What is Bluehost?
Founded in 2003 in the USA, it is one of the largest hosting providers in the world with more than two millions websites running worldwide.
Who is Bluehost for?
If you are just starting as an entrepreneur or a small business owner this one of the best options. The control panel is easy to use, and several features are only one click away. Also, the included drag and drop website builder is intuitive and very easy to use. You can also buy a domain name on their page.
Main Bluehost features:
The control panel (cPanel) is powerful and easy to use, you can access all features of your account from one place. (Others providers need multiple logins to handle an account)
1-Shared: A good service to start with and the cheapest service. Learn more about shared hosting here
2-Shared WordPress: Same as above with full WordPress integration. Learn more about shared hosting here
3-Managed WordPress: An improved WordPress hosting.
4-VPS Hosting: An improved shared hosting.
5-Dedicated: Powerful hosting for high traffic rates.
Security and Performance:
An SSL certificate is included in every plan ( this allows a secure connection between their servers and your browser) There are plenty of additional options to choose from(domain privacy options and more)
Bluehost has an uptime guarantee of 99.98%. It also features an exceptionally high load speed.
Data centers are fully redundant and provided with uninterrupted power supply and generator systems.
Bluehost offers two site builders to start; WordPress and Weebly. WordPress has hundreds of add-ons and customization options, but the learning curve is not very quick, so if you have no knowledge and want to start from scratch Weebly should be your first option.
Weebly is a drag and drop builder with lots of templates, image editor, video support, HTML5, basic SEO and supports 6 pages. If you need more advanced options the Pro version adds more security and the option to customize templates.
They offer Professional Services and Blue Sky.
With Blue Sky, starting at $29.00/mo you can count on WordPress experts to help you choose the right tools to improve the design and optimization of the site.
Professional Services are related to marketing and design assistance, SEO services to fine-tune your site for better ranking, Pay per Click services to target the right traffic and migration services too.
If you consider uptime, loading times and security options, Bluehost is a very good choice, they also offer a 30-day Money back guarantee.