Cory Lockhart got their new custom wordpress themes by running a design contest:
Marriage of modern & old school - online bookkeeping business
Check out Cory Lockhart's Custom Wordpress Themes contest…
We are a father (old school) and son (new school) Canadian accounting firm starting a separate bookkeeping business. Both father and son are professional accountants. We have a staff of under 6. We want to be seen as professional yet modern. We are trying to combine traditional accounting skills with modern internet technology.
The target audience is fairly broad...small business owners across Canada that require bookkeeping/payroll/GST services. We want to target those business owners that are tech savay enough to have their payroll and bookkeeping done virtually.
Website Goal: Have visitors (potential clients) fill out contact form or call. How to help accomplish goal: 1) Make contact info and opt-in form easy to see and access 2) Keep visitors on site longer by including videos and written content/articles/blog General comments: Clean White space is important Easy to navigate - really want it to be easy to navigate No fluff & simple Required Pages: Home Page -logo at top -menu (home, about, articles, services, process, contact) -area for sales pitch -space for welcome video -contact form -below the fold - 3-4 columns for additional info (why us, links, quotes etc) About Pages- w/ subpages (history, people, mission,etc) -logo, menu, contact form -space for profile pictures -space for text (1-3 columns, your choice) -area for daily quote (cycles through different quotes) -below the fold - same as home page Articles/Blog Page -logo, menu, contact form -blog format -below the fold - same Services Pages- w/ subpages (bookkeeping, payroll, industries) -logo, menu, contact form -space for daily quote -space for text -maybe space for picture - your choice -below the fold - same Process Page -logo, menu, contact form -space for daily quote -space for text -space for video -maybe space for picture - be creative -below the fold - same Examples www.kashoo.com www.freshbooks.com www.waveaccounting.com www.runkeeper.com www.37signals.com
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their custom wordpress themes.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
Cory Lockhart collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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