Prices & Rates

Custom Estimates Available

Our expert staff is committed to providing premium quality services at a competitive price and will always go the extra mile for our clients. Businesses and organizations throughout the Northwest come to us for the quality, consistency, and convenience we provide. Our rates are based on our 30+ of years of combined expertise, scaled to be competitive and based on the going rates for such professional services in our region. All of our standard agency clients (non ala carte) have access to our services at a 10% or greater discount from our published rates. Here is a partial list of our service capabilities, as well as, starting price points for our most popular services. If a fee for a service has not been described specifically, we will defer to our standard published hourly rates. There may be additional charges/costs to consider which may not be included in original proposal cost or estimates. Custom tailored proposals for your specific budget & project needs can be negotiated at request. All prices are subject to change at any time.

Item Prices & Hourly Rates

business directions signStock Photography @ $15 Per Item

Research & Development @ $25 Per Hour

In-Person or Remote Meetings @ $25 Per Hour

Commercial Photography ( Per Person ) @ $50 Per Hour

Photo Editing @ $50 Per Hour

Graphic Design Services @ $65 Per Hour

Location Video Shoot ( Per Person ) @ $100 Per Hour

Post Production Video Editing @ $100 Per Hour

Marketing Consultation @ $100 Per Hour

Creative & Conceptual Brainstorming @ $100 Per Hour


Ala Carte Services

Media Landscape Consultation & Business Marketing Plan: $250+

Includes: Custom Tailored Marketing Design Strategy To Best Reach Your Target Audience And Generate A Solid Return On Investment, 1hr. Media-Landscape Consultation.

Media Buying Budget + Advertising Management: $5000 + Budget Per Month / Campaign

A minimum required project/campaign/monthly compensation for this service is $500.  A project/campaign/monthly media buy of $5000 qualifies for this fee due to the 15% agency discount all agencies receive from media outlets. i.e.: 15% of $5K=$500.

Includes: Custom Tailored Marketing Strategy To Best Reach Your Target Audience And Generate A Solid Return On Investment, Media-Landscape Consultation, On-Going Market Data Research, Managing Calls And Meetings Between Media Sales Representatives For You, Media Buying And Negotiations For Preferred Rates, Ad Placement, Bonus, Make-Goods And Specials, Advertising Message Consistency Across All Media Channels, Word Of Mouth Promotion And Distribution Of Promotional Items (Our Staff Becomes Personal Advocates For Your Business, Organization, Or Event!) Business Consultation, Administrative Services And Collective Invoicing (Collecting All Monthly Media Bills And Generating One Combined Invoice For You To Pay With One Check!), Media Invoicing Review For Proof Of Performance.

* This service requires approval of agency representation application.

Radio Commercial: $100 +

Includes: Script Writing, Voice Over, Sound Effects, Licensed Music, Editing, Distribution Of Finished File For Up To 4 Media Outlets.

Broadcast Quality Tv Commercial: $400 +

Includes: Inital Consultation / Research Meeting, Script Writing, Video Shoot, Voice Over, Sound Effects, Stock Photography, Licensed Music, Post Production Editing, Youtube Upload And Sharable File, Distribution Of Finished Hd File Format For Up To 4 Media Outlets.

Premium Advertising Elements Package: $1099+

Includes: Custom Tailored Marketing Design Strategy To Best Reach Your Target Audience And Generate A Solid Return On Investment, Media-Landscape Consultation Campaign Message Creation, Ready To Air Radio And Broadcast Quality Tv Commercial And Web-Ready Video, & Custom Design Print Ad. Uploads Or Other Digital Delivery Of Media Files To Media Outlets Included (Total Does Not Include Current Rates For Advertising Placement In Local/Regional Media Outlets).

Press Release: $125+

Includes: Research, Authoring & Distribution Of Press Release To Announce Grand Opening Or Similar Milestone In Business Development.

Logo Design & Update: $350 +

Includes: Initial Consultation / Research Meeting, Business Category Research, Stock Photography, Brand Identity Development, Sketches, Roughs, Proposed Design Presentation, Up To 1 Revision & Finalized Logo With Web-Friendly Jpeg Files.

Corporate Image Design: $1000+

Your Corporate Image Is The Visual Voice Of Your Company And Identifies The Goods/ Services Of You Offer While Differentiating You From Another. The Corporate Image Anchors Your Company’s Brand And Becomes The Single Most Visible Manifestation Of The Company For Your Tarket Market. For This Reason, A Well-Designed Logo Is An Essential Part Of Any Company’s Overall Marketing Strategy.

Service Includes: The Initial Consultation / Research Meeting, In-Depth Business Category / Competitor Research, Custom Artwork, Stock Photography, Branding & Corporate Image Development Of 2 Logo Concepts In A Variety Of Approval Stages: Sketches, Roughs, Comps, A Proposed Design Presentation Highlighting The The Thought Process, Meaning And Strengths Of Each Logo Concept, Up To 2 Revisions Of An Approved Logo Direction, & The Finalized Logo, With All Necessary Electronic Files (Example: Jpeg, Eps, Png) For Usage On Social Media, Video, Billboards, Signage, Websites, Business Materials, Etc.

Tagline / Slogan Creation: $250+

Our Team Will Put Together A Personalized Business Tagline / Slogan That Strongly Clarifies Your Services & Communicates Your Brand’s Purpose While Catching The Attention Of Your Target Audience. This Takes A Deep Understanding Of Your Business , Business Category, Your Unique Selling Proposition, Your Sales Mission, Your Customer Retention Model And Your Business Culture / Character. Our Entire Creative Team Collaborates To Determine An Effective Or Unique Tagline/ Slogan Suitable For Your Company.

Service Includes: Business Analysis & Review, Competitive Marketing Analysis,  Collaborative Brainstorming, Professional Word Smithing, Copywriting.

Logo Style Guide: $250+

Receive A Customized Logo Style Guide Outlining A Set Of Standards & Guidelines For The General / Specific Usage Of The Corporate Image, To Insure Uniformity Across All Applications Of The Logo And Brand.

Service Includes: Necessary Description Of Typefaces (Ex: Fonts Used In Logo, Approved Fonts For Design), Logo Color Usage (Ex: 1-Color, 2 Color, & 4 Color, Reversed, Etc.) Logo Format Variations (Ex: Horizontal, Stacked, Icon, Etc.),Color Palette, Applications Restrictions/ Guidelines (Ex: When & Where To Place What Logo In What Color, What Not To Do, Etc.)

Custom Business Cards: $250 +

Includes: Initial Consultation / Research Meeting, 1000 Double Sided Business Cards, Full Color Print On Heavy Stock Paper, Additional Brand Research, Custom Design, Stock Photography And Up To 1 Revision.

Business Stationary:  $425+

Includes: Layout, Graphic Design And Printing Of 500 Single-Sided Letterheads / 500 Single-Sided Envelopes.

Electronic Newsletter: 200 +

Includes: Approx. 4 Hrs. Layout & Graphic Design Of An Electronic Newsletter Framework / Template Via Mail-Chimp, Which Will Allow For Easy Monthly Updates By Client And Connection To Website For Easy Customer Sign-Up. Our Team Will Get You Signed Up For Easy Email Blasts And Messaging For Newsletters, New Product Announcements Or Sale Flyers.

Business Design Package: $1149+

Includes: Layout, Graphic Design And Printing Of 1000 Custom Double-Sided Business Cards, Layout, Graphic Design And Printing Of 500 Single-Sided Letterheads / 500 Single-Sided Envelopes & One Of The Following Promotional Items Of Your Choice: 500 Rack Cards, 65 Posters 11”X17” With Bleed, 8’X3’ Vinyl Banner Or Other Promotional Items (Of Equal Or Lesser Value)

Social Media Channel Development & Build Out: $299 +

Includes: Securing Of Social Media Channel, Content Collection, Limited Photography, Custom Graphic Design, Copywriting, Business Contact Information Detailing, Networking, Fan/Follower Development, Business News Feed And Promotions.

Social Media Management: $299 + Per Month

Includes: Daily Management And Policing (6 Days A Week, 10+ Hours A Day!), Minimum Of 2 Weekly Posting And 1 Monthly Custom Designed Post, $25 Dedicated Monthly To Social Media Marketing, On-Going Research, Information Collection From Client Contacts, Forwarding Of Messages To Business Owner / Operations Manager, Quick Response To Comments And Posts By Fans / Friends, Photo Processing And Uploads For Web / Social Media Parameters, Regular Communication With Business Decision Maker Regarding Any Sensitive Questions Or Information, Public Relations, Image Building And Definition, And Tapping Into Sterling Media NW’s Network Of Over 10,000 Facebook Contacts To Share Your Posts / Messages.

Social Media Co-Management: $125 + Per Month

Includes:  A Minimum Of 1 Weekly Posting And One Custom Graphic Design Post, On-Going Research, Information Collection From Client Contacts, Photo Processing For Web / Social Media Parameters, Photo Upload Time, Regular Communication With Business Decision Maker Regarding Any Sensitive Questions Or Information, Public Relations, Image Building And Definition, & Tapping Into Sterling Media Northwest’s Network Of Over 10,000 Facebook & Google Contacts To Share Your Posts/Messages. Any Additional Time Above 10 Hours/Month Will Be Bill At Hourly Rates If Necessary.