acquires BlogDroid

by ThemeAlert
28 June 2013

In a marriage of managed WordPress hosts, leading provider reaches an agreement with to to acquire the company, previously competitor in their field. The acquisition will see BlogDroid customers join the ranks of’s expanding service and will take charge of the BlogDroid brand. See the press release below for more in-depth information:

Phoenix AZ June 26th 2013 – The first to market and leading provider in Managed WordPress hosting,, has reached an agreement to acquire competing service in an all cash deal. Financial details were not disclosed.

As a result of the sale, customers will move from the existing BlogDroid infrastructure to the Managed WordPress hosting platform. will manage the domain name and the BlogDroid team will provide assistance during the transition process. Additionally, BlogDroid sales staff will refer future hosting clients to the WordPress hosting platform.

“BlogDroid is a great acquisition to swell our ranks of happy customers. They will find a good home on our expanding service.” said Joshua Strebel, co-founder and CEO of while remarking on the deal. “Managed WordPress is what we do, we have future plans for the domain in that regard.”’s goal when acquiring BlogDroid was to diversify their customer profile and to help more people experience their special brand of web hosting; without the needless upsells, long term contracts, and bait & switch pricing common with other providers. With the BlogDroid team’s ongoing referrals, will serve even more people with quality managed WordPress services.

BlogDroid was an attractive aquistion for due to their impressive growth in a short period of time, a more polished brand than most competitiors, and the customer-first approach made by Karen Jackie, co-founder of BlogDroid. She had the following to say about the acquisition:

“We are extremely excited to see our valued WordPress customers move to such a mature and well respected service like We want to make sure the transition is as easy as possible and will be assisting the Pagely team in making sure every customer has a seamless moving experience.

New BlogDroid clients can expect a step up to the enterprise grade security that offers called PressARMOR™.

“PressARMOR™ offers best-in-class WordPress security, it’s system wide and not just an add on or plugin to an otherwise unsecure and stock platform. We have refined it over the years, protecting all our many thousands of customers,” said Joshua Strebel.

New BlogDroid clients can also expect managed WordPress service from the people who invented the space, trusted automatic upgrades, expert support from people with years of experience in WordPress, extremely fast load speeds, and more WordPress-focused features coming soon.