SiteGeek empowers individuals, web developers, and businesses to make educated buying decisions when researching web hosting solutions. SiteGeek.com is a trusted provider of current, unbiased, comprehensive web host reviews and reports developed using in-depth, real-time, data-driven tracking, social media sentiment analysis, and real user commentary.
SiteGeek is the Consumer Reports of web hosting – the trusted source anyone can go to for thorough, current, and honest reviews so they can make the most educated decisions and investments possible when choosing web hosting providers.
Using 24/7 tracking of over 40,000 web hosting providers, SiteGeek.com analyzes more than 100 data points, downtime, new, deleted and transferred domains, and social media sentiment to develop comprehensive, impartial reviews of web hosting providers that cannot be found anywhere else. SiteGeek.com is the only source for this type of data-driven, unbiased educational information, which is supplemented with real user reviews and comments. All information is available for free to all visitors so they are empowered to make confident decisions on their web hosting investments. SiteGeek.com is a reliable source of information that users can depend on to help them distinguish facts from hype and subjectivity and accurately compare their options.
It provides massive exposure of Hosting companies
Increases customers awareness of products and services of Hosting companies.
Allows Hosting companies to control their information.
SiteGeek has signed up MOU with verisign and sharing its zone files for .net and .com and have extracted over 100 million domains. After careful analysis of those domains IP’s are being resolved, which are being searched for the companies associated with them.
Information Controlled by Hosting Companies
Companies are being provided with the control panel which allows to control their information.
Company Name, Year founded, Type of Company (Private or Public), Annual Reveue, No. of Employees, Website Name
Type of services offered by company. Companies can select from Dedicated Hosting, Shared Hosting, VPS Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Reseller Hosting. Hosting offered by company belongs to one of the Service type.
Add, edit or delete users whom have access to the administration of your company profile. Permissions are set by Master Administrator to define the roles of each of administrators. In big companies, each role is accomplished by separate departments who have fixed liabilities and roles.
Products and Services:
Hosting companies can add plans which are being displayed in Services Offered Section of SiteGeek. Before adding Products or Service, they need to create Hosting type and products are created under it. Customers can generate thousands to queries related to services of Hosting companies like:
Which are the Hosting companies offering unlimited bandwidth or unlimited disk space?
Which are the Hosting companies offering shared hosting in particular price brand?
Comparison of the Services of the multiple companies can be done on the basis of price, bandwidth, disk space and many more such fields.
Contact Info and Offices:
Hosting companies can enter the location of their offices.
Companies can list job opportunities, which is being displayed in company page in Tabs.
Listing of all the press releases done by company at various media channels. Press releases/media endorsements are being included as they give credibility to readers.
Lists all the awards won by company by various organizations or websites.
To attract the visitors about facts and events like installation of new machines, new data center premises, conference. Photographs are captured and provided on SiteGeek with caption and description to provide information about the specified subject.
Information for Visitors
Information about company developments like user sentiments, up-time, changes in hosting sites, day-wise analysis of domains is attractively available in the form of bar-charts, pie-charts, diagrams and photographs of the company.
Public sentiments is everything, with it everything succeeds, without it, everything fails – Abraham Lincoln.
SiteGeek has evolved as mulifaceted image building for various hosting industries. SiteGeek.com is coming up with the lead role of constantly informing about the policies, plans and latest development of Hosting companies to hosting customers and also in collecting the feedback from them. Feedback is based on SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats) of the company.
SiteGeek is playing a role of Public Relations in which it is evaluating the visitors attitude with Reviews module. Also researchers are involved in identifying policies and procedures of various hosting companies in the interest of customers and trying to measure the understanding and acceptance of them.
SiteGeek.com plays a vital role in creating the environment between the visitors and hosting companies. Visitors opinion is supreme, thus SiteGeek is getting visitors participation in reviewing the various policies and procedures followed by Hosting companies.
Main objective with SiteGeek.com is come up with strengths and weaknesses of Hosting Companies. Most of companies do need to excel up in one or two areas, to raise the competition to the top companies listed. We get emails from the Manager to list their companies up.
We generate the reports affecting their position, once they start working on those factors, their ranking automatically starts creeping. SiteGeek.com is a site which looks on all the perspective parts, which most of the Hosting companies are not able to take care off, due to completely immersed in day-to-day assignments.
Hosting Company Review Report Card
On SiteGeek we have been grading Hosting company to come up with each dimension. The process is being repeated on competitors’s companies also. This is helping us in understanding the relative strength of the Hosting companies in marketplace.
SiteGeek had been working on to develop set of technologies to rate and review web hosting companies .
They are currently monitoring 100 million websites for and collecting stats for the 40k hosting companies world wide with various
parameters which includes
- number of clients
- number of clients lost .
- up time’s & down times
- website speeds
- popularity based on traffic
- data from social media and overall sentiment analysis .
They have came up with lot of other stats with all this big data we are collecting e.g. most popular CMS , largest hosting companies
Following Systematic Way in SiteGeek
We have been working from last 3 months, to develop a system, which could educate the Hosting Customers in choosing the right Hosting company. The team of the researchers have been working on that to develop some systematic process, which could be followed to take decisions. Lot of work is going on selection of characteristics which could be considered in ranking process of branding. Its all the relationship with the customers, so we have included Reviews module. We are going to include the Newsletters provided by the company to deliver the benefits customers truly desire. In Hosting industry ‘Pricing’ matters a lot, we are going to include Price Comparison module to reflect consumer’s perception of value.