A Start-Up Host for Bloggers: A Small Orange

“We don’t want to be Go Daddy,” A Small Orange CEO Douglas Hanna says, “but we do want to be the best Web hosting company.”- Douglas Hanna


Company and Website: A Small Orange
Founder: Douglas Hanna
Year founded: 2003
Location: Durham, N.C.
Employees by 2011: 38

Douglas Hanna is CEO of an Atlanta based high-end multi-million dollar web hosting company, A Small Orange. It was founded in 2003 by Douglas Hanna when he was less than 15 years old. By the time he was 18, he was already serving over 50,000 customers across the world.

Over the years, the company has evolved as a high-end and reliable provider of reseller web hosting, VPS as well as shared and dedicated Web hosting. A Small Orange, according to Hanna, is hosting over half a million websites from all continents. The company is successfully growing up and made about $4 million in 2011. The company’s customer base ranges from small or medium-sized businesses to personalized blogs for approximately 25,000 people.

Hanna puts his 40 to 50 hours in a week for his web hosting business besides managing his classes properly at Duke University. Hanna also writes a blog on customer service and service experiences named ‘Service Untitled’, which has become very popular these days.

Info Source: www.asmallorange.com