Michigan web design

Kevin D. Mist and kMist Design

If you haven't guessed before, I am the 'k' in kMist design. My name is Kevin Mist. I currently make my home in Northern Michigan. I live Northwest of Cadillac, the Meauwataka area to be exact, with my wife, 2 children, and mini-schnauzer Brehna.

Kevin D. Mist

My background is almost entirely in Marketing and Sales. I graduated with a Bachelors degree in Sales from Ferris State University. For many years I worked and then owned a manufactured housing retail center in Traverse City. This has given me a keen understanding of the local business climate and I know what sells and what doesn't. I can put my sales and marketing skills to work for you and your company given the chance.

Now I make my living doing what I love, which is design. I have always had an attraction to good design. Web design, logo design, and print design are what makes me get up in the cold Norhtern Michigan mornings. I am one of those people that actually watch commercials to see the marketing and branding behind a product. Many times my thought is.. I could do better than that. I guess now is my time to show that to the world.

About kMist Design

kMist Designs is truly a micro business. It is just me. You can't get much smaller and more personalized than that. I work with the latest technology and keep up with the current trends and styles through a huge network of professionals, blogs, newsletters and friends in the industry from around the world. I am an insatiable reader and like to keep up with 'what's hot' while keeping an eye on 'what works' and 'best practices'.

As I mentioned, I am based out of the Cadillac area but am not opposed to traveling to meet you face to face to get all of the information I need to get started on your project.

About Pricing

Pricing is the tough one. Every project that I work on is unique and tough to pigeonhole into a set price. My normal hourly rate is $45.00 per hour. I keep detailed work logs on all projects to ensure that the pricing is fair for both of us. This rate is used for things like tiny projects and web maintenance. I never charge for time spent communicating, faxing, or emailing. All of my projects are bid on a per case basis. All of my quotes are free. So if you are thinking about using me for a project why not let me bid it out for you.

Okay, I know that was very vague and not very satisfying. Below I will get a little more specific. This is a list of price ranges for an average project.

  • Logo - $125-350.00 dependant on complexity
  • Stationery and business cards - $75-300.00
  • Web Design - $125-300.00 per page (plus stock photography)
  • Web Development - $450-??? dependant on complexity and pages needed

This will give you an indication of my price ranges. That being said, if you have a specific budget contact me and we can discus your options.

About Billing

I require a 50% deposit to get started on your project. You will be kept informed any time a project might have overages. The best policy is open communication between us. I am fair and expect the same from my clients.

The remainder of the funds will be due upon completion or on a predetermined scheduled basis. Invoices can be mailed or emailed dependant on your preference.

What to Expect

Here is a list of thing you can expect if you decide to work with me:

  • Personal Service (remember it is just me)
  • Attention to detail
  • Friendly communication
  • A hard working, creative, intelligent, partner in your business
  • Years of marketing experience
  • Loyalty
  • Hopefully a friend...

So after all of that are you convinced? Call me so we can get started working on your next kMist Design Project.

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