With having your own website, you don’t have to worry about anyone controlling what you can or cannot write about.
Not only will you have control of the content you want to write about or share, but you can also use it to focus on your talents or service offerings. You can showcase your products if you want to sell from your website. You can create a new business just by blogging. And that’s just a start with why you should have your own website.
It’s not that hard to start. In order for you to have your own website, you will need to find a hosting provider first.
Now, I’ve used many hosting service providers since I started my business over 6 years ago. I’ve used HostGator, GoDaddy and Siteground. I was with one of these hosting providers for many years and have recently changed to GreenGeeks.
I was paying increasing a lot more money from one of the website hosting providers I mentioned before. Their prices were going up every year and for someone like me, who needed it just for hosting my site and not doing any bigger things like having a huge offering of products to sell, I didn’t see the justification of paying too much for their service.
I did a lot of research on whom to go with next. I didn’t want to start with the hosting services I’ve used before. I already knew what I got from them and what I was missing from them. Some of them have poor customer service or at times you have to submit a ticket that takes them a few days to get an answer from.
Like I said, I read reviews on many website hosting services, from super popular ones that you’ve probably heard of before to some that are not as well known.
After many days of reading reviews, visiting their websites and reading more about them, I decided to sign-up with GreenGeeks.
First, they host not only your website using WordPress, but Joomla, Drupal, WooCommerce and many others.
The price is very good too. Very reasonable. Their customer service is also very helpful. I’ve called and chatted and always received an answer right away. Yes, sometimes they get very busy, but the longest time I’ve waited on a weekend on a chat call, was less than 40 minutes. It didn’t seem too bad, there were 10 people in the queue ahead of me. Plus, I was doing other online reading, while I was waiting.
Here’s the thing… to me the #1 thing that matters to me the most when it comes to finding a website hosting company is: CUSTOMER SERVICE AND SATISFACTION.
Hey, I was in the customer service industry for over 10 years, and I know what it’s like to provide good customer service. You can tell right away if someone is providing you good service by how they help you and their attitude.
Oh, and GreenGeeks was recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency since 2009 as a Green Power Partner. You can read more about how GreenGeeks helps with the environment here.
Did you know that the energy produce from having internet service produces by carbon polluting sources? I didn’t either. So, this is just one reason I decided to subscribe to GreenGeeks.
Give GreenGeeks a try. They are competitively priced and offer a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not happy with them.
I have found that their service is reliable, fast and they have a good customer service that responds very quickly.