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Guild Webinar: Business Practices Archive


Presenter: Michele Berdinis Originally aired on September 18, 2019. Graphic artists face legal risks that are specific to their business as well as risks that are shared by businesses of all ki

With Sue Jenkins Originally aired on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 You never know when business opportunities might come knocking on your door. How can you be ready to take advantage of those oppor

With Michele Berdinis Originally aired on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 In this webinar, Michele covers key concepts, some of which you may be familiar with, some not. What does the story of a brand me

Guild Webinar presenter Ilise Benum

Presented by Ilise Benun, Marketing-Mentor This webinar originally aired on June 17, 2019. The key to getting better clients with bigger budgets is knowing exactly who those “better clients”

Financial principles you can apply to your creative business. Presented by Linda Anderson Henry, MBA. Originally aired on February 20, 2019. In this webinar, Linda will share how to proactive

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FREE Webinar, Presented by Gregory Hankins. Originally aired December, 2018. A few days after this webinar aired, a judge ruled that the ACA is unconstitutional, since the Tax Cut and Jobs Act r

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Presented by Ilise Benun. Originally aired July 2018. Proposals and RFPs can be a huge source of stress for creative professionals, especially when you're responsible for new business and doing the

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Presented by Patricia McKiernan. Originally aired June, 2018. At over 350 pages, our Handbook can be daunting! Patricia McKiernan covers how you can use the 15th Edition to minimize or prevent p

Webinar presenter Michael Oberther

Presented by Michael Oberther Originally aired April 18, 2018 Basic bookkeeping is critical, but there is even more you can do to grow the successful business you’ve always dreamed of. The Par

Guild Webinar presenter Emily Cohen

Presented by Emily Cohen. Originally aired April, 2016. Are you comfortable with pricing, but want to evolve your thinking and take it to the next level? Emily Cohen covers insights and strategi

Ask a Pro webinar presenters Dawn Mitchell, Priscilla Alpaugh, and Pam Levy

FREE Webinar! Presented by Dawn Mitchell, Priscilla Alpaugh & Pam Levy. Originally aired April 18, 2018. Three pros – two illustrators and a graphic designer – with a total of 50 year

Presented by Valerie Bishop. Originally aired November 14, 2017. Is conflict with clients (co-workers and vendors) eating up much of your most productive hours? Are you spending too much time de

FREE Webinar! Presented by Gregory Hankins. Originally aired in October 2017. With the enrollment period for health insurance via the Affordable Care Act (ACA) shortened, and with the adminis

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Presented By Connie Cwik. Originally aired in September, 2017. Design by Committee situations are difficult at best but there are successful strategies and tactics that are proven to work. In th

Presented By: Alan Friedman & Kathy Alpert. Originally aired in August, 2017. Observations gleaned and lessons learned over four decades in the Social Expressions Industry. Alan Friedman dis

Presented By: Justin Perricone & Ed Shems. Originally aired in February, 2017. Ed Shems and Justin Perricone will be your guides as you navigate the rewards and potential pitfalls of a freel

Presented by Katie Lane, Esq. Originally aired in May, 2016. If the idea of having to negotiate with a client, co-worker, or boss makes you want to run and hide under the nearest large object, t

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Presented By: Lara Kisielewska. Originally aired in September, 2015. Start – Run – Grow Your Design Business is a three part webinar series. View a single webinar or purchase all three.

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Presented By: Giuseppe Castellano. Originally aired in July 2015. Giuseppe Castellano covers tips for artists to use when working with Art Directors – from the perspective of an Art Director.

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Presented By: Lara Kisielewska & Marty Katz. Originally aired in June, 2015. Learn how designers and marketing strategists can work together to produce great work, keep clients happy, manage

Presented By: Joey Ellis. Originally aired in April, 2015. Joey discusses a bit of his professional background as a graphic designer, and how those skills, along with his illustration work has h

Presented By: Michael Janda. Originally aired March, 2014. The 20 parts of a creative proposal, what you should include in each, and when you should include them in your proposal to a client.

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Presented By: Tom Fishburne, Marketoon Studios. Originally aired in March, 2013. Cartoons and case studies parodying innovation pitfalls and showing how to foster creativity and avoid mediocrity

Presented By: Justin Ahrens. Originally aired in January, 2013. Through Life Kerning, Justin Ahrens challenges creative pros to rediscover why they pursued their careers, and to bring themselves

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Presented By: Marcia Hoeck. Originally aired in October, 2012. Getting great referrals is part of the most important thing you can work on as a business owner — which is attracting ideal clien

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Presented By: Marcia Hoeck. Originally aired in October, 2012. Strategies for you to step up and take a leadership role in client communications, and start client relationships out on the right

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Presented By: Daniel Schutzsmith, Mark & Phil. Originally aired in September, 2012. Whether it’s a cold-call, networking, or word of mouth, the “pitch” is crucial in establishing a rel

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Presented By: Von Glitschka, Illustrative Designer. Originally aired in September, 2012. Turn short-term clients into long-term partners. Build a revenue foundation for your creative business.

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Presented by Lara Kisielewska, Founder, Optimum Design & Consulting. Originally aired in August, 2012. Everything need to know to start your own design firm, from developing a business plan

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Presented By: Lara Kisielewska, Founder, Optimum Design & Consulting. Originally aired in August, 2012. Keeping your design business humming: Client relations, essential paperwork, marketing