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WebhostingPad VS A2Hosting

WebhostingPad VS A2Hosting

Does the choice of your web hosting provider make a difference in your success? You can bet that a poor choice can result in unwanted performance or even devastating data loss. A2Hosting is a company that provides “something more” for its clients, and they hope their world-class equipment and affordable plans can make a different for their clients.

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WebhostingPad is also a top-10 web hosting company that not only offers one of the best plans available, but also one of the lowest prices available on the market.

These two web hosts are both a solid choice for small business websites, but which one should you choose as your host? We take a look at both and compare the two side-by-side and provide you with a professional recommendation below.

Pricing

WebhostingPad offers one of the cheapest plans on the market at just $1.99 per month, if paid 4 years in advance, and even their 12-month web hosting plan is just $3.95 per month. But don’t think cheap equals low quality.

A2Hosting offers two shared-server hosting plan for as low as $3.46/mo for their “Start-Up” plan and $5.57/mo for an “Executive” plan. That’s with the 36-month prepaid term. Their one-year plans are still as low as $4.80/mo and $6.87/mo respectively.

Products and Services

A web host who offers only website plans is likely a host going out of business soon. It’s also the little “extra” products and services that make it worth the price. In fact, both WebhostingPad and A2Hosting offer very similar extras including a free web site building tool, generous credits to market your site on search engines and social media. In addition to a site building tool, A2Hosting also provides discounts on professional web design services as well.

Both also offer cPanel control panel software to their clients, as well as a 99.9% uptime guarantee and 30-day money-back guarantees as well.

Web Hosting Features

What do you get for such low prices? With both hosts you get unlimited disk space, bandwidth, email accounts, and hosted domains. In addition, WebhostingPad gives you unlimited MySQL databases, email forwarders and autoresponders, and parked domains.

Both hosts offer eCommerce features, but A2Hosting takes their eCommerce much further with a choice of shopping carts, and PayPal and merchants counts available.

For multi-media and scripting, both companies provide support for popular applications and scripting languages.

Customer Service

Only WebhostingPad offers true 24 hour support via telephone, chat, and email. A2Hosting provides live chat and a telephone support, but when they are not available they promise to get back to you “within 24 hours or less.”

Both also offer a substantial and easy-to-navigate online help center with knowledgebase and support library.

Recommendations

These two solid web hosts give their clients a great deal. But for the best support, the best price, and the best “unlimited” plan available on the market, WebhostingPad takes our recommendation for your small business.

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