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The Business department covers books dealing with the visual arts business, marketing and promotion. In addition we cover Database, spreadsheets, and other business related book titles that would be of interest to graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and others in the visual communications industry... please share your favorite design books!

Start a business now??? Some say yes

Start a business These tough economic times have many Americans looking for work -- and looking for more ways to make ends meet. Authors Ed Hess and Charles Goetz have some advice you might not expect to hear right now: Start your own business! The $tart-Up $olution

Why Bad Spending Happens To Good People

Nick Tasler  Why Bad Spending Happens To Good People Everyone needs good spending habits -- particularly as the economy slows down. In today's over stimulated, over saturated world it's even more important to develop a sharp awareness to where each dollar goes. Noted author Nick Tassler explains some tips to live by and Why Bad Spending Happens To Good People

How to Start and Operate Your Own Design Firm, Second Edition: A Guide for Interior Designers and Architects

How to Start and Operate Your Own Design Firm, Second Edition: A Guide for Interior Designers and Architects by Albert W. Rubeling
For interior designers and architects who have always dreamed of having their own design firm -- this book can make that dream a reality. How to Start and Operate Your Own Design Firm takes readers step-by-step through the process of establishing a business, from developing a business plan to running an office. This comprehensive guide is packed with nuts-and-bolts information on such topics as getting financing, setting fees, establishing a client base, advertising and marketing, dealing with insurance and banking, and getting accounting and legal assistance.
How to Start and Operate Your Own Design Firm, Second Edition: A Guide for Interior Designers and Architects
Author: Albert W. Rubeling
Regular price: $24.95 - our discounted price: $14.88
Published by: Allworth Press; Paperback; 256 pages; web rating: ; us
Department: Project Planning & Management, Reference
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Dictionary of Information Security

Dictionary of Information Security by Robert Slade
IT professionals and IT students will find this a handy reference to help them identify terms used in practice, in journals and articles, and on websites. The dictionary has complete coverage of security terms and includes cutting-edge technologies and newer terminology only now becoming accepted use amongst security practitioners. Certification candidates for security specializations like CISSP and Security+ will also find this a valuable resource.
Dictionary of Information Security
Author: Robert Slade
Regular price: $29.95 - our discounted price: $19.45
Published by: Syngress Publishing; Paperback; 222 pages; web rating: 3.5; us
Department: Government/ Privacy/ Network Security/ Computer Dictionaries
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Start & Run A Creative Services Business

KirklandSusan Kirkland, veteran creative freelancer puts together over 20 years of totally practical experience in starting and operating your own freelance business -- showing you the mistakes you'll make unless you know about them in advance!

Recent Arrivals:

Home Invasion

Home InvasionYou only have to look at one day's spam to understand why Rebecca Hagelin has good reason to be afraid... and why you should be too.

Feature: The Graphics Master

We've been telling you about the Graphics Master for at least fifteen years, and now a new, updated edition links the new digital prepress applications with essential traditional printing information.

Feature: THE SPAM LETTERS

It's really not funny, but this new book from No Starch Press takes a totally different approach to spam and it's guaranteed to keep you in stitches!

Feature: The Business of Design

Have you ever been ripped off? Do you really know how much to charge? Read and heed these design and creative business warnings. Here's the bibliography that can make your buisness survive... The difference between getting by, and getting ahead!

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