Please make sure you read the web hosting company's terms of service carefully before you sign up. You won't believe the things that some hosting companies put in their terms of service. Things like:
What you can and can't say about their services.
How they can shut down your sites without notice.
Expensive cancellation policies.
For more info, view this thread: http://www.webhostingusers.com/forum...read.php?t=406