Botify named a WordPress VIP Technology Partner

We are proud to welcome Botify as a new Technology Partner!

Botify joins our growing group of partners as the first technology partner with proven excellence in enterprise-level SEO. WordPress VIP customers can now rely on a platform that’s built for the size, scale, and complexity of their websites and drive long-term and sustained growth from organic search.

Botify was founded in 2012 by Adrien Menard, Thomas Grange, and Stan Chauvin, three SEO professionals who were executing a range of SEO services for their agency clients. They noticed that the most commonly utilized SEO tactics by brands were focused on keywords and content, while technical SEO strategies — those critical to fully understanding and optimizing a website’s discoverability and indexability — were being neglected.

Noticing this gap, they set out to create a scalable, solutions-oriented platform and full-funnel methodology to address the entire organic search process — from crawling through conversions — to help turn organic search into a performance marketing channel.

Today, Botify offers the largest unified data model, the most prescriptive actions, and the power to automate processes, providing its customers with a complete and modern SEO platform that is faster and more accurate than the alternatives.

As a result, customers benefit from:

  • The most complete picture of their website’s performance in search, powered by a unified data set covering every stage of the search process;
  • The ability to direct search engines to their most critical pages through an  understanding of exactly what pages they are crawling vs. missing;
  • Insight into the exact keywords and phrases that are generating visits – eliminating the guesswork surrounding searcher intent;
  • The recommended actions and alerts to improve and safeguard website traffic;
  • and greater efficiency from automating certain SEO tasks.

Hundreds of the world’s leading brands across ecommerce, media and publishing, travel, technology, and classifieds, including News Corp, GitHub, Clarins, Macy’s, Farfetch, Carvana, RetailMeNot, Condé Nast, Expedia, TUI, Monster, and Glassdoor, partner with Botify to lead their SEO efforts.

“Botify is excited to join WordPress VIP’s growing ecosystem and address the unique challenges that come from managing some of the largest and most highly-trafficked websites in the world. This partnership further supports our mission to ensure that the world’s most valuable content is never hidden.”

Adrien Menard, Co-founder and CEO of Botify

For more information about Botify’s partnership with WordPress VIP, please visit https://wpvip.com/partners/botify

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Launching a global ecommerce platform for OKdo

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Recently, we teamed up with our Silver agency partner Box UK to help OKdo launch a new, revenue-generating business line in less than eight months.

OKdo is a purveyor of technology products, focused on the rapidly-evolving single board computing (think Raspberry Pi) and internet of things (IoT) markets. OKdo was looking for a holistic technology platform to get their products in front of new customers as quickly as possible.

Flexibility at scale

After a three-month bidding process, OKdo selected Box UK as their development partner. With years of experience collaborating on complex WordPress implementations at scale, Box UK knew WordPress VIP was the perfect platform to power the end solution.

Because time was of the essence, the agility of this new platform (and its development) was key. OKdo also needed an e-commerce solution that would play nicely in multiple languages and currencies, as well as an adaptable architecture that could integrate seamlessly with third-party applications like NetSuite.

Thanks to the inherent flexibility of WordPress, the enterprise infrastructure of WordPress VIP, and the scalability of WooCommerce, we were able to deliver OKdo a multi-site, multi-language, and multi-currency ecommerce system in just under eight months.

Certainly from my perspective, WordPress has been a great success—with WordPress VIP giving us that enterprise-level of assured quality on top.

— Adrian Goodman, Global Digital Product Owner

Key results

  • Launched a new product line in eight months
  • Multisite installation powering sites in 6 languages
  • Modular architecture with third-party integrations
  • Enterprise ecommerce using WooCommerce
  • Compliance with global trade and tax regulations

Learn more

To learn more about this project, please download the OKdo case study PDF. And if you have any questions, simply get in touch!

Note: This post is part of a series providing downloadable summaries of WordPress VIP case studies. For a complete list of these summaries, click here

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Digital River named a WordPress VIP Gold Technology Partner

The Digital River team in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

We are proud to welcome Digital River as a new WordPress VIP Gold Technology Partner!

Digital River joins our growing group of partners with proven excellence implementing WordPress at scale. Digital River is now WordPress VIP’s first single-solution, global payments partner, bringing a unique and unparalleled value for our clients.

For more than 25 years, Digital River has been an innovator in the world of ecommerce. With its API-powered solutions, Digital River is laser-focused on offering clients the ability to cut through the ever-growing complexities and risk of expanding their commerce globally. Its unique seller of record model allows Digital River to take over key financial elements of an online sale, including payments, taxes and compliance. Clients can focus on growing their business, while Digital River focuses on keeping it secure.

With 20 local acquirers, more than 70 payment methods worldwide and 46 currencies supported, Digital River helps clients sell direct to customers, whether they live around the corner or around the world.

“Ecommerce offers a world of opportunity, and with that comes challenges. Our passion is helping brands focus on building exceptional ecommerce experiences, while we take on the back-office complexities that tend to keep ecommerce teams up at night,” said Digital River’s CEO, Adam Coyle. “Within the WordPress VIP ecosystem, Digital River provides clients unparalleled scale, security, performance and flexibility.”

For more information about Digital River’s partnership with WordPress VIP, please visit https://wpvip.com/partners/technology-partners/

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Templates for E-Commerce Web Hosting

Creating a professional website can be challenging. E-commerce web design is really a complex animal. To cut development time, many web hosting companies start offering web hosting templates or hosting with templates. Whether you’re looking for a simple web site or a functional e-commerce website, the chances are that you may be able to find […] Read more »