I think it's a reasonable price for the resource you are offering...
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Don't feel pressured to have low prices because some of the big players in this industry do. Charge what you think your business and support can handle. If you can't turn a profit, nor pay to have reasonable support at $6.99 then bump it up a few dollars. There are many, many people out there who don't mind paying a fair amount for web hosting so long as your service matches what you're asking.
That last one sounds too good to be true, how can you provide that if you do not oversell?
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Lets be honest you are running a company, you need to turn a profit in order to continue to run and expand, provide support etc.
Lets say your renting a server for $99.99 and you would need a 1.5TB hdd or greater in order to just provide 10 customers hosting. All for $50/month profit. Then minus off your time any additional licences (cpanel/plesk) and you are left nothing.
Then you have to think about backup solutions, additional support staff etc.
IMO of course you are much better to go down the route of providing a much more complete service, say 25/30GB Space for $14.99 but also include extras as in daily backups etc. In reality very very little numbers of customers require such large space and people are becoming more aware that these unlimited and hundreds of GB's of storage for next to nothing tends to mean either 1. oversold service or 2. no long term business plans.
Oh ok! So it doesn't seem too much? And $14.99 for 100GB of spae and 1000 GB bandwidth, what do you think about that?
It's unlikely you'd be able to provide that, keep the server running properly and make a profit as well.
That being said, with the right TOS clauses that basically enable you to terminate any account that's trying to take full advantage of the offer, it can be done. It's what all budget hosting providers are doing these days.
Personally, I think you're choosing a middle route and you risk to position yourself wrong in the market. $14.99 isn't seen as "cheap", so you won't stand a chance to compete effectively against the budget hosting providers out there (which is what the 100GB and 1000GB seem to suggest to be your goal).
So, either go budget and sell the big plan for $6.99, or sell the small package for something like $25, and focus on quality, both in your presentation and in reality.
Ok so I will go lower, you are right! So 30GB of space for 14.99.
The thing is, with all the competition, can I get any customers?
Believe me, the one-dollar-a-month-buys-it-all hosts don't get too many customers either and once they do both customers and hosts aren't too happy and the former try to leave because of the poor service and the latter try to sell because of the lack of profits and perspectives. It isn't a viable business model and it hurts the more serious part of the industry.
I would like to precise that I will not be overselling at all.
I recommend to mention it clearly visible on your website that you don't oversell - in contrast to many other webhosts. Because a hosting company with no overselling is quite special and it will help to explain your higher prices.
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not at all, most people charge 6.99/month for 50mb diskspace and 500mb bandwidth.. your offering way more than most.. i'l sign up for your service if you had cpanel and all the standard features most webhost have...
Don't even look at other people prices, just set a price that you feel comfortable and get profit at the same price, focus on the support you will offer.
Will highly recommend looking for clients locally in your area people that know you for your first customers.