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“Preparation Meets Opportunity For Interior Designers” only if you take action. Planning is a small and crucial part of the battle.
I have inside knowledge about the latest Interior Design Fee & Salary Survey results, and you may find this surprising, but a significant number of interior designers are having a great year. How are you doing?
One of my coaches says, [...]
How to Avoid Fee Fiascos…And Attract Your Ideal Client is one of my favorite classes to share because we are often our own worst enemy when it comes to making money in this crazy business.
Would you like to avoid the common mistakes most interior designers make? Trust me, I’ve made them all, and unlike wiser designers I know, I’ve repeated [...]
Do You Need A CEU Interior Designers? Each year, you’re required to take a certain number of hours to maintain your status with the associations. That is an extra expense on top of dues, so it is pricey to maintain your credentials.
We only have a few classes that qualify for CEUs, and one is a favorite of hundreds of designers: [...]
Celebrity interior design business consultant Keith Granet’s Business of Design book just hit the book shelves and I won the first interview with him about how you can improve your results.
Keith’s “Who’s Who” client list includes, Charlotte Moss, Barbara Barry and many more names you may recognize from Architectural Digest, Veranda and other top interior design magazines.
Join us on Tuesday, [...]
I just reviewed this program and I give it my highest recommendation!
This is the best value I’ve seen and it is from someone I interviewed about her new book, Facebook Marketing for Dummies. I normally don’t promote products on our blog, but this one is just too good to pass up. Amy Porterfield knows her stuff, and you will be [...]
Tomorrow is the last day for you to participate in our 2011 Interior Design Fee & Salary Survey. We’ll publish the results on January 5, 2012. You might even win the last $100 Amazon gift card! It’s worth the 20 minutes you’ll spend to participate.
So far, almost 900 interior designers shared their results, and here are a few early statistics:
There is no doubt that Steve Jobs contributed more than just Apple to our lives. He was passionate about user experiences, and he loved to connect learning about seemingly unrelated things and recombining them into something new and different.
Isn’t that what interior design is all about? Combining seemingly disparate objects, colors and textures into a new aesthetic?
What do you [...]
You may remember your interior design prospect’s name when you first meet, but if you also meet their children, do you remember their names? Think of your prospects as your first date with the love of your life, and you might just create beautiful memories that lead to lots more sales.
Remembering the details about someones’ life makes you seem much [...]