Who We Are

We are the people behind WPBeginner, OptinMonster, MonsterInsights, WPForms, SeedProd, and more. Over 15 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 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.

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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.
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WordPress Technical Support
As a WordPress Technical Support Specialist, you’re responsible for guiding people to the fullest use of our products.
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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.
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Video Educator / Video Content Creator
As a video educator you will regularly write, record, and produce educational videos to help our users discover how to do amazing things.
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