Cost Of Web Hosting In Canada

Written by Patricia Skinner
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As with anywhere else, the cost of web hosting in Canada varies tremendously. You can get free web hosting, or you may pay hundreds per month for a parking space for your website, depending on your needs. For most online businesses, an adequate website can be created and hosted for less than $20 a month. Even a large business website in most cases can be had for under $50 a month.

Just because a company charges more, doesn't mean to say it's any better than the others. Great care needs to be taken when choosing a website host in order to make sure that you're getting the best service and a good price. If you have never had a website before, it's important to spend some time getting acquainted with what's involved so that you know what to look for.

Getting a Website Up and Running

It's not at all complicated to learn about launching a website. You need to look at how much "parking space" you'll be getting for your money. This will be measured in MB or GB. Also take a look at how much bandwidth, or data transfer you'll be allowed for the basic monthly cost of your site. Some companies don't allow enough so that customers have to pay them more if they find that customers are being turned away. Sadly, the bandwidth issue is something that the average person putting a website up for the first time will not think to ask about.

Find out what else you have to pay for as an extra, and then see if you can find another quality web host who offers the same thing as a package. Most web hosting companies now offer decent web page creation tools that are easy for the beginner to understand and use. Some companies offer reasonably priced web design services too. Facilities and quality vary greatly from company to company; it's very much a matter of taking the time to read through websites and get to know companies before you make your web hosting choice.


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