DesignHub grew a little bit over the last year but where the Saline-based firm saw its biggest gains was in its bottom line.
The website design firm watched its revenue jump 7 percent, which was in line with its growth from the year before. What made this past year different is that jump in revenue led the firm to becoming about three times more profitable.
"The increase in sales was mostly profit," says Chris Kochmanski, partner at DesignHub
. He adds that the 15-year-old firm kept the same size of staff (five people) but found ways to make their work more efficient. "We do as much as we possibly can with our core team," Kochmanski says.
DesignHub focuses on serving as a one-stop shop for digital marketing for its clients, handling more work in mobile and designing several different versions of websites for its customers. It clients include some big names, such as MASCO Cabinetry.
Over the last year, DesignHub produced a wide range of sales channel support materials for KraftMaid Cabinetry, a division of Masco Cabinetry, in Ann Arbor. The materials have included everything from brochures and newsletters to interactive e-books, presentations and hand-outs, social media content, and messaging platforms.
DesignHub also launched new websites for Adashi Systems, Dexter Health & Wellness Center, Electrocon International, Hartman Insurance, Quality Hardware Corporation, Russell Video Services, Saline Area Social Services, SkyManager Flight Scheduling System, Student Advocacy Center of Michigan, Sullivan Healthcare Consulting, and Valley Baptist Health & Fitness Center.
Kochmanski hopes 2014 will prove to be as fruitful as last year, and he is growing increasingly optimistic that will happen.
"We'd like to continue growing," Kochmanski says.
Source: Chris Kochmanski, partner at DesignHub
Writer: Jon Zemke
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