Design Success University Blog
It is time for our annual Interior Design Fee & Salary Survey, and we need your help. Please tell us about your biggest challenges going into 2014 when you get access to the survey.
Our new Interior Design Fee & Salary Survey eBook will debut on January 14, 2014. We’re excited because this year’s numbers should show a dramatic improvement in [...]
I’ve spoken with several clients and members lately, and while some have waiting lists, there are others that aren’t as busy as they’d like, and they are nervous about cash flow and paying their team which is understandable.
I was asked by a few designers if they should take non-ideal clients to pay the bills, and my answer was “not if [...]
The fr*ee webinars coming up next week on October 8, 10 & 12 have sparked a lot of interest because consumers have changed dramatically, and they want a different level of service today.
Are you adaptable and motivated to change your business practices? If so, join us for this complimentary webinar.
The last quarter of 2013 just started, so it is time [...]
We are excited to announce that our brand new report is ready for you! It’s complimentary and you can get it by clicking here now.
If you’re worried about where your next interior design client is coming from, that’s not your real problem. Find out what I mean when you download the complimentary mini-course now. This report will only be available [...]
My brand new Report/Mini Course, “Interior Designers: Worried About Where Your Next Client is Coming From? … If That Is What Is Keeping You Up At Night, You’re Focused On The Wrong Thing!” is coming out next week – watch your email for the notice that it is ready for you (FR*EE)! I sent it to a few colleagues for [...]
We’ve been having a conversation in our DSU LinkedIn group about the struggles and frustrations that you and our colleagues are having with the business of interior design. Please join us!
The number one issue that your colleagues worry about is where will the next client come from. Is that your biggest concern?
The economy has made everyone nervous about the stability [...]
One of my VIP clients had that happen to her. I’m not sure how she originally figured out that a “now banned” member of our DSU LinkedIn group was using my client’s photos and showing them as if they were her own work, but this is unethical and inappropriate.
Yes, it is common to use people’s photos on social media that [...]
By Gail Doby, ASID
The answer is “Never.”
Please join this important conversation in our LinkedIn group about the necessity for contracts and retainers. (Be sure and join us.)
Although newbies have been known to start work without contracts and retainers based on their good faith belief that the unsigned “clients” will pay, there are also many seasoned designers that have been burned [...]