Modern well-designed, professional and responsive website hosted on reliable infrastructure is must need. Development cost is high, but we forget that hosting cost is recurring. After some time, although, development gets over or attains some level of stagnation. But, to serve content, services or products better to customers or visitors, hosting services must be on top all the time. Choosing the best-host can be a mind-game, sometimes top-hosts fails to deliver. Still, the branded company might be doing extra to bring the customer satisfaction.
Free-hosting or cheap hosting plans initially seem attractive, but in the long run, they bring trouble down the line. In today scenario Online-Business is equivalent to a physical business. So, if we need proper infrastructure for physical one, that same applies to the online also. Most of the stores are now earning more from online than the physical shops.
Customers want to familiarise themselves to brands, before actual purchase. Trust bring sales. Most businesses make hefty investments on websites. They ensure that site appears in top-searches of search-engines. The host which can provide the speed and reliability to their online venture gets long-term business. Otherwise, companies mostly change the host.