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Picking the Most Cost-Effective WordPress Hosting Services for Business Startup

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By Athul Babu

We look at the digital world through the internet and websites. As you all know that in any startup, a website is created to promote their business to their clients or customers, there is always a requirement for website creation.

Yes! WordPress is one of the best website creation tools which is a platform developed in PHP. WordPress is an open source and it provides elegant WP plugins to run your website smoothly. The features of the website depend upon the requirements of the business but to view the website worldwide through the internet you require the best and most cost-effective WordPress hosting service.

Though there are many high priced hosting service providers, it will be economical for any small scale or medium scale business to choose the affordable and cheapest hosting service providers to successfully run their business.

In this article, we will look into the cost-effective WordPress hosting service providers for a startup business.

Before choosing any hosting service provider, you need to look into the following...

  • Always try the demo
  • Always check whether they offer additional enhancing features
  • Go through the terms and conditions of the service
  • Look into the customer feedback and reviews

Here is the list of cost-effective WordPress hosting services:

1. Bluehost

  • Bluehost is one of the most popular Wordpress hosting service handling more than 2 million websites globally.
  • It has got the cheapest hosting plans with $2.95 per month.
  • Bluehost supports customized hosting service.
  • WordPress has this hosting service preinstalled and strongly supported by the Content Management System (CMS).
  • In 2017 during the hosting survey, it earned more than 450 votes and the user rating was 7.9/10

Let us look into the features of Bluehost hosting service...

Features:

  • It is suitable for all kind of websites ranging from online stores, personal blogs, reviews, etc.
  • It offers Free domain + Free SSL certificate Free SSD drives + Free Cloudflare CDN Free Email accounts
  • Accessible to free site builders
  • 24/7 support, technical support through Live Chat is available
  • The help center is available.
  • Decent loading time i.e. around 424 ms
  • 99.9% reliable with uptime
  • 1-click WP installation
  • Control Panel NGINX caching
  • MySQL Database, Bandwidth - Unlimited

Let us look into the pricing structure available in Bluehost...

Pricing of the plans:

The various plans followed in Bluehost are as follows:

  • Basic
  • Plus
  • Choice Plus

1. Basic
Per Month Charge - $2.95
Number of Websites supported: one website supported
Storage: One free domain name with disk space of 50GB

2. Plus
Per Month Charge - $5.45
Number of Websites supported: unlimited websites are supported
Storage: Unlimited email storage with e-mail accounts and unmetered website space.

3. Choice Plus
Per Month Charge - $5.45
Number of Websites supported: unlimited websites
Storage: Unlimited email storage with e-mail accounts and unmetered website space.
Added features: Domain privacy is the added features when compared to other plans and automated site backups are also the added feature of this plan.

Among the three plans, choice plus is considered as the price of choice plus and plus plans are the same.

Choose Bluehost:

  • Getting a free domain with $2.95/month is really fascinating.
  • Easily you can get started
  • If you search for good and popular WordPress hosting service, this will be on the top.

2. Hostinger

  • If you are looking for cheap and affordable service, then Hostinger WordPress hosting service is here for you.
  • They are here into the industry since 2004 and well known for their affordable service.
  • They proved in all these years that high-quality services are also affordable.

Let us look into the features of Hostinger

Features:

  • Hostinger is known for its speed with fast servers like HTTP/2, PHP7.1, NGINX
  • Loading Time with Hostinger is 385 ms
  • Bandwidth, SSD Disk space - Unlimited
  • 24/7 customer support and support through Live Chat and through intercom service
  • Customizable interface
  • User-friendly
  • Control panel available
  • Knowledge Base available for any help
  • Pre-installed with WordPress
  • Can get started easily
Let us look into the pricing structure available in Hostinger... Pricing of the plans:

The various plans followed in Hostinger are as follows:

  • Single
  • Premium
  • Business

1. Single
Per Month Charge - $0.80
Suitable plan if you are the beginner to host the website.
Storage-10 GB

2. Premium
Per Month Charge - $2.15
Suitable if you planning to host more than one site
For one year free domain is available

3. Business
Per Month Charge - $3.45
Suitable for normal business projects.
Like in the premium plan, for the one-year free domain is available.
Added features of a business plan: Free SSL and Daily Backup option is available

Choose Hostinger:

  • If you are looking for affordable service, you can choose Hostinger
  • Full refund if you cancel the service within 30 days

3. GoDaddy

  • Go ahead with GoDaddy WordPress hosting service if you are looking for free daily backup and free domain available with the initial plan of GoDaddy service.
  • It is also the cheapest and cost-effective platform with one click staging sites and they possess a good user rating of 3.5/5

Let us look into the features of GoDaddy:

Features:

  • Free SSL Certificate + Free Business Emails - Both are for the first one year
  • Free Domain Name
  • Loading Time for GoDaddy is around 455ms
  • Once-Click staging site and migration tool.
  • Award Winning service
  • 24/7 support through phone numbers available worldwide, Live Chat
  • They offer a money back guarantee
  • Provide a good Knowledge Base for help

Let us look into the pricing structure available in Hostinger

Pricing of the plans:

The various plans followed in Hostinger are as follows:

  • Basic
  • Deluxe
  • Ultimate

1. Basic
Per Month Charge - $2.49
Number of websites supported - Single website
Monthly visitors supported - 25,000
Storage -10 GB

2. Deluxe
Per Month Charge - $12.99
Number of websites supported - Single website
Monthly visitors supported- 100,000

3. Ultimate
Per Month Charge - $19.99
Number of websites supported - Two websites
Monthly visitors supported - 400,000

Choose GoDaddy:

  • It is also the cheapest WordPress hosting service
  • You go ahead if you have one or two websites to host
  • 99.9% uptime guarantee

4. DreamHost

  • DreamHost is founded in the year around 1996.
  • It has a very long experience in hosting service industry so it is a trusted service.
  • The initial plan of DreamHost is suitable for all kind of websites.
  • You can change your current domain to DreamHost with WHOIS ( Domain privacy). It is highly reputed with good customer feedback and ratings of 4.1/5.

Let us look into the features of DreamHost:

Features:

  • User-friendly Interface
  • Easy and quick to get started
  • It is 100% operational online i.e. uptime is 100%
  • For full refund cancel within 97 days
  • The loading time of DreamHost is around 709ms.
  • With unlimited plan - Free domain and privacy + Free SSD storage
  • 24/7 support via Live Chat - USA based support
  • Customized control panel
  • WordPress Installation- Secured
  • Unlimited- Bandwidth, Traffic

Let us look into the pricing structure available in DreamHost...

Pricing of the plans:

The various plans followed in DreamHost are as follows:

  • Shared Starter
  • Shared Unlimited

1. Shared Starter
Per Month Charge - $2.59
Number of websites supported - Single website
Traffic-Unlimited
Daily backup available

2. Shared Unlimited
Per Month Charge - $7.95
Number of websites supported - Unlimited website
Traffic-Unlimited
Daily backup available

Choose DreamHost:
  • It is highly stable due to its long experience in hosting service
  • 100% uptime guarantee
  • Less loading time

5. A2 Hosting

  • A2 Hosting was founded in the year 2003.
  • It is popular for its fastest servers swift server platforms.
  • Are you looking for a fast web hosting service, then you can go ahead with A2 Hosting.
  • It received multiple awards for its service.
  • Loads very fast. Its software comes with pre-installed WordPress.
  • It also has pre-configured SSL certificate.
  • The user rating is 3.8/5

We will look into features of A2 Hosting...

Features:
  • 30 day Money back guarantee
  • The loading time of A2 Hosting is 376 ms
  • Free domain+ Free SSL certificate
  • Bandwidth & Storage - Both are unlimited
  • 24/7 support through Skype, Live Chat, Phone, Email
  • Uptime i.e. Operational online is 99.98%

Let us look into the pricing structure available in A2 Hosting...

Pricing of the plans:

The various plans followed in A2 Hosting are as follows:

  • Lite
  • Swift
  • Turbo

1. Lite
Per Month Charge - $3.92
Number of websites supported - Single website
Data storage and data transfer-both are unlimited
Suitable for some basic websites

2. Swift
Per Month Charge - $4.90
Number of websites supported - Unlimited websites
Suitable for normal traffic websites or small online stores
Faster loading time

3. Turbo
Per Month Charge - $9.31
Number of websites supported - Unlimited websites
Added feature - Turbo functionality of A2 Hosting
Suitable for performance-oriented websites since it has a very fast loading time.

Choose A2 Hosting:

  • Automated configurations
  • High Speed
  • High security features

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Conclusion

Finally, you can find a list of cost-effective WordPress hosting services suitable for your startup.

BlueHost and Hostinger offer the cheapest basic plan with single websites. If you really like to go ahead with multiple website hosting with unlimited bandwidth and data storage you can consider other web hosting services in the list.

Go through the features and depending upon your business requirements wisely choose the affordable WordPress hosting service.

Athul Babu About the Author:
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Athul Babu is a Senior Content Writer at IOSS (Infinite Open Source Solutions), one of the leading Software Development Company in India. He has several years of experience in the field of content writing. He loves to write blogs. Visit his well known blogs - Infinite MLM Software Blogs.

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