It takes more than just a design school education and a killer portfolio to succeed in a creative career. Burn Your Portfolio teaches the real-world practices, professional do's and don'ts, and unwritten rules of business that most designers, photographers, web designers, copy writers, programmers, and architects only learn after putting in years of experience on the job. Michael Janda, owner of the Utah-based design firm Riser, uses humor to dispense...
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It didn't take Mike Janda, owner of the design firm, RiSER, long to realize that the one-page, line-item priced proposals he sent to clients back in his freelance days would need to “grow up” if he was going to expand his business. Over the course of his 11 years running RiSER, Janda and his team fine tuned their request for proposal (RFP) format and used it to successfully land millions of dollars of business from high-profile clients such as...