2017 Creative Business
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March/April 2017 issue
16 pages. Features articles on: 1) 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.

$15.00

May/June 2017 issue
16 pages. Articles on: 1) what makes a creative business long-term successful?, 2) how rewards can increase client diversity, 3) avoiding the second concept giveaway. Subscriber advice on: employee selling, invoicing a deceased client, LLC and S Corp pros and cons. firing an employee, copyright compliance, creative/media formulas, handling a budget problem, wasted presentations, revealing your sources, and showing others samples. Management norm: the crucial period of business development. Supplementary material: a downloadable article on retainers.

$15.00

April 2017 (special) issue: Hooking up with the right partner.
12 pages. Ever wonder if things would be better if you had a business partner? This issue explains partnering options, the good and not-so-good reasons, assessing partner compatibility, protecting your interests, making it work, and how to avoid why so many fail.

$15.00

January/February 2017 issue
16 pages. Features articles on: 1) exploring an outlet for your other talents, 2) recognizing the importance of nonverbal body language, and 3) updating operating agreements and bylaws, Management Benchmark on: how many employees per supervisor. Subscriber advice provided on: avoiding copyright infringement, handling typo mistakes, employee time sheets, rush approval protection, charging for planning, setting up an LLC or corporation, avoiding home tax depreciation payback.

$15.00