Other than hosting resource-demanding Internet sites, there's one more reason to get a virtual or a dedicated server of your own - to launch your website hosting company. This is an ever expanding business, due to the fact that a growing number of people and businesses start their online presence, which means that they need web hosting space and a domain. If you have a server, you will be able to generate website hosting deals and sell them, so you can not only cover your expenses when you host your personal sites on the server too, but you will also make a great profit by owning a profitable business. What you need for that is a server, billing software, that will be the connection between the reseller site and your web space, plus a business account with a payment processor like PayPal or 2CheckOut, so as to be able to receive Internet payments. The advantage of reselling server space over the usage of a standard reseller program is that your clients will have a lot more system resources and you're able to set up the server-side software which their websites may need in order to operate properly. The latter will not be possible with a shared hosting reseller program, since you'll have certain limitations in this regard.