Information and services to help your business succeed.
After doing what we do for a couple decades now, we've amassed quite a bit of knowledge when it comes to design, marketing, and doing better business and we'd like to share some of that with you. Below you'll find what we hope will be helpful resources for your business. There is also a short list of other service providers we've partnered with or can recommend, such as web hosting. Enjoy!
The first step in effective marketing: knowing your audience.
Whether you're just starting out with a new business, or looking to improve your existing one, you need to start with determining who the people you want to become clients or customers really are.
That's why we created a quick, 3 Step Checklist and Worksheet. Download it right now and get started on more effective marketing.
Valuable information, at your fingertips.
The JVM blog is a key source of free information on design, marketing, and doing better business. Our blogs are written by our Creative Director, Sherry Holub (who has over 20 years of experience with design and marketing), one of our experienced and knowledgeable team members, or an invited guest author.
Helpful Downloadable Documents
The documents below are great tools for project and marketing planning. We've also included a mutual non-disclosure agreement, for when your project details may contain sensitive or proprietary information. Click an icon or document name to download.
"Some of these are questions we never even thought about and answering them helped us define our project better."
When small businesses take the time to download and work through our project plan and questionnaire, they almost always tell us that they feel more confident about their details and goals. It's a valuable document, but it's also a sure-fire way of getting the most accurate cost and time estimate for your project. You've got nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Sign up for our Design and Marketing Tips newsletter and you'll be able to download the questionnaire right away (it's a fillable PDF file). Don't worry, we're not going to share your email or hard sell you on services. You'll get an occasional newsletter with a valuable tip straight from the experts and can unsubscribe at any time.
Partners and Recommended Companies to Provide Additional Services
While we don't offer hosting in house, you can contact us and we can help facilitate purchasing a domain name and getting hosting set up.
Online Chat and Messaging
Formilla is a powerful customer chat and messaging platform for sales, marketing, and support.
For easy to use and affordable email marketing, we recommend Mail Chimp.
50 Tips for Working with Designers
Written by JVM Creative Director, Sherry Holub, "50 Tips for Working with Designers" is a quick read with solid info on how to ensure success while working with a web or graphic designer. Join our mailing list here to download it.