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End the Feast & Famine Syndrome in Your Creative Business

“In 2014, about 1 in 5 graphic designers were self-employed,” – from the Bureau of Labor Statistics If you consider yourself one of the 20% of designers who are self-employed, then you’ve noticed that the creative business market is extremely competitive when it comes to winning over clients and staying financially afloat. While, yes, it’s...


Strategies for Tricky Client Negotiations

Looking for ideas for handling tricky client negotiations? Check out the article “12 Essential Negotiating Strategies for Consultants” posted on FastCoDesign, excerpted from David Sherwin’s Success By Design: The Essential Business Reference for Designers.  The article covers advice for assessing what kind of leverage you have, keeping the big picture in mind, reaching compromises,...