If you’re using a content management system, or are building your own website, then another component that you’ll need to plan for is web hosting. Because most small to medium-sized businesses aren’t in the market to buy their own web server to host their own website, using a professional hosting company is a logical choice that can be both easy and cost effective.
Hosting companies typically charge a monthly or annual fee to host your website and conduct other additional services to make sure that your site is up and running. Good hosting companies also will help you deal with specific components of your website that may require service or updates.
A hosting company can also help you purchase a domain name to use for your website. Having the right domain name for your business is essential because you want to make it as easy as possible for people to find your website. Good domain names are easy to remember, easy to spell, easy to pronounce, and often short.
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