One caller on the live stream recently wanted to know which web host they should choose. I honestly hate being asked that question. The answer is that there is no GOOD answer. Every web host – in my humble opinion – sucks, and here’s why: their skin isn’t on the line. They still make money if your site is down. They still make money if you configure something incorrectly. They still make their dollars – no matter what. If their own skin and bottom line were out there along with yours, I feel that web hosting would be a much different environment.
I’ve been through a lot of different web hosting companies in my days online. I’ve struggled with uptime issues. I’ve dealt with poor customer service. I’ve had to wind my way through the maze of service problems and back again on more occasions than I would like to count. Each company I’ve worked with has had their strong points – and their weaknesses.