design services

Kim offers a free 30 min - 1 hour consultation (in person in the Edmonton area, or over the phone/skype). After our initial consult, Kim compiles a very detailed estimate of time and cost. Desposit - 1/3, payments are made thereafter in a mutally agreed upon method.

Effective March 20, 2012, my rates are as follows:

  • Consultations, Tutorials, and Short Jobs - $125/hour
    This is tutorials, consultations, or any job 5 hours or less. This is different from the free pre-job consult detailed above (which is more to get info from you, about what the job entails. Ask Kim if you have questions about rates.

  • All other work - $85/hour
    for regular-paced work, longer jobs. "Need it now" rates are higher.

  • Please Note - due to high volume of work, there may be wait time before Kim can begin your project. Best if you can be flexible with your time, or please contact Kim well in advance if you have a deadline.

web design

Beautiful websites to promote your business. Add contact forms, calendars, newsletter signup, online stores, and more! Kim can also set up a blog, or email newsletters

  • Custom website design
  • Blog setup (Google Blogger, Wordpress, etc.)
  • html or Wordpress (php) websites
  • Setting up domain names and hosting
  • Basic SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • Search Engine Submission, web-stats setup & more
  • Other web services - Setting up YouTube channels, simple YouTube videos, flash slideshows, Google Adwords setup, setup Google Calendar, setup Appointment Booking or Registration softwares on your site

See sample website designs in the portfolio

newsletter design

A newsletter is a great vehicle for on-going communications. Share ideas and inform customers/clients about new products and services, special offers, and events. Create impact with a well-designed newsletter. Prices typically start at ~ $350 + GST.

Here's a free tip - With very little technical know-how you can easily set up a newsletter using a great service called Constant Contact. However, Constant Contact has very generic designs and you begin to see that everyone is using the same designs. Hire Kim to make a custom newsletter template right within your Constant Contact account. You still have the ease of Constant Contact's user-friendly environment, but with a professional, well-designed look. Use another newsletter service? Kim can help with that too.

  • Custom email newsletter templates
  • Setup Constant Contact and integrate into your website
  • Tutorials on Constant Contact (or other newsletter service)

See sample newsletter designs in the portfolio

online stores setup

The internet is a wonderful place to expose the whole world to your products and services. Kim can help you set up a Paypal store to sell a few items, or integrate a larger shopping cart within your website.

  • Setup and configure shopping cart software
  • Setup Paypal or other Web Merchant Services
  • Setup to sell downloadable products (MP3s, E-Books, etc.)
  • Assist with shipping setup
  • Tutorials on how to use the admin of your store, Paypal, etc.
  • Set up Amazon A-stores and integrate them into your website

See sample stores in the portfolio

website updating

Sometimes a site just needs a makeover or you need someone to handle updating your website on an ongoing basis.

  • Refresh an existing website
  • Hire Kim for the on-going maintenance of your website

See sample updated websites in the portfolio

learn to update your own website

Many of Kim's clients want to learn how to update their own websites. It's faster and less costly if you are able to make simple changes like changing text or updating a calendar, than sourcing it out. Kim will teach you how to do this! Please note: if computers or anything slightly technical overwhelms you, this may not be the service for you.

  • Tutorials on how to update your own site - Wordpress or Dreamweaver
  • More advanced tutorials
  • Other tutorial ideas - using Google Calendar or Analytics, image preparation for the internet, Constant Contact, using your online store, etc.

See sample websites that people update themselves in the portfolio

graphic design

Make your ideas become reality. Kim has many compliments on her graphic skills. Design something new or refresh and existing design.

  • Design for websites - not all computer nerds have "an eye" for design.
  • Design for print
  • Sourcing and working with printers
  • Design & assistance for self-publishing (books, cds, anything)
  • Book layout and design
  • Powerpoint presentations and overhead transparencies
  • Promotional design and product packaging

See samples of Kim's graphic design skills in the portfolio

promotional design

Your business needs tools, make them look professional.

  • Business Cards
  • Logo Design
  • Brochures
  • Letterhead
  • Newsletters and Flyers
  • Signs and Posters
  • Advertisements
  • Promotional Packages
  • Catalogues

See samples of promotional design skills in the portfolio

product packaging

Kim has designed the packaging for many products.

  • CD and DVD design
  • Package design, labels
  • Product catalogues
  • Product promotional material, signage

See samples of product design skills in the portfolio