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GreenGeeks Hosting Review

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If there was one company that could be prominently remembered for its going green philosophies environment friendly servers, then that would be GreenGeeks.  Established in 2006, GreenGeeks witnessed tremendous growth in their user database earning customers’ trust and BBB’s accreditation. Not only the company uses wind energy for powering up its servers, but its entire office too. Read the full review below.

Editor’s Review

Website:www.greengeeks.com

Year Founded: 2004

Services: Linux/Unix hosting, Windows/Mac Hosting, Dedicated hosting, shared hosting, reseller hosting, domain name registration

Prices: $4.95 per month. The price has been slashed by $2.00 from $6.95 to $4.95. The package includes everything virtually unlimited including hosting space, bandwidth, @yourdomain.com email accounts, and much more. Reseller plans start at $19.95 and reach till $99.95 offering various incentives and options to resellers.

Web hosting packages and Control Panel: The website hosting packages are rich and loaded with various features. In a price of $4.95, the customer gets unlimited bandwidth, unlimited disk space, unlimited MySQL databases, unlimited email accounts IMAP/POP3/Web based, hosting of unlimited domains on 1 account, and free domain for life. Unlike some other companies that charge a separate domain price, GreenGeeks makes sure that one domain is free for life. There are 3 types of hosting service, including Green web hosting, Reseller hosting, and VPS hosting. The Reseller hosting consists of Seed, Sprout, Plant, Tree and Forest reseller plans as per the needs of the reseller.

Control Panel: World’s famous Linux based cPanel alongside WHM for green hosting and reseller hosting plans.

Features: GreenGeeks is offering a number of incentives, affiliate programs, bonuses and advertising credits to all new users that join in. With just one click, you get to install most of the blogging platforms alongside the support of various programming languages:

  • WordPress
  • Joomla!
  • PHPNuke
  • Galleries2
  • Magento
  • Drupal
  • CSS

GreenGeeks provides support of Perl, CGI, PHP, PHPNuke, HTML5, Java Script, Jave, .ASP and several other languages for maximum site compatibility. As with several other hosting companies, you always get the option to build your website from the built-in drag and drop website builder, featuring several themes.

You get unlimited FTP accounts to upload your data. In case you are not satisfied with their services, you can ask for a refund and the company refunds your money with a 30 day money back guarantee. However, many customers reported to have a problem with getting their refunds back. Instead of getting the funds on credit/debit card or bank account, the funds were sent to the user account on website, which would only be used to purchase more services.

Speed: GreenGeeks has fantastic load time. We analyzed a website hosted on GreenGeek’s shared servers for it’s speed & we got the following awesome stats:

According to the above stats, the Average Speed per KB is 0.002 seconds which is absolutely fantastic. If your website is 1MB then it would load completely in 2.7 seconds.

 

Customer Support: GreenGeeks Hosting has excellent customer support. Unlike most of the companies they have a toll free phone number for customer support. Their response time was quite quick both on telephone and online chat. The customer representative are helpful and quite knowledgeable.

Pros:

  • Good customer support
  • 99.99% uptime guarantee
  • Affordable hosting
  • 300% wind powered renewable energy
  • Unlimited disk space, bandwidth, MySQL databases, and email accounts
  • Unlimited FTP accounts
  • Free drag and drop site builder with several themes
  • Powerful cPanel to monitor website
  • Advertising credits for Google, and Facebook

Cons:

  • Money refunding policy not viable with many customers
  • Issues with hosting

Conclusion – Should you buy it?

Which Hosting would highly recommend GreenGeeks to individuals and small businesses. Their servers are quick and reliable and their customer support is excellent.

Office:

GreenGeeks.com, 1158 26th St. #446 Santa Monica, CA. 90403, United States

 

Data Centers:

Chicago, IL

 

Phoenix, AZ

 

Contact:

Telephones:

Sales: +1-877-ECO-SITE (326-7483)

Local Phone: 1-310-496-8946

 

Emails:

Sales: sales@GreenGeeks.com

Support: support@GreenGeeks.com

Billing: billing@GreenGeeks.com

Abuse: abuse@GreenGeeks.com

One Comment

  1. I host my blog there for one year and no problems counted so far.

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