If you’re a website owner or web-master looking for web site monitoring, then you may have already taken a look at  So how does this compare to StatusCake’s uptime monitoring service?

Quite simply, StatusCake is the best alternative to  Firstly if you’re looking for a free website monitoring service then Alertra won’t work for you.  Altertra will charge you $0.20 for each URL that you want to monitor for downtime.  And it has a minimum charge of $9.95 per month.

StatusCake on the other hand believes that website owners should be given a free alternative.  We offer free unlimited monitoring – that means that whether you have 1, 10 or 100 websites you can monitor them completely free of charge.  StatusCake’s free website monitoring service carries out downtime checks from its network of global monitoring centres every 5 minutes, with alerts sent to you by email, Twitter and push notifications for iOS and Android devices.  You can also receive SMS alerts wherever you are in the world by buying SMS credits.

If however you’d like more frequent downtime checking then you can pay for one a premium website monitoring plan.  Plans start from just $4.99 per month and you get two months absolutely free when you sign-up for a year.  Paid website monitoring account holders get free SMS credits, malware checking, SSL certificate verification, social media monitoring and much more.

And whether you’re a free user or a paid customer you’ll get excellent customer service from StatusCake.  Our team will be happy to help you – and will quickly and efficiently answer any questions you’ve got.  You can contact them by email, Live Chat on the StatusCake website or reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook.

And it’s not just about website monitoring – you’ll also get free real user monitoring and website performance tools.

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