What is a Reseller and Who can be a reseller?
A reseller web host is a seller of web host accounts. Being a reseller you are able to establish your own brand name and control the features, pricing and content of the packages that you offer. It means you also have full control of the marketing and sales strategy.
Web developers, VARs, system integrators and others who provide Internet business solutions to their customers can become a Reseller web host.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a reseller account?
You can have more flexibility with your web hosting accounts.
You can save money.
You can earn more revenue at little cost to yourself.
You can focus on customer support and leave technical support to your web host.
Your web host, not you, absorbs server maintenance costs.
Your service is only as good as your upstream provider. If the server is frequently down, for example, you may lose clients.
If you ever have to change web hosts, the move will be an inconvenience for your clients as well as for yourself.