Why is website maintenance so important?
Google and other search engines like new content, so it is recommended that you make an effort to make changes or additions to your website reasonably regularly.
It is also important for your website to look professional at all times – your website is your shop front and at the same time reflects your company’s image, values and professionalism – so it is important that any updates made don’t compromise the existing design integrity in any way. Because of this, we recommend that we make any updates for you – which we can usually do within a short time after receiving the emailed request (unless the required changes are more major overhauls).
However most of our websites these days are built in WordPress and are fairly easy for clients to make easy blog/news/text edits to, and we are happy to provide training for this.
One off changes: An hourly rate of $95 +GST per hour applies to all our work, including maintenance of websites. We have a minimum of 1 hour charge per month if a single change is made, unless regular small updates are happening and we have an arrangement in place. There is no charge at all if no changes are made.
Regular maintenance/additions (e.g. monthly news): We can arrange a price to suit – discuss this with us.