Host Monster Review
Host Monster is a reputable web hosting company who has been operating since 1996. Their web hosting packages are regarded as some of the best available, and provide a great product at an extremely affordable price. With unlimited bandwidth, unlimited disk space and an unlimited number of add-on domains, Host Monster packages boast some great features. On top of this you get $50 of Google and Yahoo credit, top-notch customer service, and instant account setup — meaning your site is ready to use as soon as you have signed up.
Host Monster is arguably the best in the industry when it comes to pricing plan. All packages come with extremely large amounts of bandwidth and disk space, meaning users have plenty of room for future expansion. Plans also come with a free domain name, free setup, and unlimited sub domains, e-mail accounts, e-mail forwarding and much more. You even get $50 Yahoo credit and $50 Google credit thrown in. A recent addition to Host Monster packages is a selection of bonus features, including message forums, web blogs and Wordpress. All of these benefits stack up to make Host Monster the top scorer when it comes to value for money.
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I have been hosting my blog with Host Monster for just under 4 years now. My renewal was coming up and I decided to look around and see if I could find another host and honestly after doing a lot of research I'm now confident that not only do I have a good hosting company but also the best shared web hosting for the price.
- Date: March 09th, 2013
- By: Jacob Silverstein
- Location: Coral Gables, Florida
iPage (ipage.com) and HostMonster (hostmonster.com) are both GREAT. I prefer HostMonster, as I find their page load times faetsr. Both have GREAT live chat support, but iPage wins in this category. Both give you a free domain for the first year. Both use the same CPanel. Hostmonster's ftp access is easier. Hostmonster has better incentives and free tools (simple scripts, free attracts SEO, etc)All in all, choose HostMonster.
- Date: February 11th, 2013
- By: Anatoliy
- Location: California
Not being much of a computer guru myself, let alone being new to the whole concept of running a business online, not being able to understand the customer service representatives was my worst nightmare. Getting the simpliest of things explained was a struggle. I felt like I was drowning. It should never be this difficult to get my questions answered by anyone.
Host Monster really has some work to do with their CS support staff because right now, support is not the word I would use to describe their work ethic.
- Date: December 29th, 2012
- By: Donald
- Location: Washington DC
Everything setup easily. I purchased a web hosting plan after taLking to a representative for a little bit to make sure I'm getting the right plan for me, then the tech support helped me setup my account and transfer over my files. Everything thing was done step by step and without any problems. I couldn't be more grateful and relieved.
- Date: November 27th, 2012
- By: Justin
- Location: California
I get frequent downtime and a lot of lost emails. This has happen to me at least 3 times already in the last 5 months. I don't know if they think this normal but I am not happy about it. Lossing data for more than an hour is terrible but loosing it for more than 24 hours is costly. The support staff was unhelpful and rather rude. I'm still waiting to hear from someone about the frequent downtime. There's no excuse.
- Date: October 24th, 2012
- By: Claire
- Location: Baltimore, Maryland