When I built my first website back in 2003 I was pretty much in over my head. Even though it was a very basic site, I still found myself struggling with most every aspect of building and maintaining it.
One of the things I struggled with the most was choosing a good web hosting company. I tried a number of hosting companies and plans over the next couple of years, and finally found one that gave me the support I needed as I expanded the site and began to build more traffic to it. That company was Hostgator, and I can honestly say they are great!
As I learned more and built more websites and kept adding content to them, the traffic my sites were receiving on a daily basis began to grow exponentially. It soon became apparent that I desperately needed to move my sites onto a dedicated server. I chose the most economical plan that Hostgator offered, and was quite pleased with the results. [Read more…]