How to Start Reseller Hosting Business

  • 01

    Getting a Web Hosting Reseller Account

    The first step is to set up a reseller account from the reseller hosting provider. A good reseller account will offer you many features and tools, for example, a control panel to manage multiple domains and accounts from one central location from which you can log in and check the billing and provisioning status of all of your customer accounts, then a guaranteed uptime of server, high security, 24X7 support, good pricing and, etc.
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    Billing control panel

    A billing control panel allows you to offer automated account creation, keep track of payments, as well as all of your client’s account information. Most of the reseller hosting companies use the control panel called, “Cpanel/WHM” this control panel does not come with a billing manager so depending on the reseller company you go with, they may or may not include a billing manager. For more information, you can check the reseller plans from
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    Get yourself a Domain Name

    The main reason for having a proper domain name is Branding and SEO (search engine optimization), to sell the web hosting to your customers, why we need Branding and SEO? Because we need to make sure that they can find you in the first place and then they have to know that you are offering web hosting for sale.
  • 04

    Build the Website

    To attract the customer as well as to look professional you need a good looking website too. The website needs to be attractive as well as easy to use and understand for your customers. To make that you need to design your website from a professional website developer and designer or you can use a readymade template available by popular websites such as Also include the summary page for the customer to review the order and check your payment gateways are working fine or not.
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    Get a Traffic to Your Website

    To get the customers you just need to have some traffic to your new website. This is itself a big topic that how to get customers but we will focus on only one possible traffic-driving solution, but one which has proven to work for many small online businesses called Google’s AdWords advertising. There are lots of tutorial available on the internet that how to use Google AdWords you can also check that how does it work from here Apart from that there are plenty of other ways to get traffic on your websites such as using email marketing, or sponsorship program, or using affiliate marketing or by consistent updates like blog videos, etc. you can try any of them to get traffic on your website.
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    Keep Uniqueness

    You can be different by creating a unique special offer for your customers, such as providing them the discount coupon on their purchases, by having promotional offers, by giving a combo pack service bundle, or try to give some more addon features whichever are not provided by other hosting providers. Just make sure it needs to be different and unique. Try to make your customers feel special.
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    Bonus tip

    Last but not the least remember to give a high level of customer service and customer satisfaction, because there are lots of other competitors outside waiting to snatch your customers every time. Give your customers high priority if you want to keep them.
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