FAQ: Solutions For Small Business

Please read through our frequently asked questions (FAQ) to learn more about the solutions Homestead Digital Media Services provides for small businesses. If you have further questions or are ready to schedule your free consultation please contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Free website builders are great if you want to share pictures of your cat with grandma. When you operate a small business, controlling your brand is a must. When you host with and use these free website builders like Rhymes with Six, for your business, you lose control of your brand message from the very start.

Free Website Builders

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Further, most of these free website builders are ad supported. This means that other companies ads will be shown on your website. You will have no control over this. Great for your competitor. Not so much for you.

These companies will offer to upgrade you to your own domain name and remove the ads. They will also sell you hosting on their server for an inflated price. If you want to save money and build your own website, at least purchase your hosting from a reputable company and use the sitebuilder software included in your control panel. You’ll do just as well and save money. If you choose a host that offers one click WordPress installation, even better.

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Homestead Digital Media Services will be happy to provide you with a free consultation. We will listen to your needs and then offer you affordable solutions for your small business. To schedule your free consultation or learn more, please contact us.

Free Website Builders

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The web hosting business is dirty business. The world burns a lot of coal to power the internet. That’s why we are proud to offer eco-friendly hosting. That’s why when we started Homestead Digital Media Services in 2014 we decided to become a reseller for GreenGeeks, the world’s leading eco friendly web hosting provider. Their fantastic service, selection, and support are reasons we chose GreenGeeks. There are other companies that also offer great service and support, but none of them are as committed to using clean energy to power the web as GreenGeeks is. This factor put our decision over the top.

Eco-Friendly Web Hosting

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Eco-Friendly Hosting

GreenGeeks purchases wind credits for 300% more energy than they use to power their servers. The wind energy they purchase is returned to the grid. This means that any site hosted by Homestead Digital Media Services or GreenGeeks is powered by 300% clean renewable energy.

Eco-Friendly Hosting

In the two years we have been using GreenGeeks services, we have been very pleased by their service and support. In 2016 we joined the GreenGeeks affiliate program and and are proud to recommend them to our small business clients.

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When you are shopping around for a web host, you will find that hosting costs can vary greatly. HDMS offers hosting options that are affordable to keep your costs down.

Hosting Costs

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Options for Saving on Hosting Costs

Option 1: When you choose Homestead Digital Media Services to design and build your website, the hosting costs for one year are included in our proposal.

Option 2: If you just need hosting and plan to build your website yourself, we offer hosting packages for $5.00/month* Each hosting package you purchase includes a free domain name for as long as you host your site with us. We also include ID Protect to protect your registration information from spammers. This saves you $33.95/year**

Option 3: Purchase your shared web hosting from GreenGeeks starting at just $3.96 per month. With this option you can design and build your site, or we will be happy to do it for you. For more information on this option click here.

Lower Hosting Costs for Small Business

For further information about setting up hosting for your website, please contact us for more information.

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*Hosting Package with Domain Name and ID Protect included is billed annually at $60. Price does not include tax. Some domain extensions may not available at this price level.
**Savings of $33.95/year based on our standard price of these items if purchased separately.

 

 

We offer two website hosting options for our clients. Either way you go, your website will be powered entirely by wind energy and thus better for the environment.These options are affordable and fully customizable.  Both are shared hosting, meaning, that you have the space you need and without paying a small fortune to host your site.

Hosting Options

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Hosting Options

Option 1: Homestead Digital Media Services is a reseller for GreenGeek.com. We purchase shared server space in bulk and then resell it to our clients. HDMS handles all support and billing with this option to provide you a quality solution at an affordable price. Since our focus primarily on design and marketing solutions for our clients, we offer hosting service with our other services as a convenience to our clients. For more information about hosting your website with Homestead Digital Media Services please contact us.

Hosting options from GreenGeeks

Option 2: Homestead Digital Media Services is also part of the GreenGeeks affiliate program. We are helping to spread the word about eco-friendly web hosting. Choosing this option, you purchase your server space directly from GreenGeeks. They handle all of the support and billing for your hosting directly. GreenGeeks does not offer design services. Please note that Homestead Digital Media Services receives a commision when you purchase web hosting from GreenGeeks through a link on our site. For more information, visit GreenGeeks

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