Some basic thing you should look for when searching for a webhosting solution
Softaculous – this is an auto installer. What this means is you don’t have to worry about uploading files and configuring connections or much at all. Auto installers let you answer some basic questions, website name, admin name and password and not much else, click install, and you have just set up say a wordpress site or any of many others, including e-commerce.
Probably as a beginner and probably not really needing a lot of storage or bandwidth, you should be able to find something for probably spending around $5 a month or there abouts. You can spend more on features you probably don’t need.
You can find, in that price range, a shared hosting probably with unlimited storage and bandwidth.
You should have access to unlimited e-mail accounts, that can be used to increase your brand recognition. You can be email@example.com
The way the internet works today, you technically don’t have to worry about server location, but, we would advise or suggest that you stay on your own continent and make sure in case you need it, that you are able to get technical support in your own language.
Compare your best 3 or 4 choices, and choose more than one to research, then make your decision.
You should not take hosting companies quotes from existing customers at face value, up to you, but some are chosen or even made up. Use your best judgement