About Network9

Design with a purpose

We know how frustrating it is to see your business stagnate. Even the smartest business owners struggle with describing what they do in plain English so people get it. Because we’ve built 100s of successful websites, we know how clear language and a visual story can get your business growing again. 

who we work with

We make you the boss of a business people want to do business with.

be honest…is your message me-focused, confusing or just plain boring?

There’s a lot a stake when you introduce your business online—or in person. If potential clients don’t get how you solve a specific problem for them—in an instant— they won’t buy it. Most of the time, companies talk about themselves, not their customers. Boring!

Even the smartest business owners struggle with describing what they do in plain English so people get it. They want to grow their business, but confusion isn’t opening any new wallets.

We help companies win customers by speaking clearly to their customers.

When your product aligns with people’s deepest needs and desires, big things happen!

How our work supports PR firms, Marketing Directors and Sales teams.

  • Our digital and graphic design work helps PR firms tell their client’s story. Our alliance supports their outreach with clarity and consistency in message and design.
  • We support Marketing Directors who want to create their brand story across all media, but don’t have in-house talent to design and execute it.
  • Sales teams need marketing support. We create visual stories in our presentations for sales teams to break through possible objections and demonstrate value when facing clients. 
We want to work with leadership with the courage and vision to become a beloved brand. 

The investment companies make often pays for itself with just 1 or 2 new clients. Why wait? Take the leap!

“When a company’s growth is stagnant, it’s usually because new customers aren’t clear about why they should buy from them.” ~Carmen, Boss Lady

About Network9 Bird flying From Cage

I think the Network9 team walks on air. The talent, dedication to perfection and collective experience we bring to every project always blows me away.

What we do for you:

  1. Define the strategy before we even think about choosing images or fonts. Through Our process we “get” our clients, how they make their customer’s lives better and lay the foundation for their verbal and visual voice. 
  2. Design the concept in the words and images that show the magic of your company and address challenges to sales.
  3. Develop the story through Logo Design, Websites, Presentations, Graphic Design, Writing, and SEO

You’ll find your partner in Network9 to create a brand strategy that has everyone else chasing YOU.


Carmen Yazejian

Founder & BOSS LADY of Network9

People always tell me “Don’t take your work personally”, but I can’t work any other way. I care deeply about each and every client’s success and obsess about ways to improve it. Yes, I do take it personally, and think that’s the way it should be.

I’m a 3X business owner, designer, New Yorker, Fire Islander, ex-fashion designer, mother, haiku writer, traveler, gardener, tree lover, expert pie maker, avid reader, music & film devotee, Woodstock attendee, highly opinionated and so much more! Anyone who knows me knows I’m a fan of The Boss…so Bruce, if you are reading this, let’s have dinner!

Carmen supports the ASPCA, Daily Kos, ACLU, Planned Parenthood, National Parks, Future Fund Now, Wounded Warriors and several more bleeding heart causes that matter to me. 

I want to work with political candidates to support them with their message and get to a win.

Connect with me on LinkedIn  |  Join me on Twitter  |  Read my blog

Elliot Kreloff

Creative Designer

Elliot’s wildly impressive résumé includes work for Scholastic, Macmillan and Disney, with skills ranging from illustration to information design to, our favorite, web design! Elliot has brand design in his DNA, and comes up with brilliant ideas before we all have breakfast. With a passion for visual communication, this experienced pro knows how to create conceptual, eye-catching designs that address the needs and aspirations of our clients. 

Chris Garone

Our Right Hand and Left Brain Senior Programmer

Chris is known as Network9’s Sherlock Holmes of programming. He’s been building websites for decades and draws from a deep bag of tricks that brims with things both wondrous and arcane like PHP, MySQL, HTML, WordPress, CMS—things few of us truly understand but appreciate, nonetheless. Chris is a problem-solver at heart, and his patience with code that misbehaves is boundless. He’s always up for catching a Yankees game, playing a round of golf or picking a tune on the guitar.


Wait! There's more!

Our team expands to accommodate

Core talent aside, network9 has a masterful, 3-woman team to design, develop and write copy for Websites. Seamless workflow and tight collaboration allow us to streamline the process, get the job done, and create happy clients.

Over the years, Carmen has built a network of experts that include a business/presentation trainer, photographer, videographer, social media and SEO specialists, illustrators and more. No more searching for and vetting unknowns. We do the vetting for you!


Oh, and we’ve won a few awards too.


2020 Stevie ABA Bronze Award Winner, Website of the Year, Network9 

Stevie Award 2018 Logo
Stevie ABA Gold Award 
New Product/Service of the Year 2018
WiSE Brand Strategy and Marketing Campaign
Gold Stevie Award 2015 Logo
Stevie ABA Gold Award
Best Web Writing/Content 2015
Network9 Website
Stevie Award 2015 Logo
Stevie ABA Silver Award 
Best Website Design
Network9 Website
Gold Stevie Award 2013 Logo
Stevie ABA Gold Award
Online Marketing Campaign of the Year 2013
Telehouse THINK NEXT Campaign
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Stevie ABA Gold Award
Marketing/Advertising Agency of the Year 2012
Silver Stevie Award 2012 Logo
Stevie ABA Silver Award
Technology Innovator of the Year 2012
Silver Stevie Award 2012 Logo
Stevie ABA Silver Award
Marketing Department of the Year 2012
get ready to grow your brand!

Are you ready to take the leap?