2 Replies Latest reply on Jun 26, 2013 4:57 AM by careyonadobe

    Godaddy pro reseller vs. Partner with BC

    careyonadobe Level 1

      I'm in the building process of my little web studio, but since I have the CC subscription maybe it would make a lot more sense to move everything over to BC.

       

      Just need a push.

      thanks in advance,

      Steve

      703-314-3010

        • 1. Re: Godaddy pro reseller vs. Partner with BC
          thetrickster888 Level 4

          Hey Steve,

           

          It really depends on your clientele.  BC is great for building a business' first website and to incorporate things like email campaigns, in-context site editing, secure zones and eCommerce.

           

          If your client has a very specific eCommerce setup that isn't covered in the BC eCommerce suite then since BC is a proprietary system and you cannot code server-side processes to customize a lot of it, you might need to use another solution for eCommerce.

           

          If I were you I would try to adapt most of your clients to BC since using BC will cut your development and design time over a traditional PHP development setup.  But in order to do some advanced things on BC sometimes we need to have a subdomain off the main domain for a client that is a standard PHP setup.

           

          I've been using Heroku's free PHP hosting for some of my client sites for those cases so I'm not paying for it but if it's a highly frequented site you might have to pay Heroku so that your PHP hosting doesn't crash (the free account has limited resources).

           

          You could also do a reseller account too and have a BC account and reseller account but I don't recommend GoDaddy for hosting. Their domain name services are great but I would use a reseller account elsewhere.  I used a place called http://railsplayground.net before and I can say they have great support and uptime.  For $20 - $25 a month you can have a very substantial reseller setup using the standard CPanel/WHM to manage your account.

           

          If you do plan to use BC for clients you need to be a paid partner.  Paid partners get to have a partner portal where they can setup their own billing prices, create new customer sites and rebrand the whole BC solution for their customer's admin areas.

          • 2. Re: Godaddy pro reseller vs. Partner with BC
            careyonadobe Level 1

            Thank u for taking the time and providing great food for thought.  I think

            I will give BC a go.