Our clients contract with us in a variety of ways:

  • Hourly — Great for an occasional graphic design project or last-minute brand consultation
  • Per-project estimates — Perfect for once-yearly projects such as annual reports or special events.
  • Reduced-rate retainers — Clients save up to 25% when accessing reduced hourly rates for either a 6-month or 12-month period.
  • Programs and packages — Take a deeper dive and tap into even greater savings as you create a strong brand foundation.

BRANDING PROGRAMS & PACKAGES

ASK CATHY — A one-on-one 60-minute laser-focused brand consultation with Cathy. Contact Cathy for more info here.

 

 

BRAND BASICS 

  • Custom logo design w/misc. formats for print and web
  • Custom business card design
  • Custom name tag design
  • Social Media Banner
  • Color palette codes
  • Logo format usage chart


BRAND FOUNDATION: 
DEFINE • DESIGN • DELIVER Program

  • DEFINE WHAT it is you are really selling, WHO you are really selling to, and identify WHY they want to do business with you vs. your competition.
  • DESIGN your visual, verbal and virtual messaging to attract the needs of your target audience.
  • DELIVER your message through website development, social media, digital and/or printed marketing materials, etc.

Includes:

  • Passionate Brand Q&A
  • Current state-of-the brand review
  • Brainstorm session & follow-up discussion and recommendations
  • Custom logo design w/misc. formats for print and digital uses
  • Business card design
  • Custom promo card / sales sheet development and design for networking, events, conferences, etc.
  • Brand cheat sheet with color palette, color codes, font recommendations, logo usage chart
  • All final art needed for upload to printing vendor of choice

PLUS! Your choice of 3 design add-ons:

  • Website banner
  • Constant Contact e-news template
  • 2 Social media banners and/or branded images for social media
  • Letterhead template, matching env.
  • Thank you/note card, matching env.

 

HIGH-IMPACT BRAND Program for Author-preneurs 

Save $$ when the Deluxe Book and Deluxe Brand are purchased together.

  • Deluxe Brand Identity Program
  • Deluxe Book Design Program
  • Ongoing Brand Mentoring during life of contract
  • Weekly Phone Calls
  • Unlimited Email Communications

 

HIGH-IMPACT BRAND, BOOK, SOCIAL MEDIA & WEBSITE 

Select “all of the above” PLUS Social Media set-up, AND an optimized state-of the art WORDPRESS website for greater savings. Includes social media set-up and training, and WORDPRESS training. Contact Cathy for pricing.

 

PUBLISHING PROGRAMS & PACKAGES

BASIC BOOK DESIGN

  • Self-publishing process mentoring
  • Industry-standard book size
  • Basic front cover design format
  • Select from 3 best-practice cover title/sub-title placements
  • Basic back cover design, based upon approved front-cover, with your content
  • Use your art/photo or choose from a selection of stock photos & illustrations
  • Select from 2 “best-practice” interior layout designs (incl. 2 rounds dev.)
  • Up to 12 author-supplied interior graphics, photos or pull-quotes ($5 each addt’l)
  • Layout & production up to 300 pages ($2 each addt’l)
  • 6 rounds of author revisions (up to 6 hours total)
  • Final print-ready art files uploaded to vendor of choice
  • PDF for e-book conversion

 

DELUXE BOOK DESIGN PROGRAM

  • Self-publishing process mentoring
  • Access to our nationwide author-support network
  • Book brand Q&A
  • Industry-standard book size
  • Front-cover custom design options
  • Custom back-cover design based upon approved front-cover
  • Custom and/or stock photos/illustrations are priced individually
  • Up to 24 author-supplied graphics, photos or pull-quotes
  • Select from 3 custom interior design layout options (incl. 3 rounds dev.)
  • Layout & production up to 300 pages ($2 each addt’l)
  • 8 rounds of author revisions (up to 8 hours total)
  • PDF for e-book conversion
  • Custom 3-D book-cover graphic for web and promo use

PLUS! Your choice of 3 add-ons:

  • Basic logo for business or publishing company
  • 2 Social Media Banners and/or branded images
  • Custom bookmark/business card design — ready for printing
  • Updated website banner
  • Upgrade to 12 rounds of cover and interior author revisions (up to 10 hours total)

 

READY, SET, PUBLISH! Program for Aspiring Authors

Complete your non-fiction book in 4 months or less! . . . with a little help from us! As Professional Author Consultants, our books rival those produced by the top five publishing houses. With over 100 books in our portfolio to-date, more are added each month, and we’d love to include YOURS!

Our Professional Author Consultants help you . . .

  • Establish your self-publishing business structure
  • Set up your accounts with best-practice preferred vendors
  • Optimize your brand messaging throughout the process

Our Professional Writing Coaches help you . . .

  • Identify your audience and topic
  • Develop/complete your outline and chapter titles
  • Finish your manuscript with support and encouragement during private coaching sessions

Our Professional Book Designers bring your book to life . . .

  • Industry-standard finished book size,100 pages +/- (approx. 20,000 -25,000 words)
  • Front & Back Cover design; interior page design and formatting
  • Front Cover: use your art/photo or select from stock images
  • Back Cover design: based upon approved front-cover design
  • Select from 2 “best-practice” interior layout designs (incl. 2 rounds dev.)
  • 4 rounds of author revisions (post-development, up to 4 hours total)
  • Interior graphics, photos or pull-quotes may be extra
  • Final art files uploaded to our suggested best-practice vendors
  • PDF for e-book conversion through our best-practice vendor

Contact Cathy for pricing and additional information.