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We sign up with and test web hosting services so that you can cut to the chase and choose the best solutions - See full list of our reviews here.

Use our comparison tool to compare through a wide list of hosting companies. You can compare up to 3 hosting companies at once and it lists out all the details you need such as our rating, pricing, basic features, and also a quick pros & cons review.

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Market Study: How Much to Pay for a Web Host?

hosting prices based on our market study (2020)

Hosting prices have changed drastically over the last 10 to 15 years.

In early 2000, a $8.95/mo package with basic features was considered cheap. Then the price dropped to $7.95/mo, then $6.95/mo, $5.95/mo, and lower.

We studied recent market trends and found that, on average...

  • Entry level shared plan costs $3.40/mo at signup & $4.94/mo during renewal,
  • Entry level VPS plan costs $17.20/mo at signup & $20/mo during renewal, and
  • The highest shared and VPS hosting plans sould not cost more than $25/mo and $170.

In case you wonder how much you should pay for web hosting...

Read Our Study in Website Hosting Cost

 

 

Web Hosting Discounts & Deals

 

TMDHosting Promo Code

  • Coupon
  • By Jerry Low
We managed to get exclusive deal from TMD Hosting. If you use promo code WHSR - you'll get an additional 7% discount on top of the offer.…

GreenGeeks Coupon Code

  • Coupon
  • By Jerry Low
Coupon Code: 10YEARSGREEN For those signing up GreenGeeks for the first time, use this coupon code to save up to 70% on shared hosting (click here to order). Disclosure: WHSR receives referral fees fr…

Interserver Coupon Code

  • Coupon
  • By Jerry Low
Coupon Code: WHSRPENNY Interested in Interserver shared hosting? You can now try them out for just $0.01 for a month with the promo code “WHSRPENNY” (click here to order). Disclosure: WHSR…

 

 

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WHSR Blogging Guide

Building a Successful Blog

How to create your first blog using WordPress? How to make more money blogging? How to actively grow your blog traffic? What are the right blogging tools to use?

Learn everything - from basics to advanced blog marketing tatics from probloggers who have "been there and done that".

How to Start a Blog in 2020

 

 

WHSR Blogging Tips

 

10 Killer Tips to Effective Copywriting

  • Copy Writing
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Great copy converts. This is the basic mantra all copywriters need to maintain through their lives. As I sit here now I can hear the moans of “duhhhh” coming from a thousand aspiring copywriters aroun…

How to Make Money in the Affiliate Marketing Business

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21 Productivity Tips for Travel Bloggers: How to Do More While You Travel the World

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Every business needs an online precense - You need an online space to build your business, sell products or get your name out there.

You don’t have to be a tech geek nor a programmer.

Follow the right method. Select the right platforms. Use the right publishing tools. You will be 100% fine.

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Free Business Valuation: See How Much Your Website is Worth?

Did you know you might be sitting on a goldmine?

Websites often grow in value over time. We did a study in the past and was surprised to see a list of websites being valued and sold for over $100,000.

If you are curious to see how much your site is worth - make use of this cool tool! Just answer a few simple questions and presto - you might be a millionaire!

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Protecting Your Online Security & Privacy

In today's Information Age, data is the new currency. Your personal data has become one of the single most valuable assets available online today and just like anything, it can be stolen and traded or exchanged.

Companies are trying to gather more data on their users to the extent that it is becoming overly intrusive while countries are divided on how to manage the situation.

So, what can we as individual do to protect our privacy online? The answer leads us to VPNs.

How VPN Works / Top 10 VPN Services to Consider

Learn how to protect your privacy online.

 

 

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