Website maintenance packages play a vital role in the security and reputation of your website. When it comes to running your business, having a fully functional and updated website is essential to ensure that your customers have a great user experience and that your site is protected from technical issues and cyber attacks.
A website maintenance package is like putting your website on autopilot. Everything from security to content updates is handled by a dedicated web master so you can focus on what is most important – growing your business and interacting with your customers.
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The importance of having a website maintenance plan for your business
A lot of time and effort is involved in keeping your website updated, secure, and fresh. Website maintenance packages can bring time and cost-saving benefits to your business that include:
- Monitoring your website for technical issues
- Updating plugins and themes
- Testing contact and subscription forms
- Ecommerce testing such as checkout flow and payments
- Adding new content and products
- Liaison with hosting provider to resolve any hosting issues
- Monthly performance monitoring, reports, and recommendations
Without a plan for maintaining your website, you leave your site vulnerable to attacks and risk losing potential customers due to outdated content, slow performance, and buggy features.
33% of top WordPress sites are at least two versions behindSource: The SSL Store
Types of website maintenance packages
Depending on the type of website and needs, there are a few different options for website maintenance packages to keep things up to date and running smoothly.
Basic website maintenance packages
The core purpose for website maintenance is to ensure that your site is running properly and performing at its best. We offer standard website maintenance packages to all of our clients for peace of mind that the website updates are being handled by a professional. Even if we didn’t build your site, we can still handle your website maintenance!
The best website maintenance packages will cover all of the functional and user experience aspects of your website on a monthly basis. In most cases, you don’t need to spend a ton of money to ensure that your site is performing at its best. We’ve streamlined the maintenance process to keep the cost down for you. Below is a breakdown of the types of tasks and pricing structure for our basic website maintenance packages.
Basic website maintenance packages cost breakdown
Standard Website Maintenance – $50/mo
- Theme and Plugin updates (WordPress)
- Regular Backups
- Security monitoring
- Performance monitoring, reporting, and recommendations
- Form testing
- Spam protection and removal
- Accessibility analysis
- Browser and device testing
- Support for issues when updating content on site
- Resolve any hosting issues
Ecommerce Website Maintenance – $75/mo
- Everything included in Standard Website Maintenance, plus:
- Product search and filter testing
- Checkout flow testing
- Address validation testing
- Payments testing
- Fulfillment process testing
The average page speed of a website is 3.21 seconds. This is way slower than the recommended 1-2 second load speed for a good user experience.Source: Blogging Wizard
Content maintenance packages
In addition to functional website maintenance, many business owners prefer to be hands-off when it comes to updating their website’s content, images, and layouts. Having a dedicated professional that you can rely on to create new content and optimize your website will save you a ton of time each month and give you peace of mind that your website’s reputation is top-notch.
Keeping your content fresh and optimized plays an important role in search appearance and user engagement. With our content maintenance packages, you’ll get a dedicated content and design expert to help when you need it.
Content maintenance cost breakdown
Below is a breakdown of the types of content maintenance packages we offer. For reference, it takes an average of 7 hours to research and design an SEO-optimized blog post with images.
- 5 Hours – $425
- 10 Hours – $800
- 15 Hours – $1200
- 20 Hours – $1600
- 5 Hours – $375/mo
- 10 Hours – $750/mo
- 15 Hours – $1125/mo
- 20 Hours – $1500/mo
Other maintenance plans to consider
In addition to technical and content maintenance, you may want to focus on bringing more traffic to your site and getting more conversions from your visitors. Additional packages that are specifically tailored for SEO and advertising can round out your digital marketing strategy, making your website a competitive powerhouse in search results.
SEO maintenance is an ongoing process of uncovering new keyword opportunities, analyzing your search competition, creating high quality content, updating your existing content to meet search trends, and tackling technical SEO issues with your website. Get an SEO Plan that will elevate your business above the competition.
The easiest and fastest way to get more people to visit your website is through paid ads. Increase awareness of your brand and get more leads with an advertising strategy that is targeted to reach your ideal customers. Reach out to get a custom plan for your advertising needs.
How to choose the right partner for your website maintenance?
Choosing the right partner to handle your website maintenance is crucial to ensuring that you are getting the value for your maintenance investment. There are a lot of companies out there who will automate most of your website maintenance and only communicate with you a few times per year. You need a partner who will be proactive in sharing valuable insights and recommendations on how to improve your site’s experience and performance. Look for these qualities when choosing the right partner for your website maintenance needs:
- A detailed breakdown of the cost and services that are being performed
- Knowledge and expertise across many web development platforms
- A track record for impeccable service
- Constant communication and reporting
- Recommendations on how you can further improve your site’s performance and SEO to generate more leads and revenue.
Your search for the right website maintenance partner ends here!
At Never Gravity, we pride ourselves on creating lasting relationships with our clients and care deeply about your website and how it will help you succeed. Our clients rave about the level of communication and support we provide, and our willingness to go above and beyond to ensure that their website provides the best experience possible.
Do you need someone to help keep your site fresh and running smoothly? Contact us today to get a detailed website maintenance proposal so you can make an informed decision on the best partner for your maintenance needs.