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OUR STORY

Hey! So Glad You're Here. 

Derik Hines is a creative entrepreneur who is deeply passionate about the media industry. With a talent for filming and editing, he founded Stories to Savor (STS) in 2017 after being inspired by his work with Oprah Winfrey. STS is a one-stop-shop for small businesses looking to elevate their digital presence through high-quality video content, social media marketing, and web design. Derik and his team bring a unique perspective to every project, crafting custom content that tells each client's story in a visually stunning and engaging way. With his exceptional skills and dedication to his craft, Derik Hines is making waves in the media industry and helping small businesses thrive.

The Media Rescue Unit

At STS, we understand the importance of video content for small and local businesses. That's why we're here as your "media rescue unit" - providing assistance for companies looking to grow. We believe that you deserve to raise awareness for your product or establishment and your customers deserve a way to stay connected with your current and future endeavors.

 

In addition to video content creation, we also offer Social Media Marketing services for your business. Social Media is an essential element for business growth as it provides online exposure to a larger audience. By leveraging social media, you can scale your business and reach more people who relate to what your company is all about. Let us help you put your business in front of the right audience and take it to the next level.

Who Are We

OVERVIEW & GOALS

The Lorenzo Smith Music Camp website is designed to capture the spirit and dedication of this exceptional summer program for students in grades 5-12. Our goal is to create an engaging and informative online presence that highlights the camp's high-quality music instruction, diverse offerings, and supportive community. By showcasing the camp's unique experiences and achievements, we aim to inspire and attract future generations of young musicians. The website will serve as a comprehensive resource for current and prospective campers, parents, and supporters

GOALS:

1. ENHANCE ONLINE PRESENCE: Create an engaging and informative website that accurately represents the Lorenzo Smith Music Camp.

2. SHOWCASE PROGRAMS: Highlight the camp's diverse music instruction offerings, including concert band, jazz band, marching band, and piano lessons.

3. INSPIRE FUTURE MUSICIANS: Share the unique experiences and achievements of current campers to attract and inspire future generations.

4. PROVIDE RESOURCES: Offer comprehensive information for parents and prospective campers, ensuring easy access to essential details about the camp.

5. FOSTER COMMUNITY: Build a supportive online community that reflects the camaraderie and joy experienced at the camp.

At Stories to Savor, we are committed to bringing the vision of the Lorenzo Smith Music Camp to life through a beautifully designed website. Our goal is to create a digital platform that not only showcases the camp's exceptional music programs but also inspires and informs current and future campers and their families. we are dedicated to providing ongoing support to ensure the website remains a valuable resource and a true reflection of the camp''s vibrant community and lasting impact.

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SCOPE OF SERVICES

Stories to Savor will be dedicated to delivering high-quality video content that showcases Lorenzo Smith Music Camp for students in grades 5-12. Our scope of services includes capturing the dynamic and inspiring music instruction, from concert and jazz band literature to marching band and piano lessons. We will highlight the camp's commitment to improving music literacy and providing a supportive environment, including free lunch every day, ensuring the essence and impact of the camp are vividly portrayed.

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The Journey | The Process | The Timeframe

1. Initial Consultation and Planning (June 28 - June 30)

  • Discuss the overall vision, goals, and specific requirements for the Lorenzo Smith Music Camp website.

  • Outline the website structure and key features to be included.

2. Content Collection and Preparation (July 1 - July 3)

  • Gather all necessary content, including text, images, and videos.

  • Finalize the content for each section of the website.

3. Design and Prototype (July 4 - July 6)

  • Create design mockups for the website layout and visual elements.

  • Review and approve the design prototype.

4. Development and Coding (July 7 - July 14)

  • Begin the development of the website, starting with the homepage and main sections.

  • Integrate all functionalities such as contact forms, media galleries, and other interactive features.

5. Testing and Revisions (July 15 - July 18)

  • Conduct thorough testing to ensure the website is functional and responsive across all devices.

  • Make any necessary revisions based on feedback.

6. Final Review and Launch Preparation (July 19 - July 21)

  • Perform a final review of the website with the client.

  • Prepare the website for launch, including SEO optimization and final adjustments.

7. Website Launch (July 22)

  • Officially launch the Lorenzo Smith Music Camp website and monitor for any post-launch issues.

8. Post-Launch Support and Surprise Reveal (July 23 - End of Camp)

  • Provide ongoing support to address any immediate post-launch issues.

  • Plan and coordinate the reveal of the new website as a surprise at the end of the camp.

PROJECT BUDGET BREAKDOWN

Consultation: This step involves an initial consultation to discuss Lorenzo Smith Music Camp goals and objectives, target audience, and current marketing efforts. The cost for this step is $175 .

PACKAGE #1 | $1,375 (Family Discount - $875)​​

  • One Page Website

  • 1 PNG/JPG still logo

  • Rapid Finish before July 9th

  • Includes Consultation Fee

  • Includes a PNG logo [complementary]

  • Includes a Motion log [complementary]

PACKAGE #2 | $1,675 (Family Discount - $1,175)

  • 3 Page Website

  • 1 PNG/JPG still logo

  • Rapid Finish before July 9th

  • Includes Consultation Fee

  • Includes a PNG logo [complementary]

  • Includes a Motion log [complementary]

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PACKAGE #3 | $3,175 (Family Discount - $2,175)

  • 6 Page Website

  • 1 PNG/JPG still logo

  • 1 Motion logo

  • Rapid Finish before July 9th

  • Includes Consultation Fee

  • Includes a PNG logo [complementary]

  • Includes a Motion log [complementary]

NOTE: Please note that there is a $300 monthly monthly retainer/maintenance fee, which includes maintaining  the website, providing monthly analytic performance reports, and uploading or updating content such as videos, images, and testimonials after the summer camp. This fee overs all changes to current pages, excluding the creation of additional pages. You can discontinue our monthly maintenance services at any time within a 30-day notice.

ADDITIONAL SUGGESTIONS:

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT | 5-DAY POSTING DAILY ON 2 PLATFORMS: INSTAGRAM & LINKEDIN:

  • WEEKLY CONTENT CALENDAR TO BE APPROVED BY FRIDAY AT 9AM IF ANY CHANGES NEED TO BE MADE

  • Content that is tailored toward your brand/audience

  • We encourage giving us a 3 month period to see some action/growth on your social media platform

  • Our post go by 30 day increments from the time you start

    • Ex: If you start on June 29th, then July 29th would be your 30 day duration​

  • $500 per month | Can cancel with just a friendly 30 days advance notice​

PROJECT TIMELINE

The overall timeframe for producing and delivering your website can range from 3 to 10 weeks, depending on the complexity, availability of resources, and client collaboration. We do require a 60% down payment before the start of the filming process. The remaining balance [40%] would be due when the project is complete.

 

Stories to Savor is committed to maintaining clear communication, meeting project milestones, and ensuring the highest quality production to create this important and impactful website to represent the impeccable legacy that Lorenzo Smith has left.

Upon reviewing the proposal, lets grab another phone call so that we can iron out some exact dates that you'd like to start the filming process. 

At Stories to Savor, we are committed to capturing the essence and vibrancy of the Lorenzo Smith Music Camp through a beautifully designed website. Our goal is to showcase the dedication and passion behind this incredible program, ensuring that every aspect of the camp is presented in a engaging and informative manner. We believe in creating a digital presence that highlights the transformative power of music education for young students.

Through our high=quality we design, we aim to bring to life the stories of the talented students and devoted instructors at the camp. Each section of the website will reflect the unique experiences and musical journeys of the campers, from their first notes to their final performances. By focusing on the different achievements, we hope to inspire future generations of young musicians. 

We understand the importance of this camp in fostering a love for music and developing essential skills. That's why we are dedicated to delivering a website that not only documents the activities of the camp but also celebrates the joy and camaraderie that it brings. Our comprehensive services ensure that the Lorenzo Smith Music Camp will have a powerful  online presence that resonates with audiences and underscores its lasting impact.

To provide flexibility and cater to their budgetary needs, we have designed three packages that offer different options and features. This allows you to select the package that best aligns with your goals and financial requirements, ensuring you receive maximum value and return on investment.

Once we have your approval, we will have an Acceptance of Project email sent for signing with the final total amount. The Acceptance Project will have:

YOUR NAME | PROJECT DUE DATE | STATEMENT DATE | TOTAL COST AMOUNT | POSITION | SIGN & DATE

We are genuinely excited about the opportunity to collaborate with Lorenzo Smith Music Camp to create an impactful website. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional results that exceed your expectations and help you and your team achieve your business objectives.

Let us embark on this creative journey together, as Stories to Savor and Sandra Smith come together to create a captivating website that will elevate your brand, engage your audience, and drive success in the digital realm.

We look forward to hearing from you soon and working together to create outstanding video content.

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