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Graphic Artist Partnership is just that... it's a partnership between business entities, specifically graphic artists (or designers) and our web development and Internet marketing team. The partnership consists of processes of cooperation, communication and training, so we can understanding each other and learn how to provide the most value for each other as partners. Please read through the information below to understand the details of how our partnership works.

Work process

What is the nature of the partnership?

Graphic Artist Partnership begins with an informal business relationship. There are no contracts or obligations. Trust is built as we work together and evaluate our results together. As partners, we find motivation to work together, because of the value we provide to each other. After working together for over 6 months, and after achieving certain benchmarks, Graphic Artist Partnership can offer our partners additional exclusive benefits.

Your customers are YOUR customers. Their relationship is with you. We are part of your team, and the services are offered by your company. You take care of the sales, design services, follow-up, training and billing. We do the work you can't do. Often, we don't even need to communicate with clients directly. It is up to our partner to tell us if they want to introduce us or not, and how they want to introduce us.

How is this different than a business referral program?

A company that enters into a referral program with a graphic artist may provide leads or paid client work. The Graphic Artist partnership, however, is a relationship where we work as part of YOUR team, and the services provided come from YOU. You have no risk of losing your clients to us. PLUS, we can offer special benefits and value to you as your partner, once we have established a relationships. We also provide training to expand your skill set and value to your clients. Our partnership provides more long-term and short-term value to you, unlike a referral, without the risk of losing your clients.

How do we start a client project together?

When a client needs web development and marketing services, you quote our services as your own services. We train you on how to market web development services. You'll become very good at it. Graphic Artist Partnership provides a document called the Schedule of Services and Pricing. We update this schedule as technology changes and new services become available. When you describe your needs to us in detail, we provide you a quote for our services. Then, you provide a quote to your client for the entire project. Our prices are low enough for you to mark up and remain competitive. We provide an affordable tiered pricing structure that fits the needs of clients of different types and sizes. You also add your design services fee to the quote.

How do we handle payments?

We advise that clients pay a 50% deposit before a major project begins. You bill your client, and we bill you for our part. Payments are usually made online using credit card, debit card, or PayPal account. When a project is complete, the client pays the remaining balance, and you pay us our balance.

How do we develop a web site together?

After the deposit is paid, we begin the set up of the web site server, databases and other required items. You design the web site and get it approved. IMPORTANT: We do provide training on how to create designs that are optimized for web sites. There is a BIG difference between designing for print, and designing for web sites, and we will train you to adjust to the differences. When the design is approved, you will provide us pdf files of the approved web site design, and we will produce the web site for you in a timely manner. If functionality (database, content management system, dynamic forms, shopping carts, etc.) is needed, we will develop it for you.

When the job is complete, and the client makes the final payment, you will train your client on how to manage their web site. You will be taught first, so it will be easy for you to explain to your clients.

What about Internet marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)?

For an optional fee, we will create the proprietary mix of tools your clients will need to effectively attract and monitor web site traffic. You will also be able to teach them how to use the tools to build their traffic. We will train you. We will provide search engine optimization (SEO) services, social network linking, and Internet marketing consultation. If they spend an hour or two per week using the tools and techniques we provide to them, they will be able to show up higher than their competitors in the search engines, and increase their web site traffic totals. If they are too busy, they can hire you or someone on our team to provide this weekly service for them.

One of the great benefits of being trained to be knowledgable in our web marketing techniques is that you will be able to apply your knowledge to your own web site. It's good for all of us when you attract more clients.

What about web site hosting?

We can host your clients's web site on our secure, reliable web site server, or on their web site hosting account, if they have a Linux server. There are benefits to our hosting their web sites. If they need our hosting services, we will charge $120 for one year of hosting ($12 per month). The hosting is due when the web site is complete. Hosting is then billed annually every year on the date that the web site was completed.

What is the turnaround time for a web site project?

Web sites can be turned around anywhere from 5 days to a month, depending on the complexity. Most of our medium-size web site projects with SEO are completed within 10 days.

What are our limitations?

We've worked with hundreds of mom and pop shops as well as Fortune 500 companies, so there's almost nothing we can't handle. With 25 years in the Internet business, we've seen it all. We may make recommendations based on our past experiences, in order to optimize performance and security of your client web sites.

What are the benchmarks and benefits?

After 6 months of working together, we can formalize our partnership and provide more valuable, exclusive services to your company when certain benchmarks are achieved.

If you have any questions about our partnership, please feel free to click here to contact us.

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Graphic Artist Partnership welcomes you to our new web site. We hope to hear from you soon.

Join Graphic Artist Partner Now
Become a Graphic Artist Partner and gain an experienced team to help you navigate the complexities of Internet development and marketing.
Contact Us
How can we be of service? Don't hesitate to contact us with your question, suggestion, or request.
Connect To Resources
Our partners are connected to proven resources that make the Internet work for you.