Other than hosting resource-demanding Internet sites, there is a further reason to obtain a virtual or a dedicated server for yourself - to make your web hosting company. This is an ever-growing business, as an increasing number of people and businesses start their web presence, which means that they need hosting space and a domain. If you have a hosting server, you'll be able to make web hosting packages and sell them, so you can not only cover your expenses if you host your own Internet sites on the server as well, but you will also make a very good profit by running a profitable business. What you need for that is a server, billing software, which will be the connection between the reseller website and your web space, and a business account with a payment processor for example PayPal or 2CheckOut, in order 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 considerably more resources and you'll be able to install the server-side software which their sites may need so as to work effectively. The latter isn't possible with a shared hosting reseller program, as you'll have specific limitations in this regard.