Programme drives growth, profit and predictability for WP Engine’s agency partners
LONDON – June 25, 2018 – WP Engine, the WordPress digital experience platform, today announced the number of UK digital agencies participating in its Agency Partner Programme (APP) has grown by a factor of 20X since the program began last September.
The APP is a scalable set of business programmes designed to enable agencies of all sizes to grow their business using WordPress. This unique programme was created with direct input from WP Engine’s agency customers to help drive creative, engaging experiences and deliver clear impact for their clients, all on the award-winning WP Engine digital experience platform. UK agencies participating in the APP include Candyspace, Droga5, Grey Healthcare, HUGE Inc., Manifesto, MDC Partners, Pragmatic, R/GA, and StrategiQ.
“The exponential growth of our programme in the UK has been nothing short of amazing and is a reflection of the success the WP Engine WordPress digital experience platform is delivering to agencies and their clients,” said Lisa Box, Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Business Development at WP Engine. “Compelling digital experiences, ranging from beautiful front-end websites to incredibly flexible headless CMS implementations, are best built with the most agile platform around, WordPress. Through the Agency Partner Programme, we’re empowering agencies globally to capitalize on this and unleash their creative power, enabling a best-in-class experience and gaining a competitive edge in the marketplace.”
Business Benefits That Matter
Unique in the WordPress ecosystem, the WP Engine APP provides comprehensive, leveled offerings to agencies, enabling them to select the appropriate level of business benefits they need to be more competitive in the marketplace and innovative with their clients. The levels include Member, Advanced and Strategic, and each level features a robust package of business, educational and technology resources, making the programme customisable for any size agencies.
Agencies enrolled in the APP have access to a suite of sales enablement assets, joint marketing opportunities, enhanced permissions on the platform and lead referral opportunities based on their individual needs, inclusion in WP Engine’s Partner Directory and access to the WP Engine Partner Portal. The portal serves as a one-stop shop for content that provides the largest WordPress thought leadership resource for agencies to scale their WP Engine platform knowledge through learning and development modules.
With these business benefits, WP Engine believes the entire ecosystem of digital developers, designers, marketers and agencies are better positioned to capitalize on opportunities with WordPress, the dominant CMS that powers more than 30 percent of the web.
With five percent of the web visiting a WP Engine site daily, over two billion page views across 500,000+ digital experiences every day and 80,000+ global customers, the WP Engine digital experience platform is the industry’s leading solution to build, deliver and optimise digital experiences built on WordPress. With WP Engine, agencies and brands can build remarkable digital experiences quickly and easily; deliver those experiences with greater speed, security, and reliability; gain insights to improve the digital experience and the business impact; and extend their digital and marketing hub with open integrations using best-of-breed solutions.
From Our Partners
“Dynamic digital experiences tied to strategic business goals are what we produce on a daily basis for our clients. Through the Agency Partner Program, we are able to leverage our extensive creative experience with WordPress, providing us and our clients a world-class competitive edge in the marketplace.”
— Tom Thorne, CEO, Candyspace
“For us, the WP Engine partnership programme provides further proof that we are a credible partner for delivering complex WordPress solutions that are critical to an organisation’s mission. With our experience in design and technology, backed by the security, performance and resilience of the WP Engine platform, we can confidently prepare clients for the future.”
— Jim Bowes, CEO and Co-Founder, Manifesto Digital
“In an industry where the term partnership is over-used, WP Engine has proved to be a loyal, committed and valuable partner in a very meaningful way for Pragmatic. We’ve consistently enjoyed velvet glove treatment, felt listened to when giving product roadmap feedback, received valuable commercial introductions and forged a close and meaningful partnership. I look forward to continued success as we work together to bring professional, quality WordPress digital experiences to life.”
— David Lockie, Director, Pragmatic
WP Engine UK Agency Partner Program Workshop
WP Engine will host an Agency Partner Program event on June 26th at the Soho Hotel in central London to showcase the Agency Partner Programme and provide details on how to join. Please register for the event here. For more information about WP Engine’s Agency Partner Programme, visit https://wpengine.com/agency-partner-program/.
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About WP Engine
WP Engine is the WordPress Digital Experience Platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. WP Engine’s combination of tech innovation and an award-winning team of WordPress experts are trusted by over 80,000 companies across 130 countries to provide counsel and support, helping brands create world-class digital experiences. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has offices in San Francisco, California; San Antonio, Texas; London, England; Limerick, Ireland and Brisbane, Australia.