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Hosting Reseller Defined

There are plenty of ways of earning cash on the Internet and one of them is to resell the shared hosting solutions provided by a given hosting accounts provider. This presents infinite options for everyone who desires to gain supplementary money. There are different varieties of hosting reseller services, depending on the hosting reseller's level of responsibility and, of course, on the hosting distributor that offers the web hosting service. Prior to going into that, let us first analyze

What is a hosting reseller service?

A hosting reseller solution is a sort of web hosting user account, which enables the reseller to set up various subaccounts that can be offered to various clients. This is typically achieved by furnishing the reseller with access to a master hosting reseller account, through which he can set up separate hosting accounts utilizing the disk storage space provided by the hosting reseller package, for which he pays a given charge. This is much like the shared hosting service and exactly like it, with most hosting reseller programs, many hosting reseller accounts share the same server and are not provided with complete root-level access to the web server configuration files. Such reseller hosting programs are usually not that expensive. However, they do bar the resellers from selling other sorts of hosting solutions beside shared hosting packages.

Various sorts of hosting reseller services

Beside the abovementioned mode of hosting reseller plans, there are also a few different setups that work just as fine. Still, they contrast in terms of the levels of commitment and the budget amount that each one of them presupposes. As stated above, the most common way of selling web hosting services gives you limited alternatives and you risk losing your cash if things don't go well. Due to this reason, larger hosting providers like ResellersPanel.com provide alternative methods of reselling hosting packages without the need to purchase anything upfront, or to even take care of the provision of technical and invoicing support. With their program, the reseller subscribes for free and designates his own retail prices for the web hosting solutions, which are being offered directly from his web storefront. As billing transactions are handled by ResellersPanel.com's personnel, the customer does not need to pay for the web hosting service upfront. He's just going to receive the difference between the retail price and the wholesale price as a commission. The web hosting reseller also has the chance to offer hosing services such as virtual private servers plans, semi-dedicated server plans and dedicated server. More or less, his job comes down to advertising the web hosting service and offering support to the end clients and with hosting service providers that do not require upfront installments and are responsible for the billing and customer support provision, the sole duty left for the reseller will be to advertise his personal brand's web store. Another possibility will be to create different user accounts on a virtual private web server, or on a dedicated web server. With the majority of hosting corporations, you may receive those two web hosting services with a cPanel, DirectAdmin, or another hosting Control Panel, pre-installed on them. That will enable you to create various shared hosting packages and have absolute control over both the clients and the web hosting server itself. Moreover, on a dedicated server, you may create separate VPS web server accounts and resell them to your customers. A single dedicated server may hold thousands of VPS hosting accounts, depending on the web server's specs. This will permit you to deliver a more extensive array of hosting solutions to your customers, which will furnish you with more alternatives when advertising your web store. Sure enough, utilizing a virtual web server or a dedicated web hosting server for hosting reseller purposes is much more costly than utilizing an average hosting reseller user account. So, this option should be examined only on condition that the web hosting reseller has sufficient understanding and practice needed to administer a server, otherwise it's recommended to either register for a conventional hosting reseller program, or for the already mentioned Free Reseller Program courtesy of ResellersPanel.com, which requests less participation from the hosting reseller.