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A Small Orange (ASO) currently has an ongoing discount through the month of May. The Spring Saving at ASO applies to all annual new plans and upgrades that take place in May. The discounts range from 25% to 10% – the earlier you sign up, or upgrade, the more you save. But, if you’re not yet ready to jump in and sign up with ASO, you will be glad to know that the company will give you 2 months’ hosting and, for one year, a free domain name. ASO has been able to attract tens of thousands of clients by making sure that all its services are customer oriented. The $35 per year starting price speaks volumes to this, helping to showcase ASO as a company that puts profit second to great service.

Ease of Use

ASO is not only good at offering amazing prices, but also at making it easy for webmasters to work on and configure their own sites. Anyone with the basic ability of pointing and clicking can work their way through ASO user-friendly control panels. Furthermore, ASO’s “easy does it” philosophy is lent to protecting the environment, as well. ASO has partnered with 3Degrees to help it assess and reduce its carbon footprint while providing you with quality hosting tools.

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For webmasters who are looking to make sure that their site is always secure, ASO offers SiteLock – an enterprise-level security software that does penetration-testing to make sure that no one can hack your site. ASO also takes pride in helping you promote your site, which is why you’ll received $100 towards AdWords credit when signing up for ASO’s business hosting plan. If you find that you are going to need help with promoting your site, you can also sign up for ASO’s managed SEO Services.

ASO has hundreds of applications that cover many of the features one might need to run an impressive site. Everything from WordPress to ecommerce packages to SEO managers are included and made ready for you to install. For those looking to launch an ecommerce site, ASO has the perfect plan: Business Hosting, which includes a free SSL certificate and is hosted on servers that are regularly scanned for PCI compliance and are also given extra protection from downtime because of ASO’s redundant cloud based infrastructure.

Customer Support

ASO offers support to its customers in many forms. Its support staff is available 24/7 and can be contacted by opening a support ticket that can be tracked for progress by email via assigned support IDs, and are dealt with personally by individual dedicated tech guys. ASO’s Live chat options also has someone on standby 24 hours a day. ASO’s knowledgebase details how to do everything from resetting passwords to installing SSL certificates to even configuring virtual servers. Customers can also talk to other customers on any topic, including resolving issues in ASO’s forum.

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Pricing at ASO starts at $35/year. The prices increase as you go up the hosting plans, with the basic differences in each plan being the size of disk space and the bandwidth that is available to you. Check the chart below for full details on pricing and plans.

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If these don’t meet your demands, you can select own configurations at an adjusted price, which is pretty neat for tailored solutions.

The Good

Great pricing for quality solutions

The Bad

The starter plan really only provides enough storage for blogs


The Ugly

The $100 Adwords credit is only available for those who purchase the business hosting plan


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