122: Ask Us Anything, Part 2
Episode 12221st June 2024 • Hot Young Designers Club | Interior Design Business Podcast • Hot Young Designers Club
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Shaun and Rebecca are back with another Ask Us Anything. They answer your questions about marketing, photography, vendors, building and organizing a sample library, managing projects, using tools to help keep your work organized, growing your business, and much more!

In this episode, they discuss:

  • Shaun and Rebecca’s plans for the upcoming High Point Market
  • The best marketing strategies for interior designers starting out — social media, SEO, networking, consistency, etc
  • How did Shaun and Rebecca start and grow their interior design businesses without a coach or mentor
  • Tips for transitioning from buying retail for projects to developing vendor relationships and shopping wholesale
  • Favorite vendors with a variety of products at different price points for interior designers
  • How much to invest in your first photo shoot for your website and portfolio, especially when working with a limited client budget
  • Is working with someone on website strategy a good investment for services like configuring Google Analytics, conducting an audit, and providing reports
  • Is joining a Chamber of Commerce beneficial for business expansion
  • Tips and strategies for building a sample library and keeping it fresh and stocked
  • Using tools like Harvest and Studio Designer to track time and invoice clients
  • What to do or say when a client wants to be super involved or compromises the design
  • Taking business loans to grow your business


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E111 For The Newbies - Things we wish we knew when we started

E001 Meet the Hot Young Designers

Patreon Episode: You’re not making money unless you’re buying wholesale


Client Purchasing Guide


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Material Bank is great for samples


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