Is it possible to be friends with clients? Belgian designer Isabel Gomez has all the answers and specific reasons why identifying your ideal client is may be the boost your business needs.
Precise and compelling copy that harmonizes with your best images can entertain, inform and delight your audience, but it also needs to establish your authority and brand position. There are specific strategies that will allow you to capture the attention of the clients you want to work with now and in future.
The sales process, whether you love it or hate it, isn’t about you. It’s about the client. Sales coach Nikki Rausch says there is a right way to engage the client and close the sale.
Designers don’t just make spaces nice or pretty or even gorgeous, we create experiences that make spaces matter to the people who use those spaces. Whether it’s a bedroom, or a kitchen, an office, a restaurant, or a garden, the work we do improves and enhances the lives of so many others.
When we graduate from a design or architect program and start working, it’s pretty likely our education is only just beginning. Architect, design build expert, David Supple says the insecurity we feel in our first jobs is similar to how you might feel as a chef, if you had never cooked, but had to create recipes.
2020 will definitely be one for the history books! As cities and countries wrestle with pandemic challenges, what’s happening to the design professional’s business?
Each month, members of Business of Design™ gather to discuss and resolve their most pressing issues. The questions vary from fees to retainers to client and trade management and everything in between.
Each month, members of Business of Design™ gather to discuss and resolve their most pressing issues. The questions vary from fees to retainers to client and trade management and everything in between. In this episode we open the mic so you can listen in.
As a design professional, most of us cannot do our work without the help of others—a team. Ideally, a team of individuals who make us look good consistently, project after project. We call that an A Team.
Although many creative professionals identify with the label of “chronic under-charger”, too few are able to wrestle free from the self-inflicted bonds. There is no honor is staying stuck or staying broke.