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There are many means of gaining money on the web and one of them is to resell the hosting solutions provided by a given hosting firm. This provides infinite opportunities for everyone who desires to earn supplementary profit. There are several varieties of web hosting reseller solutions, depending on the web hosting reseller's degree of involvement and, of course, on the web hosting vendor that provides the web hosting service. Before looking into that, let's first analyze

What is a web hosting reseller solution?

A web hosting reseller solution is a sort of hosting user account, which permits the user to set up various subaccounts that can be sold to different customers. This is normally achieved by providing the reseller with access to a master web hosting reseller account, through which he can set up different web hosting accounts using the hosting server storage space included in the web hosting reseller plan, for which he pays a given charge. This is much like the shared hosting solution and precisely like it, with most web hosting reseller programs, multiple web hosting reseller accounts share the very same hosting server and do not receive complete server root access to the web server configuration files. Such reseller web hosting programs are normally not that expensive. Yet, they do prevent the hosting resellers from reselling other types of web hosting solutions beside shared hosting plans.

Various kinds of web hosting reseller solutions

Aside from the abovementioned method of web hosting reseller packages, there are also several different setups that work just as good. Yet, they vary with respect to the degrees of involvement and the amount of funds that each one of them demands. As mentioned above, the most common mode of selling hosting solutions offers you restricted alternatives and you risk losing your money if things don't go well. For this reason, larger web hosting firms such as provide alternative methods of reselling hosting packages without having to purchase anything in advance, or to even deal with the provision of customer and invoicing support. With their hosting reseller program, the hosting reseller registers for free and defines his very own retail prices for the solutions, which are being offered directly from his web store. Because invoicing transactions are tackled by's personnel, the client does not need to purchase the service in advance. He's only going to obtain the difference between the retail and the wholesale price as a commission. The web hosting reseller also has the chance to sell hosing services such as VPS plans, semi-dedicated plans and dedicated server. More or less, his job entails promoting the web hosting service and providing support to the end customers and with web hosting corporations that do not request preliminary fees and deal with the billing and technical support provision, the only assignment left for the web hosting reseller will be to promote his personal brand's web storefront. Another possibility will be to set up different user accounts on a virtual private hosting server, or on a dedicated web hosting server. With the majority of hosting companies, you may get those 2 web hosting solutions with a cPanel, DirectAdmin, or some different web hosting CP, pre-installed on them. That will permit you to create various shared hosting packages and exercise absolute control over both the users and the web hosting server itself. Additionally, on a dedicated web hosting server, you may set up separate private virtual web server accounts and resell them to your customers. One dedicated web hosting server may store thousands of VPS web server accounts, depending on the web server's architecture. This will permit you to provide a greater assortment of hosting services to your clients, which will give you more options when popularizing your online store. Certainly, utilizing a private virtual hosting server or a dedicated hosting web server for web hosting reseller purposes is much more costly than having an ordinary web hosting reseller user account. Therefore, this alternative should be considered only on condition that the web hosting reseller has sufficient ability and experience required to administer a server, otherwise it's recommended to either register for a standard web hosting reseller program, or for the already mentioned Free Reseller Program provided by, which requests less participation from the reseller.