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Network Solutions' the basic shared Web hosting plan, Essential Hosting, is designed for small businesses that just want a basic online presence. It offers 300 GB of storage, 1,000 email mailboxes, and unlimited monthly data transfers.
The basic Web hosting plan comes with a website builder with built-in collection of templates, FTP access to upload files and images, a catalog of stock images, file-sharing capabilities, and an extensive library of open source tools such as PHP, Joomla, and Drupal. If you sign up for a year commitment, the domain registration is waived.
Network Solutions includes email in the hosting package, and the basic plan comes with a generous 1,000 mailboxes with 1 GB storage capacity each. Email accounts can be configured to use POP (so that you can use Outlook or Thunderbird) or read via a Webmail interface.
Network Solutions provides email marketing as an add-on. We received a one-month free trial. The add-on provides over 400 ready-made email templates to use in newsletters and email blasts, and real-time tracking and reporting on who clicked on the links and opened messages.
The Basic Web Hosting Plan Features
* FREE Domain Name
* Website Building Tool
The Professional Hosting package offers 500 GB of data storage and 2,500 email mailboxes. The Premium Hosting package is designed for businesses interested in managing multiple high-traffic sites, and it offers unlimited storage and email mailboxes.
Network Solutions also offers a basic Web hosting and marketing package which submits the site to local search engine results and to Google, Bing, and Yahoo. If you don't get this marketing package, you can purchase the add-on to your basic account. The Hosting, Marketing, and Store package adds the ability to sell products on the site, create offers and promotions, and accept payment cards online. You can also purchase the e-commerce add-on separately.
The E-commerce package comes with a control panel to manage the catalog, customers, orders, and shipping options. You can also create a merchant account with Bank Card Services Worldwide in order to be able to accept payment cards, or use PayPal, Google Checkout, or other options.
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