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September 16. 2008
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From Mike:
U guys r great, your staff is very prompt with getting back to me about questions I have (sorry, I’m clueless when it comes to computers) Will thanks for keeping my site up and running all day and night, only time it's down is for maintenance. I’m very happy with



Is there a trial period or money-back guarantee?
BeTheHost offers a full 30-day money back guarantee. No questions asked. If you are not happy for any reason, cancel your BeTheHost service within 30 days of signup and your full setup fee and monthly costs will be refunded. The only exception to a refund is if you violate BeTheHost Terms of Service (TOS) or Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). Violations of the TOS or AUP usually are due to spamming, hacking, and/or illegal content. Please note that the 30-day money back guarantee applies to the BeTheHost services only.
How am I billed?
BeTheHost invoices you via email. You can request a statement via email as well, at any time. A secure web interface is provided for online viewing of your account invoices/statements. BeTheHost accepts Visa™, MasterCard™, American Express™, Discover™, and PayPal™.
What if the hardware fails?
BeTheHost stocks replacement parts for all servers. BeTheHost is always building new servers for our shared hosting clients, as well as our dedicated server clients, so a full inventory of parts is maintained. Hardware failures are uncommon, but they do happen, and are a part of the hosting business. BeTheHost repairs all failed hardware promptly, to minimize any downtime caused by such.
Are there any hidden costs?
No. All costs are stated plainly on our website. We do not hide fees in fine print, or in our terms of service pages. The only costs that are commonly found to occur beyond your expected flat monthly rates per service are those due to increased package features or bandwidth usage. Pricing for such is plainly stated on our website. BeTheHost very often will allow you to upgrade your packages to the next size up, should you see an increase in features required or bandwidth usage for the current month, and not want to pay for such additional usage. Disk space usage and availability, as well as estimated bandwidth usage, is available to you in the majority of the control panel versions included with our services.
Do you have any Cpanel/WHM demos?
Yes, if you goto our site BeTheHost and click on the demos link you can view flash demos about many of the features that are included in your Cpanel area.
What happens if I decide to leave BeTheHost?
You are free to leave at any time. Generally, BeTheHost services are provided on a month-to-month basis, without any required term contract. Some special offers, or custom quoted solutions, may have required contract terms and/or signed contract requirements. All advance payments will be refunded should you decide to leave.
May I have some examples of some sites hosted by you?
BeTheHost makes a sample client page available to the public on it's website. You can view it by clicking on Clients link
Can you help us switch host?
If you need help moving your stuff from your old host we are here to help. After you order, submit a ticket to our support department with your old hosting account information, they will need your user name & password. If it's a reseller account please make sure to include the reseller password and information. There is no charge for us moving your stuff.
What type of support do you offer? Average Response Time?
BeTheHost offers support to our clientele 24/7/365 web based ticket system, phone, & AOL Instant Messenger. We strive for response times of no more than a few hours for general support issues. Response times of just a few minutes are quite common during normal business hours, or for reboots/emergencies. BeTheHost has recently implemented a web based support ticket system, which integrates all incoming support email into it. The ticket system tracks support inquires by "time waiting” for response from the support dept. The BeTheHost administration carefully monitors that the BeTheHost support staff maintains a fast response time, with courteous and helpful service.
Can I have adult content on my services?
BeTheHost does not host adult sites. If you have a question about something, please email us first.
How long have you been in business?
BeTheHost is a full service web host provider and was founded by Robert Merrihue (Chief Executive Officer) in 2000. Since then, thousands of people have chosen us for web hosting, design services, and ecommerce solutions. We have also helped many resellers grow their business from single domain accounts into real companies over those years.
Do you own or lease servers?
BeTheHost owns and operates it servers unlike 99% of the other host who purchase cheap low cost servers that have been used for many years and call it state. You can view our servers by clicking here
Are Servers Overloaded & Slow?
Just because our prices are low does not mean you get cheap service. We monitor every server and keep all servers super fast by limiting how many users get put on each server. Many other host place hundreds of accounts on a single servers, we limit ours to 50-100 accounts max this assures our users the fastest servers for the buck. .

How is my service monitored?
BeTheHost maintains internal and external monitoring systems. The servers are checked every 5 minutes via network monitoring software. BeTheHost monitors uptime as well as individual features and services running on each server. BeTheHost staff is notified via alarms, email, screen popups, and paging, if a problem occurs.

Why should I choose BeTheHost?
Simple. BeTheHost is one of the most trusted web hosting companies in the industry, being founded over a 4 years ago. With most hosting companies being started in the past 6-12 months, BeTheHost has an edge over the competition; Specializing in web hosting since 2000. BeTheHost maintains one of the most feature rich hosting packages on the market, so advanced that many hosting companies cannot compete. BeTheHost offers a true 30-day full money back guarantee for new clients that sign you really cannot loose by selecting BeTheHost

Another great thing about BeTheHost is it truly privately owned and a subsidiary of All-Safe Alarms a worldwide known security company we are 100% free of debt, and operating on an extremely low overhead allows us to pass these saving on to our clients. Our rates are 100% lower then the industry standards, given you even better savings without sacrificing technical support, connectivity or top of the line hardware.

How do I get started
Simple! Just select a package and fill out our Secure Order Forms! You will receive details shortly afterwards about how to proceed with your new BeTheHost service!