It is important to do some research before choosing a right hosting solution, so that you can give your business a kick start and escaped from possibilities of financial debts.
A website is an important identity of yours and it is the responsibilities of the host make it visible at World Wide Web. Selecting the right solution for your business will provide greater impact on your business.
Knowledge makes the difference: There are lots of myth spreads about choosing a solution from Dedicated hosting provider or a Hosting Reseller. A Dedicated service provider for uninterrupted services and a reseller hosting who will be able to provide a better support. It is always better to choose a company who sells straight forward plans with dedicated support and have enough domain knowledge.
If your site is a database driven and require custom or readymade script installations, You should check if the components required by site are preinstalled on the server. You can make a checklist and ask your hosting provider if they will be complying with all the requirements. Some companies also provide hosting with preinstalled scripts/software's which you can install and start using in minutes without spending much time on developing and installing it. It is always advisable to check the complete features of the software's, which meets your present requirements as well as have the latest version installed. You may choose an advance hosting plan and check the required features.
If your site is a high traffic one and required concurrent up gradations and installations of the scripts, you should go for a dedicated hosting service. It is always advisable to have a managed dedicated server with all the latest components installed with it. This will give you freedom to upgrade your site or application at any point of time, done by you only.