Please describe the scope of their involvement in greater detail.
I initially sent them an email and they called me right away. They gave me a brief overview of what they thought we should do and then we met in person and talked about the website. We then gave them an idea of what we wanted to see on the site and what we wanted for SEO. I did all the content production and provided that to them so they could edit it as they saw fit.
They provided us with a few rough drafts of the website throughout the process to make sure we liked what they were doing. Then we met one last time to go over the website in its final stages. That led us to where we are now, they have it published. The site is built on WordPress.
We decided to also have them host the website because we wanted it to be hosted locally. We are doing a trial period to see how our website does with the current content and keywords. Once we assess that, we’ll decide what we want them to do as far as SEO. They are going to train me this week to be able to do a lot of editing on WordPress.
I met with Gregor [CEO, PixoLabo] and his wife periodically throughout the whole process. PixoLabo didn’t specify the full number of people that were on the team.
How did you come to work with PixoLabo?
I spent a lot of time on Google looking at different website production. We were going back and forth between getting a whole SEO marketing team versus just a website production team. We eventually chose to do website production because it’s our busy season right now. We didn’t really need any more SEO.
I really liked how detailed PixoLabo’s website was and how they had different case studies online. I liked how they had a form that you could fill out to specify your exact needs rather than an open-ended, “Hey, we need your help” type of thing. They were also closest to us in Seattle. We’re in Kent, but all the other companies were way up north.
Could you provide a sense of the size of this initiative in financial terms?
$3,000. For them to host the website and to check once or twice a month that everything is still working and complies with Google laws, it’s $600-$800 for the year.
What is the status of this engagement?
We started working with them in May 2017 and ended in July 2017.