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How To Start A Reseller Hosting Company


If you’re thinking about starting a reseller hosting company, congratulations! This can be an exciting and profitable business opportunity for anyone with the right skills and experience. However, before you start making money by hosting other companies’ websites, you’ll need to do some planning first. In this article we’ll lay out the steps involved in getting started with your own reseller hosting company

It’s important to know who your target audience is.

It’s important to know who your target audience is. Your customers are the ones who will buy your services, so it’s crucial that you understand exactly who they are and what they want. You also need to be aware of the competition in this space, because if there are other resellers offering similar products or services then you’ll need something different or better than them in order for yours to succeed.

Figure out what kind of service you want to provide.

Once you’ve decided to start a reseller hosting company, the next step is to figure out what kind of service you want to provide. This is an important question because it will determine how much time and effort you should put into marketing your company, as well as what kind of equipment and facilities are necessary for running it.

In order for your business model to succeed, there must be enough demand for your product or service so that people are willing to buy from you instead of finding another reseller who offers similar services at a lower price point or better value proposition (i.e., more features). If no one wants what you’re selling then starting up won’t make sense in the first place!

To find out whether there’s enough demand for what I’m offering here at Hosting-Reseller-Service (HRS), I did some research into other companies in this space:

Consider your hosting options.

The first thing you need to do is decide which hosting options you want to provide and how much you will charge for each. You can also offer a combination of hosting options, such as domain names, email accounts and web hosting (the latter being the most popular).

Decide on a brand name, logo, and website design.

  • Decide on a brand name, logo, and website design.
  • Make sure your brand is unique and memorable.
  • Make sure it fits your target audience.
  • Make sure it’s easy to spell and pronounce.
  • Don’t use a generic name that could be confused with another company or product (e.g., “Hosting Services”).

Write a business plan.

It is important to write a business plan because it will help you determine if your idea has potential. Your plan should include:

  • A description of the product or service you will offer, including its features and benefits.
  • A marketing strategy for reaching customers and selling your products or services.
  • An outline of how much money you need to start the business, including startup costs and operating expenses (for example, salaries). You may also want to include details like monthly rent payments on office space or equipment leases if applicable.
  • The names and contact information for people who have agreed to invest in your company or provide other forms of financial support (such as loans).

Obtain licenses, taxes and permits.

You need to obtain the following licenses, taxes and permits.

  • A business license from your city or town. This is required for any kind of business in the United States, so you will want to check with your local government office for details on how to obtain this document.
  • Sales tax registration (in most states). If you are going to be selling web hosting services as part of your reseller hosting company business, then it is likely that sales tax will apply as well (unless there are special exemptions). You can register with each state separately or use an online service such as TaxJar that helps simplify this process by providing tools designed specifically for resellers with multiple locations across multiple states – which means less paperwork overall!
  • Reseller Hosting Company Business License: In addition to getting a general business license from your state government agency responsible for issuing them (usually called “Secretary Of State” but sometimes referred to differently depending on where exactly in America), many states require specific licensing when selling Internet services over phone lines like VoIP telephones too because these kinds of calls tend not only cost less money per minute than regular landlines but also provide better quality audio quality overall due their ability

Find a local office space.

To start your reseller hosting company, you will need to find a local office space. This is where your staff and equipment will be housed, so it’s important to look for one that is large enough to accommodate them all. It should also be convenient for the target audience of your business–if most of your clients live in one part of town but you locate yourself far away from them, they may have difficulty reaching out or getting help when needed.

The most important thing about finding an office space is affordability: there are many options available at different price points depending on what level of service quality and amenities are required by each individual business owner (or couple). Ideally, any available space would also be clean, secure (with cameras), well-lit (natural light), etc., but these qualities can vary widely depending on what type of building one chooses

Hire employees, if necessary.

Once you’ve determined that the time is right to launch your reseller hosting company and have a good idea of what services it will offer, it’s time to think about hiring employees. If you’re thinking about starting an in-house team, here are some roles that might be helpful:

  • Sales team – This group is responsible for selling products or services within the organization. They work closely with customers and prospects on both sides of the table; they may also have experience working directly with vendors to negotiate pricing agreements (for example, if one of your clients wants special pricing). The sales team should consist of at least two people who can work together as partners or even split up into separate territories if necessary.
  • Customer service – Responsible for answering questions from customers via phone calls or emails (and potentially social media channels), this group ensures happy customers stay happy by resolving any problems they encounter while using their accounts hosted by your company’s servers. You’ll want someone with strong communication skills who enjoys helping people solve problems–plus some technical knowledge so she can understand complex issues when needed.* Technical support – Technical support specialists are on hand 24/7 in case something goes wrong with any aspect of running web sites hosted on our servers.* Marketing – This role involves promoting products/services offered through reseller hosting plans as well as maintaining strong relationships with existing partners/clients through ongoing conversations about marketing strategies going forward.”

Starting a reseller hosting company can be exciting and profitable, but it will take some hard work and planning before you begin!

Starting a reseller hosting company can be exciting and profitable, but it will take some hard work and planning before you begin! To get started, you’ll need to consider what type of business you want your reseller hosting company to be. Do you want to focus on selling only domain names or do you also want the ability to sell web hosting?

If so, then it’s important that you choose a good hosting provider who offers both services under one roof. This way they won’t need two different vendors (you and another company) if they want both services from one provider.

You may also want to think about how much money is available for marketing purposes such as advertising campaigns through social media platforms like Facebook Ads or Google Adwords campaigns which can help generate more leads into sales conversions over time by targeting specific audiences based off keywords searched within their industry related topics like “domain registration” or “web hosting plans”.


If you’re ready to start a reseller hosting company, the first thing you need to do is figure out who your target audience is and what kind of service you want to provide. Once you have those answers, it will be much easier for you to decide on the best way forward when it comes time for choosing your brand name, logo design and website layout. Don’t forget about employee recruitment either!


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