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Resourceful Designer

By Mark Des Cotes

Offering resources to help streamline your home based graphic design and web design business so you can get back to what you do best… Designing!

  1. 1.
    6 Mistakes Freelancers Make - RD14412/10/2018
    32:05
  2. 2.
    10 Money Saving Tips For Freelancers - RD14312/03/2018
    42:55
  3. 3.
    Resouceful Designer Community and Mastermind Groups11/26/2018
    19:54
  4. 4.
    Holiday Gift Ideas For Designers - RD14211/19/2018
    44:28
  5. 5.
    Why You Should Join Your Chamber Of Commerce - RD14111/12/2018
    46:45
  6. 6.
    Changing Your Perspective In Designing - RD14011/05/2018
    33:05
  7. 7.
    Freelancing As A Side Gig - RD13910/29/2018
    48:52
  8. 8.
    Design Contract Failure - RD13810/22/2018
    43:30
  1. 9.
    8 Tips To Avoid Burnout And Motivate Yourself - RD13710/15/2018
    33:13
  2. 10.
    How Much Should You Charge For Your Design Services? - RD13610/08/2018
    25:26
  3. 11.
    Failure Is Always An Option - RD13510/01/2018
    25:56
  4. 12.
    How To Politely Turn Away Clients - RD13409/24/2018
    40:53
  5. 13.
    12 Red Flags For Spotting Bad Design Clients - RD13309/14/2018
    39:10
  6. 14.
    Design Is An Investment, Not An Expense - RD13208/31/2018
    29:13
  7. 15.
    Features vs Benefits: Marketing Your Design Business - RD13108/24/2018
    32:16
  8. 16.
    Downselling To Win Design Clients - RD13008/10/2018
    30:28
  9. 17.
    Nine Situations When You Should Say No To Your Clients - RD12908/03/2018
    40:10
  10. 18.
    You Can't Rationalize Value - RD12807/20/2018
    22:32
  11. 19.
    10 Things To Avoid While Running Your Freelance Design Business - RD12707/13/2018
    21:29
  12. 20.
    When Life Interferes With Your Design Business - RD12606/29/2018
    31:21
  13. 21.
    Freelancer or Design Studio: Defining Your Design Businesses - RD12506/22/2018
    28:49
  14. 22.
    Referral Partners 10 People to get Design Referrals From - RD12406/08/2018
    34:44
  15. 23.
    Using Google AdWords to Attract Design Clients - RD12306/01/2018
    43:04
  16. 24.
    12 Inexpensive (or free) Ways to Promote your Design Business - RD12205/25/2018
    38:16
  17. 25.
    Most Design Clients Are Ignorant - RD12105/18/2018
    36:42
  18. 26.
    Discovery Process - Doing It Right - RD12005/11/2018
    34:38
  19. 27.
    Being Effective vs Being Productive - RD11905/04/2018
    21:26
  20. 28.
    Minimising Back and Neck Pain From Long Days Designing - RD11804/27/2018
    33:45
  21. 29.
    Calling Myself A Design Consultant Grew My Business - RD11704/19/2018
    29:18
  22. 30.
    Crafting Your Elevator Pitch - RD11604/12/2018
    24:27
  23. 31.
    Stop Treating Design As A Commodity - RD11504/06/2018
    41:33
  24. 32.
    Observations From New Entrepreneurs - RD11403/30/2018
    29:51
  25. 33.
    Design Discounts: Pros, Cons and Alternatives - RD11303/23/2018
    51:45
  26. 34.
    How I Found International Design Clients - RD11203/16/2018
    43:54
  27. 35.
    How Good Impressions Can Help Your Design Business - RD11103/09/2018
    44:49
  28. 36.
    Value-Based Pricing: How To Do It Right! - RD11003/02/2018
    34:40
  29. 37.
    7 Tips For Building Design Client Loyalty - RD10902/22/2018
    30:39
  30. 38.
    5 Things To Consider Before You Become a Freelance Designer - RD10802/15/2018
    21:14
  31. 39.
    Landing New Clients, It's All About The Follow-Up - RD10702/08/2018
    19:34
  32. 40.
    Making Progress Every Day Equals Business Success - RD10602/02/2018
    23:33
  33. 41.
    Coping With Isolation When Working From Home - RD10501/26/2018
    44:15
  34. 42.
    Why Your To-Do List May Be Failing - RD10401/19/2018
    34:30
  35. 43.
    5 Overlooked Opportunities To Grow Your Design Business - RD10301/11/2018
    24:33
  36. 44.
    Retaining Your Existing Design Clients - RD10201/04/2018
    38:28
  37. 45.
    The 3Cs To A Successful Design Business - RD10112/22/2017
    36:14
  38. 46.
    What Being A Graphic Designer Means To Me - RD10012/14/2017
    46:43
  39. 47.
    Offering The World To A Shop Local Mentality - RD09912/07/2017
    31:27
  40. 48.
    Evaluating Your Design Business's Touchpoints - RD09811/30/2017
    32:49
  41. 49.
    Explaining Target Markets To Your Design Clients - RD09711/24/2017
    33:22
  42. 50.
    Attending Trade Shows To Find Design Clients - RD09611/17/2017
    53:01
  43. 51.
    Designing Under A Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) - RD09511/10/2017
    44:57
  44. 52.
    Just In Time Learning - Learning What Instead Of How - RD09411/02/2017
    41:36
  45. 53.
    Targeting A Design Niche - RD09310/27/2017
    50:59
  46. 54.
    Balancing Your Design Life with your Personal Life - RD09210/19/2017
    28:31
  47. 55.
    Zeigarnik Effect: More Tension Equals Better Designs - RD09110/13/2017
    29:00
  48. 56.
    Peripherals For Your Design Business - RD09010/06/2017
    52:18
  49. 57.
    Checklists And Your Design Business - RD08909/29/2017
    34:56
  50. 58.
    A Designer's Home Office Essentials - RD08809/14/2017
    48:07
  51. 59.
    Mastering Your Emotional Intelligence - RD08709/08/2017
    34:22
  52. 60.
    Handling Criticism - RD08608/31/2017
    40:49
  53. 61.
    Reel In Repeat Clients - RD08508/24/2017
    34:05
  54. 62.
    You're More Than A Designer, You're A Problem Solver - RD08408/17/2017
    18:58
  55. 63.
    Setting Your Hourly Design Rate - RD08308/10/2017
    49:26
  56. 64.
    Building Client Loyalty Through Legacy Plans - RD08207/27/2017
    34:33
  57. 65.
    Protecting Yourself From Proofing Errors - RD08107/21/2017
    29:02
  58. 66.
    Explain Why, Not How - RD08007/14/2017
    37:57
  59. 67.
    Word Of Mouth Referrals For Your Design Business - RD07907/07/2017
    33:48
  60. 68.
    Upselling To Increase Your Design Revenue - RD07806/30/2017
    42:36
  61. 69.
    Being A Self-Employed Designer Requires A Team Effort - RD07706/22/2017
    48:10
  62. 70.
    Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur - RD07606/15/2017
    54:25
  63. 71.
    How To Use Landing Pages To Attract New Design Clients - RD07506/01/2017
    42:14
  64. 72.
    Overcoming The Afternoon Crash - RD07405/25/2017
    27:19
  65. 73.
    Pricing Design Jobs with Undefined Time Lines - RD07305/18/2017
    46:13
  66. 74.
    Getting New Work From Existing Clients - RD07205/11/2017
    38:21
  67. 75.
    Good Design, Quick Design, Cheap Design. Pick two! - RD07105/04/2017
    28:12
  68. 76.
    Tips To Manage Your Design Business's Reputation - RD07004/27/2017
    34:53
  69. 77.
    Be The Expert Designer Everyone Thinks You Are - RD06904/20/2017
    27:17
  70. 78.
    Don't Take Advantage Of Your Design Clients - RD06804/14/2017
    21:16
  71. 79.
    A Proven Strategy For Getting Design Referrals - RD06704/06/2017
    58:42
  72. 80.
    Tackle Your To-Do List With Tasks and Projects - RD06603/30/2017
    40:48
  73. 81.
    Evaluating Your Graphic Design Business - RD06503/23/2017
    1:04:22
  74. 82.
    Make Time For Personal Projects - RD06403/17/2017
    39:28
  75. 83.
    Winning Over Design Clients - RD06303/09/2017
    41:47
  76. 84.
    How To Use A Virtual Assistant for Your Graphic Design Business - RD06203/02/2017
    50:23
  77. 85.
    12 Random Graphic Design Tips - RD06102/23/2017
    1:06:01
  78. 86.
    Building The Perfect Design Portfolio - RD06002/16/2017
    34:15
  79. 87.
    Using Holidays to Build Your Graphic Design Business - RD05902/10/2017
    34:44
  80. 88.
    Talking To Clients - Choose Your Words Carefully - RD05802/02/2017
    19:33
  81. 89.
    "We" or "I" Choosing A Voice For Your Design Business - RD05701/26/2017
    26:30
  82. 90.
    How To Get Out Of A Productivity Slump - RD05601/19/2017
    36:29
  83. 91.
    Setting Goals For Your Design Business - RD05501/13/2017
    40:08
  84. 92.
    Should you find a Graphic Design Niche?12/02/2016
    35:29
  85. 93.
    Easy Gifts For Graphic Designers - RD05311/23/2016
    21:00
  86. 94.
    How A Great About Page Can Attract Design Clients - RD05211/17/2016
    34:58
  87. 95.
    12 Steps To Great Design Presentations - RD05111/10/2016
    40:22
  88. 96.
    Perks To Running A Graphic Design Business - RD05011/01/2016
    40:34
  89. 97.
    Print Brokering To Supplement Your Graphic Design Business - RD04910/26/2016
    1:12:03
  90. 98.
    Things To Do Before Starting A Home Based Graphic Design Business - RD04810/18/2016
    46:45
  91. 99.
    Bartering Your Graphic Design Services - RD04710/11/2016
    56:57
  92. 100.
    Take Care Of Yourself Not Just Your Business - RD04609/30/2016
    32:24
  93. 101.
    It's OK for Graphic Designers To Ask For Help - RD04509/16/2016
    40:13
  94. 102.
    Overcoming Hurdles In Your Graphic Design Business - RD04409/09/2016
    40:06
  95. 103.
    A Don't Do List For Your Graphic Design Business - RD04308/26/2016
    39:57
  96. 104.
    It's OK To Say NO To Graphic Design Work - RD04208/12/2016
    50:50
  97. 105.
    Naming Your Graphic Design Business - RD04107/29/2016
    54:09
  98. 106.
    Showing Courtesy Between Graphic Designers - RD04007/23/2016
    57:46
  99. 107.
    Don't Put All Your Design Work In One Basket - RD03907/04/2016
    25:37
  100. 108.
    The Many Hats Of A Home Based Graphic Designer - RD03806/24/2016
    37:16
  101. 109.
    7 Ways To Save Money As A Graphic Designer - RD03706/17/2016
    49:37
  102. 110.
    Spring Cleaning for Graphic Designers - RD03606/03/2016
    53:23
  103. 111.
    When Graphic Designers Feel Overwhelmed - RD03505/27/2016
    37:23
  104. 112.
    Dealing With Deadlines - What Type Of Designer Are You? - RD03405/21/2016
    40:42
  105. 113.
    Be So Good... A Graphic Designer's Guide to Success - RD03305/06/2016
    25:02
  106. 114.
    Graphic Designing With A Retainer Agreement - RD03204/29/2016
    52:24
  107. 115.
    You Are More Than Just A Graphic Designer - RD03104/22/2016
    26:40
  108. 116.
    What To Do When You Mess Up A Graphic Design Project - RD03004/07/2016
    31:30
  109. 117.
    Are Graphic Design Awards Important For Your Business - RD02903/30/2016
    35:36
  110. 118.
    Secrets You Should Keep From Your Graphic Design Clients - RD02803/24/2016
    36:50
  111. 119.
    Taking Time Off From Your Graphic Design Business - RD02703/17/2016
    31:47
  112. 120.
    Raise Your Prices To Get Better Graphic Design Work - RD02603/11/2016
    45:44
  113. 121.
    Selling Your Idea to Your Graphic Design Clients - RD02503/04/2016
    25:57
  114. 122.
    Benefits of a Home Based Graphic Design Business - RD02402/25/2016
    33:22
  115. 123.
    Dangers of a Home Based Graphic Design Business - RD02302/19/2016
    26:44
  116. 124.
    File Management For Graphic Designers - RD02202/11/2016
    1:05:49
  117. 125.
    Ending Relationships With Your Graphic Design Clients - RD02102/04/2016
    36:36
  118. 126.
    Building Relationships With Your Graphic Design Clients - RD02001/28/2016
    22:03
  119. 127.
    Are Your Communication Skills Scaring Away Design Clients? - RD01901/21/2016
    18:51
  120. 128.
    Tax Deductions For Home Based Graphic Designers - RD01801/14/2016
    29:32
  121. 129.
    Being A Freelance Graphic Designer Could Hurt Your Business - RD01701/06/2016
    19:07
  122. 130.
    20 Questions Your Design Clients Should Be Asking You - RD01612/24/2015
    35:49
  123. 131.
    50 Questions To Ask Before Every New Design Project - RD01512/17/2015
    51:16
  124. 132.
    Moving Your Graphic Design Business - RD01412/09/2015
    31:32
  125. 133.
    Graphic Design Gift Ideas For Your Office - RD01312/03/2015
    25:39
  126. 134.
    6 Ways To Boost Your Creativity - RD01211/25/2015
    28:52
  127. 135.
    Pricing Strategies For Your Graphic Design Business-RD01111/19/2015
    40:44
  128. 136.
    How To Deal With Design Clients Who Have Tunnel Vision-RD01011/11/2015
    17:30
  129. 137.
    12 Ways To Earn Extra Income As A Graphic Designer-RD00911/04/2015
    36:25
  130. 138.
    Just In Time Learning And Your Ongoing Design Education-RD00810/28/2015
    28:46
  131. 139.
    Considerations When Starting A Graphic Design Business-RD00710/21/2015
    55:37
  132. 140.
    8 Myths About Starting A Home Based Design Business-RD00610/14/2015
    34:45
  133. 141.
    Don't Compromise Your Principles For Your Design Business-RD00510/07/2015
    21:52
  134. 142.
    Superhero Syndrome and Your Design Business - RD00410/01/2015
    30:08
  135. 143.
    Dealing With Photographers-Brett Gilmour Interview - RD00310/01/2015
    36:39
  136. 144.
    Do Your Design Clients Know What You Do? - RD00209/30/2015
    15:29
  137. 145.
    Introduction to the Resourceful Designer podcast - RD00109/30/2015
    14:11

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