Sean is the Director of Sales for Pagely, the premier managed WordPress hosting provider. He has over twenty years of experience in tech, marketing and sales roles and specializes in automation and sales systematization. Sean lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal where he kite surfs and mentors startups in the Startup Lisboa incubator. Read more from Sean on his personal blog or tune into his podcast for digital nomads.
Hosts Wordpress for big companies like Oprah, Disney, Facebook
Issues to consider
Patching and updates of plugins
Has a partner network
"Make the logo bigger"
Digital Ocean or AWS for hosting if you're good running things on your own
GoDaddy can help in a shared hosting environment with support
AWS is Amazon Web Services
Plugins are the typical culprit that negatively impact your load speed
Get your cache straight
"What do you employ as a caching strategy?"
Engine X full page caching
CDN—content delivery network
They use the Amazon CDN CloudFront
All the static assets of your website like PHP server output
Inspect your pages to determine load speed of each element
CDN pushes static assets to POPs
Optimize your images
White glove migration
Shared responsibility model
Husband and wife team built Pagely for themselves 10 years ago with no funding
They were first to market and they created a great reputation