Google’s John Mueller answered a question on Reddit about moving an SMB site from Wix to a self-hosted WordPress environment. He offered his opinion on this specific scenario and within this context discussed the relative merits and shortcomings of managed and self-managed WordPress for SMBs.
Small and Medium Businesses (SMB)
SMB means small and medium businesses and what those sizes mean is not anything set in stone, there are multiple definitions.
In general small businesses are those with under 100 employees. Medium size businesses are those with between 100 to 500 employees and some definitions rank medium as high as 1,000 employees.
Managed and Self-hosted WordPress Hosting
Managed WordPress hosting is a hosting environment where the web host takes care of all the technical…