5 Website Hosting Platform Success Stories [2023]

5 Website Hosting Platform Success Stories [2023]
Start A Website Hosting Platform

Here are some real life success stories of starting a website hosting platform:

1. WPX ($3.6M/year)

Georgi Petrov (from Sofia, Bulgaria) started WPX almost 10 years ago.

Revenue
$300K / month
Team
2 founders / 100 employees

Case Study

My name is Georgi Petrov and I am co-founder of WPX. We are a WordPress hosting company, both technologically and financially independent and our main goal is to provide the fastest possible service by having both the fastest server platform and the fastest tech support. We believe this is what our clients need - solopreneurs, online marketers, change seekers, people with some great idea or a cause, who need a fast performing and reliable online presence, but who also are not techies. And indeed they don’t need to be. We do the tech stuff, so they can focus on their ideas.

We started with just 2 people (me and my business partner Terry Kyle) and we are now a team of 100+, we have 11K+ customers all around the globe and a $3M yearly income.

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2. 51blocks ($2.52M/year)

Michael Borgelt (from Denver, Colorado, USA) started 51blocks almost 14 years ago.

Revenue
$210K / month
Team
1 founders / 30 employees

Case Study

Hello, My name is Michael Borgelt and I’m the Founder & Owner of 51Blocks (Est. 2009) and BionicWP (Est. 2020), two agencies focused on helping other agency owner’s offer quality digital marketing and hosting solutions to their clients and small businesses a quality marketing experience.

Since customer service is what we’re most passionate about, we currently have a customer LTV of 2.5+ years (in an industry where it’s 6-9 months) and make 2.6M in annual revenue (216k/mo.).

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Learn more about starting a website hosting platform:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a website hosting platform?
-> Pros and cons of a website hosting platform

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established website hosting platform
-> Marketing ideas for a website hosting platform

Other resources

4. Anachak Design ($84K/year)

Vathana Nguon (from Siem Reap, Cambodia) started Anachak Design over 7 years ago.

Revenue
$7K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees

Case Study

Hello, my name is Vathana Nguon and I am the founder of Anachak Design, a freelance Web Design Agency based in Cambodia. I started the company in 2015, my client list has included a broad range of companies from start-ups and big businesses. Here are some of the projects I have completed: Siem Reaper Travel, Tours By Jeeps, Ride & Rad - The Cycle Tour, etc.

I first launched my web design agency in 2015. I stumbled into beginning a business and I started with very low expectations and grew my business through old-fashioned methods like face-to-face marketing. With time, I began to receive a sufficient number of projects each month and hired my first three employees. Today I was able to generate $5,000 per month.

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