Prepaid Maintenance Packages

Why Website Maintenance Matters

The design of a website is essential to a company’s online success, but an even more important aspect that's thought of less often is the maintenance of that website. It's easy to forget how frequently a site must be updated. In reality, a website shares many parallels with a physical store; just as rooms need cleaning, sale strategies need rethinking, and signs need switching, a website needs the same care to be successful.

Up-to-Date Content

With site content that isn't consistently updated, a website isn't able to keep up with the fast-paced world of the Internet. The content that generally remains static—graphics and text that describe your business, products, or services—should be changed every now and then to keep the page fresh.

This aspect of maintenance is especially essential for Search Engine Optimization. Without regular content output, your website's rank in search engines, namely Google, will suffer. As a result, competitors will receive more page views and thus more business, causing you to lose customers.

Social Media

Regular content output typically comes in the form of an active social media page. There is always something to prove with growing companies, so the best way to show that the services you have to offer are worth considering is by reminding people on social media.

Plus, if your company doesn't have a social media page, customers will feel confused or even concerned, since pages are altogether expected nowadays. Social media output is also essential for staying relevant among search engine algorithms.

Data Tracking

To make sure you know which aspects of your website are performing well among customers and which are lacking, it is indispensable that you record data of page views, clicks, ad revenues, successful tactics, and so on. Through various analytical tools, this is not difficult to accomplish. The most important aspect of data tracking is being able to analyze the recorded data, and as a result making the necessary changes that the analysis points towards.

Maintenance Considerations

Sometimes, things go wrong, and it's out of anybody's control when it happens. The best websites are the one that can handle these accidents the most efficiently, before the vast majority of users even have time to notice. Every company should have a solid risk management plan put in place for when things do go wrong—for example, if your hosting service’s servers go down, be ready with a backup plan. Run routine maintenance checks to check for these types of warnings. Sometimes, links break. If they're left unusable, your website risks looking extremely unprofessional and losing customers to other websites.

Company Image

All of these tips culminate in your company's corporate image. Think about the impression your company is leaving on customers and remind yourself of the fact that competitors websites are a single click away. In today's age, it's as easy to lose customers as it is to gain them. Word gets around quickly on the Internet, so make sure that your website stays the best it can be before it's too late.

Services Provided

Website maintenance plans include the following tasks:

Additional Services

Website maintenance plans do not include the following services, however, these services can be purchased separately.

  • Adding, changing or removing text and images provided by the client
  • Adding blog posts provided by the client
  • Resizing of images
  • Making changes to an email campaign
  • adding, changing or removing links
  • fixing broken links and error pages
  • changing colors or layout to current pages
  • adding or removing pages
  • adding or removing menus
  • generating a sitemap
  • updating meta keywords, titles or descriptions as part of an sEO plan
  • Providing traffic analytics and visitor details
  • providing seo recommendations
  • Graphic Design
  • Copywriting
  • website redesign
  • blog creation or set-up
  • search engine optimization work
  • logo design
  • purchasing of any third party services

Payment

Prepaid maintenance plans are billed automatically on the 1st of every month. If payment is not received by the 1st of the month, work will be billed at the standard hourly rate and any hours performed will not be counted towards the maintenance plan after payment has been received. Unused time does not rollover. All maintenance tasks are billed in 15-minute increments.

Discounted Maintenance Packages

Normal hourly rate for Joomla programming: $120

Silver Package

$95.00 per month

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2 hours of consulting per month, including telephone/email support and the application of critical security patches.

 

Gold Package

$90.00 per month

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4 hours of consulting per month, including telephone/email support and the application of critical security patches.

 

Platinum Package

$85.00 per month

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6 hours of consulting per month, including telephone/email support and the application of critical security patches.

In the event you wish to cancel, you must submit your request 15 days prior to the end of the month and you will not be billed again. Your plan will then expire in the current month.

To get started, call or text 715.553.1514 to schedule a free, half hour consultation with our Joomla consultant.