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


First Meeting Client Profile: The Fisher

It’s the first time you’re meeting with a client. You pick up the phone or walk through the door: who do you see? Chances are good it’s one of four different people. Every client is different, but most of them fall into one of four categories. Today we’re going to talk about someone you can waste a lot of time on: The Fisher. First Meeting Client Profile: The Fisher So you scored a meeting with a potential new client. Great! They must be in the market for exactly what you do, right? Not necessarily. If you’re dealing with a fisher,…
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Why You’re Unwilling to Charge What You’re Worth

Are you charging $50, $100, or even $500 for a logo? If you are, you can charge more. But will you? The difference between charging a price that seems “safe” and “comfortable” versus requiring your clients to pay your full value is confidence. What school you went to, where you live, your previous experience: none of that really matters. What matters is having the confidence to place a high value on what you do. Do you have that confidence? If you’re here, and if you’re like many other designers, you probably don’t. And I’ve thought about that a lot –…
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Join The Futur

We’re Hiring! Summer/Fall 2017 Internships

The Futur is seeking a marketing intern! While this is a junior-level position, given that we are small team, there is growth opportunity for the right person that wants to take initiative and commits to the success of our brand. What we’re looking for is someone who is interested in and/or has experience in: Search Engine Optimization Email Marketing + Automation Conversion Rate Optimization Google Adwords Facebook Advertising Web Analytics Content Creation and Distribution What We’re Looking For: A motivated and resourceful self-learner. We’re looking for evidence of your ability to teach yourself things in a short amount of time.…
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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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Chris Do: Consulting

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