Around the start of the month, as I was idly scrolling through Twitter, I saw a tweet about Host My Blog. Curious, I clicked over to their profile, and saw that they offer web hosting solutions for Indian bloggers and small businesses.
Then I saw their pinned tweet – Start a blog with .in @ INR 227 a year.
I rubbed my eyes and looked again. Yup, it was INR 227 for the year.
That’s roughly the price of a cup of coffee, I thought to myself, and immediately dropped them a message to find out more.
I had been toying with the idea of moving to a self hosted blog since a while, but it seemed like a really scary proposition. WordPress.com had been home for about 10 years, and they took care of everything – spam, SEO, space et al. But my dreams were growing, and the blog was starting to feel a bit restricted.Continue reading