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introduction

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our packages

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our design process

Q ideas Design

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questionnaire

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faq


welcome to q ideas design

CLEAN, STYLISH, MODERN we don’t do frou frou QUALITY we provide top sites everytime FUNCTIONAL BEAUTY technical expertise and creativity are not mutually exclusive PASSION we love what we do and it shows

introduction Q ideas Design offers full scale graphic design solutions. Specializing in Print, Web and Ecommerce, we also utilize Content Management Systems should our client wish to maintain their own website. Let us take your business to the next level.

FAST RESPONSE quick like lightening CUSTOMER SERVICE our customers are number 1 and we mean it!

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our team

marina - graphic designer Marina is a 10 year guru of Graphic Design, with an Honour Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. She has worked with many companies ranging from print houses, multimedia design ďŹ rms, large corporations, publishing, and photo and video studios. Her designs are clean, cool and modern. cher - technical services / operations Cher brings your websites to life. Her application of HTML and CSS means that your site will always display correctly on the major browsers, and her integration of content management systems will make you think your website can think for itself! Cher takes pride in producing top-quality sites for her clients.

our portfolio We stand behind our work. To view our current portfolio, visit our website at www.qideas.ca

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client testimonials

Cher and the team are truly outstanding. Simply put, they deliver real results! They are always professional, creative to the max, focused on the goal and with super sonic speed, deliver creative solutions that ensure maximum impact and brand recognition. They are an invaluable extension of our Greystone team and their ability to deliver winning solutions is huge. Georgia Mouka, Greystone Communications www.greystonecommunications.com What an amazing team to work with. They were professional, highly skilled and their customer service is unbeatable. I can’t get over how easy they made the process of setting up my new web site. They really listened to my wants and needs and created a site that exceeded my expectations. Every time I have a question or need additional web support they are always willing to help out and respond to my needs quickly. Shaindy Alexander, Ringley www.ringley.ca It has been a real pleasure working with you. I am able to handle my website myself now and the system is extremely user friendly. Impeccable customer service! Looking forward to continuing our services with you! Joyce Ho, Booda Bellie www.boodabellie.com

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web e-commerce website

For businesses who wish to sell products and services online using an online shopping cart.

information website

Tells a story about your business and the products and services you offer without a need for a shopping cart.

maintenance YOU MAINTAIN

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All of our web packages work together with a Content Management System (CMS). This means that we put control in your hands. Once your website has been built by us, you maintain your own website from then on. In the long run, this puts money back into your pocket instead of paying a web designer to maintain your information.

WE MAINTAIN

If you are simply too busy and would like us to maintain your company website for you, we would be more than happy to do so. You can purchase a standard maintenance package or pay our hourly rate.

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print company branding

“my sister knows a co-worker who’s son does logos on the side” You get what you pay for. Company branding isn’t just a logo. It’s everything ranging from the consistency of your look to the reputation of your company. Building your brand is crucial to your business. It creates customer loyalty and immediate recognition. Whether you need a hip and coming logo, business cards, or a promotional brochure, let us help you build your brand aesthetically. From logo design to business cards, from brochures to letterheads, let us help you design your brand.

Visit www.qideas.ca to see full packages and pricing.

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questionnaire

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your business

1. Full Company Name: 2. Current Website URL (if you have one): 3. Year your business was established: 4. What types of services/products does your company provide? 5. Who are your major direct competitors? 6. Describe your company in 4 words: 7. Who is your target market? (eg. students aged 13-18): 8. How did you come up with your company name?

web design and function

1. List the top navigation pages you would like added: 2. Describe your desired style: a) Modern/Clean/Simple b) Professional/Corporate c) Fun/Artsy d) Other 3. Provide 3 websites you like in terms of style and why: 4. List 3 main colours you like used? 5. List any Social Media Icons to include (Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Wordpress): 6. Would you like a newsletter sign up feature? (Extra charges may apply)

logo design (if applicable):

1. What would you like to see in your logo? 2. Provide 3 logos that you like in terms of style (you can add URL): 3. What colours would you like to see in your logo? 4. Describe your desired style: a) Modern/Clean/Simple b) Professional/Corporate c) Fun/Artsy d) Other

ash intro design (if applicable): What would you like to see in your ash intro?

e-commerce (if applicable):

Approximately how many products will you be selling on your website?

other

List any other questions or comments you may have:

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our design process 1

purchase your desired package

Contact us to purchase a package. You will receive a contract from us.

online project manager

2 Once your order has been put through, you will receive an email with a link, username and password to login to our online Project Manager. This is where all the conversations, file uploads etc. will take place regarding your entire project from beginning to end.

questionnaire

3 You will be required to fill out a questionnaire (see page 8). This will give us a better understanding of your design style and what types of web functionality you would like (if you have purchased a website). We also ask that you supply us with your logo and any photos that you may have. Please see page 7 for our comment on Stock Photography at www.istockphoto.com.

design stage

4 Whether you have purchased a website, a business card, or a logo, you will receive your proof within 7 business days (depending on our current production schedule at that time). If you have purchased a website, you will receive a proof of your home page. The rest of the website will be built upon this design. With this stage, two sets of changes are allowed. print project Once the design is approved, it will be finalized and the files will be uploaded to the project manager. You will receive a sign off form stating that the project is now closed. web project your design will be finalized and the files will be perpared for coding (building of your site) * Any further changes after the 2 sets will incur a modification fee of $40.00 and up. ... cont on next page

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our design process

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coding stage

Once your site has been coded, it will be uploaded to a temporary server for you to view and test. If you are using a Content Management System, the site will be set up with a demo system. If you have purchased an Information site or if we are building all of the pages for you, all pages will be uploaded at this time. * Any major structural DESIGN changes to your website (i.e. template colour change, top category changes, home page graphics) AFTER coding stage has been completed will incur extra charges of $80.00 and up.

6 You will receive a form to sign to consent that the site has been completed. An invoice for your ďŹ nal payment will be sent. Once payment and the form have been received, your site will be uploaded to your live server. 7 If training is required, a mutually convenient time will be arranged to go through our system either via phone or live chat. We provide 2 hours of training to learn our system. For further information, please see our manual.

general faq Visit www.qideas.ca/design/faq.html for all answers to your questions.

www.qideas.ca we look forward to doing business with you

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