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Frequently Asked Questions

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1. Common Questions

Q: Why doesn't DeSoto LLC use social media? 

Great question! We don't use social media because of two very distinct reasons. First and foremost we believe that brands are built not bought. Our reputation has us booked three to six months out. The second is cognitive distraction. We believe that social media takes a massive amount of focus out of the equation and diverts from core business practices.

Q: What Can DeSoto LLC do for my Business?

That's a good question! We can help you solve problems that you are struggling with. It's that simple. Over the last 15 years we have helped solve a variety of problems that tend to make your hair turn grey by giving you some outside professional perspective.

Q: Do you work with any business?

Before we take on any client we do an initial analysis, If we are not confident that we can create a positive return on your investment in my time we will not sign you as a client. On occasion there are companies that have an offering that we do not morally agree with and cannot participate in helping.

Q: How long does it take to see a return?

That depends on what problem we are helping with. Some items can take a few weeks to gain traction as compared to positively changing the client engagement protocol which can often have immediate results. During the initial consultation, we will lay out all projected outcomes.

Q: Why don't you list more of your clients' names on your website?

Most of our clients insist on strict confidentiality, so we cannot divulge any information about them beyond their industry and a general description of the type of services we provided them.

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2. How do we work

Q: How do you work remotely?

Every project is unique and may require both on and off site processes. We have 2 offices in the Phoenix Market as well as locations in Chicago and Missouri. More often than not, an onsite visit initially is the best place to start then, depending on the scope of the project at hand remote is always a potential option.

Q: Do you help with execution ?

When it comes time to execute your plan, we can provide coaching or temporary leadership to oversee the work with specialists on your team or an agency partner. We can also help with content development and in some cases, We can hire my own team of virtual freelancers to help with implementation. We can also give consultation on how to organize and manage your staffing model (for both in-house and outsourced talent) so you get the best bang for your buck.

Q: Do you work with clients outside of the Phoenix Market?

YES. As long as we understand the business . Please contact us to discuss your particular situation in confidence. We do help clients on a national level.

Q: Do you work on retainer? 

It all depends on the project. If we are not on retainer we do require a deposit of 50% to start most projects

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3. Technology

Q: How long does it take to build a site?

Once we have all the content (text and images), it should take 8-12 weeks for us to design and build a typical, small scale website of 8-10 pages. The most time consuming phase of any web project is collecting and writing the content.

Q: Can your firm build custom software?

Yes, we have professional developers on staff.

Q: Can your firm build an automated Client Retention System? 

Yes. Sign up for our newsletter and look at our client links as a simple example.

Q: Do you professional host the websites you build?

99.99% uptime and 24/7 monitoringWe offer and continuously monitor our whole platform against threats and intrusions that might affect your site. Blazing-fast load timesWhen a website's slow to load, visitors bounce. That's why Webflow offers the fastest hosting on the internet via our Tier 1 Content Delivery Network, Amazon Cloudfront, and Fastly.

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4. Services

Q: I am looking for a consultant to help me transition out of day-to-day operations.

Yes. We have helped several owners delegate and systemize operations to create a machine that is profitable.

Q: I  have a  limited budget. Can you help me?

Everything we do is tailored to each client's individual situation. If you tell us your budget, as long as it is reasonable, we can work with it. Our focus is on delivering  VALUE to clients, NOT low prices. Note that we now offer business coaching services to startups and early stage businesses.

Q: What’s the quick rundown on what you do, again?

We help businesses grow, the right way. We focus on your brand at it's core and develop the needed resources for your to communicate with your target customers with the right tools. This includes the look and feel, your online presence, your client relations and business practices and delivery of your product or service

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Don't hesitate to ask! We are here to help.