Why should you outsource website maintenance? Are you a business owner trying to do everything in-house and struggling to find the time? Are you struggling to find new hires and need to lighten the load on your current overworked staff?You can free up time that you could be used to grow your business. If your business chooses to outsource website maintenance and you will have more time to keep your staff and customers happy. Here are 5 excellent reasons you should off-load your website maintenance and support now and spend your time making 2022 your best year ever
Do you need to hire a new employee to cover website management? What are the hiring costs, what equipment will they need – not just a PC and desk, but photoshop, access to stock photos, onboarding, training, benefits, payroll. It all adds up! Compare that to our WordPress Care package at $99/month
Who is currently managing the website? Does it interfere with their regular role, or is it just ignored and done on a now and then basis. Wouldn’t it be better to be able to have the time to think about the strategic direction of the business and just send out a list of “to-dos which changes are required?
How do you know if your website is running well? Do you check Google Search Console for errors, are contact form submissions arriving in your inbox (or are you missing out on potential new customers) How long does it take you to log in and make necessary changes? Are you stuck for hours trying to “center” a button or changing a font color? A good website maintenance service will monitor your site, and action any requests quickly and easily
If you have a WordPress website, it is vital to keep your core, theme, and plugins up to date with the latest versions. Your website is being bombarded constantly by ‘bots, looking for known weaknesses. They know what to look for, so it is imperative that any vulnerabilities are removed as soon as any updates are released. We update our client sites every week.
- Staff Shortages
Can you even find qualified staff right now? Do you need to move responsibilities away from existing staff to cover the lack of new hires? British Columbia is suffering from a lack of qualified job seekers right now. Businesses in Kelowna are struggling with Tyson Wokoeck, of the Luxclusv Group stating that “Finding someone that’s qualified and that wants to show up and work — it’s next to impossible right now,” Across Canada, there are 900,000 job vacancies right now according to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
If you outsource website maintenance, think about how much more time your existing staff would have and what they could achieve with this extra time?
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We offer month-to-month service – no long term contracts