Local dialup. (don't choose an ISP you'd have to pay STD charges to dial up to)
If they offer web page hosting, as most do, reliability is VERY important if you don't want your site knocked off the search engine because of "404 Error Page not found."
Charges or free
User to modem ratio (Should be 10:1 or better. Can you dial in first or second time?)
Price (eg free, $15, $25, $44 per month. 200 hours free intro CD)
Plans and Payment options:
Just email only.
Hours Uninterrupted Knock off demon.
What sort of software do I receive? What browser? CD installation or download?
Connection eg 44 kbps, 64kbps, cable, etc.
Download eg 5 kbs
Proximity of nearest
telephone exchange or satellite dish.
Point of Presence (POP)
Web hosting space eg 5mb or 10mb or 50mb etc.
FrontPage server extensions.
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