Rates for our one year engagement packages, where we partner with you to become your “in-house” brand strategy, design and development team, range from $16,000 to $25,000 per year. All engagements include brand strategy work, design work, and web development.
The beauty of these packages is that, while they are a significant investment, they are also a great fit for the right business owner. You know if it’s right. You know when you’ve outgrown doing piecemeal design, doing too much design work yourself (when design is NOT your area of brilliance), stressing over delegating and wondering if your current designer will be available for your next project. You also know, beyond the shadow of a doubt, that you do NOT have the budget to hire a full time designer at 50-70k per year.
Check out everything we’ll take off your plate and contact us now. Our 2015 slots are filling up.
This is a great question! And the honest answer is, you actually can’t just “hire us when you need us.” One of the reasons we do long term engagements is that we get booked up very quickly. When clients used to hire us to do a single project, loved the work, and then tried to re-hire us for something else, we were too booked! Over time, we’ve found that long term engagements are how we best serve our clients – because the one year commitment guarantees they get our time and attention as they need it. Which means it’s are also how our clients get the best RESULTS.
Clients who jump at the opportunity to get into a one year engagement with us know that it’s exactly what they need because they:
If you don’t identify with some or all of these elements, a one year engagement may not be for you – YET.
If that’s the case you may benefit from some brand strategy work. Our brand strategy packages focus on supporting you to develop your next great offer and/or your branding and sales messaging. Each package includes three one hour sessions directly with Suzi – with the option to add on a logo design. If you believe that may be more of what you‘re looking for, click here for more information.
Suzi built websites as stand-alone projects for years, and her clients LOVED the sites she built for them. NOW, as a boutique branding agency, we do our best work (strategy + design + development) when engaged in long term relationships with our clients or doing laser focused strategy sessions. Ultimately, we found that our clients wanted this too.
Yes we can, if you are willing to do the brand strategy work first! Check out our brand strategy packages. We can help you focus on developing your next offer or your branding and sales messaging. The packages come with three one hour sessions of brand strategy work with Suzi PLUS you can add a logo to the package.
First of all, brand strategy is not marketing. Marketing is what you do to promote and sell your products and services. A website and a logo are marketing tools, for example. Your brand is the heart and soul of your business – the part you personify.Your brand starts with YOU . . .
Ultimately, your brand is about YOUR CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS. Who they are, what they believe in, and how they feel when they interact with you.
Brand strategy, then, is a creative combination of evaluating, forecasting, and focused action steps to create a brand that you embody. It includes your unique messaging, visuals, and confidence that pulls your ideal people to your business – to the point where they think and feel “YES – I want that. I need that.”
Some of the things we can accomplish when we work together on your brand strategy are:
An important, though less tangible, result of brand strategy that our clients experience is feeling so confident in what they uniquely offer that they no longer (or very rarely) compare themselves to their competitors or get upset when a “hot new business” enters their market. It’s so important to be aware of your competition, but not compare your business to theirs or become so much of a fan of other businesses that you lose sight of your own marvelous brand and what it stands for.
Some indicators we’ve discovered through our experience working with our brilliant clients in one year engagement packages may help you here:
If brand strategy work sounds exactly like what you need, and you’d like a smaller package than a one year engagement, one of our Brand Strategy Session packages may be a great fit for you.
That’s the idea! Our belief has always been that you can have the most gorgeous web presence in the world, but if it’s not making you money, what’s the point? Clients come to us when they have either broken through to the next level in their business or are about to. A huge piece of that is increased revenue. Which is why our clients set revenue goals and we create brand strategy, design and development to meet those goals. That said, we cannot, and would never, guarantee a specific outcome. Just as happens when you hire a lawyer, business coach, or accountant, we can’t guarantee that your investment in our services will make money.
A brand strategy session is you and Suzi, on the phone, strategizing about your brand. Our brand strategy packages are delivered over a period of 3-8 weeks for a smaller investment than a one year engagement (which includes monthly strategy calls with Suzi).
Excellent! All three levels of our one year engagement packages include monthly calls with Suzi, and all of our clients go through a planning process where we look deeply at where you want your brand to go. Every business, in our professional opinion, should be doing this no matter where you are with your brand. We’ve also found that clients coming to us primarily for design have benefitted greatly from the strategy work we do together.