5 Wordpress Resource Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 19th, 2023
Start A Wordpress Resource Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a wordpress resource business:

1. Work Hero ($146K/year)

Kevin, the founder of Work Hero, came up with the idea for his business after realizing the need for WordPress support and maintenance services. Starting with just one customer in December 2019, he has since grown his customer base to 13 recurring clients, generating around $1,470 per month in revenue. By focusing on providing excellent customer service and delivering on their promises, Work Hero has attracted and retained loyal customers.

How much they make: $146K/year
How much did it cost to start: $1K
Current team size: 0


How I Started A $1.4K/Month WordPress Support Service

Work Hero is a WordPress support and maintenance service that went from working with one website in December 2019 to 13 recurring customer sites today, earning ~$1470/month with most customers paying an unlimited fee of $149/month.

Kevin started Work Hero over 5 years ago
Kevin grew the business to $12.2K/month
It cost Kevin $1000 to start the business
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2. DocPress.it ($9.6K/year)

The founder collaborated with various guest writers for the blogs but faced difficulties in publishing their articles from Google Docs to WordPress.

He had to manually save images separately, and copy-pasting the content didn’t work correctly, depending on the article, it took 30 minutes to format it with the necessary headings, images, and other elements.

To automate these tedious processes, he started working on Google Docs add-ons.

How much they make: $9.6K/year
How much did it cost to start: $9K
Current team size: 1


I Built A Tool That Makes It Easy To Export Google Docs To WordPress [1,000+ Users]

DocPress.it founder, Alex, built an add-on for Google Docs that helps users automate the tasks of SEO content analysis, generating article intros with AI, image renaming, and others when publishing content; the platform now has over 1100 users and makes around $500 MRR.

Alex started DocPress.it about 2 years ago
Alex grew the business to $800/month
It cost Alex $9000 to start the business
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3. WP Engine ($227M/year)

How much they make: $227M/year
Current team size: 1170


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Find out how WP Engine became a market leader, with over 85,000 customers and generating more than $227 million in yearly revenue by providing digital solutions for businesses using key takeaways like automation and proper customer support.

Jason started WP Engine over 14 years ago
Jason grew the business to $18.9M/month
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