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Top Ten Must-Do's for Design Business Owners

There are so many things that are necessary to keep your firm (and yourself!) afloat. You’re juggling finances, new business, technology, and client relations—on top of doing your actual design work! And if you have employees or a family to support (or both!), things get even hairier. We’ve invited Bill Fleming to give us his “Top 10” things you need to do with your business, to not just survive—but to thrive.

Bill is a business and marketing strategist who works specifically with design-savvy companies focused on B2B. As a business advisor, his specialty is working with micro-businesses—from solo practitioners to firms with less than 20 employees. His clients include Silverman Trykowski Associates, Korn Design, and Flanders + Associates. He teaches a course at Lesley Art + Design on the business aspects of design. More at