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Going live with your website is like planting a seed, your website also need to feed…

Ensure bumper crops with our website care plans and maintenance.

Design, development and testing is done and now your website is live… but hang on a second, don’t break out the pickled onion sandwiches just yet! You also need to plan for ongoing support and website maintenance.

We can take care of your security, backups, website maintenance and updates, safeguarding your website, supporting it’s growth and ensuring it remains effective.

Your website will no longer leave a sour taste…

Our website care plans overcome the four core pain points of having a website for your business.

Firstly, lets rescue that website – FREE!

Most incorrectly assume a large initial investment is needed.

When you see the before and after case studies on our home page, it’s easy to assume that there must have been a substanial investment to onboard a new website, run our checklists for website health, redesign the website so it’s looking good and position the website to attract dream customers. In fact, the rescue process is covered by our website care plan.


Many are concerned about high ongoing costs for maintanence and support.

To ensure your website continues to operate at its best, there are daily, weekly, monthly and annual maintenance requirements – hosting, SSL certification, spam, security, CMS, plugin updates as we’ll as general support for when something inevitably breaks – which they always do.

Then there is also making sure all of the basics are being done, like reporting and analytics and having access to someone to help with technical issues such as emails.


No more need to fear engaging your developer and big invoices.

We know small and medium business have a lot to consider when it comes to cash flow, and quite often the proactive enhancement of their website, keeping it up to date, refreshed and relevant is low on the list, especially where engagement with most traditional web development companies comes with a big invoice.

Our website care plans cover all of the requests we receive, so you no longer need to worry about engagement, and you will quickly see you have our team attached to yours.

And finally…

We will build you a new website every 36 months… for free!

With web technology moving so quickly, and businesses themselves evolving over time, we feel every three years or so is a good timeframe to rebuild your website.

We combat this by allowing our care plan support time to roll over and accumulate, and every 36 months we build you a new website from the ground up.

Our range of plans start from as little as your lunch money…

Select from our carefully developed range of solutions…

Green Website Care Plan

$99 / month

For businesses that want to keep their website operational.

All Plan inclusions

30 minutes support time

Quick fixes & Detailed monthly reports

Performance optimisation


eCommerce support


Multisite support


Quality assurance testing


SEO & analytics reporting


Support rollover

Silver Website Care Plan

$149 / month

For businesses that want to optimise their website.

All Plan inclusions

120 minutes support time

PageSpeed optimisation

eCommerce support

Multisite support

Quality assurance testing

SEO & analytics reporting


Support rollover

Gold Website Care Plan

$199 / month

For businesses that want to scale and optimise their website.

All Plan inclusions

240 minutes support time

Web vitals optimisation

eCommerce support

Multisite support

Quality assurance testing

SEO & analytics reporting

Unused support time rolls over

All plans include WordPress core, plugin and theme updates; Uptime, security & activity monitoring; SPAM filtering; Mobile testing; Website & hack restoration; Quick fixes & Detailed monthly reports.

That all sounds great, right?

But what does having a website care plan actually mean for your business?

Our website care plans becomes an affordable, cash flow friendly monthly subscription that gets you into a great website to start with, keeps that website maintained, allows you to make changes and updates without any unexpected additional costs and also means you will never have to buy a website ever again…

You can see why our website care plans have become so popular! Enquire about yours today.

Your website is in good hands…

Our team take care of all of the basics so you dont need to think about them.

While you are keeping busy doing what you do best, our team undertake a schedule of daily, weekly, monthly and annual tasks to ensure your website is always performing at its best.


Daily tasks include:

Uptime monitoring, security monitoring and website and database backups.


Weekly tasks include:

Plugin and theme updates, malware scanning and visual inspections.


Monthly tasks include:

Traffic and search engine ranking monitoring, database cleaning, load time testing, searching for broken or outdated links and checking for search console issues or errors.


Annual tasks include:

Reviewing WordPress setup, reviewing content for updates and renewing hosting, domain registration and any associated plugins and licenses.

Our team is your team…

Our team is always available to you when you need them.

Our team of web designers and developers are dedicated to ensuring that your needs are met in a timely and efficient manner. We understand the importance of having a functional and visually appealing website, and we are here to make that a reality for you.

Whether it’s a small website update or a complete redesign, we have the skills and expertise to deliver the results you need. Our team is always available to answer any questions or concerns you may have and to provide ongoing support for your website.

You can trust that we will be there to take care of your needs every step of the way.

Incredible value…

Our website care plans are hands down better value!

Our website care plans offer better value and are cash-flow friendly, predictable, and all-inclusive with predictable monthly payments that make it easy to plan your expenses.

This eliminates the need for a massive upfront investment, like paying $3000 for a new website build or hosting fees of $40 a month. This means that you won’t have to worry about unexpected costs, like paying $150/hour for support and updates.

With our website care plans, you can rest assured that your website is always up to date and secure and that our team is available to assist you whenever you need it, all for one predictable monthly cost.

Customised, quality reporting…

All the data you want to know about your website under one roof.

Good reporting on your website is an essential tool for understanding how your website is performing and making informed decisions about its future.

Our website care plans include detailed reporting that provides you with valuable insights into your website’s traffic, engagement, and conversion rates.


Before you get in touch…

Any questions? Here are a few common ones…

How long will it take to setup my care plan?

Once you sign up and provide login credentials, we’ll have your plan set up within 1-2 business days. Everything from speed improvements to security will be addressed by our team during on-boarding.

Does monthly time roll over?

Our care plans are designed to be monthly plans and as such we reserve your place in our queue and resources each month, therefore it does not rollover for our Green ($99) and Silver ($149) plans. You can take comfort in the fact that what you will request within that 30/120 minutes of time (depending on your plan) will be addressed by our team with immediate attention.

With our Gold Care Plan ($199) contracts not only does the time rollover and stack upto 12 months, it also has a built in mechanism that every 24-36 months our Gold contract holders get a brand new website upgrade, designed and developed from the ground up – What this means is that you never have to buy a website again which is perfect for small to medium sized businesses.

Do you manage WooCommerce websites?

Websites with advanced functionality like this require our Gold Care Plan or above. They take more resources for us to manage, test and keep running smoothly. We want to have you on the right plan so we are able to dedicate what’s needed to keep your website secure, fast, and open for business.

What happens if my website goes down, is hacked, breaks, etc?

Our website care plans are preventative care, so we do our best to prevent anything from happening. However in the event that your website has a major issue, we will be there by it’s side communicating with the web hosting company on your behalf. We do not make guarantees that your website will not be hacked, but we will do everything within our power to prevent it, as well as assist in the restoration and cleanup of the website with one of our backups.

Does it matter what hosting provider i’m using?

We’ll work with anybody regardless of their hosting provider. We realise that every website has different needs and that clients have different budgets and hosting requirements. We do run our own super fast, super secure and affordable servers and would love to discuss migrating you over to us. However sometime the path of least disruption is the best and we’re happy to manage your website where it’s currently hosted.

How do strategy coaching calls work?

Email is our preferred form of communication and provides the quickest response. However, we know brainstorming and strategy works best on the phone or on a video call. These consulting calls are reserved for our Platinum care clients. These calls help websites achieve their goals and reach a broader audience. Many times clients use this time for online screen-share small updates or training.

How does the SEO package work?

With our SEO package we work every month on getting your website ranked higher in Google. Initially we help identify the keywords to target and make recommendations on how to optimize your website for SEO. You’ll probably need to build a few additional pages at the onset that target some of the keywords. Then we do white-hat link building campaigns, directory submissions and other SEO work to help get your site ranked. Each month we’ll ask you to create an additional blog entry or page targeting certain keywords.

Every month we work on getting your website ranked higher in Google and monthly we provide:

  • Website traffic report
  • Keyword rankings report
  • Monthly accomplishment report

The cost for ranking 10 keywords is $497/month. The cost for ranking 10 keywords starts from $575/month. We think you’ll be so satisfied with our SEO work that the results will speak for themselves.

Do I have to create content for the social media package every month?

You know your business and customers best. Therefore we rely on you to send us a variety of content for us to extract from. The content that you send us can be a link, photos, latest news for your company, an article you found interesting, a YouTube video, or another blog post from other sites you want us to monitor. Once we create the posts, we will request your approval and schedule them out for the next 30 days. We will take care of providing stock images, hashtags and SEO meta information.

What if I need more support time/hours?

If you have an enhancement or task that requires more than your dedicated monthly time, we will submit a quote for you to approve separately from your plan. We will evaluate requests that exceed your time on a case by case basis, and with approval, work past the time and bill for time exceeded at our current support rate of $125/hour.

Can I really cancel any time?

Absolutely. We are laser focused on you and your website, so we would be sad to see you go but we know that financial needs weight on many decisions and don’t want lock anyone in. Request a cancellation via email and we will let you know what licenses you will need to purchase and will immediately stop the next payment.

My website wasn’t built by Gherkin Media, can I still be on a website care plan?

Although these plans are designed for sites that were built by us, we welcome clients who are looking for a long term partner with a professional and dedicated webmaster.

We first like to do a Website Evaluation & Tune-up to become familiar with the website, how it was built and to fix issues that we find. With the evaluation we will perform all the “Website Updates and Monitoring” tasks and make a full backup. Most importantly we will make list of issues to fix and suggestions for improvement needed in order to proceed with the website on a monthly care plan. Based on your type of website, this Website Evaluation is a fixed 4-hour fee.

I have more than one website. Do you offer a discount for multiple websites?

If you have more than one website and you are on the Gold Care Plan or higher, you can add an additional website to your Website Care Plan for $75/month and share your plan’s support time between your sites. This option is not available on Silver or Legacy care plans.

The proof is in the pudding…

Check out some of our sweet case studies.

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