Your business deserves a fresh start.
We work with you to help you discover your business’s unique value and messaging in order to create digital and traditional marketing that works!
Launching and managing a small business is tough, we’ve been there…
We’re a small business too! And this isn’t our only dive into the world of entrepreneurship. It’s a unique lifestyle with a special set of problems and at alder|creative, we provide you with solutions that fit you.
Yes, we don’t perform magic tricks. And we’re not IT people. We’re business and marketing enthusiasts with a passion for creating high quality designs and strategies that help small businesses THRIVE, not just survive.
You've got an idea!
Step one, check! You’ve got an idea rolling around in your head. Now is the time to start working on your business plan, developing product lines, defining your target market, and more. Check out our resources page for some help!
Develop your message
Many want to skip to design, but you need a defined message. What’s your sales pitch? Who are you talking to exactly? How are you going to stand out from the crowd with your unique offering?
Design a brand
Your image is the first impression potential customers will get. You want to grab attention but also affirm that your business’s image is the right fit for your target customer. This includes logo, photography, and more.
Promote, promote, promote!
You’ve got all the pieces, but where do they go? It’s no use keeping your business a secret, you must share it! Whether that’s through social, advertising, print, word of mouth. Develop a plan!
We have developed a selection of services to guide you through the process.
As experienced business owners ourselves and in working with many clients over the years, we have seen the same problems occur over and over again. It has been a trial and error as we’ve sought out the best solution for our clients.
Moving through this process helps you not only define your business, but it will help you sell your product or service! It maintains focus and simplifies the process.
Marketing doesn’t have to be an overwhelming mess!
We currently offer the following options to get you on the road to success! Ideally, you’ll work each of these into your plan as your budget allows.
Coming soon, we’ll be offering online courses as well to guide you through some of the nitty gritty bits and pieces that you’ll need to be able to do yourself.
Logo design with 2 variations (original, text only, single color)
30 minute Photoshoot at your location and 10 high resolution digital images
Includes 30 minutes photo shoot and 10 high resolution images for use on your website
1 hour Strategy meeting in person or online: review of your content and develop an outline for the website
Home page design and up to 6 sub pages
Blog post and paid social media boost ($30 value) on alder|creative social media
Photo Shoot and Social Media Consulting
You’ll get an hour long Photoshoot with an online call to plan the shoot ahead of time. You bring the energy and we’ll put our creative skills to use! We’ll capture a collection of photos and you choose 30 to download. Then, we’ll follow up with a one hour strategy session to plan the layout and use of your photos on social media.
You’ll be sure to see some fresh energy in your business with this opportunity. AND we’ll be sharing all about our work with you through our own social platforms!
Photos will be edited and uploaded to our online catalogue and you will be given a code for 30 High Resolution downloadable images for use in your social media accounts or other promotions!
1 hour shoot at your location
30 high resolution digital image download
Blog post and paid social media boost ($30 value) on alder|creative blog and social media accounts
1 hour follow up meeting to layout social media plan
What do you need to prepare for this journey?
1. Make sure you’ve considered the 4 steps outlines above: Idea, Message, Design, Promotions. We’ll help you hone in on these to be laser focused, giving you the best opportunity for success… but it’s ideal if you’ve got some brainstorming together already!
2. A willingness to learn and excitement for what’s in store! We want you to be successful, not just satisfactory. Our ideal clients are dreamers AND doers. If you’re willing to put in the work and work with us, we promise you’ll reach your goals.
3. Reserve your spot! We currently serve a limited number of clients. You can visit our Small Business Shop page to reserve your space.