Backupbuddy is one of the BEST WordPress plugins I've ever worked with, and I cannot recommend it highly enough. (And full disclosure: we are affiliates Backupbuddy makes backing up and restoring/migrating your WordPress website a breeze, and with their fantastic customer support, it's a no-brainer for any WordPress website owner.
I'm writing this post because BackupBuddy backups were timing out on one of our client's GoDaddy shared hosting plan. We love GoDaddy for domains, but not so much for hosting (but I digress).
IThemes.com (the makers of BackupBuddy) replied promptly to my support ticket and gave me the following advice -- which worked perfectly!
Here are the steps iThemes.com support gave me to try to make BackupBuddy work with GoDaddy shared hosting -- and it worked.
So if you are using GoDaddy shared hosting and having an issue with BackupBuddy, try the above to see if it works for you!
Oh, and here's our "How to Get Backup Buddy" video with our affiliate link -- just for kicks.
You can find it here.
Note that the plan you will now need (if you have <=2 sites) is the "Blogger" plan.