When we have a client that is looking for an affordable shared hosting solution our go to provider is always A Small Orange. Their pricing is comparable to the most affordable names in the industry, but their performance is closer to the higher priced hosting providers out there. A lot of our clients will start out with a basic 'Tiny' plan and upgrade as needed. Our favorite ASO features are it's scalability, unbeatable customer support, and easy to use control panel.
A Small Orange also offers a variety of other great products including Business, Reseller, Cloud VPS, and Dedicated hosting solutions. Many independent hosting reviews have named A Small Orange the best choice for small business hosting. One of those reviewers, Review Signal, utilized reviews and tweets from thousands of customers of dozens of different hosting companies to name the 'People's Choice' for best hosting provider. A Small Orange won the award for every service that they offer. Clearly their customers are passionate about their services and support.