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JustHost vs. Powweb

JustHost vs. Powweb

Small business owners usually have budget constraints when it comes to their website. Saving money anywhere possible is always a goal. And affordable yet trustworthy web hosting is essential to help a company’s website do its job effectively.

JustHost is newer to the web hosting arena, but in a few short years they have become a leader among their peers for both price and features. In fact, JustHost states that they want to be “The Last Hosting Plan You’ll Ever Need.”

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Powweb is also an up-and-comer in the hosting industry with a popular plan and price. They have designed an “All In One” plan to help meet the needs of most size business websites.

But among these reputable and affordable web hosts, which one should you choose? Read on to get our analysis and recommendation below.

Pricing

Powweb’s plan is priced at an advertised $3.88 per month, down from a regular $7.77 per month.

JustHost advertises their hosting plan at $4.45 per month, but that is with a 4-year contract. 24 months is just $4.95, and a 12 month plan is still only $5.95. Clients can buy up to a Premium plan for just $6.95 per month.

Products and Services

JustHost doesn’t offer a lot in terms of extra products and services. Instead, they try to make their plan all-inclusive with free scripts, a free domain registration, free marketing credits with Google, Bing, and MySpace, and a 99.9% uptime combined with an anytime money back guarantee.

Powweb also offer Microsoft Exchange hosting for those who just want to host their email accounts. Other services include SSL certificates, site backup and restore, eCommerce and marketing services, and professional SEO services.

Web Hosting Features

Powweb has a powerful hosting plan with great features like unlimited bandwidth, disk space, and email. They provide limited MySQL databases, as well as support for popular scripting and plugins. Business owners can rejoice with the use of free eCommerce tools and solutions.

The JustHost plan gives clients unlimited GB of space, GB of transfer, hosted domains, email accounts, and MySQL databases. They provide a free site builder, and other popular plugins like WordPress, image galleries, message forums, and other. Multi-media is supported, and they provide generous eCommerce support including shopping carts, merchant account support, and PayPal support.

Customer Service

JustHost has a support team available for live technical assistance 24 hours a day via phone, email, or chat. They also have a suitable online knowledgebase with a number of articles and video tutorials.

Powweb has a support team available 24 hours a day as well. They can be contacted by phone, email, and chat. Their online help center includes a helpful user guide for user accounts, tutorials, and articles organized by category.

Recommendations

Both of these web hosts have great plans for almost any small business at very affordable prices. However, we feel JustHost has a much better all-inclusive plan and receives our recommendation.

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