In addition to hosting resource-demanding sites, there is one more reason to get a virtual or a dedicated server of your own - to create your web hosting company. This is an ever expanding business, because a growing number of people and businesses start their web presence, which means that they need website hosting space and a domain. If you have a hosting server, you can create website hosting deals then sell them, so you can not only cover your own expenses in case you host your personal sites on the server as well, but you can also make a decent profit by having a profitable business. What you need for that is a server, payment software, which will be the connection between the reseller site and your web space, as well as a business account with a payment processor such as PayPal or 2CheckOut, in order to be able to receive web payments. The benefit from reselling server space over the use of a regular reseller program is that your customers will have considerably more system resources and you can set up the server-side software that their Internet sites may need so as to work effectively. The aforementioned isn't possible with a shared website hosting reseller program, as you'll have some limitations in this regard.