Thanks to the large number of web hosting services you can now easily set up your very own webpage with your personal domain. However the first step towards setting up your website involves the selection of a fast and dependable web host. In the following article we will be discussing about a few of the best web hosting companies of 2014 so that you can compare their features and select one of them.

Dreamhost is one of the most popular web hosting company which offers both shared plans and standard plans which starts from the incredible range of just $8.95 a month. It also comes with server plans for its clients who have greater requirements of availability and bandwidth. Dreamhost is also reputed for giving its customers perks on a regular basis along with other features like gallery software and 1 click install for blogging purposes. Other relevant features like unlimited bandwidth, support for apps by Google, unlimited accounts for emails etc. are also provided by Dreamhost. Also it comes with a money back guarantee and excellent customer support.

Another good web hosting company which has carved a name for itself in the past few years is Bluehost. Its shared hosting plans starts with as less as $4.95 per month for which you would be getting unlimited file transfer, unlimited disk space and bandwidth, unlimited email and even a free registration of your domain. Even their cheapest plan will be offering you irresistible features like one click WordPress installation, features for e commerce, domain parking and much more.

Hostmonster which belongs to the same parent company as Bluehost is an easy to use web hosting service which offers several interesting add ons. Like a few other web hosting companies they also offer Weebly as its builder of site.

Hostgator is another company which is sure to please its new customers with the attractive package of unlimited disc space and bandwidth, easy to use site templates, uptime guarantee and much more at just $3.96 per month. Even their cheapest plans feature one click installations, unlimited email and even a Google Adwords credit of $100.

Linode is a respectable web host which is slightly different from the other companies since it offers VPS or Virtual Private hosting of servers enabling you to spin up a virtual server with disk space, memory and file transfer. Linode servers are also used as remote desktop substitutes, cloud based servers for application and are even used to host webapps, blogs and developed apps.

A Small Orange is one of the home grown hosting companies which focus on solid customer service instead of scale or size. Here one can get a wide range of plans with several options for disk space and bandwidth and also featuring unlimited sub domains, emails, databases and much more for as less as $35 per year. The best aspect of Small Orange is its top notch customer support 24 hours a day and all over the year.

HostGator is a stable and dependable web hosting company especially suited for people who have budget concerns. Its wide range of discounts and promos are sure to keep your cost at check.