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  • Looking for a Host, Ideas?

    I am currently on a shared DreamHost server, I've never really had any issues, but I am about to start upgrading my web use. I am about to start a forum that could potentially bring in thousands of users, also I want to start a blog and actively create content on a regular basis. I am guessing a VPS is the best way to start, however, there are so many hosts out there and all the hosting review websites seem to be gimmicky.

    Hosts I have been looking at:

    www.webair.com <~ this one seems the most intriguing, but I don't know if they are good or bad
    www.inmotionhosting.com <~ reviews are decent

    other than that, I am completely open to ideas. I plan on hosting the forum with vBulliten, but I also plan on hosting other sites on the same server. Thanks for your help!

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    if you are looking forward for reliable services so i am strongly recommended you Bluehost, Hostgator etc.

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    • #4
      Reliable hosting services are available form b2netsolutions, hostgator and cyberls.
      Their prices are affordable and services are stable.
      Just my two cents.

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      • #5
        inmotionhosting gets mixed reviews, I wont recommend them.

        I would personally recommend Liquidweb or WiredTree, the latter especially gets very good reviews on all hosting forums and they have a lot of admirers on this forum as well. Bluehost, Hostgator etc are for cheap shared hosting, not recommend for VPS.

        HTH
        Hosting Coupons: Hostmonster @ $3.95 and 20% off Mediatemple

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        • #6
          I regret having to say that I can't recommend Bluehost, although I had used them for years. They shut down my vbulletin site because they said that my unlimited plan was using too many MySQL tables. I had to delete vbulletin, then apply to have my other accounts reinstated.

          Nothing behaving poorly, they just ran some kind of report and didn't like how many tables I was using. Now looking for better options myself.

          Don

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