When I first started my design business, I thought the only thing I had to do was design (and be good at it).
Boy was I surprised when I realized everything else I had to do to keep my clients happy and keep myself sane. I couldn't just design- I needed to have a smooth client onboarding process, use a project management tool, master the art of Inbox Zero, streamline my project hand-off process and more.
There's so much that comes with running an online business! The key to running a profitable & enjoyable business that doesn't take over your life and drive you crazy?
Streamlining your business as much as possible.
There are 10 things designers can streamline that will lead to a less stressful, more sustainable creative business, but I'm just going to dive into 3. (You can find out what the full 10 are in my blog post!)