What was the scope of their involvement?
They build a WordPress site from the ground up, based on a custom theme they use. They offered two or three design concepts, and we chose the one we liked the best and fleshed it out as the basis for the overall site.
The new site looks dramatically different to our previous one. It is responsive and integrates with MailChimp for our newsletter signup and with Salesforce for our contact form. It accepts donation through a PayPal integration, and we can add featured quotes, stories, or videos throughout the site.
What is the team composition?
We had one point of contact who acts as the project manager and account lead. She has a team who assists with creative, copy, and the technical aspects.
How did you come to work with Consensus Interactive?
I worked with them through my advertising work with another agency and was really happy with the work they provided. We sent a bid out to them and to three other vendors. They presented their approach, which we liked, and we decided to work with them.
How much have you invested with them?
We were really lucky with this arrangement. Each year, they chose one nonprofit to work with. We submitted our RFP to them right when they were searching for this year’s organization to assist. Since the timing worked out so well, they worked within our $20,000 budget and gave us a level of service and technical implementations that should have cost much more.
What is the status of this engagement?
The RFP went out around April or May 2018, and we launched the site in September 2018.