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Preparing for Brené Brown with Braid Creative (S5E148)

Signature offers, growing a team, landing big clients, proprietary methods, taking care of legal, and more. This interview with Kathleen Shannon and Tara Street of Braid Creative will give you a behind-the-scenes peek into growing a successful graphic design and branding agency, and how a contract helped them feel confident enough to stick to their guns to work with Brené Brown.

In this episode, we’ll cover:

  • The benefit of having one signature offer for clients to access your creative services
  • How creating solid contracts can help you be more clear and consistent about the deliverables you provide to your client
  • The difference between men and women when it comes to negotiating contracts (!)
  • How growing your team first can bring in bigger clients later
  • The importance of having clearly defined roles for your team members
  • Why no contract can replace trusting your gut and intuition (Kathleen’s Oprah clause!)

BONUS:  If you’re starting something new, or this episode has spotlighted areas of your business that have you worried, now is a great time to make sure your business is in good shape legally. Download our free legal checklist below to make sure your graphic design or branding business has a strong legal foundation!

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Braid Creative website:https://braidcreative.com/blog

The Chalkboard Method:https://braidcreative.com/worksheets/BraidCreative_ChalkboardMethod.pdf

Contract templates for your graphic design or branding business:

Project Proposal template:https://awbfirm.com/collections/all/products/client-proposal-template

Client Services contract template:https://awbfirm.com/collections/all/products/client-contract-template

Website Privacy Policy template:https://awbfirm.com/collections/all/products/website-privacy-policy-for-u-s-businesses-gdpr-compliant

Website Terms and Conditions template:https://awbfirm.com/collections/all/products/website-terms-conditions-of-use-with-disclosure-policy

Independent Contractor contract template:https://awbfirm.com/collections/all/products/independent-contractor-contract-template

Creative Service Provider contract template bundle:https://awbfirm.com/collections/all/products/creative-service-provider-bundle

This podcast is information, not legal advice specific to your situation.

 

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