10 Steps to Launch Your Interior Design Business

10 Steps to Launch Your Interior Design Business

Launching an interior design business is not for the faint of heart, some people want to get it up and running in a matter of weeks and others can spend years before they feel like they can hang their shingle.  I see designers get stuck in the process needlessly because they become paralyzed with decision-making.  Keep this in mind - you can always change it later.   I tried to give the steps in order that I would go if I was starting from scratch, but the thing is many of these steps can and should be done simultaneously.  You can't build a great brand without first knowing who you want to sell to and vice versa.  But that's what I mean about changing it later, you can always go back and refine what you've got. 

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Interior Design Business Start-up Costs

Interior Design Business Start-up Costs

So you want to start an interior design business?  When I first started my business, I was pretty broke.  I had just moved to another city and was using savings to live on because I didn't have any clients (aka income).  I remember my mom sent me a hundred-dollar bill and I was so relieved that I cried.  True story.

If you're starting like I did, don't dismay.  You can do it.  These things are all very important and I truly wish I would have slammed down my credit card and set this all up before I started my business because it would have been easier than the diy hacking that I did for a while.

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