Fatcow Sucks: Don’t Use Fat Cow Web Hosting to Host Your Website

If you are planning on creating your own website, don’t use Fat Cow Web Hosting to host your website. I personally didn’t have a good experience when I tried Fatcow. As the premise of this website is to give you our expert reviews on website hosting; we suggest you avoid FatCow and use what we consider a better web host in HostGator.

Yes, you might be tempted by their cheap hosting plans and their wonderful web design. But their service behind their promises on their website and other ads are all deceitful.

Why NOT Choose Fatcow

Don’t use Fat Cow Web Hosting to host your website even if Fatcow is considered one of the cheapest web hosting service providers on the Internet. By just $5 a year, the company claims that you can start creating a simple website page – before you get ready for the ‘real’ Fatcow package. This reason alone will make you want to purchase their products and start creating your own website. But before you jump in and sign any of their contracts, you should first read the following reasons why you shouldn’t fall prey to their claims and promises.

  • Deceptive Cheap Package

Fatcow’s cheapest web hosting package is the Minimoo package - $5 per year. This is a simple web hosting package that the company claims to have various website creation tools so that you can create a simple website page.

But little do customers know that they have to pay a whopping $15+ for a domain name after the first year.  The "free domain name" is for the first year only. This is much more costly when you can simply buy a domain name for $10 or less on various reputable domain registrars.

Also, former customers complain that they can’t even create a simple webpage using Fatcow’s package. The website creation tools aren't as helpful as some competitor tools.

  • Deceptive Emails from Customer Service

Apart from the deceptive package of Fatcow, their sales team also sends deceptive emails to make their customers pay for the domain name on Fatcow for multiple years. This rips off clients without them realizing it.

  • Automated Replies from Customer Service Staff

Fatcow sucks not only at their packages but also at their customer service. Many former customers complain that the replies of the company’s customer staff are just automated. Because of this, they cannot get any satisfactory answers and assistance from anyone at the company. So if you are planning on creating a website that needs round the clock uptime, don’t use Fatcow Web Hosting to host your website.

  • Frequent and Long Website Downtime

Fatcow sucks at keeping websites up and running. Most customers are complaining that their websites have been down for a couple of days each and every month. And Fatcow is not doing anything about it. All the clients receive are apologies without any action.

  • Security Issues

Fatcow is also known for having a weak security system. There are many attacks that their support staff can’t even resolve. Most clients complain that their websites are being easy targets to attacks but Fatcow sucks at providing assistance in making their website have a more advanced and efficient security system. So if you are creating a website that needs utmost protection, don’t use Fatcow Web Hosting to host your website.

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