LuAnn’s Favorite Resources

Courses and Products to Dive Deep into Specific Elements of Your Business
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Mydoma Studio

By Sarah Daniele

Stay organized, enhance your value, and increase your profitability with software built for designers by designers.

Podcast Listeners receive 20% off for 3 months!

  • Time Track Billable & Non-Billable hours
  • Simple Product Sourcing & Mood Boards
  • Create PO’s, Invoices and Accept payments
  • Sell Digital Design Service & Product Packages Online
  • Regular price is $59/month and a free trial can be requested at MydomaStudio.com
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Mydoma Studio is changing my life! We can communicate in Mydoma with my team and clients. Clients can sign the contract, sign off on products and pay— it's been awesome!

– Design Inkredible, Don Ricardo Massenburg
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Window Fashion VISION Magazine

Print and Digital

Catch the latest news in the window covering industry! Your one-stop resource for inspiration + education ​ window covering professionals, interior designers, workrooms, fabricators and retailers.

Discover the industry’s finest educational articles, essential business tips, innovative manufacturers, suppliers, trendsetting products and more.

Subscribe today and enjoy Window Fashion VISION Magazine in both Print & Digital!

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We’re dedicated to bringing you the latest new products, trends, designs, business tips, and information to help you and your business grow.

IWCE 2020

International Window Coverings Expo 2020

Charlotte, NC

IWCE is the only trade show and conference targeted to window covering professionals in North America.  Thousands of U.S. and international visitors and buyers come for the latest products, technology, and education in window coverings as well as home décor products and accessories.  

IWCE 2020 will help you navigate the changes and opportunities in order to develop a more successful business model.  

See you March 25-27, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina!

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Friendly, helpful, and energetic group of people. Instructors were knowledgeable and vendors had great new products. It has me all ramped up for a great year.

– Linda
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Understanding Your Financials

By Michele Williams

As a creative, you use the left, logical side of your brain all the time to solve problems for your clients. Let’s turn this powerhouse inward and use it to create a healthy financially viable business that pays you and your employees consistently. Now that is confidence! My new video course is designed to help you:

  • Identify the income and profit you need
  • Know where every dollar goes in your company
  • Make a plan and set goals for the income you desire
  • Manage the plan so you get the outcome you need

Are you ready to feel excited about going to work each day? (And can you say reduced stress?)
10% off with promo code WDB10

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Michele, you are removing the fog in a calm, deliberate and easy to understand method. Thank you! This has been a missing piece to my puzzle for way too long.

– Jeff
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Master Your Profit

By Michele Williams

Being hit with unexpected bills, not knowing if you can pay your employees, or not having a firm grasp on your ability to grow the business are all hallmarks of poor money management. This is not a sales issue…because money is coming in. Cue happy music! There is a solution.  Master Your Profit™ is designed to help you:

  • Determine how money will flow in and out of your business
  • Set realistic targets for your salary, taxes, expenses and profits
  • Create processes that support your growth
  • Put you in a position of financial strength
  • STOP entrepreneurial poverty once and for all

And you’ll feel excited about going to work each day! (Can you say reduced stress?)
10% off with promo code WDB10

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I feel proud and happy that this program has worked so well. It has not been easy all the way, but it makes sense and it is repeatable every month to see where I am going. I owe you all my love and gratitude.

– Cheryl
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The Designers' Inner Circle

By Michele Williams

Michele’s desire is to continually help those in the design industry to feel supported and a full sense of ownership in their business – so she has created The Designers’ Inner Circle to do just that.

  • Two laser-focused group calls a month to ask any question you want. Each of these is recorded and added to the library

  • Master classes and guest coaches throughout the year

  • You will be equipped, empowered and educated on how to do business better every step of the way...and much more!

Submit your application now!

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Thanks to your guidance, I finally have my finances organized, money being set aside for taxes and expenses, an accountant (!!!), and mental peace from feeling in control of these numbers!

– J. Edwards
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Video For Profits

By Claire Jefford

Are You Ready to Attract Your Ideal Clients for Your Interior Design Business?

  • Get ready to discover how to:
  • Attract your IDEAL clients faster
  • Effectively share your message with followers
  • Reach a larger audience
  • Build relationships and trust faster with clients, suppliers, and trades
  • Become an established authority and thought-leader in your industry
  • Gain more confidence and knowledge
  • Become more recognizable on social media and/or in your local community
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If your goal is to leverage video for visibility and earn more clients for your design firm, Claire is the one to walk you through this.

– LuAnn Nigara
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Rock the Consult

By Claire Jefford

Do you feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants and re-inventing the wheel with every new client project you take on? In my processes package, you’ll learn how to:

  • Take control of the initial consultation
  • Effectively communicate your value to clients
  • Easily identify red flags from the first call
  • Build relationships & trust more quickly
  • Confidently communicate with your client
  • Gain more confidence to charge your worth
  • Be a stand out professional in the industry
  • And Much More…
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It's jam-packed with value. I'm a very experienced designer, but you all know, we never stop learning on this job...I've already implemented some of Claire's wisdom and forms with great results!

– Anne DeCocco
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Become Certified as a Home Stager

By Shauna Lynn Simon

Home staging is a great way to grow your Interior Design business – manage the peaks and valleys, while providing a complete home solution to your clients.

Learn how to apply your design and decorating knowledge in order to effectively market a home for sale with the SLS Academy Real Estate Staging Professional (RESP) program!

This comprehensive program covers everything that you need to be a successful and effective home stager, curating highly marketable homes.

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I highly recommend it for anyone that is interested in home staging. I feel that I learned way more information than I originally thought would be included in the course and I completed it feeling confident in my knowledge and what was presented. The value for what you get it incredible.

– Nicole Pletz, RESP Graduate
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The Interior Design Profit Formula

By Nancy Ganzekaufer

Extend your reach, gain more clients, and double (or triple!) your income in just 90 days.

The Interior Design Profit Formula provides everything you need for your journey as an Interior Design Professional — whether you’re at start-up stage or you’re up-leveling.

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The impact to your business is immeasurable and now, in this format, it is affordable. This is the next best thing to one on one coaching with Nancy.

– LuAnn Nigara
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Growth By Referrals

By Stacey Brown Randall

Wouldn’t you love to become a Referral Ninja Master? Easily bringing in new clients to your design business by referral BUT you NEVER have to ASK for the referrals?

That’s the secret of all Referral Ninja Masters… they follow a simple 5 step plan to generate consistent referrals – year after year – that they don’t ask for. You can become a Referral Ninja Master too!

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Great suggestions to implement and build a sustainable client referral relationship. I found her process to be doable and presented in a way that provides a path to action.

– Rosa
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A Well-Designed Business® The Power Talk Friday Experts

By LuAnn Nigara

Introducing the ultimate resource for interior designers who want a clear, concise framework to scale a design business—straight from LuAnn and her trusted experts.

Detailed, no-fluff information in the areas that matter.

From hiring to pricing to profit, this will be the book you reach for again and again.

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LuAnn and the co-authors of this book really give such great and useful advice. It’s not a book to just put down after one read, it’s a resource that I keep going back to and actually act on!!

– JT
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The Making of A Well-Designed Business®

By LuAnn Nigara

This is your chance to have a professional with over 30 years of experience walk you through the nuances of building a business from the ground up.

  • What are the characteristics of a great leader and how do I integrate those? (And why does it even matter if I’m a one person show?)
  • Why is it a necessity for my brand-new business to have core values and a mission statement? And how do I go about creating those?
  • Why should I incorporate and document systems right from the beginning? What are the first steps?
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I wish I had this book 20+ years ago when starting my business. With thoughtful and concise information, LuAnn lays out a plan that will have any business owner ready for success.”

– Elizabeth Scruggs
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Kravet Inc.

Kravet is the industry leader in to-the-trade fabric and furnishings, offering the widest range of colors, patterns and textures in every design style.

Known for extraordinary quality, Kravet offers the finest fabric, furniture, wallpaper, trimming, carpet and drapery hardware.

10% off any one purchase of Kravet Fabric, Wallpaper or Trim

Enter Code at Checkout: AWDB10

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It's the people of Kravet that I love the most—the Kravet family themselves and their entire team, who are committed to the mission of helping interior designers be better business people and have more profitable businesses.

– LuAnn Nigara

Please note that a few of the above are affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you decide to buy them through this page. There’s no cost to you. The thing is, if you’re ready to take action and move your business forward, these are the first resources I recommend.
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