How Do We Meet?

Depending on the complexity of work, budget, and timeline, we will suggest a minimum of two meetings per month. All our meetings are conducted on via online video conference and we are comfortable with every online conference calling tool. Why Online? Our business has evolved in a way that we service clients in various cities […]

About Payment Terms

For marketing management engagements, you pay for work as it gets completed. Terms are always 30 days because we pay designers and developers on your behalf and often their invoices need to be paid right away. To keep good contractors happy, we need to pay them quickly. Good contractors = good work. For larger projects […]

About Working Files

This is an important expectation to set at the planning stages of any design project. In most cases, the production files belong to the production designer and they are not sent anywhere else. In some cases, copies of working files can be negotiated at an additional cost. There are additional steps and file preparation required […]

The Extended Beks Team

You are hiring me (Beks) as a contractor, along with sub-contractors, to manage and to execute your project as well as to strategically guide your marketing program. I work with designers, writers, programmers, photographers, videographers, and other creatives to get the work done. You will find that this is a better way to assign creative […]

Invoicing

Project work and ongoing marketing management is based on an hourly rate multiplied by the number of hours we estimate it will take us to complete required projects. Those are what we call professional fees. Breakdown Every invoice has three costs associated with it. The cost to manage the marketing work, meet with you, update […]

Are We a Fit?

This is the most important question for us to answer as we work together. Our goal before profit is to do good work, to do our best work. Our fellow freelancers feel the same way, especially because we are all in the second half of our career. We are all experienced professionals. Here are a few qualities […]

How Are We Different from the Agency?

We’re going to tackle a question we often get asked when a client is shopping for a marketing solution. First of all, be sure to shop. On every first call, we ask, “who else are you talking to?” That’s because we want you to be really clear about your options and what model fits your […]

Explore Project-Based Work

Working on a project-by-project basis with Beks Marketing is a fit for clients that want to own the strategy and need a focused, finite engagement. No overarching strategy is needed. Just good organized execution. Projects have a start and end date. We work off an estimate that you approve and then we get started after […]

Why Marketing Management?

After the first project or two, we might discuss a more ongoing relationship where we take full responsibility for your marketing program. In this scenario, we would take care of everything required to execute your marketing program. Benefits of Ongoing Marketing Management An ongoing management plan has many benefits in that it frees you from […]

How Does a DIY Plan Work?

We’ve developed an effective and affordable planning system for small businesses and entrepreneurs to develop their own marketing plans. This system uses the same templates and tools that marketing strategists use every day. Beks coaches you through the process of applying the templates to your business and reviews all of your work so you can […]