Aside from hosting resource-demanding Internet sites, there is another reason to obtain a virtual or a dedicated server for yourself - to start your hosting company. This is an ever expanding business, because an increasing number of people and businesses start their web presence, so that they need website hosting space and a domain name. If you have a website hosting server, you can create website hosting package deals then sell them, so that you can not only cover your expenses when you host your personal sites on the server as well, but you can also make a decent profit by operating a successful business. What you need for that is a server, payment software, that will be the connection between the reseller site and your web space, as well as a business account with a payment processor such as PayPal or 2CheckOut, in order to be able to receive online payments. The advantage of reselling server space over the use of an ordinary reseller program is the fact that your clients will have considerably more system resources and you'll be able to install the server-side software that their Internet sites may need to operate efficiently. The latter isn't possible with a shared hosting reseller program, because you will have specific restrictions in this regard.