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Start your own Web Hosting Company

Reseller hosting business has become very fruitful with the rapid growth in Internet usage. Internet is growing at rapid rate; each person needs online presence.  Having a domain or blog has became must for every business.

Start your own Web Hosting Company at Just $19.99

It’s just a myth that creating web hosting company requires thousands of Dollars. But actually you can create your web hosting company in just $19.99 and by spending maximum of 1 hour. Here’s how

You can start your own Hosting business by reselling hosting services. Before proceeding further few things which you should know about Hosting Company – You will need a reseller Hosting panel, Web Template and a domain name. Moreover you may need a WHMCS which is considered best hosting management software. Here I will Guide you in setting up your own web hosting company.

Step 1:- Buy Reseller Hosting Panel

First step is to take reseller hosting panel which you may get from Godaddy or HostGator.  Apart from these providers, there are thousands of companies available who provides reseller hosting, but we prefer these companies because they are reliable and provide maximum uptime

Go DaddyHostGator
PlatformVirtual DedicatedShared Hosting
Hosting softwarecPanel/WHMcPanel/WHM
Storage40 to 240 GB50 to 200 GB
Bandwidth limit1 to 8 TB/mo0.5 to 1.4 TB/mo
Sell unlimited plansYesNo
Control over Operating SystemYesNo
Bad-neighbor isolationYesNo
FREE Installatron LicenseYesNo
Free cPanel®, WHM & WHMCSYesYes
Email accountsUnlimitedUnlimited
MySQL® databasesUnlimitedUnlimited

If you are using Hostgator reseller hosting, you may use below code to get $24.94 Off on reseller package.


As you may compare above hosting companies, but my personal suggestion is to go with Hostgator due to its 24×7 support over chat and phone.

Step2:- Web Template

You may search on Google for Free web templates and use any of them to create your showcase. Just remember to create an contact us page.

Step3:- Hosting Manager Software (to mange bills, auto reminder emails etc)

Billing software is an optional in Hosting business but when you grow big in Hosting you will need software to manage your sales. WHMCS which is considered to be best Hosting Management software. It helps you in getting payments, manage coupons, users, monitoring your sells and support etc. and best part is it comes free with reseller business plans.

As Reseller hosting business requires patience, therefore below are the few qualities required to get success in Hosting Business:

Reseller Hosting FAQ’s

What is reseller hosting?

As mentioned above, in reseller hosting you have complete privilege to create sub cpanel accounts with custom Disk Space and Bandwidth. It’s similar to any wholesale business where you make purchase in bulk with a fixed price and then resell it with sub accounts.
You have complete controls in creation of Cpanel accounts with custom Disk Space and Bandwidth. Moreover you may decide the price and validity of each individual cpanel.

What is private label Reseller Hosting?

In reseller hosting, Private Labeling enables reseller to sell hosting accounts with complete transparency. The buyer never comes to know about parent hosting company. There are some simple ways to remove traces of parent hosting company such as take dedicated anonymous ip address, create your own nameservers.

How will I manage my reseller Hosting Account?

Each reseller panel comes with an webhost manager firmly known as WHM. It is master panel from where you can do all management for reseller hosting packages. You may perform various task such as

  • Check server load
  • Create and manage other Cpanel accounts
  • Email/notify all users.
  • Manage Various Hosting stuffs like Disk Space, bandwidth, Email a/c’s.
  • Reset password for other users.
  • You may create, remove or modify any Email address.
  • Manage subdomains.
  • Check the bandwidth consumed by each cpanel.
  • Manage live MySQL queries.

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