HIGH FIVES

HIGH FIVE BACK AT YA!

We never get tired of hearing these!

“Alex has been a wealth of information and an amazing resource for me. His entire team has done a lot of work for ZetX and has taken a tremendous amount of time getting to know us as a company and our product. They have participated in our training classes, spent hours understanding our competition, market, and the brand image we desire as a company. I am so excited at the opportunity to move forward with them."

Keri Garcia
Chief Operating Officer
ZetX: Advancing Justice
Jan 10, 2016

"I am doing backflips with excitement to get this thing live. I really love the overall look / feel / direction and thank you for all your time and attention."

Ian Proctor
Founder and President
Ultimate Africa Safaris
Nov 17, 2014

“Your guys’ website is great. You did a nice job on that. Obviously, you know graphic design.”

Robert
Owner
Overlake Heating
Sep 25, 2014

“I appreciate all your support and expert design! This is by far our best calendar. I’m so unbelievably excited to get this out now.”

Leanna Albrecht
Communications Director
Northshore School District
Jul 25, 2014

“Once again above and beyond the call of duty and the cards really do look fabulous!”

Denise Peterson
Oil States Industries
Mar 11, 2014

“…I was out looking at about 20 agency sites. There was something about your site that caught my eye…a bit of levity, sort of a light humor, alive, it’s having fun, yet professional. I thought, ‘this is something I connect to.’”

Ian Proctor
Founder and President
Ultimate Africa Safaris
Feb 28, 2014

“You guys are so valuable to us. We just love you guys.”

Keri Garci
Chief Operating Officer
ZetX: Advancing Justice
Feb 20, 2014

“What you do invigorates. All of a sudden you reach out with an idea, and I’m invigorated by what I see. Wow, these infographics are really cool. You show that you understand design and visual graphics in today’s market, just like you have done so far with our identity, positioning, messaging, and sales strategy.”

Patty Anderson
CEO / Manager
Performance Building Solutions, LLC
Jan 01, 2014

“I really like the creativity. Outstanding job… great work. I like it a lot. I have not seen the “double carousel” concept used before. I’m usually not that fond of most carousels or slide shows, but this presentation is extremely effective (in our work portfolio at TakeYourBusinessPlaces.com)”

Steve Lee
Marketing
Wings Flying Club
Dec 09, 2013

“The new catalogs just arrived!!! They’re so pretty…Thanks so much for all your help and patience with this project.”

Denise Peterson
Tempress Technologies
Nov 01, 2013

“I feel the initial designs you presented us will put us in the same league with (the most active industrial coatings company in the national market) them.”

Jeff Engle
Regional Sales Director
Long Painting
Aug 26, 2013

“I just have to say you definitely know how to get folks’ attention, Karen. Love these Rainier ads on Facebook! Great work!!”

Laurie Robertson
EHS Class Reunion Committee
Jul 31, 2013

“After polling the ownership group, along with our supervisors and managers – this will be our brand image and logo going forward. Great job!!!”

Scott Strong
President
Imaginetics LLC
Jun 05, 2013

“Further proof that Ad Ventures has it going on. Congrats, guys!”

Jess Robinson
(in response to seeing the new Napoleon website designed and developed by Ad Ventures)
Lithtex Northwest
May 15, 2013

“Looks wonderful…I love the direction…” (…in response to seeing the website redesign test link..)

Elaine Kraft
Intergovernmental and Communications Director
Cascade Water Alliance
Apr 18, 2013

“Thank you so much for allowing me to work alongside you both this last month. It was fun, and an honor… and keep being so freaking awesome.”

Kyle Dalan
Web Developer
Mar 28, 2013

“We received the new Kiel Mortgage brochures today and they are beautiful! Thanks for everything!”

Tamara Sevigny
Marketing Coordinator
Kiel Mortgage
Jan 10, 2013

“…bringing out creative ideas through fresh eyes, and your passion for our project is what embraced and captured what Beloved Legacies envisioned. Thank you. You and your team went beyond what was expected and because of that, we are so grateful.”

Henry Amisone
CEO
Beloved Legacies, Inc.
Jul 12, 2012

“Since launching our new website, we have already had a spike in new patients last month compared to the monthly totals for the previous year. Also, our search position is 1-3 across the board on Google, Bing, etc.”

Dr. Kyle Blair
Covington Family Dental Clinic
Jun 05, 2012

“I’m checking the website out and it looks great. This website has turned out far better than we imagined. You guys did a great, great job and you should be proud of the quality of your work.”

Lamont Jacobsen
Chief Financial Officer
Freestone Communities
Apr 22, 2012

“You guys have done excellent work and we have bragged on our new website to others in the business community. I will forward you an email from a realtor or two gushing on the website. YOU GUYS ARE DOING AN EXCELLENT QUALITY JOB.”

Lamont Jacobsen
Chief Financial Officer
Freestone Communities
Mar 30, 2012

“I had the opportunity to review the progress on the new Freestone website and it is very impressive. Great job! Can’t wait to see it complete.”

Jim Selden
Real Estate Agent
Freestone Communities
Mar 19, 2012

“Hi Karen, that looks great. I’m very happy with the new look and and glad you introduced this new idea and steered us away from the path we were going down. This looks great.”

Aaron Adelstein
Executive Director
Built Green
Feb 29, 2012

“This was the look I wanted: soothing, confident, inviting, supported. YOU ALL ROCK.”

Linda Craig
Founder & Owner
Pathways Physical Therapy
Feb 24, 2012

“Thanks Alex, I have to say every time I pull the work up that you are doing I SMILE since I feel the relaxation, serene, rootedness yet malleable, fluid movement that has hidden power and depth which is what everyone will receive. Thank-you for your team for pulling it off.”

Linda Craig
Founder & Owner
Pathways Physical Therapy
Feb 06, 2012

“I was really impressed with the work you did for your clients, really impressed with how well your sites suit the personality of the clients, liked that I saw in the website. Rather than building templates, you start from scratch every time to ensure that it is a unique piece.”

Prospective Client
Jan 15, 2012

“I am so impressed with what you have done with your new office — especially after hearing what you started with. … I am trying to figure out what I should do and I greatly value your opinions as a marketing entrepreneur.”

Craig Ingle
Jan 02, 2012

“Once again, perfect work! I sure enjoy working with Ad Ventures again!!!!!!”

Brent Abrams
Chief Executive Officer
Kiel Mortgage
Oct 06, 2011

“Just wanted to let you know that the new brochures were delivered today and thank you so much for the wonderful customer service.”

Daleen Van Arnam
Kitchens Plus
Sep 08, 2011

“(Our District Newsletter ) is AWESOME! Thanks for all of your help with this!!”

Leanna Albrecht
Communications Director
Northshore School District
May 03, 2011

“The maps will work great in both areas! Thanks for the good work!”

Mary Hobday
Emergency Management Specialist
3 Days 3 Ways Website
Apr 02, 2011

“We have been telling everyone about our terrific web designers.”

Wendy Cochran
PCVA Law Firm
Mar 03, 2011

“Your work was outstanding. My business took off like a rocket once the new site went live. I could not believe the volume of business written. Best money I’ve spent in ages, I thank you for your hard work. I love the site and it works like a charm.”

Ashly Bexten
Health Insurance Services
Feb 23, 2011

“You guys are wunderbar! Everyone loves the logo.”

Viet Ly
Green Flower Corporation
Feb 03, 2011

“…the response (to the new website) has been very positive. Thank you, I think it’s beautiful”

Janna Parry
Director of Information Systems
Master Builders Association
Jan 20, 2011

“The calendars arrived and, once again, everyone loves them! The colors look great this year…and people are actually laughing out loud at some of the responses. Thanks again!”

Carrie Stose
HR & Compliance Coordinator
Seattle Surgery Center
Dec 21, 2010

“The website you designed and built has worked out great! Everyone who gave feedback was very impressed! I highly recommend you.”

Chris Waldorf
Cascade Lean Consulting
Dec 15, 2010

“So far the website’s met rave reviews in the office.”

Tyler Peterson
Applied Handling NW Inc.
Dec 02, 2010

“Love it!”

Melissa Parker
Amazing Events
Oct 29, 2010

“Candice, you rock! Thanks!”

Andi Dash
Cascade Water Alliance
Oct 22, 2010

“The new shopping cart looks and works great. Awesome job!”

Viet Ly
Conscious Care Cooperative
Oct 19, 2010

“Our Ad Ventures program is a beautiful complement to the merchant services and POS program we are going to be selling…”

Business Entrepreneur
Oct 07, 2010

“We’re starting to get positive feedback on the new website. Some from colleagues in the industry, but also from families I’ve spoken to this week. One woman said it was ‘beautiful and full of helpful information’. Another said it was ‘easy to navigate’. We are thrilled with the site and look forward to many more accolades and a boost in leads from online sources!!! Thank you both,”

April Graves
Fedelta Care Solutions
Sep 22, 2010

“Thank you to all! Your hard work surrounding this project has not gone unnoticed – and I am convinced that this will be just the boost we need in our quest to increase inquiries!”

Cindy Nelson, CSA
Community Education Director
Fedelta Care Solutions
Sep 09, 2010

“Prompt! I’m impressed, good work. Thanks!”

KK
The Care Medical Group
Sep 02, 2010

“Just noticed that you guys added the fade in on the roll-over transitions. That looks fantastic! We’re really happy with the way things look – just wanted to give you guys kudos.”

Lucas Hawkins
Tekran Instruments Corporation
Aug 31, 2010

“Alex and Karen - Thank you for going the extra distance on this application form. We really appreciate your time, effort and generosity. Warm Regards,”

April Graves
Fedelta Care Solutions
Aug 29, 2010

“Amazing great job!!!!!!!!!!!”

V. L.
The Care Medical Group
Aug 24, 2010

“Love it! Great. Let’s go with that one. Give them (Ad Ventures’ design team) a big “high five” for me! It really looks great.”

Bonnie, Executive Director
Executive Director
Northwest Yacht Association
Responding to a design mock-up for the new tradeshow banner and branding for nwcruising.com
Aug 19, 2010

“I want to congratulate you on your success. Your website and online portfolio speaks for your obvious perseverance and dedication in this business.”

Kelly M.
Apr 06, 2010

“Thanks again for pushing this (product tradeshow brochure) forward so quickly – we really like how it came out.”

Lucas Hawkins
Tekran Instruments Corporation
Feb 25, 2010

“Everyone LOVES the calendar…it was really fun this year!”

Carrie Stose
Seattle Surgery Center
Jan 20, 2010

“Alex and Karen, What a wonderful new website you have created for yourselves. It is simply beautiful, functional, easy to use and inviting. YOU ARE THE BEST WEB DESIGN COMPANY OUT THERE !!!! With talents such as yours behind the design of our Kiel Mortgage website it’s no wonder our company has risen to the top on Google and other web search engines in such a short period of time. Congratulations!!!!”

Laura J. Kiel
President
Kiel Mortgage
Jan 08, 2010

"We love the looks of the site. It’s really nice. What’s surprising is we’re really getting a lot of business off our current website (also designed by Ad Ventures) and we’re constantly hearing how nice it looks. I think the same thing will happen with the new design.

Richard Craig
Pathways Physical Therapy
Feb 12, 2015

“Your work shows a lot of commitment and effort on your part. It shows you listened to us. I am pretty encouraged.”

Matt Van Bogart
Director of Marketing
Microscan
Nov 07, 2014

“Having seen your work, I am hugely impressed and appreciative of the value you have presented and again the work is simply awesome… I could not have imagined. Thank you!”

Ian Proctor
Founder and President
Ultimate Africa Safaris
Sep 23, 2014

"​I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!!! I love the organized file folder look. Gentle on the eyes, clean, quick and engaging. And mostly...easy :) Can we put it up today????"

Keri Garcia
Chief Operating Officer
ZetX: Advancing Justice
Mar 31, 2014

“We are pleased with the final product and appreciate the effort put forth by you and your staff to design and develop a very professional and dynamic site for Long Painting. We look forward to moving to the next phase of the project.”

Jeff Engle
Business Development Manager
Long Painting Company
Mar 03, 2014

“BTW, your Facebook image of the cup is amazing. I laughed out loud really hard, it was so good.”

George Bogart
Feb 28, 2014

"Freaking awesome! Looks amazing!"

Keri Garcia
Chief Operating Officer
ZetX: Advancing Justice
Feb 19, 2014

“For the 7th year in a row, Ad Ventures has made the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2013 Top 25 graphic design firm list! We’re thrilled!”

Karen Skeens
Creative Director
Ad Ventures
Dec 09, 2013

“Of all the web development proposals we received, Ad Ventures’ proposal was the most intelligent, most clear on pricing, and covered all the issues the best.”

Seattle Vocational Institute
Dec 08, 2013

“This was clever, catchy and oddly unique! I have to be pretty darned impressed to share posts and thus I did without hesitation! Well Done. Kudos For All Involved.”

Julie May
(in response to a social media campaign)
Oct 03, 2013

“As heard on a radio commercial earlier today “a company can’t be taken seriously if they don’t have a good website” – thanks to you, we have a BEAUTIFUL website!”

Susan Magnano Salazar
The Napoleon Co.
Aug 05, 2013

“We love working with AdVentures Design… Creative, hard working, honest people…”

Tamara Sevigny
Marketing Coordinator
Mortgage Brokers Services, Inc.
Jun 07, 2013

“Looks great, Alex – I really like the pics and layout.”

Betty Spieth-Croll
(in reference to quarterly e-newsletter)
Langton Spieth Public Relations
May 30, 2013

“I was just looking at my old site and I am soooooooooooooooooooo excited about the new site. Don’t know how mediocre something is until you see what it could be. Thanks so much for all of your work. I am very excited.”

Brita Long
Brita A. Long
Attorney at Law, LLC
May 09, 2013

“I just wanted to take a moment to say “THANK YOU” for all your hard work on our website – WE LOVE IT! You are a great, innovative, creative bunch and even though I don’t know much about anything to do with website creations I know that you really worked overtime and took great pride in our project and it shows.”

Susan Magnano Salazar
Account Executive
The Napoleon Company
Apr 12, 2013

“Love the work you have done thus far – really do love it!”

Susan Magnano Salazar
Account Executive
The Napoleon Company
Mar 27, 2013

“At long last our new website is up! Designed by our incredibly creative friends at AdVentures, they have pulled together a user friendly attractive site that we sincerely hope you enjoy returning to again and again. Stay tuned new posts are underway!”

Wendy Benge
Marketing Director, US and Europe
Waveblade Ltd.
Sep 04, 2012

“We looked at a lot of portfolios, looked at a lot of agencies, and irrespective of size and dollar amounts, we thought your work represented some of the best work I have seen anywhere.”

Wendy Benge
Marketing Director, US and Europe
Waveblade Ltd.
Jun 14, 2012

“Right back atcha!!! You are a star, Alex!!”

Elaine J. Kraft
Intergovernmental and Communications Director
Cascade Water Alliance
May 22, 2012

“Again you’re awesome. You make doing business with you so worthwhile. Alex, your team is the best!”

Ashly Bexten
Owner
Health Insurance Services
Apr 16, 2012

“We got the executive summaries yesterday – wow! They are awesome. Thank you for your work.”

Katie Schuessler
Administrative Assistant
ICG | Investors Capital Group
Mar 21, 2012

“Wow, it looks amazing!!!”

Amber Bills
Coldwell Banker
Freestone Communities
Mar 15, 2012

“You guys are great and amazing! This week was so good to get so much accomplished. I am thrilled to get to have something to present to ‘da boys’. I am sure I owe you lots of thank yous and maybe some wine!!”

Julie Anna Harper
Broker, Founder
Patina Real Estate
Feb 24, 2012

“Wow – just went on the website and looks like it is really starting to come together! This is going to be excellent.”

Lamont Jacobsen
Chief Financial Officer
Freestone Communities
Feb 21, 2012

“Karen, we are very happy with the result. You guys have done a great job with the design. We are very impressed.”

Dr. Kyle Blair
Covington Family Dental Clinic
Jan 22, 2012

“Everyone loooves the calendar! I can hear giggling from different offices as they see it. Thanks for all of your hard work!”

Carrie Stose
HR & Compliance Coordinator
Seattle Surgery
Jan 03, 2012

“Looks amazing. Really, really happy. I can’t wait to dig into it. Thank you for all your hard work. You rock!”

Wendy Benge
Marketing Director, US and Europe
Waveblade LTD
Dec 13, 2011

“Karen, I just want to let you personally know, you all rocked it! AND I MEAN IT!! I look forward to the next projects we work on, especially now we have an awesome platform in place. So thanks again!”

Dewey Russell
Executive Operations Manager
Healthy Living Cooperative
Sep 20, 2011

“July 5th will mark the 9th anniversary of our now world famous Wireless Ingenuity marketing materials… I appreciate your assistance during our journey then and since! Cheers.”

H. Andre Thomas
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Wireless Ingenuity, LLC
May 16, 2011

“After going through your portfolio, I feel like you’ve got an amazing range of clients and talents. You’re ‘edgy’ when it’s appropriate, and ‘clean’ when it’s necessary.”

Heather L.
Apr 03, 2011

“Dear Ad Ventures Marketing, Please accept our heartfelt thanks for your generous donation. The need is great, but so is your generosity. Thank you again for the important part you play in helping us serve our neighbors in need.”

Nancy McKinney
Executive Director
Ballard Food Bank
Mar 30, 2011

“I can’t tell you how truly an exciting time it is for Beloved Samoa! Karen, I appreciate your creative ideas. I like how you improvise on the spot, and how you enhance the ideas that Henry or I share in the meetings. You’ve not only captured the essence of Beloved’s vision, but you’ve embraced and gone beyond to raise the quality of work and elegance. Karen, you are awesome!! Thanks to you, Alex, and team. Ad Ventures Rocks!”

Doris Tevaseu
Beloved Samoa
Mar 02, 2011

“We like your style, design and work process. You have a good shop and I plan to continue to use your services. The website is awesome.”

Eric M. Prestbo Ph.D.
Chief Scientist, Research and Development
Tekran Instruments Corporation
Feb 09, 2011

“Perfect!! I am blown away right now, I am ecstatic and excited right now that we have that feature. That’s it!! …That is what was missing…awesome. Love it!! Thank you so much!! God bless.”

Henry Amisone
CEO
Beloved Legacies, Inc.
Jan 20, 2011

“We have gotten really positive feedback on the website. People have commented on how warm it looks and how much clearer it is. Turning on the new website has really opened our eyes to how we are advertising ourselves to the world.”

Wendy Cochran
PCVA Law Firm
Jan 18, 2011

“Thanks much for the link – things are moving along really well! The language translator is really cool!”

Mary Hobday
City of Federal Way Emergency Management Specialist
3 Days 3 Ways Website
Dec 16, 2010

“I like the drag game you custom designed!”

Mary Hobday
Emergency Management Specialist
King County 3 Days 3 Ways
Dec 06, 2010

“The guys love the website…..very cool…modern, forward looking…great starting point.”

CEO
Greenflower Corporation
Nov 10, 2010

“Hi Karen – I thought the meeting went good as well. All liked the simplicity of the design and are pleased with the progress. So kudos to Ad Ventures.”

Mary Hobday
Emergency Management Specialist
King County Public Education
Oct 25, 2010

“Thanks so much Karen! (I still get so many compliments on the website — you did a fabulous job.)”

Melissa Parker
Amazing Events
Oct 21, 2010

“Very impressive SEO work, Karen. I am very pleased. This is outstanding.”

Steve Meyer
President & CEO
Fedelta Care Solutions
Oct 08, 2010

“Bravo! This is exciting news. The site looks positively beautiful!”

Melanie Workhoven
Communications Director
Remodeled Homes Tour
Oct 04, 2010

“Fedelta’s rise in organic SEO is fabulous news! Thank you so much for your unwavering dedication to get us the best results.”

April Graves
Family Care Manager
Fedelta Care Solutions
Sep 09, 2010

“This (new website & branding) looks amazing! GREAT JOB!!!! Thanks,”

Teenie Chow, RN, MN
Care Manager
Fedelta Care Solutions
Sep 09, 2010

“Given the wonderful relationship we’ve had in the past, I didn’t want to miss giving you guys the opportunity.”

Kristi Sundquist
Marketing Director
Sundquist Family of Homes
Sep 01, 2010

“You are GOOD!!! :) :) Thanks for everything Alex!!”

Tamara Sevigny
Kiel Mortgage
Aug 31, 2010

“Thanks much Karen. I showed the site to my BING Microsoft buddies last night and they are impressed!!”

Steve Meyer
CEO
Fedelta Care Solutions
Aug 28, 2010

“THANK YOU! Impressive, your efforts are recognized and appreciated.”

K.K.
The Care Medical Group
Aug 21, 2010

“Karen, my opinion: I think they look wonderful – great job by your team.”

Janna Parry
Director of Information Systems
Master Builders Association
Jun 16, 2010

“Great work so far with the Cascade Lean website!! After taking a few minutes yesterday to get my mind off the narrow field of vision that I had previously, I was thinking “WOW!, this is really neat!” Your work is highly creative, thoughtful and intelligent.”

Chris Waldorf
Cascade Lean Consulting
Mar 19, 2010

Editor’s note: Here is an email that a former Ad Ventures’ client sent to his prospective client. He bc’d Ad Ventures. We were glad that he did! “Mr. Lopez, Steve forwarded your email to me. If you’re (just) looking for a do-it-yourself template website there are plenty to choose from out there online. If you’re looking for high quality custom design, I recommend AdVentures. They also will help with branding, marketing message etc. The best I’ve come across.”

J. Harris
Jan 21, 2010

“I would love to work with you guys again. It was always a very positive experience.”

Jim Harris
Partner PH Law Firm
Jan 10, 2010
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