WebhostingPad VS eBoundHost
What is the most important web hosting feature for websites? Is it the unlimited features? The customer service? The price? It’s hard to determine a single most important feature, but you can bet small business owners take a close look at all of these.
Both WebhostingPad and eBoundHost takes the stance that they offer outstanding customer service and a single plan with all the features a small business needs to succeed on the web. But which one would you choose? We take a look at both web hosts and compare their features, customer service, and other extras, and make a recommendation for you below. Read on.
WebhostingPad offers one of the cheapest plans on the market at just $1.99. That is, if you pay at least 4 years in advance. However, even their 12-month plan is only $3.95 per month.
EBoundHost offers their shared server plan at $3.95 for 3 years, or $4.95 for 2 years, and only $6.95 for a 12-month plan. EBoundHost also offers VPS packages starting at $25.99/mo, and dedicated server hosting packages at $150/mo.
Products and Services
Along with an outstanding hosting plan, both companies offer great extra products and services as well. WebhostingPad offers a free web site building tool for all clients, as well as generous amounts of free marketing credits to use with search engines and social media.
Both hosts offer an uptime guarantee of 99.9%, and a money back guarantee. WebhostingPad is a 30-day, while eBoundHost is a very generous 90-day money back guarantee. As well, both hosts offer the best control panel on the market with cPanel software.
Web Hosting Features
Both hosts offer an “unlimited” or “unmetered” amount of the following (depending on their point of view): hosted domains, bandwidth, hard drive storage, and email accounts. Both provide support for popular scripting and third-party software. EBoundHost offers 200 MySQL databases while WebhostingPad gives unlimited databases for their clients.
For extra support, both offer multi-media support for audio, video, and animation, and both provide eCommerce support with OS Commerce shopping cart.
Around-the-clock customer service is important for most webmasters. Your website never sleeps, so when there’s trouble, you need your host available to help. Both companies offer “24 hour support”. WebhostingPad gives full disclosure that their phones email, and chat are available around the clock, while eBoundHost purportedly has a 24 hour phone line.
As far as a self help center, WebhostingPad delivers a very easy to navigate knowledgebase with articles and tutorials. EBoundHost also provides a help center, but is much more limited compared to WebhostingPad, and provides a few FAQ’s for popular topics.
A web hosting company is only as good as the people who support it. Both of these hosts have a great foundation with their equipment and excellent plans. But in the details, WebhostingPad comes forth delivering much more for their clients with the extras and support they provide. Our recommendation goes to WebhostingPad.