Creative Business

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The latest issues of Creative Business

Our July/August issue. Feature articles on: 1) Defining and encouraging the use of retainers, 2) considering the true value of winning industry awards, and 3) considering a coworking desk or office space. Advice on: project delays … business donations … capitalized billing … employee appearance … conflicts of interest … creative recognition … employee productivity … pricing voluntary spec … and menu pricing. Management tip: using bank statements to protect against fraud. Three supplementary downloads. 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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