Build a brand on a bootstrapped budget. 

Early-stage startup budgets shouldn't mean skimping on the one thing that will connect you to your users, customers, clients, or funders. Don’t leave investor or user dollars on the table. Our startup packages are tailored for new ventures and include everything you need, nothing you don’t to grow, build a reliable user base, and get funded faster.


not sure where to GO?

Join us for a Read Your Compass Jumpstart Call

Let’s talk it out. This one-on-one 90-minute call will give you clarity on what you need to craft your brand’s voice. We’ll start with a questionnaire that sheds light on your own values and vision. We then dive into how that impacts all parts of your company, both present and future. You’ll walk away with a clear picture of next steps and the road ahead.

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Map it out.

You have an idea of what your logo and website should look like, you know your way around a CMS, and you’re ballin’ on a budget. This package gives you the foundation your startup needs to get going, fast. It includes tools to raise your sail and catch a breeze straight into that ‘funded startup’ blue ocean.

You get:

  • Brand discovery form + mission statement
  • Visual inspiration board
  • Design of your logo, starting with 2 options
  • Website template  (4–6 pages)
  • BONUS: 30 min. website updating training call



Pivot towards the high seas.

Congratulations! You just got your seed money and you need...well, everything. This package is perfect for startups who want to grow aggressively and connect with their target market quickly.  It ensures that you'll have a professional, unified look and clear, concise storytelling for multiple audiences that will last well beyond your first round of funding.

You get:

  • One deep dive brand session: three hours of discussion and strategy with our founder 
  • Development of mission, vision, values, and elevator pitch
  • Brand presentation, including positioning, analysis of marketplace, customer avatar, and risk analysis
  • Logo design, starting with 3 options 
  • Converting website copy 
  • Website design with SEO keywords
  • Custom letterhead and business cards

10 social media templates
30 min. website updating training call
1 additional hour of brand strategy with our founder



add-ons for any package

Ongoing marketing services

We offer full-scale marketing support for our clients so their new brands can shine. This option is perfect for companies that want marketing know-how without making a new hire. We're able to do:

  • Social media content development and maintenance
  • Website maintenance
  • Product packaging
  • Development of marketing materials, such as annual reports, ad campaigns, digital promotions, and mailers
  • Art direction for specific projects and photoshoots


One-on-one founder coaching.

Running your own show is incredibly rewarding (in fact, we wouldn't have it any other way). But it's not always easy. 

You take care of your clients, your customers, your employees, your partners, your mentees...but who's taking care of you? How do you make sure you're meeting your goals for your business—or setting them in the first place? Who's tracking your growth against your own dreams and ambitions?

You started your company for a reason (or many). Don't let that become part of the background of your day-to-day. Work with Backbone Creative's founder to help you build your business and career in a sustainable, healthy, and ambitious way. 

Jess will help you through common pitfalls of building a small business and brand management questions and issues. She'll also help you work on your personal development to build a better business while building a better business owner. The result: a happy, healthy work environment, devoted customers, and a deeper understanding of who you are as a business owner.

Interested in coaching?