Creative Business

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The latest issues of Creative Business

Our January/February issue features articles on: 1) the pros and cons of "virtual" firms, 2) what to consider when subcontracting, 3) are there alternatives to hourly billing?, and 4) how to resign clients and projects. Advice on: providing vector files, file ownership transfer, web templates, approval delays, part-time sales compensation, and price negotiation. Management benchmark on: when to bill for stalled projects. Order issue…


Our December special issue. A team environment is one of the distinguishing factors of successful multi-person creative organizations. But what does it take? This issue lays out five essentials: a personnel management that's inclusive and mentoring, strong leadership skills, a teaming culture, incentives to grow, and challenging team assignments. Order issue…


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