8 episodes

Whaddya get when a cake-munchin’, success-slayin’ graphic designer (Anna Dower) joins forces with the designer’s sensei for mastering the wonderful world of web (Emma Kate)?
Easy: Success*.

Spoken, served, and dished up for you in a fun, live workshop-style podcast that’ll have you begging for more.

MEET THE DESIGNER BOSS PODCAST
With a regular buffet of brilliance designed to solve your burning WTF biz worries, we’ll show you how to harness our tried-and-tested experiences and hard-earned lessons while you soak up everything we know about building a successful design biz.

Designer Boss Anna Dower / Emma Kate

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Whaddya get when a cake-munchin’, success-slayin’ graphic designer (Anna Dower) joins forces with the designer’s sensei for mastering the wonderful world of web (Emma Kate)?
Easy: Success*.

Spoken, served, and dished up for you in a fun, live workshop-style podcast that’ll have you begging for more.

MEET THE DESIGNER BOSS PODCAST
With a regular buffet of brilliance designed to solve your burning WTF biz worries, we’ll show you how to harness our tried-and-tested experiences and hard-earned lessons while you soak up everything we know about building a successful design biz.

    4 Quick Fixes To Increase Your Design Biz Income

    4 Quick Fixes To Increase Your Design Biz Income

    In this episode, Anna & Emma discuss 4 ways you can easily increase your design biz income today.

    HOSTS / GUESTS:
    Anna Dower
    https://annadower.com
    Insta: @annacreativementor
    FB: @annadowercreativementor

    Emma Kate
    https://emmakate.co
    FB & Insta: @hiemmakate

    RESOURCES:
    Anna's Useful Tools page: https://annadower.com/tools/
    Pat Flynn Useful Tools page: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/resources/tools/

    WANT MORE?
    Check out these goodies!
    Designer Boss-Ladies FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/designerbossladies
    Designers Learning Web Dev FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DesignersLearningWebDev
    Designer Boss Summit: https://designerboss.co

    • 14 min
    Our Processes for Warming Up & Onboarding Clients

    Our Processes for Warming Up & Onboarding Clients

    In this episode, Anna & Emma break down their warming up and onboarding processes from enquiry to discovery. The must-haves, painful mistakes, and why sticking to your process is so darn important. Shout out to Dannielle Green for sending us your question.

    HOSTS / GUESTS:
    Anna Dower
    https://annadower.com
    Insta: @annacreativementor
    FB: @annadowercreativementor

    Emma Kate
    https://emmakate.co
    FB & Insta: @hiemmakate

    RESOURCES:
    Emma's Project Enquiry Form: https://hola.net.au/project-enquiry-1-page
    Anna's Price List Template: https://annadower.com/sales-kit-template-for-designers/

    WANT MORE?
    Check out these goodies!

    Designer Boss-Ladies FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/designerbossladies
    Designers Learning Web Dev FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DesignersLearningWebDev
    Designer Boss Summit: https://designerboss.co

    • 22 min
    How did you get so confident?

    How did you get so confident?

    In this episode Anna & Emma chat confidence! We give you the low-down on how to cultivate self-confidence in an intentional way in your design business.

    Shout out to René Veno from the DBL Squad for sending us your question.

    HOSTS / GUESTS:
    Anna Dower
    https://annadower.com
    Insta: @annacreativementor
    FB: @annadowercreativementor

    Emma Kate
    https://emmakate.co
    FB & Insta: @hiemmakate

    RESOURCES:
    The DBL Squad Membership: https://annadower.com/dblsquadwaitlist/

    WANT MORE?
    Check out these goodies!
    Designer Boss-Ladies FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/designerbossladies
    Designers Learning Web Dev FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DesignersLearningWebDev
    Designer Boss Summit: https://designerboss.co

    • 17 min
    The ins & outs of changing your design biz niché

    The ins & outs of changing your design biz niché

    In this episode, Anna and Emma discuss how to change your design biz niché without fear & stress!

    • Make sure you are 100% committed to your new niché before making the change
    • Figure out if you need new branding
    • Do the foundational stuff that you do for your clients - it is important
    • Make sure you do all these important tech things too

    HOSTS:
    Anna Dower
    https://annadower.com
    Insta: @annacreativementor
    FB: @annadowercreativementor

    Emma Kate
    https://emmakate.co
    FB & Insta: @hiemmakate

    WANT MORE?
    Check out these goodies!
    Designer Boss-Ladies FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/designerbossladies
    Designers Learning Web Dev FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DesignersLearningWebDev
    Designer Boss Summit: https://designerboss.co

    • 12 min
    Dealing with client revisions & scope creep

    Dealing with client revisions & scope creep

    In this episode, Anna and Emma discuss dealing with excessive revisions and scope creep when it comes to designing for your clients.
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    HOSTS / GUESTS:
    Anna Dower
    https://annadower.com
    Insta: @annacreativementor
    FB: @annadowercreativementor
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    Emma Kate
    https://emmakate.co
    FB & Insta: @hiemmakate
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    RESOURCES:
    Anna's email script: https://bit.ly/annascripts
    Emma's email script: https://bit.ly/emmaoutofscope
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    WANT MORE?
    Check out these goodies!
    Designer Boss-Ladies FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/designerbossladies
    Designers Learning Web Dev FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DesignersLearningWebDev
    Designer Boss Summit: https://designerboss.co

    • 17 min
    The biggest mistakes we've made in our design biz!

    The biggest mistakes we've made in our design biz!

    Live & learn from the biggest mistakes we have made in our own design businesses.
    Anna & Emma spill the tea on their most difficult design clients and how you can learn from their mistakes.
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    HOSTS / GUESTS:
    Anna Dower
    https://annadower.com
    Insta: @annacreativementor
    FB: @annadowercreativementor
    .
    Emma Kate
    https://emmakate.co
    FB & Insta: @hiemmakate
    .
    WANT MORE?
    Check out these goodies!
    Designer Boss-Ladies FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/designerbossladies
    Designers Learning Web Dev FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DesignersLearningWebDev
    Designer Boss Summit: https://designerboss.co

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

zena@CHC ,

Inspiring and full of value

This podcast is a breath of fresh air for my design business. Anna & Kate are full of experience & wisdom, which is helping me to be myself while setting appropriate boundaries with my clients. I am really looking forward to hearing all of their episodes!

Kelly Ward - Digital K ,

Quickly becoming one of my faves!

I can tell already - this podcast is going to quickly become one of my favorites. They have a fun, down-to-earth style. And just like their email newsletter, I can always pick up a tip or two from them each week.

GodsGoldenflower ,

Inspiration to fuel your design journey!

The amazing stories and goldmine tips of these ladies inspire me to pursue my own Graphic Design biz journey! Such a wealth of wisdom as well as entertaining. Thanks Anna and Emma Kate 🙌

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