Start & Run a Desktop Publishing Business

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ISBN: 978-1-55180-428-6

Number of pages: 160

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Today’s technology allows anyone with a computer and some software to call herself or himself a desktop publisher. But can these people also say that they can meet promised deadlines, satisfy the client, run a business, and make money doing so? With the expert advice included in this thorough guide, anyone with an eye for design and an entrepreneurial edge can learn how to succeed in this competitive, thriving business.

  • Manage your business profitably
  • Develop a niche market
  • Find opportunities on the Internet

Whether you would like to strike out on your own or have been operating a business for years, this book is full of helpful advice on how to run an efficient and profitable desktop publishing business — from registering a business name, to producing artwork, to invoicing and collecting your fees. This new edition includes updates on new technological changes in the industry. The book also includes samples, worksheets, and checklists to help the entrepreneur get started. It includes:

  • Starting a business: the basics
  • Pricing your work
  • Equipping your office
  • Marketing your busines
  • Managing a studio
  • Working efficiently
  • Dealing with suppliers
  • Using the Internet to expand your services
  • Obtaining the right technology

Additional Info

Additional Info

Publication Date Dec 15, 2003
Market Global
PDF Preview Download URL http://www.self-counsel.com/docs/SR_desktop_publishing.pdf
Edition Second Edition
Pages 160
Size 8¼ x 9¾
ISBN 978-1-55180-428-6
UPC 069635804285
About the CD The CD works with all versions of Microsoft Windows: 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, and Vista (Vista installation requires you to have Administrator rights on your computer).

Author Details

Author Details - Barbara A. Fanson

Barbara A. Fanson has worked in the graphic arts industry since 1978 as a desktop publisher, graphic designer, editor, typographer, assembly artist, and advertising consultant. Barbara’s business, Sterling Education Center, specializes in computer training in graphic software programs and design.

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