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How to Start & Run a Design Business: Pricing & Estimating Creative Design Jobs


What do you need to know to start and run a design business? Want to run your design business like a boss?

Top Ten Things To Consider When Starting / Running A Business.

Successful Business Man & Designer Chris Do imparts experience wisdom and knowledge on the most important issues entrepreneurs face when starting and running a business.

Frank Shi, a smart, young entrepreneur on the verge of starting a motion graphics business, asks Chris Do the following questions:

1:20 What are some common business mistakes entrepreneurs make in the creative business field?

8:09 How do you effectively communicate with business partners. How do you negotiate fair terms? How do you sell your company/service w/o much experience to show?

10:24 How do you write a mission statement: How do you communicate who you are and what you do in a sentence?

12:11 How do you budget for unexpected things that go wrong in a project: How do you put together a bid?

26:50 How to prevent your business from crashing & burning in the first year? Getting of the Runway.

29:23 Pros and Cons of running a brick and mortar operation vs. running a fluid, mostly remote team?

31:43 Team Building. How to do Management. How to create Company Culture, How to inspire the team?

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Credits:
Executive Producer– Chris Do
Hosts– Chris Do & Jose Caballer
Director– Andrew Truong
Cameraman– Aaron Szekely
Producer– Aaron Szekely
Editor– Aaron Szekely
Musical Director– Adam Sanborne

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