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How To Become A Successful Solo Low End Hosting Provider! — How One Guy Is Succeeding In 2022!

Tags: , Date/Time: April 17, 2022 @ 5:05 pm, by Not_Oles

Back in December 2019 I spotted on Low End Talk a great offer for bare metal servers from OVH’s SoYouStart brand. As I looked at the ad, I wondered: Could one guy, working solo, become a successful hosting provider? Could that one guy enjoy a ton of computer learning and also actually earn 💰 profit […]

Guest Tutorial: Marketing 101 for Providers

Tags: , , Date/Time: August 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

Recently, LowEndTalk’s @SirFoxy posted a tutorial entitled Marketing 101. As he observed, “generally speaking, hosts have zero clue on how to sell.” While this not true of all hosts (as his article illustrates), it is definitely true that many hosts are more comfortable configuring servers than they are handling the commercial side of their businesses.  […]

Provider 911: Why Aren’t You Selling on eBay?

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: August 5, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Do you sell VPS services on eBay? What? Yes, it’s true that on one of the world’s biggest marketplaces, you can buy VPS services along with Beanie Babies, sports cards, and DDR2 RAM. If you search eBay for “VPS” or “Linux VPS” you’ll find pagefulls of listings. Interestingly, there aren’t as many as you’d think, […]

Provider 911: Tricks of the LowEnd Marketing Masters

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: August 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

It’s no secret that some hosts have found ways to make their offers stand out on LowEndTalk and other hosting forums.  If you look at LowEndTalk’s offers category, you’ll see a myriad of offers and the question for the aspiring provider is “how do I stand out from the pack”? First, the basics of any […]

Guest Post: How to Succeed and Expand as a Business in 2021 by Dustin Cisneros, CEO of RackNerd

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: January 15, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Continuing our Opinion-Editorial and Guest Article Series, today we are talking about how to succeed and expand in the new year as a business. Seeing that a good part of the LEB community are business owners or entrepreneurs themselves, we hope that you’ll be able to take home some valuable insights from this article. Looking […]

Provider 911: Responding When Something Bad Has Happened

Tags: , , , Date/Time: October 26, 2020 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

In 1982, seven people in the Chicago area died after they bought and consumed Extra Strength Tylenol capsules. An investigation determined that the capsules had been laced with cyanide by parties unknown. Johnson & Johnson, the makers of Tylenol, responded by immediately removing all Tylenol products (even those not involved) from shelves across America, at […]

Provider 911: Black Friday on LowEndBox/LowEndTalk

Tags: , , Date/Time: October 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

Black Friday will soon be upon us and the staff at LowEndBox/LowEndTalk would like to take a moment to give providers some tips to maximize your success during this traditional event. Be compelling. Our readers expect to see door-busting deals during BF and will be disappointed if you’re just posting the same pricing and promos […]

Provider 911: How Do I Stand Out in the Market?

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 4, 2020 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

One of the most important questions a provider can ask himself is: why should someone buy from me instead of from a competitor? In marketing, this is called differentiation. In the early days of hosting, the market was rapidly expanding and anyone could show up, offer services, and attract customers. Today this is no longer […]