The growing importance and the role of the graphic designing industry in every part and section of the business across the world has pushed the growth of the service providers also. These service providers have not only brought a great deal of innovation and evolution in the functioning of the industry but have also brought in better offerings for the clients and businesses looking forward to availing great graphic design services. This brings us to another review of the service offered by Draftss and Unlimitly.
Draftss has been offering flexibility, affordability, and ease of availing the services in a very structured and organized manner. On the other hand, Unlimitly has tried to minimize the limits of the graphic designing industry and has tried to let the clients go beyond the boundaries of the graphic designing industry.
Both of these service providers, however, have been competing over the unlimited graphic designing services package. These services offer an unlimited number of requests to be fulfilled for the client by the service provider. A number of competitors entering this domain are making it even more competitive and staying ahead in the competition requires a lot of great designers, resources, skills, and absolutely excellent propositions.
Read the previous article review about Draftss & ManyPixels here.
In this piece of the guide, we have tried to explore the dimensions of the services provided by Draftss as well as Unlimitly and thus, aim to conclude a better option for the type of requirements a client may have.
Draftss – Overview
Draftss is known for its unlimited graphic designing services as well as the flexibility it possesses in its highly affordable subscription packages. It offers you to have a complete designing team at your service without you hiring any graphic designer on the basis of subscription packages. Further, the subscription package for graphic designing services starts at just $89 per week. In addition, Draftss is backed by a number of reviews, for its flexibility, consistency, & speedy services. The service provider is a one-stop-shop for all the designing and development needs for startups, founders, freelancer, developers, and design & development agencies to get their tasks worked out with an expert and skilled team of professionals.
The package at Draftss starts at just $89 per week. In just a price as little as this, Draftss delivers quality and speed and hence becomes a win-win deal for everyone. Draftss has been a one-stop-shop for all the graphic designing and development solutions. This makes Draftss a very good option for the clients and caters to a very wide range of services. Draftss allocates highly specialized designers for each of the specific requirements of the clients.
Unlimitly – Overview
Unlimitly enters into the market with its unlimited graphic designing packages which the service provider aims to offer to the small and big businesses at the same time. The service provider has some great offerings like fast turnaround, an unlimited number of brands to be served on the subscription, and an unlimited number of graphic designing requests during the subscribed duration as per the claims.
The service provider, however, is very efficient and effective in its pricing as per the claim on the website and has a plan that is priced at $349. However, Unlimitly still has got a limitation that it has just one package to be offered and has no other option for any other type of requirement other than annual or monthly subscription. Thus, it won’t be able to serve a requirement which is for a period of time shorter than one month. The service provider also has no dedicated platform to serve its clients and works only upon the email thread. The service provider does not bind its clients into any contracts and thus is a good option in this aspect.
Pricing – Draftss vs Unlimitly
Unlimited graphic designing services are subscription-based services that are bound by a fixed period of time for a client to be served by a service provider. The lesser the cost of the package is, the more can the value be extracted by the clients. Also, it decreases the cost per design this way. However, with the cost, it is also very important to know the flexibility and agility that a service provider is going to provide.
Draftss Subscription Cost
Draftss offers a range of plans that is fairly justifiable and highly affordable. It has a great pricing model. It offers its clients to subscribe for Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly & specially customized Annual Plans.
To be noted is the weekly plan offered which is very rare to come across a service provider in the industry. It is best suited for clients and businesses looking for smaller tasks to be worked upon.
Draftss is very lucrative as well as an easy to go service provider. In comparison with all the other services, the subscription prices are fairly low and affordable which makes it easy for the clients to subscribe and thus get the projects worked out swiftly with a highly skilled team.
Unlimitly Subscription Cost
Unlimitly is less of a limitless solution to graphic designing. It has got certain limits and having just one type of pricing model is definitely one among the many. Unlimitly offers only monthly packages for the subscription of the services it has to offer. The same monthly package is cumulatively offered into an annual package. The pricing of the package is however decent and reasonable, the flexibility it offers is absent and thus brings a limit to the client.
The plan at Unlimitly starts at just $349. The price is very justifiable and acceptable. A client can also request only one design at once and there’s no option for the client to opt for a package that can let the client avail of two designs at once.
Services Offered by Draftss & Unlimitly
Going for service in graphic designing with an outsourced service provider will definitely help in eradicating the time and efforts taking aspects of the process – hiring, adjusting, and onboarding a graphic designer. However, with a service provider, great designs can be produced in a number of options available with multiple concepts with the help of a team of amazing graphic designers.
Offering by Draftss
Draftss comes with a team of expert and brilliant designers who do not only cater to the graphic designing needs but also to the web development and coding needs of the clients. With a very compact and smooth structure of workflow, Draftss can quickly work out the submitted tasks by the clients with a team of expert designers and a dedicated project manager. Collaboration over a number of platforms and software programs makes the complete process effortless for clients & assures nothing less than great designs! The on-boarding process at Draftss makes it, even more, easier for the clients to quickly get on-board with the platform.
The effectiveness & efficiency of the service provider helps to decrease the turnaround time for each design task and hence helps the clients in getting more number requirements fulfilled and thus more value for money.
Offerings by Unlimitly
Unilimitly tries to offer unlimited graphic designing services at a very low price but while doing so, other necessary factors of the graphic designing industry get left away. It has a good turnaround time, no contracts, and good offerings but has got limited communication channels, a limited range of offerings, and no differentiation in the type of plan for different requirements.
Let’s have a sneak peek into the services offered by the two available in a wide range:
|Branding With Brand Guide||✔️||✔️|
|Book/E-book Cover Design||✔️||✔️|
|Web UI/UX Design||✔️||❌|
|App UI/UX Design||✔️||❌|
|White Labeling Services||✔️||❌|
|Trade Show Graphics||✔️||❌|
|Google Display Ads||✔️||✔️|
As claimed by the online platform of Unlimitly, they have a very large range of limitations upon the complexity of whatever they work and hence may not be referred to as experts. This may make clients a bit apprehensive of making Unlimitly a choice for their tasks.
On the other hand, Draftss acts as a one-stop solution for all the designing as well as coding needs for its clients with a vast range of services & offerings. Draftss also serves all the technological needs of the clients by supporting a wide variety of software programs like CorelDraw, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Adobe XD, Figma, Sketch, Powerpoint, Keynote, WordPress & Page builders.
In other terms, Draftss can get anything done for you if it is possible to design it in the supported software programs.
In addition, Draftss has been in the industry for the last 10 years and has successfully served a number of leading businesses. The best quality of Draftss is:
- It is highly responsive.
- It’s Fast & highly responsive services.
- Equipped with a very strong team of designers and coders.
Putting the long story in short, Draftss has to offer a service that is highly responsive, quick, and efficient.
Portfolio – Draftss vs Unlimitly
What the clients get to see on your portfolio is what the client gets to know about you and that is the only section that is going to structure its expectations and perception of you as a service provider. Thus, having an extensive portfolio and a rich combination of the pictures and designs helps the clients get to figure out which service provider can work well with the given set of requirements.
Portfolio of Draftss
The portfolio of Draftss comprises of the particulars like logo, t-shirt designs, packaging designs, web and app UI/UX, and other designs among many. Thus, the portfolio at Draftss comprises of everything a client might be looking forward to avail. For the parameters of quality, customer experience, and attention to the sharpness of the designs, a number of testimonials and feedback show Draftss to be a very positive add-on for all its clients and customers.
Portfolio of Unlimitly
It may be surprising for the clients to visti the web platform of the Unlimitly and come accross a very liited portfolio of the designs and the sample work created by the designers at Unlimitly. The designs on the portfolio are very bright and sparkling. The designs also are typically of similar type and taste which fail to give a client or an visitor an exoerience of unlimited graphic designing and a wide range of graphic designing. The portfolio to a certain level also seems to explain that the service provider has worked wih a lesser number of clients and hence has been lagging behind the number and quality of the samples it has displayed on the web platform.
Quality at Draftss
Draftss, for all these years in the industry, has delivered not just good designs but great designs. Therefore, Draftss equips the clients and their tasks with highly specialized designers of the domain which makes the design come out as a masterpiece.
Draftss collaborates with the clients over a number of platforms which makes it easier for clients to collaborate, unlike other platforms. Keeping the clients updated and completely in the loop of the designing process makes it easy & reliable for clients to have the designers at their service. Draftss also let the clients avail the facility to talk to the designer over the voice call for better understanding and to deliver the best experience for the customer support throughout the process. What brings out the best in the services of Draftss is that the service provider allocates highly specialized designers for the tasks. This makes each of the tasks become a masterpiece and deliver the maximum value to the clients.
Quality at Unlimitly
Unlimitly hasn’t worked much in the graphic designing industry as per the web platform as they do not have a very extensive and rich portfolio of designs. The portfolio also lacks a variety of designs and thus has a similar pattern and quality of designs displayed. Unlimitly mentions that it has good designers and that’s how we can conclude that the quality of designing by the service provider might be fair and good enough to fetch some good and positive testimonials that the service provider has been getting by some of their clients for the past few projects.
The quality of the services however can be termed as good as they have got a one-day turnaround time for the first look of the design to be delivered. However, the designs might need further editions that would require more time. Also, the quality of the designs is highly dependent on the smoothness of the process. Unlimitly lacks the necessary resources like dedicated project management tools for its graphic designing processes which impacts the quality of the designs too.
Design – Draftss vs Unlimitly
On one hand, where Draftss seems to have a very big and qualitative pool of resources- from designers to tools, experience, and skills, Unlimitly lacks on some fronts and thus might not be able to give out the similar level and standard of designs that Draftss can.
Design at Draftss
Designing at Draftss is all about the client and the team equipped with the client for assistance and designing. As soon as a client signs up for a subscription package upon the website of Draftss, it equips the client with a team of designers and a dedicated project manager. With a full-fledged team of expert designers and developers, Draftss also at times equips a designer who specializes in a specific domain if the design is very specific in nature making the output even better. Sharp designs and an attentive approach towards the designs are two of the major skills all of the designers at Draftss possess.
Design at Unlimitly
Unlimitly has a very limited range of designs – ironical to the name. It does not cater to many of the very specific and intricate requests of the clients. This makes the service provider a little less resourceful for the clients who are looking forward to a very diverse range of designs.
Development – Draftss vs Unlimitly
Draftss understands the importance of great web development with respect to great designing as well. Development is another major aspect of comparison for the two leading service providers. Draftss makes it easy for its clients to do more upon the same platform.
Developmemt at Draftss
Draftss not only designs apps & web UI/UX for startups, founders, entrepreneurs, & businesses, but also helps in the development of the designed particulars. This feature is very unique to Draftss and can be found rarely with any competitor agency. Draftss works well on the critical factors of designing, speed, mobile responsiveness, & overall health of the digital platforms of its clients.
Further, the list of service of Draftss helps the clients build upon the software programs like HTML/CSS, WordPress, Page Builders, & Elementor, among many others. Thus, providing the solution for the development of the designs & web platforms, Draftss has a big edge here over other similar service providers in the industry. A business may avail both the facilities from Draftss and may not have to look for two different options to get a design from one and get the development done from another.
Development at Unlimitly
Unlimitly comes with a number of limitations and development is another one on the list. The service provider may not be able to cater to the complex requests of the clients but works well upon the regular designs.
Process – Draftss vs Unlimitly
Businesses and the owners stay on tightly packed up schedules. It is thus always a good idea to offer them with the easy and quick onboarding process for any service being offered to them.
The on-boarding process at draftss is quick and simple.
- Visit the website and choose a plan.
- Fill out the form for on-boarding and done!
The team gets back to you and gets you going!
The onboarding process at Unlimitly however also seems to be very short, crisp, and time efficient. Although the limitation of the plans being only monthly stays, the client can submit a request through their website and can start working with them.
For the clients on board with Draftss, the service provider follows a simple & very smooth process. To cater to the ease of communication, Draftss has a channel for all. Therefore, you can use E-mail, Trello, Slack, Whatsapp, Telegram, and just about every other project management tool that you have been using OR the submission form by Draftss to submit your design tasks. This makes the submission process very handy & easy for the clients of Draftss.
On the other hand, Unlimitly only operates through email to accept the new task submissions. This however makes it a little less resourceful and accessible but is not a very great parameter to be judged upon.
Draftss gives you revisions until & unless you’re satisfied with the design upon your screen. You don’t like it? No problem! Draftss will revise it. Draftss understands the importance of revisions and hence allows the clients to ask for as many revisions as required. Therefore, it’s not a problem if the first output does not fit the best! The clients at Draftss always have got a second chance.
Similarly, with the monthly subscription package, Unlimitly also offers unlimited revisions of the designs.
At Draftss, clients finalize the design only when it is exactly what is needed. Therefore, until and unless it is perfect, it is not finalized. The client is also offered a number of options of format to get the designs.
Unlimitly also offers the same service. They do offer their clients to finalize the designs and download when satisfied.
Communication – Draftss vs Unlimitly
Poor communication only delays the process and degrades the quality of the final output. Especially in the unlimited designing packages, the number of requests is dependent upon the turnaround time of the service provider. Thus, to put in maximum requests and get more tasks designed, the communication needs to be efficient, handy, crisp, quick, and hassle-free.
Communication at Draftss
Draftss offers all its clients the flexibility to communicate over a number of channels depending upon the clients’ comfort and thus becomes way more approachable and handy to converse with in comparison to any of its competitors.
To provide ease and not confine the clients with limited options, Draftss offers its clients to communicate with the design team over a single chain of E-mails, Slack, WhatsApp, & a number of other project management tools. The design team is highly responsive & quick to provide the required assistance.
Communication at Unlimitly
Unlimitly only works upon the universal email platform with its clients for all their requests and their management. Usage of a single platform is thus a disadvantage against a competitor like Draftss which is highly flexible and diverse in this aspect. The email might not even feel handy at times making it even more difficult to make a better understanding between the client and the team of designers. This further leads to miscommunications, more revisions, corrections, and thus consumption of more time.
Turnaround Time Per Task
One of the most important factors to analyze & judge a service upon is the turn-around time it takes for the service provider to complete the task and get back to the client. Turnaround time is inversely proportional to the number of designs worked.
Turnaround at Draftss
Draftss provides a realistic turnaround time for the most common design tasks and for other specific tasks, it depends on the complexity of the design. Hence, simpler tasks take lesser time, complex tasks take more time. You can check out the turnaround time for all types of tasks here. Draftss efficiently works on illustrations, labels, stickers, logos, and many more particulars.
The client is told about the turnaround time of a project while subscribing for a plan for a shorter duration or the projects for a long term plan. Draftss also saves time by making a great design at one go and thus prevents the revisions and the time consumed in the process.
Turnaround at Unlimitly
Unlimitly works well when it comes to the turnaround time for its clients. It generally takes one business day and claims the same on the web platform. However, aspects like an inefficient medium of conversation might degrade the quality of designs. This might make clients uncomfortable in the conversational process making it difficult for the clients to keep their requirements before the design team and further delaying the process of designing. It also will require further redesigning and revisions taking more time.
Whitelabel – Draftss vs Unlimitly
White Labeling Services at Draftss
From clients to businesses looking forward to extending similar services in the market, Draftss is open for all. Draftss thus lets the partner firms use its design & development services with the partners’ mark upon the services. The services to the partners are offered at a very affordable subscription price. A number of businesses in their initial phase may not possess the same standard of quality and resources. Draftss offers them its white labeling services and lets them become the partner and hence equips them with the Draftss team for providing the services to the partner’s clients with the mark of a partner.
It thus helps to avoid the resources of the firm to get diluted by spending huge on the designers who possess absolute brilliance to design and work out the tasks without compromising on the quality of services like Draftss. Thus, the team of professionals and experts at Draftss acts as an extended team for the partner and works for the partner’s clients with the same level of dedication and quality assurance.
White Labeling Services at Unlimitly
Unlimitly sadly does not have this service to offer and can be counted as another limitation at the service provider’s end.
What To Choose?
Draftss vs Unlimitly was not much of tough competition. Unlimitly has come to light as a service provider with many limitations and lags. However, Draftss easily has come out to be a platform for all with a very diverse and varied pool of services.
In terms of the quality of designs and services, the two have performed well. Although, it is very important to note the difference in range of services is very different. Draftss has got a very wide range of offering while Unlimtly has a very limited range to offer. Thus, Draftss in this case has a very important advantage of offering very affordable packages as well as the flexibility of weekly packages as well. Unlimitly clearly fails to provide the necessary flexibility.
Range of services offered by Unlimitly is very small & the number of limitations that come with it are numerous.
Some of them are white labeling services, the channel of communication and project management, as well as the quality of services. These are definitely considerable measures to analyze the two competitors and their performance. Hence, for this set of reviews, Draftss has a great advantage to offer to its clients than Unlimitly can offer to its clients.
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