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The basic hosting plan is filled with everything you need to start a site, whether you're looking to start a gallery, blog, forum, e-commerce store or simply store files. Although the options and features are extensive,'s basic plan can also be easily upgraded to “premium” level, if your site truly takes off.

Call their around-the-clock support line, and you'll be talking to a representative within two minutes. Email, and you'll have your response within an hour. Don't like what you get? We'd have a hard time believing it! But the 30-day money back guarantee is an added bonus for all.

Price Value's basic hosting package is currently under $5 a month and includes unlimited hosting, file transfer and domains. It's a bargain price from a company that offers top (and always available) support, and a full range of hosting benefits and features. The basic plan includes everything needed to build and grow a fully functional site quickly and easily.

The Premium plan,'s most popular offering, goes for only $9.34/month for either Linux or Windows hosting. This is a real benefit, especially to Windows users, who are all too often dinged with extra charges!

Reliability's 13 years of experience in the web hosting business certainly show here. hosting has developed strategic partnerships and network/hosting infrastructure that is available and highly redundant. With the latest Dell servers, Cisco network equipment and Network Applicance storage units, sets itself apart with its best of breed providers.

All hosting plans are backed by both its 100% service level agreement and 30-day money back guarantee.

Control Panel has developed a control panel to specifically compliment the features of the hosting plans. All the tools you need to make the most of your account are neatly organized and at your fingertips.

The control panel – developed in partnership with Parallels – allows you to manage all aspects of your hosting account, domain name registrations, billing details, support, email and more from one interface. Most users describe the control panel as easy-to-learn and enjoy the high functionality.

Customer Support sets some pretty high standards: if you contact support, you can expect an email query to be answered within an hour. A phone call will be answered in a remarkable two minutes. web hosting offers around the clock support via live chat, phone and e-mail. also boasts a fully featured self-help center, with extensive FAQs, a status blog, active forums and more.