User Posts: Johnny Lee
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  1. Reply
    Johnny Lee November 22, 2017 at 4:42 pm

    yeah, it’s too bad, right? I had zero problems with both my eHost test accounts and found their customer support pretty good compared to most budget hosts.

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    Johnny Lee January 14, 2017 at 7:03 am

    Hey Justin! Yes – choose the cPanel hosting account and that supports php/mysql and more. Thanks for the question.

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    Johnny Lee November 15, 2016 at 5:38 am

    1. 36 month plan is charged as whole amount, not 36 monthly payments. That’s how you’re able to get the big discount.
    2. Yes, you can use it to host a website you created locally. Not just wordpress.
    3. You can cancel after 45 days, and yes you wouldn’t pay any more.
    5. Unlimited is never truly unlimited on hosting.. But only like 1% of users get too big in disk and bandwidth usage. What’s your site going to be? If it’s not hosting big file downloads you don’t need to worry about it.

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    Johnny Lee November 15, 2016 at 5:35 am

    Thanks for the update Steve. Since I don’t have time to update on every single little policy change of every host I review, user-contributed updates do help. I will update it to reflect the info you provided. Since I wrote this I have really been trying to push people to use cPanel Hosting instead of website builder, anyway. Some people still message me on here with questions because they had already signed up for it, though… Really wish it was easy to switch.

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    Johnny Lee November 15, 2016 at 5:33 am

    Rose, message us through the little messenger on the bottom right so we can look at it for you. Wishing you the best!

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    Johnny Lee November 15, 2016 at 5:31 am

    Wow, I really appreciate your constructive feedback here. It takes a ton of effort to make such videos, so while I wish I could just churn out one now to satisfy the issues you brought up, I’ll have to be patient about it. But yeah, thank you… I agree with you – when you’ve been doing this a long time, it’s often hard to put oneself in the place of being newbie or intermediate again. Were there any specific moments in the video where you felt like “wait, what?” and then felt like you fell behind? (how frustrating!) Let me know. I hope you get the email notification for this reply.

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    Johnny Lee November 15, 2016 at 5:27 am

    Hi Leonie, sorry, I somehow only just saw your comment! Message us if you still need help. But yeah, you’re right on with your plan. It’s very flexible, scalable, and you can set up everything you need for an online shop without spending anything extra. For email on your domain, I’m not really sure. I still use the Google Apps gmail since it’s $5/mo, but if you will use many email addresses, whew that will add up.

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    Johnny Lee November 15, 2016 at 5:24 am

    I’m pretty sure there would only be a use for those on cPanel Hosting where you have control over the code. I don’t recommend site builders anyway

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    Johnny Lee November 15, 2016 at 5:21 am

    Yeah, that’s how you do it 🙂 Just grab your domain cheap on GoDaddy or NameCheap, and then set DNS settings to point to the DNS for your eHost account. If you need help with that, just message us.

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    Johnny Lee May 28, 2016 at 3:14 am

    Hi Tim, great question. Shopify is a host itself, so when you buy Shopify, you don’t need any other web hosting. If you go with eHost, you should use WordPress to make your website. Many successful online stores are built on WordPress. Shopify is easier to set up, but it’s so simplified that it’s restrictive and harder to customize.

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    Johnny Lee May 17, 2016 at 3:51 am

    Yes, you can do that. I actually keep most of my domains at no matter where I host my sites.

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    Caite, thanks for the question – did you use eHost’s website builder or their cPanel Hosting?

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 9:16 pm

    Thanks for posting your feedback, Scott. I have seen TMDHosting and they look like a good company. Review and interview hopefully coming after a month or so. eHost is definitely budget entry level hosting, so their support times are commensurate to that, it seems.

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    I would actually suggest going with a normal hosting service instead of a website builder, and then using WordPress. Many nice themes are available… both free and paid. Here’s a paid example from Themeforest, one of my favorite marketplaces:

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    Ben, thank you! I’m sorry for how late my reply is as I have been overwhelmed with launching a new store (my main business these days is my online stores on Shopify).

    No hosting company would be directly responsible for supporting the feature you ask about, as they just provide hosting. If you were looking at website builders, that would be a different story, as whatever builder you choose, you’re stuck with their features until they add more. They’re walled gardens as they’re called…

    So here’s what I’m getting at – Whichever hosting company you go with, you should choose cPanel Hosting (regular web hosting, not a website builder). Then you can use WordPress, and there are tons of free themes and plugins which support localization like you want. BTW how’s your experience at Aabaco? I’m receiving a ton of horrible reviews form Aabaco customers lately.

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:57 pm

    Hi Faaezah, thanks for the kind words and I’m sorry I couldn’t reply until now. I hope your website is at least started by now. Sounds like you need some complex solutions there. If you’re using WordPress (which is automatically set up on eHost cpanel hosting), you could possibly use a membership plugin like Wishlist Member to manage your trade membership levels. WooCommerce might have an add-on that could do what you want as well since your membership levels come with certain discounts. Can you do this yourself? Yes, but it will be a pain. But that’s the story of my life and I’ve only become better from it. So just believe in yourself. The obstacle is the way ^___^

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:54 pm

    I bet many people wonder this but are afraid to ask. So thanks for asking, Turner. It would be only… No and definitely not

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:53 pm

    Hi Tina, great question – definitely definitely I would choose cPanel hosting. If you already have enough revenue to cover the expenses though, I would look into Shopify as well. I <3 Shopify and have a couple stores as my main business. With that said, you can certainly have a great store on WordPress (eHost cpanel hosting), using Woocommerce.

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    Hi Michelle,

    Thanks for your great questions. I’m not really sure about cost exactly, since their prices are subject to change, and recently I saw they just removed their month to month payment option… so I have to remove that from my review.

    I personally love using Shopify for selling physical products online, and I have a couple online stores of my own as my main business. For someone just starting out, I think Shopify might seem expensive, but it just works so well out of the box. If you go the route of WordPress with Woocommerce, yeah, that’s free except for your hosting costs like eHost… But it takes more time and effort to get set up and have an online store that looks great. On the other hand, Shopify’s blog functionality sucks compared to WordPress… so there are pros and cons either way. So all I can say is I personally use Shopify for my online stores.

    If you choose eHost’s cPanel hosting, you’ll use WordPress to make your website. So you’ll be able to add whatever pages and blog posts you want with a lot of flexibility. You can also have an email like [email protected] because cPanel includes mail server functionality, and it’s not hard to set up.

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:47 pm

    Hi Elivia,

    You definitely do not need BlueHost’s $24/mo hosting… Sign up for just their most basic hosting.
    I’m not really sure what you mean about an extra fee.
    But call to action buttons would be easily made using a free WordPress plugin like “Shortcodes Ultimate” or the WordPress theme you already chose may have them already integrated for easy use.
    A hosting company like BlueHost may not be very helpful on the phone, as it’s not their job to be your web designer and consultant. I suggest you watch this video I found which shows you how to make a website step by step. She uses HostGator in the video, but it’s the same type of hosting whether you use BlueHost or HostGator, so the steps you follow are the same:

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:30 pm


    Thanks for your patience here- I try to reply to questions as fast as I can. I always recommend their cPanel hosting rather than a website builder. cPanel hosting sounds difficult but really, all you do is use the automatic WordPress installer, and make a great site with WordPress, which has tons of great themes and plugins available, both free and paid. You can use WooCommerce for your shopping cart on that.

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    Hi Jonathan, thanks for contributing great questions here. Though I cannot answer this specific question myself, we are working on a “how to make a website with Sitey” video tutorial which would cover all the basics of setting up a site. Maybe 2 months later we will have that done since it’s just me and a couple other bloggers working on WHPG.

    Are you trying to make a job marketplace?

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:25 pm

    Yeah, it seems they are trying to do modern-style proactive customer onboarding/outreach, but they shoot themselves in the foot with automated replies like that.

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:24 pm

    Hi Irma,

    Great question! I would definitely recommend you use cPanel hosting. No matter who you choose, if it’s eHost or another company. I always still recommend people use WordPress on cPanel Hosting instead of using a restrictive website builder platform.

    You can accomplish everything you listed out pretty easily using WordPress. Here’s a great video I found walking you through setting up a website on WordPress. She’s using HostGator as her hosting, but it doesn’t matter.. WordPress is the same no matter what host you use. Anyway here’s that helpful video so you can see step by step how to set up your site:

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    Johnny Lee May 2, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    Hi Linda! Thanks for your kind words. I do my best to be helpful.

    One thing I can tell you is that even though they may say this and that about promotions, they generally have to do promotions often in order to stay competitive. So don’t feel big pressure to sign up with one. Take your time and do it when you are ready. On that note, I just filled out some info to test signing up for eHost, and you’re right – i see they have recently removed their month-to-month option. That sucks… You may want to look into HostGator as they still offer month-to-month. Here’s a great video I found that walks you through making a great website with WordPress on HostGator:

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    Johnny Lee March 9, 2016 at 11:16 am

    Hi David, great questions. In situations like this, it may be best to pursue this through your credit card company. However, before you do that, I suggest you notify HostClear support that if they don’t refund your money, you will be forced to charge back. I have had to do this sometimes in life when some companies charged me for random things I never bought.

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    Johnny Lee March 9, 2016 at 11:13 am

    Hi Luis, great questions!
    The site builder account isn’t free. You’ll pay the same amount whether you choose the Website Builder account or the cPanel Hosting account.
    I think what you’re really asking is… How many websites can you create with one Website Builder account? The answer is 1. That’s one of the many reasons I much prefer cPanel Hosting over a Website Builder.
    With cPanel Hosting, you can host unlimited sites on 1 eHost account.

    There are many excellent WordPress themes today that include drag and drop site building tools. So it just doesn’t make sense to me to use any Website Builder instead of using WordPress. Website Builders are walled-gardens… closed systems… WordPress is open and flexible to do anything you could ever need.

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    Johnny Lee March 9, 2016 at 11:09 am

    Hi Lantigua, I’m actually working on a new video that will go through full setup of a website quite soon.

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    Johnny Lee January 23, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    Hi Kiley, what a frustration situation that is! I feel for ya, definitely. Honestly though, that GoDaddy system is either a 3rd party cart software or it’s their own proprietary GoDaddy-branded ecommerce system. So the answer is no, eHost wouldn’t have the same thing as you used to have with GoDaddy.

    My recommendation for you would be to set up a WordPress site and get a theme designed for car dealers, for example, and then you can show your RV inventory on there in a beautiful interface.

    I hope that helps!

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    Johnny Lee January 23, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    Hi, I think you may want to look into Shopify because it’s an all in one platform and you don’t need to hire a developer.

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    Johnny Lee January 23, 2016 at 10:28 pm

    Hi Sherry, great question – for a blog, I would use their cPanel Hosting and use the automatic WordPress installer in your account. WordPress is free as it’s open source. The only other thing you would possibly need to purchase is a premium WordPress theme, if you happen to find one you fall in love with and it costs $29 for example. With that said, there are thousands of free wordpress themes available to browse through.

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    Johnny Lee January 23, 2016 at 10:27 pm

    Hi Jonathan, great question. The site builder is a completely separate thing, and that’s why it’s a separate type of account you purchase in eHost. Just like any other website builder platform, there is no separate cPanel backend. The website builder platform is its own standalone entity. If you only want to set up emails, maybe you can use Google Apps Gmail for that. If you want to do more, I would cancel your website builder account and get a cPanel account.

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    Johnny Lee January 23, 2016 at 10:24 pm

    Hi Armando, I recommend the cPanel hosting, personally. This is because I much prefer a more flexible and powerful platform – WordPress. If I were you, I would cancel my website builder account and get a refund since you’re within the money-back guarantee period. Then buy a cPanel hosting account and host however many websites you want to on that account.

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    Johnny Lee January 23, 2016 at 10:22 pm

    Hi David, eHost is a hosting company, so they don’t offer specific services like a private members area. That is something you would add as part of your website. There are many good solutions online for setting up a private members area. For example, if you use WordPress to make your website (which I highly recommend), you can find free and paid plugins to create a private members area on your site. Good luck!

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    Johnny Lee January 23, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    Hi Terry – this is impossible for me to troubleshoot for you with such little information, and it would be best if you got a developer to help you.

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    Johnny Lee January 23, 2016 at 10:19 pm

    Hi Anu, that sounds like a big project. Do you have much traffic yet? Is your code optimized well enough to not use unnecessary CPU and RAM? I think if you invested in developing such a project, you would benefit from researching into VPS hosting options as well. Hosts like eHost may be much more affordable…however that is because it’s shared hosting, and it’s really meant more as an entry level so new web entrepreneurs don’t need to spend unnecessary funds for more hosting than they need.

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    Johnny Lee January 5, 2016 at 11:14 pm

    Todd, you are correct – Any website builder product/company is something 100% separate from WordPress and is not compatible with WordPress or any 3rd party products. Same situation with eHost. So if you want to use WordPress (which I highly recommend over website builder), and you want a nice theme, then you should check out ThemeForest, Elegant Themes and other theme shops that have tons of incredibly beautiful, customizable, feature-filled themes.

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    Johnny Lee January 5, 2016 at 11:09 pm

    Evelyn, I am with you there. They have good templates so they should really show them off… They’d get more customers.

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    Johnny Lee January 5, 2016 at 11:08 pm

    Hi Jennie, yes 🙂 WordPress is the perfect platform for an Amazon affiliate site, and yes you’re correct: Choose eHost’s cPanel option for this.

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    Johnny Lee January 5, 2016 at 11:06 pm

    You got that right 🙂 While it could be beneficial to use eHost’s malware scanning service, I have been fine using WordFence to secure my WordPress sites.

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    Johnny Lee December 21, 2015 at 6:44 am

    Hi Raj, great question – Any host like eHost, selling cPanel Hosting, will include webmail with that hosting. It’s part of cPanel. Also, you can do much more than just WordPress. You can host whatever things you want. WordPress is just the most commonly used and installed 🙂

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    Johnny Lee December 8, 2015 at 6:20 am

    Hi Linda 🙂

    Thanks for your kind words! Their datacenter has malware detection and removal. However, I always use my own protection on my sites. I recommend the free plugin, WordFence, to keep your site fully protected. Regarding SEO, I recommend you research SEO and work on it yourself to save a lot of money. There is no hands-off service that will get you any results.

    If you use eHost’s cPanel Hosting and launch your site with WordPress, your site will already be optimized pretty well. You should use the free plugin, WordPress SEO by Yoast to maximize your site’s optimization automatically. 🙂

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    Johnny Lee December 8, 2015 at 6:14 am

    Hi Suja!

    For selling your jewelry online, Shopify or WooCommerce are the best options in 2015. I would definitely choose Shopify.

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    Johnny Lee December 3, 2015 at 6:03 am

    Hi Zux! Good question – Their website builder can be great for beginners, yes. However, for advanced marketing strategies like autoposting to facebook/twitter etc, language translations, forum and more, I can only recommend you use WordPress, which would require their cPanel Hosting option instead of Website Builder. Same price, just a different thing. For a shop, you can add WooCommerce (free plugin) to your WordPress site. WordPress really isn’t hard and there are so many tutorials available for free to help you get it done. I recommend the cPanel Hosting

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    Johnny Lee November 27, 2015 at 5:06 am

    Ace, that’s great to hear! I try to make my reviews informative as possible.

    What are your top 3 hosts you’re trying to decide between? Maybe I can offer some advice.

    I just checked with eHost via their chat, and they said the private WHOIS costs $9.95/year per domain.

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    Johnny Lee November 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Hi Anna, I’m not sure exactly how WeathlyAffiliate’s hosting is set up. They may or may not make it difficult to transfer your site and domain away from them. What is your budget for hosting? Depending on the budget, eHost may or may NOT be the right choice. Have you considered BlueHost as well?

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    Johnny Lee November 27, 2015 at 4:57 am

    Ally, thanks for your kind words! You give me motivation to make more such content 🙂

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    Johnny Lee November 9, 2015 at 6:20 pm

    Hi Connor, great question – just like with many other hosting companies in the budget hosting space, when you sign up, you get vouchers such as $100 Google Adwords credit, etc, which you would redeem with those companies and receive a credit on your advertising account, so you basically get free advertising budget.

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    Johnny Lee November 9, 2015 at 6:17 pm

    Interesting question, Prasad – with that said I wouldn’t be surprised if any hosting companies did that so they didn’t lose so much money on each acquisition from black friday sales. Also, tell me more about your site WooTreasure – do you develop themes?

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    Johnny Lee November 9, 2015 at 6:16 pm

    Michael, good find – last time I asked for an update from eHost about migrations, they said they didn’t currently offer migration service, but they were working on launching that. I guess they started offering it then. Thanks for sharing, as it’s hard for me to stay on top of every host all the time.

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    Johnny Lee October 20, 2015 at 5:41 am

    Hi Denise 🙂 Oh no! That is a widespread problem with WIX at this point.
    However, have you heard that Google is working to fix the problem?

    There are no issues with eHost’s Website Builder as it doesn’t create sites that work the same way WIX does. WIX is very AJAX/Javascript heavy and may cause issues for Google to index properly. WIX even used to be flash-only for years until they finally moved forward from that since it was holding back their customers having full flash sites.

    You can switch your domain over to eHost easily. However, you’d need to remake your site, as WIX is a platform that makes websites that only work on WIX.

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    Johnny Lee October 19, 2015 at 2:31 am

    Great question and thanks for sharing that instead of just leaving. I do mention some negatives but maybe they’re on other pages.
    For example, many are frustrated because they aren’t sure if they want to use the website builder or not, but they can’t preview the templates and the site builder unless they’ve already signed up. It doesn’t make sense and I’ve said I think eHost would sell many more accounts if they let us preview templates before we have to pay.
    Another downside is that they don’t offer other hosting types for you to upgrade to if the need ever arises, such as a dedicated server.
    Lastly, they don’t offer a service to transfer your site from another host to their hosting. Not even if you are willing to pay. They may in the future. For now, that is a challenge for some.

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    Johnny Lee October 19, 2015 at 2:28 am

    Hi Barb, I was confused as well, since it seemed to work that way for me. But I wanted to make extra sure about it, so I contacted their support staff and was told that we must contact customer support to get the cancellation and refund, and then sign up again for whichever plan we wanted. I tested this out last week and was surprised that they were able to quickly process that for me over the live chat support. I have to say, their live chat support is really different from other companies I’ve reviewed. You get to talk to an actual intelligent human being who listens and helps haha! Maybe Comcast should learn from them? Anyway, they DID tell me that they’re working on solving this annoyance, so sometime in the future, it will be like I first said.

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    Johnny Lee October 19, 2015 at 2:25 am

    Debbie, great question – I’ll make another video showing some of that in action!

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    Johnny Lee October 19, 2015 at 2:24 am

    Hi Emma 🙂 I recommend their cPanel Hosting option and using WordPress with a Woocommerce-enabled theme. That is a powerful, flexible setup that’s great for intermediate to advanced people, and if you ever aren’t sure about something, there’s so much help from people on YouTube in the realm of eCommerce site setup and marketing/growth. I recommend Stripe for credit card payments (which you can easily connect to your ecommmerce site on WordPress), and of course you can accept paypal too, but we both know PayPal isn’t ideal as an only option.

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    Johnny Lee October 19, 2015 at 2:22 am

    Hi Bev, I checked and here’s how it breaks down:
    If you sign up for a month-to-month plan, the 50% discount ends after the first month.
    If you sign up for a 1 year plan, the 50% discount ends after the first year.

    EDIT/UPDATE: eHost has removed their month-to-month payment option, so now you have to pay at least 1 year up front, and 3 years up front to get the advertised $2.75/mo pricing. If you’re looking to a great hosting provider with a month-to-month option, check out HostGator and be sure that if you sign up, you use promo code BUILDPATH at checkout to save 60% (way cheaper than the standard pricing)

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    Johnny Lee October 12, 2015 at 5:45 pm

    Hi Nancy 🙂 Yes, you can model your own website off of his, meaning do a similar design and style. However, I wouldn’t recommend just copying his site code and everything, then changing the content/info on there. I’m sure he wouldn’t appreciate it. There are people who do that and when I started out long ago, I did some stuff like that as part of my learning process.

    If you want something that looks similar to what he did, try searching around One-Pager themes and see if there’s anything you like on there. Most themes cost maybe $50 but it’s way cheaper than hiring a web designer.

    To be honest though, you could do something really similar to using the Website Builder

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    Johnny Lee October 10, 2015 at 4:30 am

    That’s great to hear, Deb! Thanks for leaving your review and congrats on your great experience with FP

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    Johnny Lee October 7, 2015 at 9:16 pm

    Hi Mitch! Here’s a good guide on how that’s done. It’s kinda complicated but once you’ve done it the first time, it’s a breeze if you ever add more users.

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    Johnny Lee October 7, 2015 at 12:14 am

    I imagine it would display prices in CAD when you get to the sign up page.

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    Johnny Lee September 29, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    Doctor Mazibuko, I agree with you. I think eHost would sell more accounts if they let us preview all the templates before we sign up.

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    Johnny Lee September 28, 2015 at 12:29 am

    Chris, I couldn’t ask for a nicer comment. It’s pretty obvious that I’m an affiliate of eHost, however, I’m glad you can see I actually care, and I want to provide the best possible info so you can quickly know what’s best for your needs.

    I think I replied to your comment on YouTube about the blank templates – however I will reply here again in case I am just imagining things:

    Hopefully I can get a blank templates video up before Wednesday this coming week. However, just from the way you talk, I bet WordPress is the best way to go for you, so if you do choose eHost, I’d use the cPanel Hosting and set up WordPress on there. No website builder could ever be as flexible and “customizable” as WordPress.

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    Johnny Lee September 24, 2015 at 11:43 pm

    Just wanted to confirm here I received your email last month and sent you some themes. Thanks for the nice message!

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    Johnny Lee September 24, 2015 at 11:23 pm

    I have to say I agree with you. It’s great that you get two options with eHost (cpanel hosting or website builder), however they should make it clear that email is not part of the website builder functionality.

    For future reference, I personally use Google Apps GMail for all my website email addresses. So I get good ol’ reliable GMail, just with my own domain like [email protected]. You just set up the Google account and then add the MX records to your domain name’s DNS.

    It’s not a workaround because of a hosting company – it’s just a choice I made since I wanted the most reliable email platform with maximum deliverability.

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    Johnny Lee September 24, 2015 at 11:19 pm

    Thanks for the kind words, Emunot. I’m glad the review was helpful. I think it’s getting a bit crowded and I may need to organize the information better. I will keep working to improve it.

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    Johnny Lee August 19, 2015 at 3:00 am


    1. eHost does not sell ad space on your site. You have 100% control over your entire site, whether you use the website builder or not. I would never recommend a company who messes with their customers’ sites like that.

    2. This is an important question, because many web hosts DO do that kinda bait and switch thing. It’s something all of us worry about when we’re checking out any hosting provider. eHost doesn’t do any of that funny business. That, plus their very current infrastructure and user interface are what make me like them.

    Regarding the website builder and templates, the website builder is part of your account, and the templates are included with it at no extra cost, forever.

    3. Yes they’re a US company, so assuming you’re in the US, you will not be paying exchange rates or foreign transaction fees.

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