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Offering resources to help streamline your home based graphic design and web design business so you can get back to what you do best…
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Evaluating Your Graphic Design Business - RD065
5 days ago
When was the last time you evaluated your graphic design business? You know the phrase, stop and smell the roses? It means that sometimes we’re so busy and focused that we don’t take the time to notice the little things around us. This is a great philosophy for life but it's also a great lesson for business. In this episode of the Resourceful Designer podcast, I discuss various ways you can evaluate your graphic design business. Be sure to listen to the episode for the full content. Here's a bit of what I talked about. When to evaluate your graphic design business. Whether you're just starting out or you’ve been in business for several years. Now is a great time to evaluate your graphic design business. Evaluating your graphic design business will help you focus on your strengths, identify your weaknesses and streamline your workflow and make you a more efficient graphic designer. How to evaluate your graphic design business. What sort of things do you look for when evaluating your graphic design business? It differs with each person and each business so you’ll have to develop your own evaluation but here's a good starting list for you to consider. I've also listed past podcast episodes covering each topic in case you want to learn more about them. Your business structure: Freelancer, Sole Proprietor, Incorporated Your Business name - Listen to Episode 41 - Naming Your Graphic Design Business Your Rates - Listen to Episode 26 - Raise your prices to get better graphic design work Your pricing structure - Listen to Episode 11 - Pricing Strategies For Your Graphic Design Business Are you using your time effectively? - Listen to Episode 4 - Superhero Syndrome Are there tasks you're doing that others could do for you - Listen to Episode 62 - How To Use A Virtual Assistant for Your Graphic Design Business Is your marketing material up to date? Can someone in your house do some of your chores? Even if they don't do them your way? - Listen to Episode 45 - It's OK for Graphic Designers T