Creative Business

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Monthly. Creative Business is the only publication dedicated exclusively to help in running a creative services organization.
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Reference. The CB Business Archive Folder is a desktop library of business information and forms. And our three best-selling books have set business standards for the creative services industry.

The latest issues of Creative Business

Our September/October issue features major articles on: 1) results of our August 2018 sales and business development survey, 2) keeping projects from turning into profit traps, and 3) working around those inevitable *%#**! client delays. Advice on: photo licensing, art conversion billing, progress payments, free rent, examples credit, book illustration, and freelancing while still employed. Management Benchmark on: fee multipliers. Supplementary download: project budgeting form. Order issue…

Our special August issue--Showing the Power of Illustration. How often do you recommend that clients use illustration in their products and messaging? In a world dominated by photography, the use of illustrations could make the difference between what's ordinary and what's memorable. This issue shows eight examples from CB's archive. Order issue…

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