Pay only for what you use with NearlyFreeSpeech.NET Web Hosting

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That said, go all the way to the bottom of their site, and you’ll find a link to their host — NearlyFreeSpeech.NET Web Hosting. I mention this because Nearly Free Speech has an interesting hosting model. Instead of paying X per month for Y amount of bandwidth, you pay only for what you use. I’m diving into them some more, but I’m digging what I see so far.

Any customers of Nearly Free Speech out there? Please leave a comment with your experiences and opinions.

4 thoughts on “Pay only for what you use with NearlyFreeSpeech.NET Web Hosting”

  1. I use Nearly Free Speech and I am in LOVE with them. I was screwed over by my first two hosts, ipowerweb and dot5hosting (avoid them!), and I finally discovered NFS, and I don’t think I’m ever going to have to go host shopping again. Sure, my site is small, amateurly made, and personal, but I have had absolutely no problems with NFS. The only time they have ever had down time was when they moved all of their hardware to a new location, but they were really good about it. They informed us way ahead of time, and had a move update site on separate server the entire time. All problems created by the move were quickly addressed. The only thing I don’t like is that I cannot update if I am not at my own computer, because you can only update through ftp and similar clients–there is no control panel. It’s totally worth it, though, and they are saving me a lot of money. If you haven’t already switched to NFS since you posted this, you might want to think about it some more.

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  2. Stephanie, glad to see you’ve had such good experiences with them. I did open an account there recently so I can dabble with a few other ideas, and I’ve been really pleased so far too. Setup has been very easy, even for me, and I’m quite a noob when it comes to DNS and such.

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  3. The information they present is confusing,but it does seem good..
    Do you get a statement of how much bandwidth youve used and storage youve used…otherwise you take their word for it…and of course this would help in calculating future use etc..

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