One of the biggest mistakes creatives make when pursuing opportunities is failing to build a solid foundation. Closing the deal is just the beginning! Once you’ve landed your first 4 or 5-figure deal, you have to make sure your overall business is in order. Yes, you are a creative, but you’re business first. Even BEFORE you land your first big deal.
This episode kicks off a three-part series where I’ll be diving into the most critical aspects of running a creative business. Such as, choosing the right business entity, protecting your intellectual property, creating a business plan, getting EVERYTHING in writing, hiring a team, and maintaining compliance.
In today’s episode, I start with the topic of compliance, in light of a critical update from the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) last Tuesday, November 5th.
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