London, England (PressExposure) October 13, 2009 -- Marketing Donut has released a list of ten things online businesses should consider when choosing a webhosting site.
The small business marketing website, backed by Royal Mail and Google, specialises in providing free, expert resources to help small business owners and managers get more value from their marketing spend.
Marketing Donutâs experts say that choosing a reliable host is critical to being successful as an online business. It recommends that small business owners and managers considering web hosting ensure that they are satisfied with regard to:
1. 24 hour service and phone access to a real person 2. Technical expertise. Ideally, your prospective host should guarantee 99 per cent âuptimeâ 3. Price 4. Online security 5. Flexibility for business growth and technology change 6. Systems and software compatibility 7. Back-up 8. A proven track record 9. Agreeable contract terms 10. The new provide will handle the move to their service
Since its launch earlier this year, Marketing Donut has developed into a huge resource thatâs packed with free information for small business owners and managers about all aspects of sales and marketing.
As well as covering web hosting, Marketing Donutâs ecommerce section covers topics like site design and marketing your website, as well as providing tips on potentially confusing subjects like search engine optimisation and Google adwords.
The Marketing Donut is at http://www.marketingdonut.co.uk
Further information: visit http://marketingdonut.co.uk/blog/