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So you want to start a decorating or


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So you want to start a decorating or

  1. 1. So you want to be a home stager or interior decorator? <br />The facts you need to know about a career or business in the interior decorating, redesign or home staging industry.<br />1<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Interior decorating & redesign can involve…<br />
  3. 3. What is home staging?<br />3<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Consulting…<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />Cleaning & Decluttering…<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />Redesigning & showcasing…<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />Vacant staging…<br />
  8. 8. 8<br />Furniture rental…<br />
  9. 9. What is a home staging or decorating business?<br />9<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />Multiple Revenue Streams<br />
  11. 11. Office equipment<br />DBA<br />Trademarks<br />Sales Tax Permit<br />Insurance<br />Business Plan<br />Marketing Plan<br />Training<br />Marketing<br />Logo<br />Website<br />Business cards<br />Flyers/Postcards<br />Presentations<br />E-zine<br />Contact Management System<br />11<br />Start Up<br />
  12. 12. Marketing 8%-10% of your projected revenues.<br />Operating Expenses<br />Internet, phone, website, rent, administrative services, professional services, association dues, education & learning.<br />Income Tax<br />12<br />General Operating Expenses<br />
  13. 13. What type of training do I need and where do I get it?<br />What associations should I join?<br />13<br />Training<br />
  14. 14. Get clear about your personal definition of success, happiness, life balance & fulfillment.<br />Create a one-page business plan.<br />Get clear about your mission, your vision and your personal and professional goals.<br />Create a one-page marketing plan.<br />Keep it simple.<br />How do I get started?<br />14<br />
  15. 15. The International Association of Design Industry Entrepreneurs.<br />The Interiority Complex Network.<br />One on One Consulting/Coaching.<br />15<br />Opportunities We Offer…<br />
  16. 16. 16<br />See additional resources on our website…<br />