Creative Business

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The latest issues of Creative Business

Our January/February issue features articles on: 1) results from CB's December 2015 pricing and billing rates survey, 2) working with new contacts at a long-time client, 3) how to say "sorry, but I can't" to some client requests. Subscriber advice on: 1) punishing suppliers, clients "going direct," exclusivity pricing, retainer copy, corporate mandates, themeing, tax deductibility, and holiday swag. Management Benchmark on: setting your profitability aim point. Order issue…

Our December special issue--personnel policy standards. Are your firm's up-to-date? This special issue, part of our business standards series, will help you make sure. Four sections cover what you need to know. 1) Why policies are necessary. 2) What needs should be addressed. 3) Media, distribution, and presentation. 4) Preparing and including job descriptions. Also included are illustrations, and links to access full-size .doc templates with copy. Order issue…

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