Creative Business

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The latest issues of Creative Business

Our March/April issue features articles on: 1) Addressing client wants versus needs, 2) employee freelancing guidelines, 3) addressing relationships that are too comfortable, 4) twenty client influencers. Advice on: new business targeting, clients gifted to you, a very slow employee, honoraria, kill fees, missing credit lines, ex-employee taking too much credit, and protocol for sending client press releases. Management tip: multiplier (markup) when billing outside help. Downloads: five supplementary articles and forms. Order issue…

Our April (special) issue is all about partnering. Ever wonder if things would be better if you had one? This issue explains the advantages and disadvantages, types of partnering, assessing a partner's compatibility, protecting your interests, making sure it works, and how to avoid why so many fail. Includes two supplementary downloads. Order issue…

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