Over 600 videos about the business of design.
Why is it important to show your process? Do you have a creative formula that is repeatable with predictable results or are you just showing the finished work? If you aren’t showing your process and documenting it, you are leaving it up to the imagination of your client as to how you work.
Do you want to be a Generalist or a Specialist? Not since the days of debating the Chicken and Egg have people struggled with what steps to take first in order to develop a successful career. In this clip, Chris settles once and for all whether you should have a well rounded set of skills or a small highly specialized focus in a specific area. And his answer might surprise you.
How do great artists and designers pick colors for their work? How do you pair colors together? Why do my colors look so bad? In this video, creative director and illustrator Greg Gunn will share 5 important color theory tips that you can apply to your graphic design and digital art.
How do you build a larger, more engaged audience? Maybe you post regularly, but you're not getting the kind of interaction you want? In this short video, Chris shares the simple method that he uses to create better, more engaging social media posts that keep the conversation going.
In the third episode of Built By Hand, Ben is sitting down to design his personal portfolio website... and let's just say, well, it's not entirely a fun process. How do you design for yourself? How do you overcome imposter syndrome? How do you create something that looks and feels like it's on-brand... when it's a personal brand? Join Ben as he tackles his website's visual design, working through imposter syndrome, and hopefully... crafting a portfolio site that represents his personal brand.
Curious about how to get clients without selling? Are you an introvert who doesn't want to be in front of the camera to do inbound marketing? If that's the case then you will find this method extremely helpful. Today Kady Sandel will show us her step-by-step process of how she went from willing to do anything as long as it is design work to a point where now she is able to work with her ideal client and get booked for several months. And it is all comes down to her website, specifically her BLOG.
In this first episode of Built By Hand, Ben's mission is to figure out the purpose of his website and come up with a plan of attack. Does his work even matter anymore? How do you decide what content belongs here and what content belongs on The Futur's website? What tactics can you use to make the process of planning your personal portfolio website easier?
What are the 8 most common customer objections and how to respond to them. Lightning round of customer role-play w fan favorite Mo Ismail. This is a fun new format we are trying out. Let us know if you want to see more like this in the comments below.
Bring up money early. Clubhouse recording Day 09/12 w/ Win Without Pitching Manifesto author Blair Enns. This call, we focus on the proclamation "We Will Address Issues Of Money Early”. Resist over investing in the buying cycle only to find out that the clients can't afford to pay us what we are worth.
Clients don't hire the best option, they hire the least risky option. When they pay more for a logo, what are they really paying for? What's the difference between hiring someone like Chris and a designer from Instagram? What questions can you ask for your clients to tell you what they value?
What is the entrepreneurial mindset? What's the difference between those that are rich and those are poor? What do you need to know to become wealthy? How can you make more money by trading money for time? Business fundamentals explained via a whiteboard session with Futur Pro members.
What's a fair rate to charge based on a big ambitious goal? How much money should you spend to accomplish the results? If clients ask, how can you guarantee results? This episode, we revisit our most popular video where Chris discusses how to price projects with guarantees.
In this livestream we have animator entrepreneur, Apostolos Roussas. Apostolos will share the business side of animation, how it can help your business, communication with animation, and the results of using animation for marketing and social media.