View Poll Results: More than one host poll?

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  • Yes, I have more than one host for that reason exactly.

    6 28.57%
  • No, I have all my sites on one account, nothing to worry about.

    6 28.57%
  • Yes, but for another reason (specify?).

    9 42.86%
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  1. #1
    ABW Ambassador affiliatemakeover's Avatar
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    January 18th, 2005
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    Do you have more than one host for your sites?

    (Example: you have 50 websites, do you have 25 of them at a different host, with an obviously different IP to avoid penalty chances?)

    Jim Kukral
    Direct of Emarketing/Brand Manager
    KowaBunga! Technologies

  2. #2
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    I use more than one host, mainly to ensure that if one server goes down, all my sites don't go along with it. Also, because I host UK targeted stuff in the UK so that Google can recognise a .com as a UK site by IP.

    Search Engine Positioning - 1 Design 4 Life

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    January 18th, 2005
    I was previously on about six different multi website hosting accounts. Recently I built my own server and was given a deal with my employer to run it on their system for almost no cost. I have all the benies of UPS, 24hr monitoring, daily back-ups both through Cron and to my own workstation. So I decided to host all of my sites there to save some money and learn more about servers. So far I've noticed no changes with the search engines to speak of for the last seven months.

    As many people know IP#'s are running short these days. I'm sure search engines know they have to respect the problem or there's going to be trouble in the near future as people aren't able to get an ip.

  4. #4
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    I have a few cabinets of servers in various places, and a few other servers here and there.

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    One of my hosting accounts has Unix shell access which makes it more expensive, the others are a bulk reseller account except one I host with TH Media to bring it out of the subnet.

    All your commission are belong to us.
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  6. #6
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    January 17th, 2005
    I have two servers at one host. My servers needed a direct connection to eachother, that's why

  7. #7
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    All of mine have shell access..oh wait...

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