WordPress on AWS Cloud Survey 2021

by Muhammad in Uncategorized on October 7, 2021

Below are the results of a survey carried out by our Digital Marketing team in June 2021, to get an understanding of website managers experience of Cloud Services for hosting websites under their management. Here are some of the results of respondents (margin for error +- 3%):

What is your title or role within your organisation?

Freelancer / solopreuneur for small wordpress agency
48%
Business running one Ecommerce site
24%
Agency Owner for large WordPress agency
8%
Business running from 5 to 50+ WordPress sites
8%

Which of these best describes your current hosting situation?

Shared hosting
52%
Cloud hosting
32%
Don't know
12%
On your premises
4%

What tools do you use to access your hosting?

Cpanel access
50%
Use a provider
30%
SSH Access
11%
Other
7%

Do you work with, or are associated with, (your company perhaps), the ownership / management of WordPress sites?

Yes
69%
No
31%

From the following list please pick the 5 most important factors you need or want in a hosting platform?

Site performance
80%
Simple to use
70%
Cost
60%
Easy to manage
60%
Easy to scale up or down
50%
Flexible Faster speeds
45%
Time saving
40%
Non-disruptive
30%
Expansion capabilities
20%
Managing volumes
20%
Modern
15%
A!iliate programmes
5%
Conversion rates
5%

How do you feel about cloud hosting? Please tick all that apply;

Easy to manage
57%
Makes life easier
42%
Flexible
36%
Less disruptive to business
36%
Access to latest technology
31%
Expensive
21%
Fearful of it
15%
I appear knowledgable
10%
Time consuming
10%
Disruptive
0%

What would persuade you to move to cloud a hosting services?

Flexibility
52%
Ability to scale
42%
Better workflows
42%
Ease of use
42%
Easy to manage
42%
Centralised management
36%
Speed factors
36%
Cheaper options
31%
Value adding
26%
Advancing your skillset
21%
Minimised disruption
21%
Quick to migrate
21%
Better retail experience
15%
Competitive advantage
15%
Better client relations
10%

What would make you fearful of migrating to cloud? Pick your top 3 frustrations:

Disruption to business
45%
Knowledge of cloud hosting
45%
Time consuming
45%
Costly
40%
Steep learning curve
40%
Unsupported
40%
The migration
30%
Troublesome
155%

Is cloud hosting the way forward in your mind?

Yes
85%
No
15%

Do you feel that your clients understand cloud hosting?

Yes
25%
No
75%

In using a payment system on Ecommerce WordPress sites, what would be your preferred choices?

Stripe
90%
Paypal
80%
Woo Commerce Payments
50%
Amazon Pay
25%
Sage Pay
25%
Global Payments
20%
Authorize.net
5%
Square
5%
Klarna
0%

Do you think cloud hosting is secure?

Yes
80%
No
20%

Do you think cloud hosting is easy to work with?

Yes
73%
No
27%

Would you trust a smaller provider to help you migrate to AWS?

Yes
75%
No
25%

What price bracket would you think is an average monthly cost for WordPress hosting on AWS?

€35 – €50
45%
€25 – €35
40%
€50 – €65
15%

Would an a!iliate attachment to a cloud hosting service persuade you to use that service?

Yes
63%
No
37%

If there was a product o!ering you seamless migration to AWS hosting, which would you prefer;

An assisted solution
65%
A DIY Solution
35%

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