Website maintenance helps website owners stay on top of their website to attract the highest number of return customers as possible.


Updates include:

  • Updating plugins to ensure site security.
  • Adding/deleting/updating site products
  • Removing and replacing old news items and press releases
  • Removing and replacing date sensitive information (eg dates of exhibitions or events your company is attending or arranging through the year)
  • Removing and correcting broken links to internal and external sites
  • Replacing and updating images
  • Creating new pages
  • Updating staff profiles or recruitment information
  • Searching for stock images based upon your criteria.
  • Maintaining e-commerce programs (loading new products, adjusting product information, etc…).
  • Adding email accounts.
  • Monitoring forums and comments, checking for spam.
  • Keeping current backups.


Benefits

  • Economical and convenient – instead of hiring a full-time IT person or expecting an existing employee to learn on your time.
  • Your website maintains it quality with professional edits.


Clients purchasing Web Maintenance Packages will receive

  • Lower rates
  • Priority service
  • FREE Full weekly backup copy of your website
  • FREE WordPress updates as they become available
  • FREE Monthly plugin updates


Micro Package - $85/month

1 Hour website maintenance per month.

Keep your WordPress version up to date and reduce the risk of security issues.
Update WordPress theme and plugins.
Monthly backup.

Small Business Package - $205/month

3 Hour website maintenance per month with 20% hourly rate discount.

Keep your WordPress version up to date and reduce the risk of security issues.
Update WordPress theme and plugins.
Monthly backup.

Medium Business Package - $320/month

5 Hour website maintenance per month with 25% hourly rate discount.

Keep your WordPress version up to date and reduce the risk of security issues.
Update WordPress theme and plugins.
Monthly backup.

Corporate Package - $595/month

10 Hour website maintenance per month with 30% hourly rate discount.

Keep your WordPress version up to date and reduce the risk of security issues.
Update WordPress theme and plugins.
Monthly backup.

Maintenance Package Terms

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PAYMENTS/TERMS: All payments will be in USD (US Dollars). Payment is due in advance prior to work beginning. Payment will be accepted via Paypal. For all maintenance plans, the term of this agreement is month to month, automatically renewable unless canceled by the client in writing. ‘Client will be billed for agreed upon hours regardless of actual hours used. Unused hours do not roll over into the next month, or cannot be pulled from future months. No refunds are issued for unused time. Any additional hours over the plan hours included will be billed at $75.00/hour.

CANCELLATION: Client may cancel the subscription for maintenance plan via email. Unused hours will not be refunded after cancellation but can be used up until the end of plan month. Carolina reserves the right to terminate this agreement at any time for any reason without any prior knowledge and will do so in writing by electronic mail and/or postal letter to the client.

AUTHORIZATION: With your payment, you are hiring District Creative Studio as a Website Maintenance Provider for the specific purpose of updating website content on the clients existing website. These updates include, but are not limited to text changes, picture and graphics changes, adding necessary scripts or website applications. Client agrees to allow access to the client’s web site, store, server, file directory, or any other directories or programs or sites which need to be accessed for maintenance and control including if needed domain management.

 

If you are wondering how long my typical websites updates will take, use the table below as a reference. Please note that times will vary based on your particular website or request, but these are averages from some of my typical monthly clients.

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Service Average Amount of Time
Making a change to existing text Less than 30 minutes
Update a graphic on website 30 – 60 minutes
Add a contact form to a website 1-2 hours
Create a new page with content/images 1-2 hours
Add email newsletter subscription form 2-3 hours
Create sitemap for website & submit to engines 1-2 hours
Add custom blog to website 3-5 hours