwings To Watch Out For
#1) 24×7 Support
What 99% of web hosts mean when they say “24×7″ support, or even “24×7 email support” is that “you can send us an email any time, 24×7″.
When they say “24×7 support”, it doesn’t mean 24×7 response. Read more »