Getting started with DirectAdmin Reseller Hosting

Congratulations! If you are reading this, either you have chosen to start your web hosting business or decided to expand! Both of which takes amazing amount of courage and planning. Thank you for choosing Nexus Bytes reseller web hosting and giving us the honor of becoming your web hosting partner!

We know you are ready to get started and we want you to get started! This will be a series of “How to” with your reseller hosting plan, so you can get comfortable and offer your services to your clients, like a pro, that you are!

Without further ado, let’s get started, shall we?

What is reseller hosting?

To speak in the most simplest term, reseller hosting or reseller web hosting is the process of leasing/renting virtual hard drive space and bandwidth/internet from a provider and reselling it to end users, with your own custom branding.

What makes reselling Nexus Bytes reseller web hosting awesome? We just do not rent you the space and bandwidth, we also provide you access an easy to manage control panel (powered by DirectAdmin) and an awesome CRM/Billing automation software, Blesta ($10/month value) for free!

Think of it as you owning a shop, where you buy products from suppliers and sell it your customers. In your reseller hosting scenario, we are your suppliers/wholesaler and you are the shop owner :).

Pretty simple right?

Why resell web hosting?

  • You do not need to be a system admin to resell web hosting.
  • You do not need to invest in a massive infrastructure to start claiming your fair share of the internet business.
  • Minimum start up cost (Less than $5/month, in some part of the world, that is cheaper than a cup of starbucks coffee!) :
    • You need a Domain name for your awesome web hosting business! You can register a domain from for as low $1 for the first year!
    • With Nexus Bytes, you can get your reseller web hosting package from, as low as $2.50/month.
    • A billing and CRM system to manage your client. Here at Nexus Bytes, we offer state of the art, Blesta billing software, to create your products, to manage and bill your clients and offer a secure help desk for them to contact you, for no added cost! That’s right, a $10/month software for free!
    • A nice theme for your website, here are some free ones and a free professionally made theme, fully integrated with Blesta billing system, can be found here.
  • Flexibility of growing your business by developing your own plan, bundling with your own services (such as web design) and marketing with your own flavor.
  • Since your startup cost is low, it is easier to make profit with very little effort. Creating an awesome source of passive income.

Will my client know about you?

The beauty of Nexus Bytes reseller hosting package is, our service is whitelabled. Which means, you will be selling services to your end users, with your branding, selling plans that you have custom designed, invoice and offer support through your own billing system. Your relationship is with us and your clients relationship is with you.

And the best thing? You don’t even have to be an “Hosting Expert”. As your upstream, we take care of all the dirty works such as configuring the server, optimization and securing it, keeping things running, smooth like butter, giving you all the time, to focus on the most important part of your business; development, marketing and making money!

However, it is always good to research about the products you are selling, so when your clients do ask you questions, you will be able to answer them, without any hesitation or confusion :).

Alright, enough chit chat. Let’s get started with the real thing. We will talk about this on our next post. You may click the link below to get started with the journey :).

Step 1: Familiarize yourself with DirectAdmin control panel