This week David and I talk about how to survive and thrive in Client Interviews. While often an overlooked area of any creative businesses workflow, they can make the difference between winning a project and going back to your day job. Plus, don't miss out on all the awesome resources that accompany today's show.
This week David and I talk about the odious task of generating leads for your creative business. When leads dry up, things can go sour very quickly. With so many ways to find new work, we look at some of the best ways you can stand out and be "heard" above the noise...
In this episode of The Creative Business Podcast I speak to Marcus Blankenship about building better client relationships. A 'bad' client can be incredibly depressing and really dampen your enthusiasm for future projects...but more often than not, it's through our own actions and systems that a client goes 'bad' in the first place. Listen to today's episode to see how you can avoid ever having a 'Client from Hell'.
In this episode of The Creative Business Podcast I talk to Marie Poulin. Marie has worn many hats over the years... She's been a designer, digital strategist, a mentor, branding specialist and founder. But like most of us, Marie began life as a Freelancer
Do you struggle with client relationships? In today's episode I talk to business development consultant, Rhonda Page who shares five strategies to shift your relationship with clients from supplier to strategic partner and trusted advisor.
Keeping your finances in order can be a pain at the best of times, but if you're a freelance consultant or running an agency, then the pain can become too much. In today's episode I talk to Ryan Battles of Harpoon, a financial goal‑setting, time‑tracking, and invoicing app. Ryan talks about some of the areas we all struggle with when it comes to finances, and how we can better resolve these problems.
When launching a creative business it makes complete sense to start locally. Local businesses are easily accessible, and friends, colleagues and even family members can be invaluable when it comes to finding those first clients. But what happens when we start to gain more experience? What happens when the pond becomes to small? What happens when you want to work with clients on the other side of the world? Remote work is the dream of many... In this episode Laura tells us how we can...