Thank you for your interest in seeing how I set up my Design Services Page!!!
Please do not copy, but use it as a guide for your own business. For instance, freelance offerings vary, but you can see what I offered that you may want to offer and visa versa. Beyond this page, I can help you attract clients with my free 3-day mini-e-course. It is packed with info that other people charge for! Why? Because it is hard for freelancer graphic designers to know how to set up their businesses online. I know! I lived this reality for 12 years. So, now I want to help you make the money you deserve, attract the clients that make you happy to work everyday and blast overwhelm.
If you really want to create a marketing machine for your business, using a strong-as-iron design services page, I have a new signature course that will move your forward faster than going it on your own. Click the link to see everything that is offered in this fun course.
**If you take the free e-course first, you will have email support for 5 days and an opportunity to get bonuses such as a Branding Contract drafted by my lawyer, my client questionnaire for print + web and 2 welcome page templates for easy peasy client on-boarding experiences for all!
Designing brands that are beautiful and uniquely personal to you, is at the heart of what I do. I help women in business, zero in on their target audience and brand their passion, with a lot of hand holding (and a lot of tea drinking), to create savvy and strategic brands for online marketing and print.
The excitement of creating a business straight out of your passion can quickly turn to overwhelm. Taking the first step to getting things off the ground can be challenging, and if you want to do it right, that involves design for websites, business cards and social media pages, to name a few. I'm on team DO IT RIGHT! This is your business. It has to look amazing and make a strong, professional showing, day after day.
Need to freshen up your first impression? Brand redesigns are welcome too!
Are you nervous because you have no idea which direction to go for your brand? That's understandable. But, since design and marketing come easy to me, we will discover the best creative solution together! I have an extensive background in classical and digital illustration, mixed media, watercolor, infographic and icon design, hand lettering, logo design, layout and design, Squarespace website design, tag line creation, brand name development, strategic social media design, and corporate marketing. You can create a custom experience for your brand, using my skills to inspire and motivate your audience. Not every designer can say that. I also use a structured design process, with client questionnaires and inspiration boards that capture the vibe of your target audience and your vision for the brand. This keeps us on track, eliminates confusion and ensures you get the exact brand design that you were looking for. You have so much to take care of when setting up shop, this streamlined process has been designed to provide you with a worry-free experience.
Be ready though.
Your competition is going to be looking over their shoulder at you after your brand launches. Your fantastic business will also have the swagger it needs to attract, motivate and grow. Cue the happy dance, because this will be fun!
Are we the perfect fit for your brand? This is where we find that out! Together, we will talk through my client questionnaire so I can learn more about your business and your goals for growth through design. The end goal for you, is to create a wonderful look and feel that is unique to you and only you, while generating new business. Period. I'm successful, when you are successful. Looks aren't everything! This consult is 30 minutes long, is free and can be by phone or Skype call. The date will be scheduled in after your first email.
If everything went well and you are ready to start the design process, I will put together a proposal and send it over for your approval in my project management program, 17hats. Changes, approval and signatures all take place in this program, which makes everything run smoothly. Your invoice will be sent after the proposal, for your first installment, which is your design deposit. *This deposit holds your spot in my design calendar and is non-refundable.
Next, you will receive an email from me, one day after your deposit and booking has taken place. This email will contain the link to my questionnaire in Google Docs. Here you will answer important questions about your business, goals, likes and dislikes and other information that will help me through the branding process.
Getting you involved in the design process ensures that you will get the perfect brand designs. My expertise lies in capturing your brand's personality, with your style guide as a solid foundation. This is where all the design inspiration starts! We will create a secret pin board on Pinterest that only you and I see. This is where you get to show me, through select images, what colors, patterns and styles appeal to you. After your board is complete, I move onto Step 5 and create your very own branding board, by narrowing down your image selections into one clean and well-rounded work of art!
Our teamwork will start to bear fruit on this day. I will create your branding board and style guide in Pinterest, armed with all the important information that I have gathered from our time together so far. This is the exciting, delightful and suspenseful part! In two days, we will schedule in a time to go over the design to make sure we are on the right track. I will assign you your very own password protected page on my Squarespace website. This is where your brand's inspiration or a.k.a., mood board will be posted for your review. Are you getting excited? I am! ~2 Revisions
What would your company be without a logo? Not much, right? Three different versions of your logo will be designed and posted on your design page. Then you get to choose your favorite logo with two rounds of revisions until it is picture perfect! Once the logo is designed, your three collateral pieces, such as business card, notecards, letterhead, style guide, etc., will be created and sent for your review. Any changes that need to be made will be made at this time.
If you have chosen the complete branding package, we move on to create a dazzling, but super easy to use, website on the Squarespace. I can't wait to design you a beautifully profitable website that reflects your brand and showcases you and your business as the talented professional that you are! Detailed touches will set you apart from the competition and leave you with a sense of pride and confidence with your online presence. Your site won't just "GO LIVE" without any fanfare! We both know the hard work that went into your beautiful brand, so your debut will be a "Launch Party"! Your brand will be featured on my social media sites, hashtags included. You will receive images made especially for your launch and even for your very own landing page on Squarespace. This extra attention to detail will help you grow an email list for your new brand, encourage your target audience to read your blog or to browse your online shop, if you have one. Your new designs have marketing your business in mind too. Congratulations! You have a beautiful, shiny new brand, like no other!
I understand that branding your business is an investment.
You have high standards, so these packages are designed to give you peace of mind, because I have high standards too.
That is why much thought has gone into my packages. You don't want to leave anything up to chance, do you? I don't. The difference between this sweet blue bird, and other freelance graphic designers, is that together, we will create your beautiful brand with your target audience in mind first. I understand that your logo, website and print pieces are only as strong your strategy. I am really not creating this brand for you first. It is being created to strike a cord with your perfect buyer. You must gain their trust. Your new brand will nurture that relationship, once you have established that trust. What I do is called "relationship marketing" and my philosophy is that there is no other way to do business. Period.
Being beautiful, effective and delivering value is not rocket science, but it is my specialty.
Take a look at my simple pricing, all packaged up for you, over a cup of coffee or tea and if you have any questions, you be sure to shoot me an email and ask away! Click on the envelope in the top right corner to access my contact form. I look forward to meeting you!