Episode 18: Selling Without The Sleaze

Selling – ick. Sounds so sleazy, doesn’t it? How can you share what you do as an interior designer in a way that doesn’t feel like you’re shoving it down someone’s throat – or strong-arming them into paying you? If you’re going to run your own design firm, selling your services is an essential skill…

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Episode 16: Is Your Website Turning Away Potential Clients?

Designers Getting Coffee podcast Episode 16: Is Your Website Turning Away Potential Clients?

Is your website a turn-off? Do you have poor quality photography, off-brand colors, or missed opportunities to capture leads? Kate and Lesley have some tips on how to make your website a sexy, client-attracting tool to help your business grow and thrive. Episode 16 Show Notes Key Takeaways: It’s easy to get caught up in…

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Episode 15: How to Find Your Dream Clients with In-Person Networking

How do you find dreamy clients that understand the value of what you do – and pay you well for it? We’re talking about that four-letter word today: NETWORKING. (We promise, it’s not as bad as you might think!) Episode 15 Show Notes Key Takeaways: Give before asking, and listen more than you talk How…

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Episode 8: An Inside Look at our Design Process: Part 1

What does it really look like to manage a design project from start to finish? In this two-part series, Kate and Lesley break down their design process step by step and share what’s working for them. While the general process is the same, there are some key differences and they each embrace. Episode 8 Show…

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Episode 7: How Do You Charge for Your Design Services?

We wish there were an easy answer, but there’s no “right” way to charge for your design services. Hourly? Flat fee? Value based? Lesley and Kate dive into some #realtalk about how to present your fees to clients, how to handle price objections, and how to charge a client you know is going to be…

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