The services offered by Suzanne Sease Productions can be as comprehensive or as simple as you like. You may choose to narrow the scope and hire me on an hourly basis. In all cases, I work collaboratively with you. Through my analysis and conversations with you, I help you rediscover your passion for photography or illustration, refine your marketing approach, and increase your profitability. Nothing gives me greater joy. In most cases, I start with a “Premium Consult” because this seems to be what most clients need. I review your current portfolio and website, plus all the images you may want to consider adding, and any promotional materials (e-promos and/or mailers, etc.) you may have. After a review, I call you with an evaluation with an edit for a revised website and portfolio. I will advise you on marketing and promotional materials to be more effective. This and other services are detailed here.
Basic consult is a 2 hour consult:
1. Review, where you were, where you are and where you want to be.
2. Review the work/content and the current presentation you are using.
3. Work on developing your presentation to meet your goals.
4. Discuss your marketing (which is key) and how to create an annual campaign.
This consult does not include a website or portfolio edit for images in order and pagination or a database edit. This phone call is best done in two parts- the first part about the images and what they say about you as a photographer or illustrator and the second about your marketing.
A Portfolio Edit of Images for Website or Portfolio:
$600.00 up to 1,000 images for either website or portfolio edit.
1. Image/Library Content Edit.
2. Website or portfolio image selections (provided in a mocked up edit and order – not designed)
If after the first edit you add additional images, an additional charge of $200.00 will be charged for reviewing and considering additional images.
If the above categories are done at the same time the cost would be $1,200.00 and would include a HTML5 virtual portfolio. This is without a list build and marketing materials.
Database List Build using your database subscription: $400.00
1. Create a detailed list of companies you should be targeting for your style.
2. Select images for six times per year to the best markets just for you.
3. Select dates and subject lines.
4. Select 25-50 brands you should market to with personalized e-mails.
If you add an additional countries after database has been completed an additional $200.00 will be charged.
Premium consultation service, which includes:
1. Normal full 2 hour consultation – Separate the hours over 2 one hour phone calls. First hour is spent reviewing the images selected for your website and portfolio. The second hour is spent discussing your marketing.
2. Image/Library Content Edit (initial Edit & Secondary Edit if needed for additional Shooting).
3. Website and portfolio image selections (provided in a mocked up edit and order – not designed). In addition we create a HTML5 virtual portfolio not a PDF portfolio after you or your designer have laid it out. You must have access to your ftp site to do this.
4. Work with your Designer and project manage the design work and delivery dates.
5. Image selection for marketing campaign materials.
6. Marketing List Support – custom built list with your database provider for your market as well as a brand list to send personalized e-mails.
7. Half hour review at 6 months to go your marketing campaign and progress.
8. Half hour review at eleven months to talk about your progress and next year’s campaign.
9. A marketing guide booklet to help you stay focused and market more effectively
All images must be received at the same time as small 72 dpi jpegs, approximately 8″ x 10 ” via the following methods: www.yousendit.com (will cost about $3.99); Dropbox; Wetransfer; a disk safely shipped to me; loaded on your ftp site; or an external hard drive (with its cable) and a return postage slip to get it safely back to you. I cannot accept images from Photo Shelter, Flickr or other venues that are difficult to download folders.
If you add additional images to be reviewed after first submission and edit there will be an additional charge of $300.00.
If you require additional shooting or illustrations after the premium consult, portfolio edit only, web edit only or two hour consult and you need help concepting new images, an “inspirational book” can be provided and will include for photographers help in casting, locations and editing of images.
$750.00 per month.
If after the one year consult or portfolio/website edits, your work is considered at an interim stage and you do additional shooting with out my help and a new revised portfolio or website needs to be edited. For a minor edit:
$400.00 for portfolio
$400.00 for website.
If you require additional guidance through e-mails and periodical phone calls (up to 1 hour) a month, you can hire me at a monthly retainer of $225.00 per month. Or you can hire me on an as needed basis at the basic hourly rate of $200.
How to Get Started
All images must be received at the same time as small 72 dpi jpegs, approximately 11″ x 14 ” via the following methods: www.yousendit.com (now hightail) (will cost about $3.99); Dropbox; a disk safely shipped to me; loaded on your ftp site; as a shared folder on iDisk or an external hard drive (with its cable) and a return postage slip to get it safely back to you. I cannot accept images from Photo Shelter,Flickr or other venues that are difficult to download folders.Suzanne Sease Productions
10308 Maremont Place
Richmond, VA 23238
100% up front, checks, VISA, MasterCard, American Express accepted.