Reseller Hosting

What is a reseller hosting service, Reseller hosting means that you purchase a large web space in a server such as 100gb or more and you can host unlimited websites on it. Every website will have its own control panel. The reseller hosting company will provide all the support and do the server maintenance and ensure its up-time, backup and other services.

In reseller you concentrate only on selling the webhosting accounts, you can create diffrent plans as per you think that you would be able to sell, the webhosting companies provide whitelabel reseller plans that means that your customer who buys the hosting account will not know from where you have purchased the webhosting reseller account.

Reseller hosting in india Or America

reseller hosting services

If you have most of your customers from India and their target audience are mostly from India then you must go for a reseller hosting account on a server located in India as your client’s audience will get lightning-fast speed to their website and this improves the user experience and will ultimately result in more sales or promotion of their business.

Below I have provided some tools and their output this will help you understand why to choose a reseller account nearer to your clients audience location.

Here is an output for a server located in India.

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C:\Users\rshag>tracert webwerks.in

Tracing route to webwerks.in [180.149.240.246]

over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.1.3

2 1 ms 3 ms 1 ms 27.106.114.38

3 2 ms 1 ms 1 ms 27.106.114.37

4 * * 90 ms 10.10.125.33

5 5 ms 4 ms 5 ms 38-97-87-183.mysipl.com [183.87.97.38]

6 6 ms 6 ms 6 ms 14.142.220.107.static-mumbai.vsnl.net.in [14.142.220.107]

7 7 ms 6 ms 6 ms ww246.smtp.webwerks.in [180.149.240.246]

Trace complete.

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Here is an output of traceroute for a server located in the USA

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C:\Users\rshag> tracert zipservers.com

Tracing route to zipservers.com [96.47.45.106]

over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.1.3

2 1 ms 1 ms 1 ms 27.106.114.38

3 2 ms 1 ms 1 ms 27.106.114.37

4 * * * Request timed out.

5 4 ms 5 ms 4 ms 38-97-87-183.mysipl.com [183.87.97.38]

6 * * * Request timed out.

7 6 ms 5 ms 4 ms ix-ae-0-100.tcore1.mlv-mumbai.as6453.net [180.87.38.5]

8 194 ms 194 ms 193 ms if-ae-5-2.tcore1.wyn-marseille.as6453.net [80.231.217.29]

9 199 ms 199 ms 199 ms if-ae-2-2.tcore2.wyn-marseille.as6453.net [80.231.217.2]

10 204 ms 205 ms 206 ms if-ae-9-2.tcore2.l78-london.as6453.net [80.231.200.14]

11 204 ms 206 ms 204 ms if-ae-15-2.tcore2.ldn-london.as6453.net [80.231.131.118]

12 204 ms 204 ms 204 ms if-ae-32-3.tcore2.nto-new-york.as6453.net [80.231.20.107]

13 204 ms 206 ms * if-ae-12-2.tcore1.n75-new-york.as6453.net [66.110.96.5]

14 204 ms 205 ms 208 ms 66.110.96.142

15 210 ms 211 ms 214 ms be-10390-cr02.newyork.ny.ibone.comcast.net [68.86.83.89]

16 206 ms 205 ms 205 ms be-10203-cr01.newark.nj.ibone.comcast.net [68.86.85.185]

17 212 ms 211 ms 209 ms be-10102-cr02.ashburn.va.ibone.comcast.net [68.86.85.161]

18 224 ms 225 ms 224 ms be-10114-cr02.56marietta.ga.ibone.comcast.net [68.86.85.10]

19 257 ms 258 ms 259 ms be-11423-cr01.houston.tx.ibone.comcast.net [68.86.85.22]

20 258 ms 258 ms 258 ms be-12324-cr02.dallas.tx.ibone.comcast.net [68.86.84.110]

21 254 ms 252 ms 252 ms be-12441-pe01.1950stemmons.tx.ibone.comcast.net [68.86.89.206]

22 263 ms 262 ms 261 ms 96-87-8-78-static.hfc.comcastbusiness.net [96.87.8.78]

23 257 ms 257 ms 270 ms border6.ae1-bbnet1.dal006.pnap.net [216.52.191.45]

24 255 ms 255 ms 254 ms dalinf-2.ext1a.dal.pnap.net [216.52.191.194]

25 257 ms 254 ms 259 ms 170.75.253.115

26 254 ms 257 ms 254 ms srv.cp.zipservers.com [96.47.45.106]

Trace complete.

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Here you can see that USA server is reached by crossing 26 hops and where as the indian server is reached by crossing the 6 hops.

There is another test called ping test, and the ping commands send a packet to the server and provide the output in milliseconds and this time shows how far the server is.

Ping response to a server hosted in Indian datcenter.

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C:\Users\rshag>ping webwerks.in

Pinging webwerks.in [180.149.240.246] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 180.149.240.246: bytes=32 time=8ms TTL=56

Reply from 180.149.240.246: bytes=32 time=9ms TTL=56

Reply from 180.149.240.246: bytes=32 time=7ms TTL=56

Reply from 180.149.240.246: bytes=32 time=8ms TTL=56

Ping statistics for 180.149.240.246:

Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),

Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:

Minimum = 7ms, Maximum = 9ms, Average = 8ms

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Ping response to a server hosted in USA datacenter.

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C:\Users\rshag>ping zipservers.com

Pinging zipservers.com [96.47.45.106] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 96.47.45.106: bytes=32 time=254ms TTL=51

Reply from 96.47.45.106: bytes=32 time=254ms TTL=51

Reply from 96.47.45.106: bytes=32 time=254ms TTL=51

Reply from 96.47.45.106: bytes=32 time=254ms TTL=51

Ping statistics for 96.47.45.106:

Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),

Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:

Minimum = 254ms, Maximum = 254ms, Average = 254ms

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Here you can see that the time taken to reach server located in the USA is very high[ Average = 254ms] and the time taken to reach server located in India much less. [Average = 8ms]

Now you should be able to choose a good reseller hosting company.

Should you go for a cheap reseller hosting?

Cheap Reseller Hosting

You should not go for cheap reseller hosting as you would be reselling the services offered by the hosting company and if the hosting company does not earn enough it would use good quality server hardware and also will not host in a good Data center and due to this you will face lots of downtime and this will result in losing customers.

Customer care service.

In today’s world server hardware prices are falling day by day and also most of the topmost datacenter in India provide server colocation centre at very competitive rates, so the costliest part for a Webhosting company is to provide support to their clients and its the most important thing that you must consider while choosing a reseller Webhosting company.

Most of them provide support on live chat, please visit their website and login to chat and ask them questions about their products, you need to perform this several times a day and check their response time, this will give you an idea how efficient they are and how swift they will provide you services.

WordPress Hosting

You should be aware that 35% of all the websites on the internet is powered by WordPress and you need to provide WordPress hosting to your clients and you should ensure that the reseller hosting service provides support to WordPress.

Softaculous

Softaculous is a script and its an auto-installer and it supports over most of the open-source software installation and it supports WordPress also. make sure that your reseller hosting provider had installed softaculous on the server, this will help your client to install WordPress and other scripts in one click.

letsencrypt is a free SSL.

Please ensure that lets encrypt is included in your reseller account as

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit. It is a service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).

We give people the digital certificates they need in order to enable HTTPS (SSL/TLS) for websites, for free, in the most user-friendly way we can. We do this because we want to create a more secure and privacy-respecting Web.

As this will help your clients to secure thier website for free and they can install the ssl certificate from their control panel.

You must provide live chat support to your clients and for this there are many such as tawk to, you can check out their features on their website. https://letsencrypt.org/about/

I hope that this blog post will help you finding the right resller hosting service.

Check out our other blog post about finding the right Webhosting company and also if you want to know about WordPress hosting

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