I was quoted in an article that appeared on Inc.com: “10 Things to Look for in a Web Hosting Service.”

  1. Support
  2. Parking Service
  3. Backup
  4. Uptime Guarantee
  5. Accessibility
  6. Blogability
  7. To Share or Not to Share

    One of the ways that you can save money on hosting your website is by turning to something called “shared hosting,” which basically means that your site is being hosted along with dozens (if not hundreds) of other sites which is why you might pay as little as $5 a month for hosting fees. The downside, though, can be that troubles with one of those sites could lead to problems for all the sites hosted on that server, says Roland Reinhart, owner of the Reinhart Marketing Group in Bridgewater, New Jersey. “Having a fast website response time is crucial so that your visitor doesn’t grow impatient and click away and that Google uses page load speed as one of its many factors in determining whether your page will be show high in search results,” he says. That’s why he prefers to pay more for access to a Virtual Private Server (VPS)—also called a Virtual Dedicated Server (VDS). “VPS is a bit more complicated to set up, but at $40 to $50 a month, you have a much higher quality web server and faster performance,” he says.

  8. Watch for Add-ons
  9. Scalability
  10. Exit Strategy

Read the entire article at Inc.com