How to Start a Home-Based Interior Design Business
Have you ever dreamed of starting your own home-based interior design business? Have you been hesitant to put your business plans into action? This book contains all the necessary tools and success strategies you need to launch and grow your business. An experienced designer shares her experiences and advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based interior design business. Learn how to develop a business plan, estimate your start-up costs, price your services, and stay profitable once you're in business. Read all about getting clients and referrals, outshining the competition, bidding competitively, establishing your daily schedule, organizing your business, getting paid and much more. The book is packed with worksheets, including products and services chart, sample balance worksheet, profit-and-loss worksheet, cash-flow projections worksheet, weekly accounting ledger, vendor sale sheet, bid sheet. New in this edition are more "points of entry": lots of sidebars and lists, including sidebars with new information on “green” home furnishings and environmentally friendly paints that clients may ask about.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
accounts payable accounts receivable advertising amount appointment balance Berber builder business cards carpet cellular shade chapter charge client color competition competitors contract contractor credit cards customer’s Date determine Discount Product Discount employees expensive flooring free in-home estimate furniture give hire homeowner inches installation interior design business Internet invoice keep track labor length Let’s look measure miniblinds month offer P.O. Box Parade of Homes percent phone number Price Chart price list problem Product Discount Product product-driven designer professional profit Realtors referral retail price sell shutters someone start-up costs style sure swags tape measure tile type of business up-sell upholstery fabrics vertical blind wallpaper width window coverings won’t wood blinds workroom worksheet yardage yards you’re you’ve