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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Hamilton, Ontario Canada

    Description of Webhosting


    I am in the process of getting my business approved, however I am always being asked "what is a webhosting business?" Most of these people don't know a thing about computers, so I'm having a hard time finding a clear, professional way to explain it to them. Any suggestions or definitions would be greatly appreciated.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Duluth MN
    When I describe what webhosting is to non computer people, I say "Think of it as Internet Realty" I am renting out server space (property) and letting people store their files (website) there.

  3. #3
    A pretty good definition of web hosting from Wikipedia,
    Web hosting is a service that provides internet users with online systems for storing information, images, video, or any content accessible via the web. Web-hosting is often provided as part of a general internet access plan...
    If you are speaking with business oriented people this definition should be great for them. If you're speaking to the common joe off the street about web hosting, it probably isn't the best.
    A Collection of Web Hosts
    Small biographies on hosts, uptime reports and some reviews
    Feel free to add your review or add a host that isn't on the list.

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