Depending on the project size and duration as well as how long we have been working together, our billing process is an initial 20% upon proposal agreement, 40% halfway through the project and 40% upon completion and final delivery.
For long-term hourly rate projects or ongoing website maintenance, we bill on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
Copyright is yours upon receipt of final payment. We do, however, reserve the right to use any work for promotional purposes.
NOTE: Any royalty free or premium themes, plugins, images, video, audio and custom graphics that are purchased and or licensed to be used in your projects are owned by their respective creators.
Yes, we specialize in Pitch Decksand other strategic sales and marketing presentations.
After working on hundreds of Pitch Decks and sales presentations over the past 20 years and helping our clients generate over $500 million in funding and sales, we got hands-on experience creating effective Pitch Decks that build instant brand credibility and drive action.
Our clients have ranged from publicly traded technology and software companies, government organizations, and many other startups and businesses in the financial, biotechnology, energy, real estate, education, and digital marketing industries.
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There are many formulas for estimating the number of slides for each presentation. The best formula is to start with one slide to cover each main point you want your audience to remember.
If you are presenting your content online, you might need more visual enhancements and slides to keep the viewer engaged. But you'll need fewer slides if you are presenting on stage and in person.
Working on your objective, storyboard, and script before designing your slides will help you determine which parts need more slides and visual enhancements.
If your content is based on motivational storytelling, you will need to rely on your ability to tell that story. You want your audience to focus on you, not your slides. If your content is more technical or conveys statistics and numbers, you will need to convey that more visually.
When you are new to public speaking, you might need more slides to help you relate your message. As you become more familiar with your subject matter, you might need fewer slides.
The best presentation software is the one that you and your teams can edit and update.
Many new online tools like Canva, Visme, Pitch.com, SlideBean, and others can help you create an initial short presentation or Pitch Deck. However, they are not powerful enough to handle long presentations, data control, and advanced template systemization for growing organizations.
Online tools will also present challenges when you have to make changes or share your files. Exporting features are limited to file formats like HTML, JPEG, PDF, or video, which very few people know how to edit.
PowerPoint remains the universal file format for presentation and the most commonly used for corporate, government, and educational organizations that choose to save files on their servers and/or use other Microsoft products like Excel and Word.
PowerPoint is the only presentation tool that allows you to import and edit SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) needed for customized infographics and diagrams.
85% of our clients choose PowerPoint
10% choose Keynote
4% choose Google Slides
1% started asking for Canva
CONTACT US, and we can help you choose the best presentation software that can work for your organization.
There are many website platforms on the market. They each have their advantages and disadvantages.
Ease of Use
Most new and small businesses need a simple website and marketing funnel. After testing many platforms like WIX, Squarespace, Kartra, ClickFunnels, Leadpages, and more, we recommend Simvoly.
Simvoly is the most cost-effective platform and supports traditional websites and advanced marketing funnels. It also has eCommerce, blogging, CRM, and calendar capability making it the ideal platform for over 80% of our clients.
ClickFunnels and Kartra are viable options and ideal for digital or information product sales that need an inbuilt affiliate management system. However, they do come at a higher price point and don't support blogging at this time.
Simvoly will be a better fit for most other business types in price and functionality.
For maximum customization and future growth, we recommend WordPress. WordPress is an open-source platform that most web hosts support. It also has one of the most extensive plugins and third-party extensions on the market, making it one of the more accessible platforms to customize, regardless of your business objectives. No matter what marketing or email automation software you use, they are designed to work with WordPress.
We recommend the Shopify platform for advanced eCommerce with multiple currencies, inventory, shipping, and tax monitoring systems. However, we do not offer any Shopify-related services at this time. Please find an agency that specializes in the Shopify platform.
Your web hosting options will vary based on your business size, amount and type of content on your site as well as your business geographic location.
We specialize in WordPress websites and that is why we only recommend SiteGroundand WPenginefor managed WordPress hosting. With multiple servers around the world, you can pick options that are close to your geographic location, making your site quick to load for your target audience.
WPengine is slightly more expensive but offers access to premium themes and guaranteed security. If your WordPress website is ever hacked, they will clean it for you. To provide this security, WPengine does not offer any email hosting which means you have to purchase email hosting somewhere else using providers like SiteGround.
SiteGroundoffers you full access to the CPanel with full control over your domain names, emails, backups and many other features. With more features comes more responsibility. If you are not properly updating your website template and plugins and it gets hacked, you'll have to hire someone to clean it for you… which is what every other web host would expect you to do.
Both platforms provide auto WordPress updates, auto backups, website staging, and speed optimization.
If you have enterprise solutions for your emails, we recommend you get WPengine for your web hosting. But if you need to setup emails for your website and domains, then it makes more sense to get SiteGroundso you don't have to pay for two services.
We have helped many clients refine their logos, brand colors, and visual style guide, especially for clients who did not have a properly set up logo compatible with international commercial press standards.
Photo-quality logos created through online tools and platforms or by junior designers on websites like Fiverr and Upwork can work as a starting point. However, they are not suitable for commercial applications or trademark registrations.
We help our clients transform their low-resolution photo-quality logos into sharp, editable vector graphics compatible with commercial vendors and applications.
Commercial applications include embroidery, one-color printing, Pantone color selection, and small-size printing for swag and stationery.
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