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Definition of Hosting Reseller

The World Wide Web is an indispensable fragment of everyone's everyday life. Everyone would like to launch their very own online portal, whether for entertainment, for socialisation or commercial ends. The hosting industry is thriving. Why not get a share of the pie yourself?

What can you resell?

Most providers distribute Linux-driven web hosting solutions. Linux is a multitasking OS, which is extremely suitable for both dedicated web hosting and shared web hosting servers. The usual hosting reseller platform that providers offer is the cPanel one, as the cPanel web hosting CP user interface offers three levels of access - root (retained for the hosting vendor itself), reseller (that is where you come in) and user (for your customers). Even though some do permit overselling, in most cases you are restricted by the hosting server hard disk space and monthly traffic quota restrictions of your hosting reseller plan. It is like a sphere, which you fill up with tinier spheres - when you have filled it all up, you cannot add more.

Offer VPS packages or dedicated web server hosting plans

Most of the web hosting firms offering VPS packages and dedicated package do not really object if you utilize the VPS hosting server or the dedicated web server to resell website hosting accounts. If you elect to sell web hosting accounts availing of a dedicated hosting web server, you will have complete control over the entire server, the possibility to make any configuration adjustments you deem fit and the opportunity to keep track of all the account holders hosted on it. The VPSs offer similar specifications, but in the majority of the cases you cannot carry out any kernel changes or modifications, which require kernel module reconfiguration. The best web hosting CP GUI that enables you to sell web hosting accounts availing of your dedicated hosting server or virtual hosting server is, again, cPanel, even though you can also use DirectAdmin, depending on which interface measures up to your needs better.

What do you require to be a reseller?

In order to be a reseller and start your business, you require a web site, an invoicing platform, a merchant account with an online payment processor like PayPal, WorldPay, MoneyBookers, 2CheckOut, and so on, and an SSL certificate to guarantee that your clients' information is secure when they pay via your website when ordering a hosting service. Popular billing platforms that you can use are WHMCS, AWBS and ClientExec. The guys at ResellersPanel, however, give you a free-of-cost hosting reseller account with all that included in it - a ready-to-use web site, a billing system and even technical support for your clients. Their hosting reseller program is without an analogue on the marketplace, as they charge and support your customers on your behalf, and allow you to resell our hosting services without having to buy anything upfront yourself. In addition, they allow you to sell all their products - shared website hosting services, virtual hosting servers, semi-dedicated and dedicated web hosting services. You can offer all of these to your clients via a turn-key template. The profit you earn is basically the difference between their wholesale price and the price you name yourself, so all you have to do is be a good marketing tactician and allure clients. If that is a little too bold for you, they still supply shared cPanel hosting reseller packages, as most reseller web hosting companies do, and you can always obtain a virtual private web hosting server or a dedicated web hosting server and slice it into website hosting accounts, which you can offer yourself. The bounties included in their cPanel hosting reseller packages will make your reseller life easier as well - they provide you with ClientExec in order to bill and support your customers, an array of design templates and even a free-of-charge eNom reseller account. We have data centers in four countries - Australia, the States and the UK. It is an enormous opportunity for you to spread your hosting business on 3 continents. What more could you ask for?