• Building the Future of Pagely: Our Vision for 2020

    About a month ago we had the extreme pleasure of getting our remote-first team together for an in-person retreat in Gatlinburg, TN to strategize and plan the vision for our company in 2020 and beyond. Fast forward to today and we’re in the midst of a global pandemic, the likes of which none of us

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  • An Introduction to Amazon EC2

    “The cloud” changed the game so much, and so quickly, it’s difficult to remember what things were like before it arrived. But, not that long ago, getting server resources meant buying or leasing an actual box off the rack of a server farm. It wasn’t instant. It wasn’t cheap. And it usually required a great

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  • An Introduction to Amazon RDS

    As innovators in the hosting space, we’re constantly testing hardware and software solutions here at Pagely to find the optimum balance between price and performance for the unique demands of WordPress. Through all of that testing, Amazon RDS emerged as the clear winner for our database solution. We’ve built our hosting solution on it so

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  • Blue Oceans. Notes on Joshua Strebel’s WCPHX Keynote presentation (Part 2)

    This is part two of a series on my recent keynote for WordCamp Phoenix, where I took the stage in front of my local business and WordPress community to share some insights and lessons learned. The video is embedded below and in this post, I will unpack a couple of the concepts and ideas from

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  • Bias and Self Delusion. Notes on Joshua Strebel’s WCPHX Keynote Presentation (Part 1)

    I had the pleasure of being a keynote speaker at WordCamp Phoenix this winter. I used the opportunity to share some hard-earned insights and lessons-learned from my 10 years as CEO of Pagely. The video is embedded below. In this post I’ll unpack a couple of the concepts and ideas from my talk. These are

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  • NorthStack™ Serverless – A new pay-as-you-go, elastic autoscaling hosting platform by Pagely

    Announcing NorthStack by Pagely Every now and then we get to do something really big and impactful — something that leaves an enduring mark by changing the way things are done in an industry. This is not an incremental update to a product or the gradual evolution of a solution, but is a revolutionary approach

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  • Nine Years of Managed WordPress

    A look back – and forward. We launched Pagely in August 2009. Now, nine years later, Managed WordPress Hosting is a multi-billion-dollar channel. I’m not sure even we saw that coming back then. The channel grew slowly at first, then quickly took off to become saturated with providers of all stripes. Managed WordPress is now

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  • How Pagely is Using Adaptive Video to Deliver Consultative Sales at Scale

    At Pagely, we believe it’s possible to do big things with small teams through creative use of technology. We also believe in offering our visitors options not mandates for how they can choose to engage with us. Our public pre-sales knowledge base with over 500 real sales exchanges was our first step in this direction,

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  • How Managed WordPress Hosting Can Level Up Your Business

    It’s critical that your website provides a solid foundation for running and scaling your business. Rather than hiring Devops engineers with WordPress experience to manage your site and infrastructure, you may consider using a Managed WordPress Hosting solution. Your company will save money and have a team of hosting experts ensuring your WordPress website remains

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  • Fresh updates to Pagely’s Atomic Beta

    If you have been following along you’ll know we have been busy here at Pagely crafting a new control panel for our customers. In the most recent release: A basic first pass at PressFormance analytics graphs are in. These will show you vCPU usage on your nodes as well as V-Burst credits if you’re on

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