WordPress is an open source ecosystem and some businesses have learned how to thrive in this environment. Many multi-million dollar businesses use WordPress hosting and provide WordPress related products and services. Here’s a look at a few of the most influential WordPress businesses today.
This company has seen over 400 million visitors over the time they started. They provide all kinds of tools and resources for WordPress hosting. Awesome Motive is the parent company of WPBeginner and they provide products, such as OptinMonster, ThemeLab, Soliloquy and many others.
Another very successful WordPress company is WPEngine. This is one of the most popular hosting providers for managed WordPress hosting. They are also one of the fastest growing WordPress companies.
The very popular plugin WordPress SEO by Yoast is the main product of Yoast. They have several other WordPress plugins, as well. The SEO from Yoast is some of the best you will find and it has become one of the largest WordPress brands.
A very popular marketplace for CodeCanyon and ThemeForest, Envato is one of the most popular places to get plugins and themes for WordPress. They are one of the most influential businesses today even though they went through some licensing issues a few years ago.