Other than hosting resource-demanding websites, there's a further reason to obtain a virtual or a dedicated server of your own - to make your hosting company. This is an ever-growing business, due to the fact that more and more people and businesses start their world wide web presence, so that they need website hosting space and a domain. If you have a server, you can create hosting plans and then sell them, so that you can not only cover your expenses if you host your own websites on the server too, but you will also make a very good profit by having a successful business. What you need for that is a server, payment software, that will be the link between the reseller web site and your web space, plus a business account with a payment processor for instance PayPal or 2CheckOut, in order to be able to receive Internet payments. The benefit from reselling server space over the usage of a standard reseller program is that your customers will have much more system resources and you're able to set up the server-side software which their websites may need to work properly. The aforementioned isn't possible with a shared hosting reseller program, because you'll have certain restrictions in this regard.