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View Poll Results: Who would you recommend as a webhost based on your experiences and reviews?

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  1. #1
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    After a week of researching and carefully reviewing several webhosts, I have decided to make a choice to choose one of the following as a webhost for a beginning small-business site. I have already registered the domain, and I need to choose one of the following. Both have it's strong points, but notably these stand out the most (both have been hosting 60,000+ sites):

    lunarpages.com
    -mzima network (?)
    -decent bandwidth and storage
    -lots of positive reviews and feedback
    -amazing customer support
    -favored by many (reliable?)

    dreamhost.com
    -L3 network (?)
    -more bandwidth and storage
    -extra free features (many) including domains and such
    -long history, company's been around since 1997
    -$10 for the whole first year promo deal (maybe too good to be reliable?)

    To be honest, the choice to choose between these two have been a hard one as it's been constantly in my mind. I am attracted to LP's positive database, but at the same time, my friend uses DH and is very satisfied about it. But, I need a final decision by the people who either have had both or one of these webhosts... I just need some more reviews and further analysis. I am really looking to compare these two indepthly in terms of: server performance, reliability, overall the best? (very important), what stands these two webhosts out the most -- so that I can choose my choice wisely. I am planning to create my first website for a small business company, and I want to keep the website for as long as possible as long as the webhost is stable -- I guess, this is where the reliability factor comes into play, but I also want a webhost that is overall well-rounded and recommended highly. I don't know anything about the underlying structures of LP or DH, so I must ask the people here for their experiences and knowledge on either of these hosts...What do you guys think?

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    I know this is an older topic, but I think if you've already narrowed it down to 2 choices (both being great hosts), then it just comes down to just *picking* one.

    You can't go wrong with either of them, so just pick one and get started.

    Getting a host and switching hosts is almost nothing these days. It only takes a few minutes to transfer files over if you end up not liking one or the other.

    You've narrowed it down to 2 good hosts that aren't going anywhere. Both are reliable, it would be counter productive to over-analyze it at this point. Just jump in and get your site going

    If you were trying to choose between lunarpages and some small reseller host or between dreamhost and a budget webhost, it would be easier to give advice on "the best".

    Between the 2 choices you have, you should be happy with either choice years from now.

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    Dreamhost hands down. I have heard nothing but excellent things about them. Never heard of Lunar pages before.
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    captainmedia this isn't the place to offer your services!

    I would strongly recommend lunarpages.com, they offer fantastic services and I have a few friends with them! On the other hand dreamhost have, as you say been around for years. Both are solid and you won't be let down!
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