Your New Design Business Logo

Design Business Logo; Fast and Easy DIY Steps

In order to create a strong brand, every interior design business needs a design business logo. As a business person in the interior design field, your company name, logo and website design are especially important. Since your business is centered…
Business Analytics

Analytics is Worth Looking at Even for Interior Design Firms

Companies collect and analyze data to get a better handle in all departments of their operation. For years I fought involving myself in looking at analytics because as a designer I didn't think I knew how to read it well and apply techniques…
Work from Home Creating the Perfect Space for Business

Work from Home: Creating the Perfect Space for Business

These days, many professionals seek to work from home. Telecommuting is ideal, but a lot of people who do it struggle to find the motivation to stay productive and busy. Whether you’re self-employed or simply work remotely, you need to have…
Finding Ways to Diversify Your Design Business (1)

Design Business; 3 Ways to Diversify Income

As a veteran of the design industry, I have witnessed good times and bad. It has taught me to not assume that every year will bring in the same amount of income. As a matter of fact, during the recession, I saw many design businesses close…
8 Hiring Tips for Small Business Owners

Small Business Owners: 8 Hiring Tips You Need to Know

Small business owners know there is a fine line between entrepreneurship and individualism. Most businesses start out as a one-person show or small team. They might begin with something small - a sustainable idea that they can nurture over…
Curb Appeal for Your Business

Curb Appeal and How to Enhance it for Your Business

Regardless of whether you run a hip café, or you own a store that sells electronic goods, it is important that your business has curb appeal. The exterior of your business can make a big difference to potential customers. In fact, it can mean…
Protect Your Ecommerce Business From Fraud

Ecommerce; Is Two-Factor Authentication Worthwhile?

Any stumbling block you can place in the path of fraudsters goes a long way toward eliminating Ecommerce chargebacks. Two-factor authentication can be a terrific obstacle when it comes to impending hackers. Also known as 2FA, said simply, the…
CEO of an Ecommerce Company

Becoming CEO of an E-Commerce Company

Is becoming the CEO of an E-commerce company a dream of yours? There are many different paths you can take to make this happen. After all, there are no set rules and every CEO embarks on a different journey. How to Become the CEO of an E-Commerce…
Tips to organizing your small business for the New Year ahead.

Tips to Organize Your Small Business for the New Year

Clear The Shelves Sometimes a lot of the junk is staring you right in the face. Look at your shelves and desktops first and get rid of the obvious clutter that seems to accumulate right under your nose. We all get busy and start making piles…
How To Work Smart By Automating Your Company

Employees Suck! How To Work Smart By Automating Your Company

Now before you get mad at me, hear me out. I was an entrepreneur who couldn't wait to grow her company, but what I quickly learned about myself is that I hate managing people. I thought that if I hired people strategically to do certain tasks,…
Interior Designer's Perspective on How To Avoid a Difficult Client

An Interior Designer’s Perspective on How To Avoid a Difficult Client

We've all heard the horror stories about the client from hell. Being in the high end interior design business for 28 years, I have met all kinds of clients. When working in someone's personal space it can become very personal, and I absolutely…
Daring To Dream

Daring To Dream

Belief in self doesn’t come easy. People have to work at it. People are traditionally taught to believe in working a nine-to-five; however, this no longer pays off. The idea of working for a company 20 plus years and retiring doesn’t pan…