THE BUSINESS OF DESIGN TOOLKIT
The Design Business Toolkit is a ready to use guide that will help you navigate the essential steps in turning your creative
passion into a business.
Browse, learn, and use this tools in creating a better version of your creative brand and business. The Design Business Toolkit
applies to beginners and professionals alike.
DETERMINING YOUR PRODUCTS AND IDENTIFYING YOUR CLIENTS
Start your creative entrepreneurial journey by integrating the basics in establishing your brand and design business. This value-packed kit will help you build a strong foundation.
SERVICES: Assessing your Design and Creative Services (.ppt)
CLIENTS: Recognizing the Different Types of Clients
BRAND STORY: Identifying your Brand Story (.ppt)
HOW TO PRICE YOUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Having an uncapped earning potential is one of the perks of developing your professional practice as a creative. Determine the value of your work, time, and talent with this kit.
MONTHLY TARGET INCOME: Setting your Monthly Target Income (.xls)
PROJECT COSTING: Determining the Cost of your Products and Services (.xls)
CASH FLOW STATEMENT: Plotting and Calculating your Income-Cash Flow
HOW TO PACKAGE AND PRESENT YOUR DESIGN SERVICES
Honing the process of communicating as a creative freelancer is commonly overlooked. This surefire kit aims to have a smoother and easier process of talking to clients and even potential business partners.
COVER LETTER: Writing a Cover Letter (.doc)
PRESENTATION: Communicating your Design Process Flow (.doc)
PORTFOLIO: Presenting your Design and Creative Services Portfolio (.ppt)
HOW TO NEGOTIATE THE TERMS OF YOUR PROJECT, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES
Most creative freelancers, regardless of the specialization need to send contracts, get licenses, and present billings. Thankfully, you do not need to be a law expert to do so. Learn how to protect your business resources with this kit.
DESIGN LICENSING: Identifying the Type of License for Your Work(.doc)
CONTRACTS: Drafting Your Contract Agreement (.doc)
BILLING STATEMENT: Presenting your Billing Statement to Your Client(.doc)
HOW TO PROMOTE YOURSELF AS A DESIGNER AND CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL
The need for self-promotion never ends. Strategize on how you will be able to keep up with your potential clients and project partners. You will learn how to solidify yourself as an expert in your industry with this kit.
ARTIST BIO: Promoting yourself as a professional and as a brand(.doc)
PROMOTIONS PLAN: Plotting your Promotions Calendar(.doc)
PROJECT WRITE-UPS: Preparing Narratives about your Projects, Products and Services(.doc)
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