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The Designer's Guide To Marketing And Pricing

How To Win Clients And What To Charge Them

About The Book

Do what you love and make money!

The Designer's Guide to Marketing and Pricing will answer all the common questions asked by designers trying to stay afloat in their creative business - and also successful designers who want to put a little more thought into their operations. Whether you're a freelancer, an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned small-business owner, you'll learn everything you need to know about how to market and price your services.

This book shows you how to:
  • learn which marketing tools are most effective and how to use them
  • create a smart marketing plan that reflects your financial goals
  • plan small actionable steps to take in reaching those financial goals
  • determine who your ideal clients are and establish contact with them
  • turn that initial contact into a profitable relationship for both of you
  • talk to clients about money and the design process - without fear
  • figure out a fair hourly rate and give an accurate estimate for a project

You'll learn the ins and outs of creating and running a creative services business - the things they never taught you in school. Plus, there are useful worksheets throughout the book, so you can apply the principles and formulas to your own circumstances and create a workable business plan right away.

About The Authors

An Adams Media author.

An Adams Media author.

Product Details

  • Publisher: HOW Books (March 10, 2008)
  • Length: 288 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781440325168

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