Hosting Plans Kill Performance
Using 100% of a plan's resources can result in data corruption and crashes. The best you can hope for is slow performance. We hate seeing ecommerce businesses run a great promotion, and then suffer from the limitations of their web host. It's impossible to predict a surge in visitors from a social media post, and a plan that is too small will grind your business to a halt.
Hosting Plans Waste Money
There are so many important things to spend your money on, so don't waste it on a hosting plan. For ecommerce businesses, you're forced to overspend on your hosting in order to handle increases in traffic. We constantly see businesses using less than 10% of their hosting plan. Your web host is selling you something they know you won't use, so they can pocket the money.
Hosting Companies Use Storage To Upsell
The nastiest trick every web host uses is to tie your storage to the other resources on the server. The longer you run your online business, the more disk space it will use. Even if you are not growing in sales every year, your hosting costs will creep higher and higher alongside your disk usage. By bundling everything in a plan, you'll be forced to buy CPU and Memory that you don't want.
At Slicie, you always have as much storage as you need, and you only pay for what you use. We bill each resource separately.
Slow Upgrades With Long Downtime
Upgrading your hosting plan often involves moving your cloud server to different hardware. Even the most popular hosting companies can take hours to do this. We know how painful it is to run a successful promotion, just to have everything grind to a halt. Choosing between a slow site or hours of downtime is a terrible situation to put your business in; let us help your business avoid that costly choice.
Slow, Infrequent Backups That Cost You Extra
Most companies charge a premium of 20% of your plan's price, regardless of how big your backups are. Most companies restrict you to just 2-4 backups, and in some cases, they might be as old as a week. This is horrible for an online business. We have seen countless businesses run into a problem that went unnoticed for weeks, and then they're forced to revert everything. Even if you're fortunate enough to notice the issue quickly, are you willing to undo all of your sales and changes? Are you willing to take your business down for hours to do it?
At Slicie, we make backups easy. You can keep as many backups as you want, as frequently as every 30 minutes or on-demand. You have access to your backups in your browser, on your phone, or live on your server without any downtime.