Episode 3: Design & Business Tools – What we Use

Running an interior design business means you have to make smart decisions about what tools you use.  There are many tools out there (free and paid) that will make you look professional. We believe you need to be investing in the right tools for the job.

Episode 3 Show Notes

Here is a list of the types of tools we talk about in this episode. Download the list of the specific tools mentioned on the show below!

  • Drawing Software
  • Presentation Graphics
  • Project Management
  • Client Online Booking
  • Bookkeeping
  • Calendar
  • Specifying
  • File Storage
  • Social Media Scheduling
  • Password Management
  • Website
  • Time Tracking

Key Takeaways:

  • When choosing a payment option for software, take advantage of trial offers
  • Choose month to month OR annual w/ refund option
  • Pick one tool and stick with it for a at least the duration of a whole project
  • There are multiple ways to run an interior design business – find what jives with you
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