Web Hosting Providers Rule The Web
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Article Title: Web Hosting Providers Rule The Web
Author: Andrew James
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It has been reported there are currently more than a staggering
50,000 web hosting providers all competing for the honour of
hosting your website.
Every day dozens of new web hosting compaines are launching and
struggling to get your attention and your web hosting business.
Even though the web hosting industry is really quite young, it
is certainly one of the most competetive and cut-throat
industries on the web today. Yet the growth of this marketplace
is assured for the forseeable future.
Now each and every week it is estimated more than 50,000
websites are launched and need to be hosted somewhere online.
This figure continues to grow and grow.
In fact the current monthly count for the number of searches at
Yahoo for the term 'web hosting' is a whopping 2,149,851. That's
right, over 2 million!
Also just recently it was reported that the popularity of blogs
was seeing tens of thousands of new blogs launched each and
every day. While many of these are hosted freely, the more
serious bloggers each require an account with a reliable web
Of course every paid web hosting account usually requires at
least one domain name registration. Here are some amazing
domain name figures for you:
The registrar holding the largest number of domain names is
said to be WildWestDomains. They may be better known to you as
Godaddy. They currently hold over an estimated 5 million domain
The registrar holding the second largest number of domain names
is estimated to be Enom. The registrar holding the third largest
number of domain names is estimated to be Networksolutions.
Domain Name Registration Growth:
By far the most popular top level domain is the .com There are
currently over an estimated 40 million of these registered.
The .com top level domain currently holds over an estimated 70
percent of the domain name marketplace.
The .net top level domain currently holds just over an
estimated 10 percent of the domain name marketplace.
The good news for web hosting and domain name customers is that
incredible deals have become available as competition increases
among web hosting providers.
In fact the price of web hosting has plumeted to just under $10
per month for a quality service. Domain names that cost up to
$35 just a fews years ago can now be bought for as little as
This is a winning situation for both the web hosting providers
and their customers. The quality of service continues to grow.
The new web hosting providers must impress their customers to
compete with more established organisations.
There has never been a better time to find a web hosting
provider and establish an internet presence of your own.
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