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InMotion VS SiteGround

InMotion VS SiteGround

You just can’t beat the pricing offered by InMotion and SiteGround when it comes to web hosting. Both companies offer their services at a great low price and have quite a lot to offer for your money. Having to choose between the two will come down to deciding what specifically is needed for your business’ hosting requirements.

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Pricing

Normally $9.95 a month, SiteGround has reduced its monthly web hosting fee to a mere $1.95 a month. Every account comes with all the standard hosting features you would expect as well as a free domain for the life of your account.

For a slightly higher monthly cost ($3.00 a month), InMotion hosting accounts also include a free domain for the lifetime of your account. Max Speed Zone enabled is a service this company touts for all of its hosting customers. What this means is you can choose the closest data center to you thus ensuring speedy access to your email and website.

Products and Services

Both InMotion and SiteGround offer dedicated servers and VPS hosting in addition to their web hosting accounts. InMotion offers a web site management service to its customers – a unique service that, for $79.95 a month, gives you a team of web designers, search engine and marketing experts as well online business consultants and system administrators to create and attend to your web site. SiteGround has a reseller hosting program available for its customers and comes with the price tag of $42 per year per hosted account.

Web Hosting Features

All hosting accounts with SiteGround come with unlimited traffic, web space and email accounts. Accounts are stocked full of extras including an easy to use control panel, Google Webmaster Tools, and free ecommerce and marketing packs. Hosting customers also have access to many blogging and CMS tools and applications.

Restricted limitations on web space and traffic are the one downside to accounts with InMotion. However, the amounts allowed should be more than enough for any online business. Hosted accounts come equipped with cPanel for a control panel, include a free domain, FrontPage extensions and a 30 day money back guarantee. InMotion customers can also choose from a nice selection of blogging applications, website plugins and some great design features.

Customer Service

Though not easily apparent from their web site, clicking on the “Contact Us” link brings you to a support center for SiteGround. In this area you’ll find the toll-free support number, a live chat, a button to quickly send support email and tutorials and a knowledge base.

InMotion’s support center is a convenient one-click link. Within the support center you’ll find many tutorials, user guides, a community support forum and a knowledge base. Not to be outdone, InMotion also offers toll-free support calling and an online chat option.

Recommendations

Both InMotion and SiteGround have a lot to offer in as far as web hosting and availability of other hosting options. However, if cost, unlimited space and unrestricted bandwidth are major concerns for your business, SiteGround is highly recommended as your next web host.

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