How to Start a Successful Interior Design Business featuring The Sisters & Co

For over 50 years, Decorating Den Interiors business systems have helped talented individuals turn their passions into a profitable interior design business. Their concept is simple: they provide Design Franchise Partners with all the tools, systems and support necessary to run a rewarding interior decorating/design business and to outshine the competition. Click here to see how they help.

Show Notes & Take Aways

  1. Think about what the client needs and have the ability to service that need.
  2. Homeowners: A well-staged home will get you more money.
  3. If you are designing a home to sell, be cautious with outlandish furnishings.
  4. Designers are only as strong as your team.
  5. Look for people that have a can-do attitude.
  6. Organization is key for growing a design business.
  7. Find creative ways to stay in touch with previous clients.
  8. Grow your referral business.
  9. Use your professional tool belt to become the hub for your client.
  10. Become the one stop shop! For every question a client asks, you should have an answer.
  11. Google is a designer’s best friend.
  12. Know what’s out there and be inspired by it.
  13. Speak in terms that clients can easily understand.
  14. Pay attention to what the clients want.
  15. Benefit your homeowner, get rid of your ego!
  16. Roll with the punches, there’s more than one way to design.
  17. Bring more accessories to an installation than you’ll need.
  18. Own your mistakes.
  19. Allow kids to be a part of the renovation & design process.
  20. Avoid overspending. Research neighborhood caps.
  21. Have fun!
  22. Respect yourself.
  23. Balance your personal time.
  24. There’s not one right way to do things.
  25. Hire RockStars and treat them like such. Gift them with a RockStar pins – click here to view. Teach your kids to build early!
    1. Property Brothers Books mentioned – click here to view and purchase the following books:
      1. Big Brother Big Plans Book – New York Times Best Seller by Property Brothers, Drew & Jonathan Scott
      2. It Takes Two – by Property Brothers, Drew & Jonathan Scott
      3. Buying & Selling by Property Brothers, Drew & Jonathan Scott

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What You Will Learn

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Network With Successful Design Mentors

Find New Business Tools & Solutions

Discover Trending Products

Inquire For Design Solutions

Learn How To Price Services

Which Services Should You Offer

Best Tips For Marketing & Advertising

Social Media How-Tos & Tools

How To Buy Products Wholesale

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