Here are 5 ways to make money with web hosting you should consider:
1.Advertising -> Advertising is one of the primary ways to lead traffic to your website to generate sales. Here are some ways you can direct targeted traffic with advertising: Innovative ads that lead visitors to your website(s), targeted articles, blogs, forums or product reviews that link to the web hosting product(s) page, get paid commissions for sales from ads that promote your Affiliate’s web hosting products and services. Some hosting companies offer free or low cost web hosting with the stipulation of posting their ads on your websites which may help you save money but could cost you in other features you have to pay for. There are plenty of web hosts that offer free web hosting with unlimited bandwidth, disk space and web tools needed to set up your website so shop around.
Once your ads are in place, you should track the traffic and sales statistics. Many hosting plans include a web statistics program that can track your statistics so you know which ads are successful and which ones aren’t giving you result. If a web statistics program is not included with your hosting plan, there are low cost or free programs available at little to no cost. It’s a great tool to track your progress.
2. Affiliate Programs -> Web Hosting Affiliate programs are a great marketing tool where other websites or individuals drive traffic to a web hosting site by various methods of advertising. Affiliates are usually paid commission based on the number of visitors to the Merchant site that complete an offer by purchasing the web hosting plans, products or services advertised. Commissions can be set up to be paid on various levels: A base commission of either a flat fee or a percentage of sales is the first level. The next level or tier is a multi-tier commission paid on indirect sales generated by affiliates recruited by another affiliate member.
There are numerous ways to drive traffic to an Affiliate Merchant’s website. Posting an ad on your website or writing an article with a link to the merchant’s site are very effective methods. Advertising in multiple venues such as a blog site and submitting multiple articles to the article directories. Multiple websites can increase direct traffic to Affiliate Merchant’s website with your link or discount coupon codes which in turn can become an income producing business prospect for you.
4. Are you a Web Designer? + Let’s face it, if a website isn’t attractive and doesn’t function properly, visitors won’t stay long enough for you to get their business. A web designer can create websites with ads and features that can attract the big and small businesses that need features that cannot be found in a ready-made website. Because its custom designed, you can make good money for your time. Web hosts or re sellers often offer ready-made websites at a reasonable price or free templates to clients to design their own web pages included with their hosting service. Team up with the Hosting providers and Re sellers; creating ready-made websites or offer custom designed websites with a discount coupon that the Hosting provider can offer their clients when they sign up for a premium hosting plan. Or start making money as a web host re seller, where you can sell turn-key websites that can be purchased at a discount with specific hosting plans.
5. Creating Traffic Writing Reviews + Most of the review websites are usually Affiliates to a few hosting companies so they make money when visitors that read their review purchase a web hosting plan. Having firsthand knowledge of the hosting plans gives you the content to write realistic reviews and the perks their plans include. There are websites that investigate each hosting company before writing a review. If you are receiving compensation from your reviews, it must be posted on your website. This is another great way to develop another stream of income.
These are 5 basic ways to make money with Web Hosting.
The best way is of course to build your own website, host it and make money with your website.