Creative Business

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The latest issues of Creative Business

Our September/October issue features articles on: 1) The benefits of content marketing, 2) traffic manager responsibilities, 3) preparing for a major business disruption, and 4) guidelines for billing travel expenses. Advice to subscribers on: how pushing back can pay off, missing photo releases, cost of project delays, effects of client enabling, risk of consequential damages, showing a rejected logo, and withdrawing concepts. Management Benchmark: How long an estimate should be valid. Supplementary downloads: two content marketing examples, traffic manager job description, emergency planning form, and indemnification letter. Order issue…

Our special August issue presents four case studies in overcoming business challenges: 1) avoiding the need for a start-up to play pricing catch up later on; 2) how a poor arrangement can threaten a successful partnership; 3) what can happen when neglecting to watch a business's metrics; 4) getting caught in the "gorilla client" trap. Order issue…

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