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This is great! Thanks!

@Waldo, is it possible to change “Email us” to “Email me”? I’m a freelancer, and I don’t have a team right now, so it’s strange for me to use “Email us”.

Also, I’m quite curious how Webflow Pitch was built :slight_smile:

I’m curious how web designers offset the monthly maintenance plan - assuming they’re offering one.

If the average maintenance plan is $100, then thousands is being lost each month as there’s no plug-ins, updates, hosting… anything.

Don’t get me wrong, I love the product - just trying to understand how people are translating that into a business with reoccurring revenue?

That’s an excellent question @Tom_Tom. Also welcome to the forum.

To begin with, when you set up a hosting and use Client Billing, Webflow bills your client directly. Either in your name or in their name (you chose). You can also set profit there, so on a $240/year Webflow CMS hosting plan, you can ass what you want. You can add $100, you can add $5000.

Now you can contract specifically with your client for quick maintenance or more serious TPAM. At the bare minimum, for a small site for small clients, I’ll invoice 300€ in advance for all the maintenance tasks that will come. They will come anyway. For normal clients with a dev budget of around 10k, I’ll propose a first TPAM run of 1500€ per quarter, and we reevaluate that after the first two. TPAM is ongoing anyway so what’s not used at the end of the quarter isn’t lost.

This is a big part of the education that happens when onboarding new clients: a website is not a film or a print document, when the development is finished, the life of the site only begins. Either you take the site and do everything yourself afterward, either we plan maintenance when we contract the first time. But there is no just “dev and we will see”. It’s needed to set budgets, response time, availability…

Being a developer, or a designer doesn’t mean you want to be a webmaster or act as an agency. Everything is fine but those aspects have to be discussed seriously before a commitment happens.

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That’s a great tip, @vincent! Thanks!

Can you clarify what is TPAM? I’ve never seen this abbreviation. I’ve tried Googling it but I’m not sure the results were the same as the one you mentioned. Is it “Third-Party Application Management”?

TPAM is Third Party Application Maintenance.

Principle is easy: client pays you in advance for work you can do quickly and/or represent a lot of small tasks. Example: when you push the site to production, client will then be invoiced $1000 for TPAM. And you create and share a simple sheet with them to keep track of it. Client can then shoot you requests, you apply them without further paperwork, and deduct the time from the sheet. Until all the time is consumed.

I have 1 google sheet doc for all clients with 1 sheet per client. I send them a screencap of their sheet from time to time, by email.

Here is what a simple sheet can look: