Creative Business

We're here to help you run your business — multiperson or freelance — more enjoyably and more profitably.

À la carte. Our downloadable forms and articles address hundreds of everyday business issues and needs.
Monthly. Creative Business is the only publication dedicated exclusively to help in running a creative services organization.
Personal. We provide telephone or e-mail business advice on request within 24 business hours.
Reference. The CB Business Archive Folder is a desktop library of business information and forms. And our three best-selling books have set business standards for the creative services industry.

The latest issue of Creative Business

Our July/August issue features articles on: 1) fighting off the risks of stress, fatigue, & burnout; 2) building a nest egg for your future; 3) are non-competes legal?; and 4) responding to clients who want to unbundle your services. Advice on: web prices. hiring non-residents, marking up sub-contractors, hiding billing rates, trademarking your name, losing a social media client, turning over files, and slow-business discounts. Management metric: how many new business presentations to make? Order issue…

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This course is for anyone responsible for maintaining a consistent source of business, including freelancers, principles, and sales reps. It covers all the essentials: planning . . . to contacting . . . to closing the sale . . . in just 40 minutes. Learn more...


This 40-minute course is about all the things you need to know to be a successful freelance, but no one ever tells you. It's about all the things that make the difference between enjoying the fruits of working alone or making a career-damaging mistake. Learn moreā€¦


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