Agency owners have a lot on their plates. The market is changing, and it’s happening fast. Stuck between freelancer rates rising and client budgets dwindling, we’re seeing more and more agencies closing their doors. Not to mention the pressure we feel from low-priced international competitors. But fear not! By positioning your firm correctly, clearly defining your rates, ideal clients, and services, we think you will thrive.

Pitch Evaluation Worksheet

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Creative ideas can be tough to sell. You’re trying to convince someone of something that doesn’t exist yet. More than that, you’re trying to prove what value it will bring to them by working with you.

Accessing the worksheet is easy and free. Simply enter your name and email below and you’ll be automatically redirected to the downloadable PDF. We’ll also email you a copy, just in case.

WHAT TO WATCH


We’ve selected a few must-see videos for agency owners, starting with a great Ask Me Anything with Chris Do about running your design business like a boss.

Our YouTube channel is bursting at the seams with hard-to-tackle subjects like building a great team, lead generation, closing big sales and increasing your minimum engagement. It’s all out there for you, free!

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RECOMMENDED PLAYLIST


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“We’ve added a third partner, changed our positioning to a strategy-driven agency and just landed our biggest client ever – at least 5 times bigger than any before. So thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!”

– Elise J.

WHAT TO READ


Learn Typography

For many people, trying to learn typography is a dark art. It’s mysterious, even intimidating for some. This isn’t an experience that I’ve imagined, it’s one that I’ve gone through personally. As a young student studying graphic design at Art Center College of Design, I felt intimidated by the work that I saw in the student gallery. After all, this was some of the best, most progressive work that was on display. I remember walking by the gallery and thinking to myself, one day, I hope my work will be as good as the work that I saw. Perhaps you…
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9 Lessons Every Freelancer Should Know

Freelancing is tough. Many people go into it thinking that they get to spend all of their time creating projects that they love only to quickly realize that this is not the case. Not only do you have to be responsible for the quality of work that you produce, but you also got to now handle all of the not so fun nuances that keep a business running such as accounting, sales, business development etc. I still am learning a lot every day and still have a lot to learn. While freelancing for these past 6 months, I wanted to…
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Motionographer Founder Justin Cone

What does it mean to be a “King Maker”? With great power comes great responsibility. Chris talks to Justin Cone about how industry favorite website, Motionographer.com, came together, the ripple effect of being on their “Cream Of The Crop” list, and the landscape of revenue creation and usefulness for sites like his have changed over the last decade.
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WHAT TO HEAR


How To Ask For New Business w/ Jose Caballer

Great for agency owners. Sales, lead generation, closing, confidence, trust. Chris and Jose talk about closing deals in the Creative Business World.

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Cultivating Creative Culture w/ Keir McLaren

Chris and his former business coach Keir discuss the keys to cultivating a creative culture at work. Click below to open iTunes and listen:

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“I took your advice to heart and really focused on asking the right questions. Within the first week of the site launch, the company saw a 600% increase in the number of new order requests.”

– Rohan K.

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