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alexandrapatrick top ten tips choosing a design agency

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Top ten tips to pick a design agency.

One designer does not fit all. Finding the right design agency boils down to how well you understand each other.

It’s important you have the confidence in a designer that you know will deliver on time and on budget.

Our advice will take some of the pain out of the whole process, from the beauty parade to the delivery.

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alexandrapatrick top ten tips choosing a design agency

  1. 1. alexandrapatrickTop ten tips to pick a design agency This document is a blog post taken from www.alexandrapatrickblog.co.uk
  2. 2. Top ten tips to pick a design agency  One designer does not fit all. Finding the right design  agency boils down to how well you understand each  other.      It’s important you have the confidence in a designerthat you know will deliver on time and on budget.Our advice will take some of the pain out of thewhole process, from the beauty parade to thedelivery. www.alexandrapatrickblog.co.uk
  3. 3. Top ten tips to pick a design agencyHere’s our top 10 tips!1. The brief – what do you want to do? Is it branding, logo design, a full communications package? A design to work both offline and online?2. Fixed ideas – try to have an open mind and consider design alternatives. Having a precise design in mind can restrict creativity. What are your objectives – let the designer interpret them. www.alexandrapatrickblog.co.uk
  4. 4. Top ten tips to pick a design agencyHere’s our top 10 tips!3. Price is right – a good designer should be able to estimate and justify their costs. Encourage them to explain the value they will deliver.4. Completer, finisher – how passionate are the team about your business? What did they find out about your brand to surprise you? And are they the sort that complete on time and on budget? www.alexandrapatrickblog.co.uk
  5. 5. Top ten tips to pick a design agencyHere’s our top 10 tips!5. Team-mix – weigh up the benefits of working with a freelancer or an agency. Who will give you the time and attention you deserve. Ask for testimonials with their proposal.6. Track record – take a look at their portfolio. Does their work have the ‘wow’ factor you’re looking for? How do they approach a range of briefs? www.alexandrapatrickblog.co.uk
  6. 6. Top ten tips to pick a design agencyHere’s our top 10 tips!7. Win, win – are you confident their design will win you new business? Will it win over your existing customers and engage new ones?8. Any gaps – anticipate potential gaps, do they offer all you need, for example if you require a new website can they bring on other team members to develop and build the site if required? www.alexandrapatrickblog.co.uk
  7. 7. Top ten tips to pick a design agencyHere’s our top 10 tips!9. Big picture – can your designer deliver a style that won’t date and won’t damage your brand? Make sure it’s focussed, clear and visually appealing.10. On message – will the new style support your brand messages and elicit positive emotional responses to support your online and offline marketing? www.alexandrapatrickblog.co.uk
  8. 8. Top ten tips to pick a design agencyHow well does your design agency perform? Join the conversation and follow us on Twitter. You may view this post athttp://www.alexandrapatrickblog.co.uk/uncategorized/ho w-to-pick-the-right-design-agency/ www.alexandrapatrickblog.co.uk
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