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My True Story Of The Designer That People Either Love Or Hate

My True Story Of The Designer That People Either Love Or Hate

I felt like an outsider in my own industry. I had to learn the hard way how to market my business online. And I knew that I couldn't be the only designer who felt shunned for being a rebel designer or not wanting to toe the party line.

I got inspired to help designers like myself. 

How To Name Your Interior Design Business

How To Name Your Interior Design Business

Wondering how to name your interior design business? It's not easy, is it? I know you want to pick just the perfect name and often times you're not exactly sure what you should pick because this isn't a decision to be taken lightly.

20 Tips On How To Develop An Interior Design Business

20 Tips On How To Develop An Interior Design Business

When I first started I was just putting myself out there as I could design anything for anyone. Then I started getting clients who were looking for design on the cheap and it didn't really matter who they hired.

After I had a few clients under my belt I really understood who I worked best with and the type of services I wanted to offer. I started off offering the world, but it's really effing hard to offer the world as a one-woman show. You can't offer every design service under the sun and be profitable with the amount of money you need to invest in.

My Shocking Philosophy Of How To Be A Successful Interior Designer

My Shocking Philosophy Of How To Be A Successful Interior Designer

Warning: This Post May Piss You Off.

I had a post up on Facebook that led to my email list opt-in.

It's a pretty successful freebie opt in training for mylist building activities. After all, interior designers want to know how to get clients.

Then there was this one comment on that Facebook post.

"First, you need an education in design. If you are in a right to practice state, you also need to pass the NCIDQ, as well as register with the state."

Fuck that shit.