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25 Sneaky Online Tools and Gadgets to Help You Spy on Your Competitors

There are dozens of factors to consider when spying on your competition–what are they ranking for, what are they doing on social, is there a new platform you should be considering?

It can be overwhelming, but paying attention to what is working and what doesn’t can make or breatk your long-term success.

This is where marketing tools come into play. In many cases, the same tools that help monitor your own web performance can also help you gather data on your competition.

You might be using some of these tools already, without using the features that help you evaluate your competitors. Here are some of the best competitive analysis tools out there:

1. Google Alerts – A Tool for Monitoring Mentions

google alerts tool for competitor analysis

This is a very simple and easy-to-use tool that will send reports right to your inbox. If you want to know every single time your competitor is mentioned online, whether as a link or simply a mention, you’ll get that report. You can monitor keywords as well. It’s up to you what you want to track.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Get competitors’ backlinks
  • Monitor social (or other website) mentions of your company
  • Monitor keyword mentions

Price: Free

2. SocialMention – A Tool for Monitoring Mentions

competitor analysis tool social mention

This tool has lots of cool features that focus on blogs, video, and social (all the “cool” stuff). Enter in a search term, either a keyword or a company, and the tool will tell you what’s being said about that term across blogs and social platforms.

You can see how many times and how often it’s mentioned and you even can subscribe to an RSS feed for that term, so you never miss a beat.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Monitor and track keyword mentions
  • Monitor company mentions
  • Cross-analyze what is being said across different social networks

Price: Free

3. Ubersuggest – A Tool for Keywords

ubersuggest competitive analysis tool

Ubersuggest is an all-in-one SEO tool that provides keyword analysis, competitive analysis, and SEO data. You can use it to explore new content ideas, find keywords, and see what your competition is doing. There’s also an Ubersuggest Chrome extension so you can get data on keywords and traffic as you browse the web.

Best Uses For This Tool:

  • See what content and keywords are performing best for your competitors
  • Find keywords to target
  • Get content inspiration
  • Find new competitors

Price: There’s a free limited plan, or you can get a paid plan starting at $29 per month.

4. Owletter A Tool To Track Competitor’s Email

owletter email marketing spy on the competition

Most of the competitive analysis tools on this list focus on SEO, social, or paid ads. This one gives you a window into your competitor’s email marketing strategy. Tell Owletter which sites to track and you get access to every email your competition sends, including when they send it and their spam reputation.

Best Ways To Use This Tool:

  • See how often competitors send emails
  • Track emails based on specific keywords
  • Long term access to data so you can spot trends over time

Pricing: $19 a month for up to 10 sites/$79 per month for unlimited

5. Social Blade – A Tool for Social Media Follower Counts

social blade competitor analysis

See real-time stats about your competitors on social media, including follower counts and the number of uploads. This tool is a quick way to get a lay of the land so you can build a stronger social media marketing strategy.

Best Uses for This Tool:

  • See where your competition stands on multiple social platforms

Pricing: Starts at $3.99 per month, but there is a free limited version.

google adwords

Formerly the Google Keyword Tool and Traffic Estimator, this tool seems to have it all. Although it doesn’t focus specifically on competitor analysis (it’s more focused on your own website), finding competitor data is one feature of the tool. Because it’s from Google, it’s considered one of the best out there.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

Price: Free, but you need to sign up for a free AdWords account to access

7. Instapaper – A Tool for Organization

instapaper marketing tool for organization

This is a simple tool that allows you to save web pages for later to read on your computer, mobile phone, or even Kindle.

Once you sign up for an account (which takes just a few minutes), you can add the bookmarklet to your bookmark bar to keep things easy. When it comes to spying on your competition, it’s incredibly helpful to know who your competition is, first and foremost, and this tool will help.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Save webpages to read later
  • Add a bookmarklet to keep your content organized
  • Visit competitor sites and save content that might be of use to you

Price: Free

monitor backlinks marketing tool

This is another company with great customer service, and you can follow different competitors’ backlinks and have them sent straight to your inbox, with a description of which are the highest domains, which are the lowest, and whether or not they are dofollow or nofollow.

You have a dashboard you can look at and compare your results, but I like to use it primarily to look at links my competitors are earning.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Send competitor backlinks to your inbox
  • Analyze the highest and lowest domains of the links of your competitors
  • Get a good picture of links that are nofollow vs. dofollow
  • Compare your results with competitors thanks to the dashboard
  • Find new link-building opportunities

Price: Pricing varies based on how many domains you want to manage.

If you want to manage only 1, it is $25.00/month, 2 is a Freelancer plan for $48.00/month, 4 is a Small Business plan for $90.00/month, and anything more is a custom plan which you would discuss with the company to determine a price.

They currently offer a free trial, so you can test before you commit.

9. Semrush – A Tool for Keywords

SEMrush marketing tool for keywords

This definitely is one of my favorite tools because it specializes in competitor data. You can visit the homepage and type in a competitor’s website (completely free) and immediately get information regarding organic keywords and rank, ad keywords, and traffic. The best part: it all comes to you in a graphic format.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Get organic keywords and ranks of competitors
  • Get ad keywords and traffic numbers of competitors
  • Look at data in a graphic format

Price: You can get a large amount of information right on the homepage search bar. (Try it out yourself and you’ll see in less than three seconds.)

If you want some really detailed data, plans range from $99.95/month to $399.95/month.

10. SpyFu – A Tool for Keyword and Ad Monitoring

spyfu marketing tool

This is an easy-to-use tool that lets you know which keywords your competitors are targeting, both in organic search and in AdWords. You simply type in your competitor and you can download an entire list of these keywords.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Obtain a list of keywords your competitors are targeting for AdWords
  • Obtain a list of keywords your competitors are targeting in organic search

Price: The Basic plan is $39/month, the Professional plan is $78/month, and the Agency plan is $299/month.

woorank competitor analyssi

This is a tool that has competitor data as just a small section of all it can do. You create your project, and then it will help you track and optimize your website based on the results of that project. If you want to spy on competitors, that’s an option.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Create projects to track
  • Optimize your website based on project results
  • Spy on your competitors as a potential project

Price: For agencies, they recommend the Premium plan for $179/month. For Webmasters, they recommend the PRO plan (only 1 project) for $59/month. You can start with a free trial.

12. SpyOnWeb A Tool to Find Domain Information

spyon web tool

This is a very popular tool because it’s so easy to use. With this tool, you enter a URL, Google AdSense or Google Analytics code, or IP address to find out what resources belong to the same owner.

In other words, when you type in a domain, you get results for all of the different IP addresses and then a list of domains that have that same IP address (in some cases a site will have more than one IP address).

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Discover the different IP addresses to find domain information

Price: Free

13. SimilarWeb – A Tool for Web Rankings

similar web marketing tool

This is a tool that allows you to get traffic insights for any website. You type in a website and right away you’ll get the global rank, country rank, and category rank of that website, along with a nice graph that shows the weekly number of visitors in the last six months.

You can see how many leads come from social, search, referrals, display ads, and many more. There also is a big orange bar that lets you add competitors and even gives you suggestions on who you may want to watch.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Obtain traffic insights for any website
  • Obtain global, country, and category rank for any website
  • Receive suggestions of competitors you may want to watch
  • View the data in graphic format

Price: There is a basic free account that offers limited metrics and data. You can contact the company if you’re interested in the enterprise package.

14. What Runs Where – A Tool for Monitoring Ads

what where

Although this resource specializes in online media buying and helping businesses buy correctly, it has some great features for watching your competition. It supports over 40 ad networks across several different countries and allows you to track a list of your competitors. You then get an alert every time that competitor launches a new ad or publishes new content.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Track ad production of competitors
  • Receive alerts each time a new ad or content is published

Price: Plans run for $299/month for the Basic plan and $399/month for the Full Coverage plan.

15. Link Explorer – A Tool for Backlinks

line explorer marketing tool for backlinks

This tool comes from Moz, so you know it’s got to be good. It’s one of the most popular tools out there today, and it allows you to follow your competitors’ link-building efforts. You can see who is linking back to them regarding PageRank, authority/domain, and anchor text. You also can compare link data, which can help keep things easy.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Find out who is linking to your competitors
  • Compare link data of your competitors

Price: You can get some data for free right away, but in order to use Link Explorer to the fullest extent, you will need Moz’s Analytics Standard package for $99/month.

16. Ahrefs – A Tool for Backlinks

ahrefs marketing tool

This is another popular tool. It will show you things like top pages, IPs, and external links regarding your competitors. Speaking from experience, the site has great customer service and works with you to make sure you get what you need.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Find IPs and external links to your competitors

Price: You can start a trial for $7.00, then upgrade to a variety of plans starting at $99.00/month.

17. Alexa – A Tool for Web Rankings

alexa marketing tool

This is one of the more advanced tools available, and it has been rating websites for a long time (much like a PageRank). In fact, if you have the Moz toolbar, you will see the Alexa ranking of a site right there on your SERP.

This tool does it all when it comes to spying on your competitors (linking, traffic, keywords, etc.) and is an excellent resource if your competitors are international.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Obtain data on international competitors
  • Obtain rankings of websites for an overall picture

Price: The Advanced plan is $149/month for one user and one site. You can upgrade to the Agency Plan to include 20 users and 35 sites. You can start with a free trial.

18. Sprout Social – Social Media Management Software

sprout social social media management marketing tool

Sprout Social helps you find and connect with the people who love your brand. With tools to compare social analytics, social engagement, social publishing, and social listing, Sprout Social has you covered. You can also check hashtag performance and Facebook reviews and track engagement on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Best Ways To Use This Tool:

  • Listen to what your audience wants
  • Track engagement
  • Publish new content

Price: A basic plan is $99/month.

19. Majestic SEO – A Tool for Backlinks

majestic seo backlink marketing tool

One of the more popular tools, Majestic SEO allows you to download the link profile for any of your competitors’ sites. This means thousands and thousands of links will be right at your fingertips. You can export the link profile, and then slice it and dice it as you wish.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Download the link profile of any competitor
  • Export the link profile and move the data around as you see fit

Price: Choose from the Lite plan for $49.99/month, the Pro plan for $99.99/month or the API plan for $399.99/month. I recommend checking out their pricing page because it lets you know which types of companies should use which types of plans.

20. The Search Monitor – A Tool for Keywords & Competitive Analysis

the search monitor competitive analysis tool

This tool is not nearly as popular as many of the others, but I still think it offers great information. It focuses solely on competitor data. Also, it allows you to monitor affiliates and trademarks. It monitors results from Google, Bing, Yahoo, YouTube, and Baidu along with blogs, websites, forums, news, mobile, and shopping.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Monitor affiliates and trademarks
  • View results from Bing, Yahoo, YouTube, and Baidu
  • View results from forums, news, mobile, and shopping

Price: There is a Pro package for $599/month or the Ultimate for $899/month. You also can pay a few dollars more for extra keywords. There is an option for an Enterprise package where you call the company and discuss a price.

21. iSpionage – A Tool for Keywords

ispionage marketing tool for keywords

This is another keyword monitoring tool that allows you to type in a competitor and see the best performing keywords for organic as well as for PPC (in both Google and Bing), and how much the competitor spends on both organic and paid search. You can see the competitor’s most effective ad copy, and you can look at graphs that compare all of this data.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Analyze best performing keywords of competitors for organic
  • Analyze best performing keywords of competitors for PPC (Google and Bing)
  • Find out how much competitors spend on paid search and organic
  • View the most effective ad copy of competitors
  • View the data in graphic form for comparison

Price: The Starter package is $59/month, the Professional package is $99/month, and the Advanced package is $299/month. Contact the company for customized Enterprise package options and pricing.

22. Ontolo – A Tool for Backlinks

ontolo backlink marketing tool

Although often labeled as a backlink tool, this also focuses on content marketing. It helps you know how to prioritize your content to keep things moving, learn where to promote your content by identifying authors who link to your content, and gives you suggestions for link-building opportunities.

Of course, this is a more advanced tool so there are quite a few more details that go into how it works, which is why I highly recommend their free trial.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Identify authors who link to your content
  • Receive suggestions for link-building opportunities

Price: The Professional package is $97/month, and the Agency package is $297/month.

link prospector marketing tool

This is one of my personal favorites because it’s all about link building and how that relates to your content. You choose your type of report – guest posting, links pages, reviews, donations, content promotions, or giveaways – and then enter your key phrases. A list of link-building opportunities based on what you’re looking for is generated for you.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Get link-building opportunity suggestions

Price: If you are going by the credit system, you can try it for free and pay as you go with 1 credit for $5. After those choices, you can choose to select a package, all of which have monthly fees and price per credit per month. It’s a tad confusing, so definitely check out the website to see their price chart.

24. BuzzSumo – A Tool for Viral Content

buzzsumo viral content marketing tool

Want to practically guarantee the success of a blog article or other piece of content? Then look no further than BuzzSumo, a tool that lets you track the virality of nearly every piece of content online.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Track the types of content most popular for a given keyword
  • Search and contact influencers that have shared content similar to yours
  • Find out which pieces by your competitors have received the most shares

Price: Free for a few searches a month. Paid plans range from $79/month to $499/month when billed annually.

25. Feedly – A Tool for Content Marketing

feedly content marketing tool

Your competitors are publishing content all the time. But it’s nearly impossible to check up on the dozens of competing blogs you want to follow. How can you know what your competitors are publishing? How can you stay up-to-date with their content marketing strategies?

With Feedly. Just plug in their blog and get updates whenever they release new content.

Best Ways to Use This Tool:

  • Track competitor’s content marketing strategies and get instant updates when they publish new content
  • Follow your favorite marketing blogs and learn new techniques as soon as they’re released

Price: Free for up to 100 sources, paid plans start at $6 per month.

Can You Spy on Your Competition Without Using Marketing Tools?

The answer certainly is yes,” but it does take a little bit of planning and preparation. If you’re not interested in investing in any tools or relying on any free tools, use the help of Google and Bing to find the site owners by doing some advanced query searches.

There essentially are two different approaches you may want to take. Both of the following strategies are more advanced “secret cheats,” but they will keep you away from using any tools!

Find All of Your Competitors’ Websites

There are four steps you can follow if you want to find your competitors’ websites:

  1. Reverse Google Whois Lookups
  2. Perform Reverse IP Lookups
  3. Reverse Google AdSense Lookups
  4. Reverse Google Analytics Lookups

The Takeaway

Competitive analysis is the cornerstone of a successful digital marketing plan. Use the data you find to build a stronger social media plan, find better keywords to target, or even up your email marketing strategy.

Keep in mind that most of the competitive analysis tools above offer a free trial of their upgraded version so you can give them a test run before making a purchase. Definitely take a look at the free trials before paying.

If you can’t find one, try emailing the company. You might be surprised at just how many will give you a free trial even if it’s not explicitly offered!

Once you’ve settled on a tool (or two or three!) make sure to add competitive analysis to your overall marketing plan. Keeping your eye on the competition is crucial to long-term growth.

Are there other competitive analysis tools I missed? Share your favorite tools in the comments!

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Make no mistake: running a website is hard.

There are so many areas to focus on, from content creation to admin, to maintaining a site via updates.

The good news is that WordPress maintenance services can take a load off users’ shoulders, keeping their sites up to date and allowing them to spend their time elsewhere.

These services offer support and can help with website downtime, theme modifications, site backups, and more.

I’ve put together a list of the best WordPress maintenance and management services to help you get started.

#1 – GoWP — The Best For Agencies

GoWP is an ideal WordPress maintenance service for agencies.

It positions itself as a white-label service, which allows an agency to layer its own branding and SOPs on top of the maintenance services GoWP provides as if those services are now part of the agency’s own back end. 

The white-label focus allows GoWP to create a dedicated mailbox using a domain, provide help and support to all requests to that email, and share a white-labeled dashboard with clients.

On top of that, you have WordPress plugin updates, security monitoring, and automatic site backups with 90 days of offsite storage.

Other powerful features of GoWP include:

  • Unlimited content edits
  • Dedicated account manager (premium)
  • Dedicated WordPress developer (premium)
  • Daily security scans and malware cleanup
  • White-label help desk

GoWP has four main tiers of pricing that come under the following sequential packages:

  • Maintenance / $29 monthly per site       
  • Content Edits / $79 monthly per site       
  • Page Builds / $1299 monthly per site      
  • Dedicated Developer / $2299 monthly per site

The second tier gives agencies access to a 24/7 team of experts, a support ticket dashboard, and Visual Validator WordPress updates.

The next tier jumps up in price but does provide you with a dedicated WordPress developer for it. Learn more at GoWP.

#2 – FixRunner — The Best For Tech Support

FixRunner is a great choice for dedicated tech support.

The service features monthly support time from two hours to four hours—this does depend on the plan you opt for—and additional help is available if you need it.

You’ll be able to use this support time to make all sorts of tweaks to a site, including full debugs, performance improvements, and more.

I was particularly impressed with FixRunner’s 30-day satisfaction guarantee that offers a full refund, no questions asked if you’re unhappy with the service.

FixRunner additionally offers:

  • Speed Optimization
  • WordPress core updates
  • Plug-in and theme updates
  • Uptime monitoring
  • Security scans

The service provides plans for both small websites and bigger, enterprise-level ones. There are three core plans available for smaller websites:

  • Premium / Monthly, quarterly, or yearly / $69 monthly
  • Rocket / Monthly, quarterly, or yearly / $99 monthly
  • Advance / Monthly, quarterly, or yearly / $179 monthly

For bigger websites or Enterprise-level business, we have the following:

  • Advance + / Monthly or quarterly / $300 monthly
  • Advance ++ / Monthly or quarterly / $500 monthly
  • Custom / Monthly or quarterly / Call for price

If you’re a smaller website, I think the Rocket package is a good starting point–it includes support for online shops, on-page SEO optimization, and a faster response time for sites, making it a notable offering all around.

#3 – WP Buffs — The Best For Site Security

WP Buffs is a top maintenance service for those that want full confidence in their site’s security.

When users purchase the service, they’ll be able to use the iThemes Security plugin—considered to be one of the best security plugins available.

The plugin exists to protect a site from nasty malware and spam, but it’s also useful for its cache feature that improves the loading speed of a site—something crucially important for good rankings.

Users also have the option to back up their entire site with WP Buffs and store it in the cloud for extra peace of mind.

Other key features of WP Buffs include the following:

  • 24/7 site edits
  • Speed optimization
  • Ongoing security
  • Weekly updates
  • Emergency 24/7 support

On the pricing front, WP Buffs offers multiple different plans. The four key ones are Maintain, Protect, Perform, and then a series of custom plans for those with advanced needs.

Itemized these are:

  • Maintain / Annual or monthly / $56 a month billed yearly
  • Protect / Annual or monthly / $123 a month billed yearly
  • Perform / Annual or monthly / $164 a month billed yearly
  • Custom / Annual or monthly / starts at $290 a month billed yearly

The iThemes Security Pro premium plugin is included from the second package onwards or the ‘Protect’ tier in this case. The third level of pricing, ‘Perform,’ includes four daily cloud backups, priority support, and complete malware removal.

#4 – Valet — The Best For Ecommerce Store Owners

Valet should be a top pick for those that run ecommerce stores.

It’s a comprehensive service that provides manual updates and includes uptime monitoring, security scanning, and full examinations of checkout workflows, all of which help ensure everything is running smoothly for your customers.

Some of the other highlights include:

  • Code checks
  • Reports and analysis
  • Remediation for website accessibility
  • Up to five hours of dedicated support per month

The first paid plan with Valet starts at $300 per month and includes two hours of support.

Ecommerce store owners should check out the professional plan that costs $750 a month but includes five hours of dedicated support every month.

The top tier plan with Valet is the ‘Elite Plan’ that offers over ten hours of support each month, and this is quite clearly catered towards large companies that have the extra funding available.

General consultations with Valet are available and cost $175 per month.

#5 – SiteCare — The Best For Performance Optimization

SiteCare is the best option on my list for site performance optimization. If you want a service that will optimize a site so it loads as quickly as possible, this is your top choice.

SiteCare gets to work by first looking at aspects of a site that could be causing it to slow down. This can be due to anything from poorly optimized images to faulty plugins or a web host’s quality.

Once that’s done, the service implements a series of best practices, removing the website’s weaknesses step by step until it’s responsive and efficient.

SiteCare offers the following to those that use the service:

  • Hack cleanups
  • Daily backups
  • Real-time monitoring
  • Theme and plugin updates
  • Mobile optimization

In terms of pricing, things are clear and simple. There are two key plans available: a basic plan and an advanced one.

The basic plan costs $79 a month and includes access to the essentials, such as daily backups, malware cleanup, and access to support.

The more advanced plan costs $299 a month, so quite a jump, but for that, you get access to custom development hours with a specialist and a few extras such as ecommerce support and Sucuri firewall.

#6 – The WP Butler — The Best For Custom Plans

Only want specific parts of a service? Well, The WP Butler is unique because it allows users to customize their service plan.

For example, maybe you’re just looking for caching and speed improvements but don’t require anything else.

Monthly services with The WP Butler include malware scans, daily or weekly backups, and plugin or theme updates.

The itemized one-off service includes everything from configuring HTTPS to a custom security inspection.

Additional features of The WP Butler include:

  • Weekly site reviews
  • Uptime monitoring
  • 30 minutes of development time on retainer
  • Emergency site restoration
  • Security plugin configuration

As there are quite a few options with The WP Butler, pricing varies significantly depending on what you need.

If the monthly packages are more suited to you, these come in the following tiers:

  • The Basics / $39 a month
  • The Solopreneur / $69 a month
  • The Small Business / $129 a month
  • The Company / $299 a month
  • The Enterprise / $599 a month

One-off services range from $100 to $250, and there’s even the option of a monthly retainer. With this, you pay for a set number of hours of development work each month. Lots to choose from here.

What I Looked at To Find the Best WordPress Maintenance and Management Services

Before deciding which of these WordPress maintenance and management services to go for, it’s worth knowing how I chose them.

The first thing to mention is that there are two primary forms WordPress maintenance can take.

Generally speaking, there are WordPress maintenance services like the ones featured in this list, and there is “managed WordPress hosting.”

If a site is part of managed WordPress hosting, then there’s a good chance you won’t need maintenance service on top of that. Examples include WP Engine, Bluehost, SiteGround, and WordPress.com (not WordPress.org). If you’re hosting your WordPress site with any of these, maintenance services may not be necessary for you. 

Since you’re reading this post, though, you’ve probably chosen to use a WordPress maintenance service outside of your hosting platform (or are hosting your site with a platform that doesn’t provide those services), so here are some of the features I looked at to pick out the best maintenance services. 

Security Monitoring

It goes without saying how important security is for a site in the internet age. With the increase in threats and cyberattacks, knowing someone has got your back can bring great comfort.

Most of the maintenance services on this list include top security monitoring as part of their monthly packages, although not every service will. Some, for example, might include this as an optional extra.

How essential this is depends on the size of a company, but in most cases, monitoring a site for threats and knowing what to do if attacked is key. A maintenance service removes a great deal of worry here, so I think it’s a vital area to consider.

Site Optimization

Site optimization is a broad term, but in the case of WordPress maintenance and management services, I’m mainly talking about making a site more responsive and quicker to load.

A slow website can lead to people leaving sites rapidly in today’s fast-paced world, not to mention that Google actively penalizes slower websites by pushing them down in the search results.

A WordPress maintenance service can optimize a site to load quickly, making it responsive and pleasurable to use. This is important for every single site on the internet.

Almost all of the WordPress maintenance services on this list include site optimization in some form, though the exact service carried out can vary.

Backups

A site that’s a victim of a cyberattack could find itself damaged and beyond repair—that’s where site backups come in. These allow users to restore a healthy and fully working version of said site.

In fact, it might not be a cyberattack, mistakes that delete files or whole databases can happen, sometimes inexplicably.

Having a maintenance service ready and waiting to install a healthy backup of a site if something goes wrong is beyond useful. It removes a lot of the stress from potentially losing everything.

Companies of most sizes will find this a vital feature, although site backups are easy enough to do if you’re an informed solopreneur—in the case of the latter, they might not need this particular service.

Conclusion

WordPress maintenance and management services can be crucially important to the right person. There’s a considerable amount of choice out there too, and knowing where to start can be difficult.

My list covers all of the key areas to consider:

  • GoWP — The Best For Agencies
  • FixRunner — The Best For Tech Support
  • WP Buffs — The Best For Site Security
  • Valet — The Best For Ecommerce Store Owners
  • WP Site Care — The Best For Performance Optimization
  • The WP Butler — The Best For Custom Plans

These are respectable choices, and thinking about exact needs can help make the decision process a little bit quicker.

There’s a lot to think about when running a site, from site backups to security and optimization.

WordPress maintenance services will allow the process to become more manageable, saving precious time for use elsewhere.

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