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Definition of Hosting Reseller

The World Wide Web has become a crucial staple in our daily routine. Everyone wishes to launch their very own website, whether for entertainment, for socialization or business ends. The web hosting industry is blossoming. Why don't you take a chunk of the pie yourself?

What can you sell?

Most corporations furnish Linux-based web hosting services. Linux is a multitasking Operating System, which is very adequate for both dedicated hosting and shared web hosting servers. The typical hosting reseller scheme that corporations provide is the cPanel one, as the cPanel Control Panel interface includes 3 access levels - root (designated for the web host itself), reseller (that is where you come in) and user (for your clients). Even though some do permit overselling, in the majority of the cases you are bound by the hosting space and web traffic quota limits of your hosting reseller package. It is like a sphere, which you fill up with smaller spheres - when you have filled it all up, you cannot add more.

Resell VPS hosting plans or dedicated web server accounts

The greater part of the web hosting corporations offering VPS hosting plans and dedicated hosting do not actually mind if you utilize the virtual server or the dedicated web server to sell website hosting accounts. If you choose to sell website hosting accounts availing of a dedicated server, you will have complete control over the whole server, the possibility to perform any configuration adjustments you desire and the possibility to keep an eye on all the customers hosted on it. The virtual web servers offer similar specs, but in most instances you cannot carry out any kernel adjustments or modifications, which involve kernel module reconfiguration. The best CP interface that permits you to resell website hosting accounts using your dedicated or virtual private hosting server is, once again, cPanel, even though you can also utilize DirectAdmin, depending on which CP interface corresponds to your requirements better.

What do you need to be a hosting reseller?

In order to be a reseller and begin your reseller hosting business, you require a website, a billing software platform, a merchant account with an online payment processor like PayPal, WorldPay, MoneyBookers, 2CheckOut, and so on, and an SSL certificate to make certain that your customers' data is protected when they pay via your web site when buying a web hosting service. Well-known invoicing systems that you can avail of are WHMCS, AWBS and ClientExec. The guys at ResellersPanel, however, give you a charge-free hosting reseller account with all that included in it - a ready-to-use website, a billing software platform and even technical support for your customers. Their hosting reseller program is without an analogue on the marketplace, since they bill and support your clients on your behalf, and permit you to resell our web hosting services without the need to buy anything in advance yourself. What is more, they allow you to resell all their web hosting products - shared website hosting plans, virtual servers, semi-dedicated and dedicated hosting services. You can sell all of these to your clients using a ready-for-use web design template. The profit you gain is in fact the difference between their wholesale price and the price you settle yourself, so all you have to do is be a decent marketing strategist and attract customers. If that is a little too innovative for you, they still supply shared cPanel hosting reseller packages, as most reseller web hosting companies do, and you can always get a VPS server or a dedicated web hosting server and partition it into hosting accounts, which you can sell yourself. The bounties coming with their cPanel hosting reseller packages will render your reseller life easier as well - they offer ClientExec in order to charge and support your customers, an assortment of web site layouts and even a free-of-cost eNom reseller account. We have datacenter facilities in 4 countries - Australia, the USA and England. It is a fantastic opportunity for you to expand your hosting business on 3 continents. What more could you wish for?