Your Design Firm - The quickest way to get started
So you're thinking about starting your own firm. Can you do it?
Of course you can!
WHAT WE DIDN'T LEARN IN SCHOOL
But not all architects, engineers and designers understand business principles. The business of running a firm is not something that is taught in school. This lack of experience and understanding often ends up costing valuable time and money, limiting the success and potential of any business.
Learning the nuances of business finance, marketing, proposal- writing, technology, client and consultant engagement, staff management...it's a big is a challenge that most entrepreneurs in the industry, unfortunately, do not overcome.
JOIN A DESIGN FRANCHISE
You can think of a design franchise like a design collaborative..a business system that provides a platform for your innovative talent to focus on design while receiving expert guidance and support on the business and day-to-day operations of your practice.
However, becoming a part of a successful brand means you’re in business FOR yourself, but not completely BY yourself. Becoming a Franchisee gives you a shortcut to the market and slides a springboard under your feet. It will save countless mistakes and wasted time on research and discovery of all things needed to run a business...from procedures to IT to marketing and more.
READY TO GO ON DAY ONE
Part of what makes a franchise so attractive is the comprehensive training and support you’ll receive to be ready on day one. Your success is is the collaborative's success, so support is ongoing throughout the whole term of a franchise in the following key areas:
- BRAND IDENTITY
If you're interested in learning more check out The Upland Franchise and be sure to download their prospectus.