Do you need support around the clock? If you are not tech-savvy, you will need help around the clock, and sometimes you may still not configure your site the way you need to. If you feel you should delegate management of your website, pick a managed web hosting service.
There are different server types to choose from. Shared servers are the cheapest where websites share resources from a single box. However, hared hosting has limited resources. VPS, virtual private server, is another option where your site runs on a virtual server or a simulated computer. VPS is better in performance than shared web hosting Australia.
You can also pick a dedicated server where you get a physical box rented just to you. Lastly, there are cloud servers where your website is hosted on the cloud. These servers run on giant cloud servers such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Cloud servers make it easy for you to scale.
When picking a web hosting service, you need to ensure that you are safe. While you can get an SSL certificate, you still need to check the security measures that your web hosting has put in place. SSL certificates Australia protect sensitive data from your site but if your web host is prone to hacking, your data is still not safe.
Lastly, you need to own your domain and be wary of offers that do not look real. Due to the surging competition between web hosts, there are lots of offers out there. Some will promise SSL certificates they can\'t offer; ensure you only pick the offer that looks credible.