Who We Are

We are the people behind WPBeginner, OptinMonster, MonsterInsights, WPForms, SeedProd, and more. Over 20 million sites use our software. We believe in creating awesome user experiences. We are humbly considered thought leaders by many in our space because of our rapid growth and innovations. Whatever the market conditions or current trends, you will always find Awesome Motive leading the way to help our customers gain competitive business advantage and stay ahead of the curve.

Awesome Products Start with an Awesome Team.

Whatever the market conditions or current trends, you will always find Awesome Motive leading the way to help our customers gain competitive business advantage and stay ahead of the curve.

Our Story

We started with a single goal: level the playing field for small businesses, so they can grow and compete with the big guys. We accomplish this goal by creating enterprise-level tools, team, and training for small business.
Company Timeline
  • WPBeginner Syed Balkhi launched WPBeginner, which is now the largest free WordPress resource site.
  • List25 Syed Balkhi started List25, a fun side project that's now in the top 2000 YouTube channels.
  • OptinMonster Syed Balkhi and Thomas Griffin co-founded OptinMonster, the most powerful conversion optimization software.
  • Soliloquy & Envira Envira Gallery and Soliloquy Slider plugin joins the Awesome Motive family through a merger deal and Thomas Griffin officially joins as the CTO.
  • WPForms Syed Balkhi and Jared Atchison co-founded WPForms, a drag & drop WordPress form builder.
  • MonsterInsights Syed Balkhi acquires Yoast Analytics, the most popular Google Analytics integration in the world and rebrands it to MonsterInsights.
  • WP Mail SMTP The most popular WordPress SMTP plugin joins the Awesome Motive family through an acquisition.
  • Sold Soliloquy & Envira In December, we sold Envira Gallery and Soliloquy to better focus on our growth tools.
  • ExactMetrics We acquired the famous Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress plugin through our portfolio Company, MonsterInsights, and rebranded it to ExactMetrics.
  • Pirate Forms WPForms acquired Pirate Forms, a simple WordPress form plugin and retired it in favor of our modern WPForms plugin.
  • SeedProd The most popular coming soon & maintenance mode plugin for WordPress joins Awesome Motive through a merger. John Turner (founder of SeedProd) joins Awesome Motive.
  • Sold List25 In October, we sold List25 to realign our company focus on software. At the time, List25 had over 2.3M subscribers and 550M video views on YouTube.
  • TrustPulse In April, we launched TrustPulse, the best social proof notification platform to help businesses improve conversions by leveraging the power of social proof.
  • RafflePress In July, we launched RafflePress, the most powerful WordPress giveaway and contest plugin to help users grow their email list, website traffic, and social followers.
  • All in One SEO In January, we acquired All in One SEO Pack (AIOSEO), the original WordPress SEO plugin that's used by over 2 million websites.
  • Smash Balloon In June, we acquired Smash Balloon, the most popular social feeds plugin for WordPress used by over 1.3 million websites.
  • PushEngage In October, we acquired PushEngage, a leading web push notification software to help website owners connect with visitors after they leave your website.
  • Plugin Rank In June, we acquired Plugin Rank, the only tool for WordPress plugin owners to let plugin developers track their rankings in WordPress.org search results.
  • SearchWP In July, we acquired SearchWP, the leading search engine plugin for WordPress.
  • Sandhills Development In September, we acquired Sandhills Development and its suite of products: Easy Digital Downloads, Affiliate WP, WP Simple Pay, Sugar Calendar, and more.

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We're Hiring
West Palm Beach Office 2701 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach FL 33409

Open Positions

WordPress Developer
As a WordPress Developer, you will build new features, improve the existing platform, squash bugs, and help us rapidly scale our products.
WordPress Technical Support
As a WordPress Technical Support Specialist, you’re responsible for guiding people to the fullest use of our products.
UI / UX Designer
As a UI / UX Designer, you will be responsible for transforming ideas into beautiful “user-focused” designs that are optimized for conversion and ease of use.
WordPress Content Writer
As a Writer at Awesome Motive, you’re responsible for growing our organic traffic and converting website visitors into email subscribers and customers.
Full Stack Developer
As a Full Stack Developer you’ll be part of a cross-functional team that’s responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.
Organic Content Marketing Manager
As our Organic Content Manager, you’ll manage teams that drive high-converting organic traffic at OptinMonster.com and TrustPulse.com. You will be responsible for planning and managing the editorial calendars of the blogs, social media accounts, and YouTube channels for OptinMonster and TrustPulse, lead generation softwares used on over 1.2 million websites.