Firstly, we need to define the term professional blogger. Professional blogger or Pro blogger is a person who’s income is fully dependent on blogging.
Secondly, it is important how many blogs or forums the professional blogger is running and what is the net profit.
Many Professional bloggers run 50 or more blogs. As their daily income is high, they have the ability to think among wide choice of Servers.
Previously, we wrote an article on Colocation Server, Colocation Hosting. It was almost introductory in nature. One more article on Server Colocation here.
Why to think about Server Colocation
One can not run 50+ fully loaded website from one dedicated server. Can not is not right, can run but the performance will decline with increasing load. We are taking that 50% blogs are popular, 10% are forums.
Almost all small businesses use the Services of a web hosting company to get the benefits of a large IT department without the cost of it. On the other hand, larger companies have fund to have their own Internet infrastructure that supports its own web server and a team of highly skilled IT professionals to manage and design the website. This is actually server colocation.
Among the wide range of web hosting options available worldwide, the server colocation web hosting refers to using your own web server on a dedicated external Internet connection. In other word, in Server Colocation, the physical server is yours.
The Server Colocation Service Company physically installs the server in their rack and provides an IP address, broadband and uninterruptible power supply system and supportive anti failure system. This allows your Server Colocation to work. The only difference with other hosting and Server Colocation is, you are using your own hardware. Example : browsing from your own computer (this is case of Server Colocation) or using the cyber cafe (Dedicated Server or others).
Pros and cons of Server Colocation
Often the Server Colocation hosting services are priced higher than dedicated. You are receiving a higher speed bandwidth and better redundancy for network connections in Server Colocation that translate into better access to services, if the network is more expensive dedicated lines in Server Colocation more better performance.
These Server Colocation hosting companies have a more equipped for disaster recovery. To ensure a robust infrastructure and systems powerful backup to keep the servers running all the time, so that your website has never faces the downtime because the disaster recovery system is working hard on it. The Server Colocation hosting service provider ensures greater security for your machines and you can remain assured that their Server Colocation are stored and maintained in a safe environment.
Besides the cost benefits and advantages of Server Colocation infrastructure, another key advantage of these Server Colocation hosting services is that you do not have to rely on hosting and domain company to change or install software or tools. Most Server Colocation hosting service providers offer the provisions of the management and maintenance of your Server Colocation to a minimum additional cost.
This is especially convenient if you want to avoid the hassle and enjoy a complete IT team to do it for you in case of Server Colocation.
Though Server Colocation sounds great, we will advice only to switch to Server Colocation, only if your source of income from blogging is multiple : Selling own Products, third party managed Adverts like AdSense and Affiliate programs. In this way, you can be sure that you can carry the cost of Server Colocation.