Pro Bacolod City Negros Occ


Ganah Solutions

Allan Hugo
Designer Stats
Rank: #23
Points Earned: 730
Member Level: Silver
Member Since: 2014
Bacolod City, Negros Occ 6100 PHL

Website Verified:
Email Verified:
Identity Verified:
portfolio portfolio portfolio portfolio

Found 0 Additional Reviews outside DesignQuote.

What is your standard hourly rate?


Do you have a minimum budget for a new client?

Yes, For web design I prefer a minimum of $600.
For illustration, I prefer a minimum of $100.
For logo design, I prefer a minimum of $300.
For character design, I prefer a minimum of $250.
Others, subject to negotiation.

How long have you been with your company?

I started doing online business since 2001. But, I only get to own my company on September 2012. I created Ganah Solutions. Basically, I own the company for just 2 years, but I had more than 13 years on online business experience.

Are you self taught or did you attend school for your industry?

Most that I know in online business are self-taught. It is a product of extensive reading and researching from internet marketing, e-commerce, online payments, customer service, seo. I even had to learn how to set up a website using a hosting account. I tried everything I can try from affiliate marketing, referrals, article writing and many more.

What web browser do you use?

I have used several web browsers, but right now my default is Mozilla Firefox.

What social media do you use for work and play? Do you have a favorite?

I use Facebook to connect with friends and to showcase some examples of the works of our artists. I play Texas Holdem Poker through FB.

What is your favorite thing about the type of work you do?

Basically, I don't design. I manage and communicate with clients and establish contract. The most important thing that I value in this experience is the development of unexpected friendship. That's something to treasure for.

What advice would you give to someone looking to get into the web design field?

Web design is a dynamic field. You don't stop learning new things. Keep on reading. Keep on practicing, experimenting, testing. Upgrade your skills if possible. Learn new technologies. Don't be stagnant. Be bold.

What`s your favorite development language and why?

I am not into web development, but as per my experience talking to my team, I would say PHP. and MySQL. We hand code everything.

If you could only use one language, which one would it be?

Personally, I would prefer the C programming language: powerful, robust and quite easy to handle for me.

What do you see as the most prominent emerging technology?

I don't have really anything in mind. What I simply do is have my eyes on Google who usually set the online business trends. I also have my eyes on Apple.

Who is your typical client at the moment and what types of projects are you working on?

Most of my clients are small businesses online. Most projects are mascot design, logo design and some web design. I have some natural tendency to offer my services to web hosting companies. But, I would be glad to receive clients who need branding for other businesses like real-estate, law firms, resorts, spas, hotels, etc. I just like to have any type of client. I am after on the possible friendship opportunities.

What advice would you give a client in order to prepare for a new project?

Simple. Make sure you know your needs. Get all the details ready. Be certain that you have the right budget for the project. Ask around for more background. Study carefully the portfolio of possible designer. Don't settle for cheap, inexpensive design fees. Go for quality and go for the designer who is willing to grow with your company.

What is the most common problem you deal with when working with new clients who do not have much experience with working with designers?

The most annoying thing that most new clients request is a mock-up before they even hire you. They should have taken a look at the portfolio and not require a test of skills by having a mockup done. It is a waste of time and unfair to us design companies.

Do you use a CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) or any type of project management or proposal software?

So far, I don't have such CRM software. I just depend on plain emails and maybe some telephone calls. I don't even support chat because of time zone difference issues.

Please tell us a bit about your background. How did you get started in design?

I'm a chemical engineer by profession, but I have a passion for online business. I am more into marketing, seo, customer service, computer programming. However, I see a potential for offering design services. So I gather a team of real artists (mostly fine arts or architecture graduates) and ask them to hone their skills in digital software. We shall offer various design services for international clients. The purpose is to help them support their families and sustain their career as artists. The result? A solid team of excellent graphics design providers with skill sets at par with most professional graphic artists.

Free Design Quote

Tell us about your web design or graphics project. There is no obligation.

Team of artists with skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw. We are experts in cartooning, illustration, character, logo, and web design - html5, css3, responsive. We are brand consultancy stalwarts for online business (TM).

5 Tips to Get You Through When You Have a Tough Client

Design For Business Posted on Tuesday April 9, 2019

Difficult clients come in all shapes and sizes. Some people like to be abrasive on purpose, while others simply do not know how to make a decision. The following tips and scenarios will help you navigate the tricky business of disarming difficult clients and standing your ground. Tip #1: Active Listening When...

Continue Reading

5 Simple Ways to Win With Instagram Search in 2019

Design For Business Posted on Saturday February 9, 2019

It’s almost 2019 and Instagram is still waxing strong. Features like Instagram search, IGTV, Instagram stories, etc continue to give businesses and users in general, extra reasons to click with this awesome photo sharing app. With over 1 billion monthly active users and counting, Instagram is one social netwo...

Continue Reading

Business Strategies That Help You to Be Successful

Design For Business Posted on Sunday February 3, 2019

What You Should Think to Be Successful? Business is an important part of life for business owners or business leaders. Their family’s livelihood fully depends on their success. A good business can give a good earning and it is possible to lead a luxury life. But there is no business sector which is not ...

Continue Reading

5 Ways Your Small Business Can Compete with the Giants

Posted on Wednesday January 30, 2019

When your business is the proverbial small fish in a big pond, it understandably has many challenges that are not present for major competitors. Some of the many things working in favor of major competitors include much deeper pockets, an established and well-known brand, a huge infrastructure and more. It ma...

Continue Reading

Opening a Small Business? How to Create an Office Where Your Employees Will Thrive

Posted on Wednesday January 30, 2019

A small business can be a big responsibility. When you’re getting a company off the ground, you can’t afford to make any serious mistakes. You not only need to have a viable business plan, but you also need to know how to treat your employees well. This is how to create an office where your [̷...

Continue Reading

PunchOut Catalogs vs. B2B eCommerce Sites – Understanding the Difference

Posted on Monday December 17, 2018

Today’s technology is changing the way that companies do business. It’s also changing the way that businesses manage internal processes. PunchOut Catalogs,  more commonly known as PunchOuts or PunchOut sites drive down costs and streamline the purchasing process. B2B eCommerce sites are another popular busine...

Continue Reading

Find Talented Designers

Tell us about your project and we will get you free quotes.

Designers click here.