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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“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


Spartan Logo Design Challenge

The Spartan Logo Design Challenge

The race is on! Let’s get the Spartan Logo Design Challenge kicked off! We want to see you flex your design muscle here with this fun, unofficial logo contest. You’ll be designing a logo for the Reebok Spartan Race. What’s fantastic about this contest is that your work will be judged by not one, not two, but THREE influencers in the design space: our very own Chris Do, YouTuber Will Patterson, and Jonathan Rudolph of Logo Inspirations on Instagram. Are you psyched? Remember, this is a unsponsored, unpaid, unauthorized contest. We just thought that the Spartan Race would be a great…
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How to Boost Your Confidence By Finding Someone to Emulate

In my last blog, I talked about building confidence by figuring out what you’re good at. But what do you do after that? You can be the best person in the world at something, but if you don’t present yourself that way you’re not going to feel any more confident. I’ve found that the most effective way to translate that inner feeling of confidence to the people around you is to find someone to emulate. Why Copying Someone is One of the Best Ways to Grow Your Confidence We all know someone who oozes natural confidence, even if they’re not…
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building self confidence as a designer

Building Self Confidence As A Designer: Foundation

If you made a list of your biggest assets when it comes to asking for a sale, confidence would be right up near the top. But what about building self confidence as a designer? Do you consider yourself a confident person? If you don’t, it’s time to start changing how you think. Confidence isn’t an innate trait. It’s something you can (and really need to) develop. In my experience, there are three components that go into building confidence. The first of those is building a foundation. What Can You Do Better Than Anyone Else? I’m not a particularly outgoing person,…
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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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