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How to Start Working with Small and Local Businesses

If you are a fellow surface designer, you might chase after all those big name brands and companies to land a licensing deal with them. But what if I tell you, that you can start earning money sooner by approaching small or local companies?

Because that's exactly what I do and how I make a living for myself. This makes working on my licensing deals much easier, because I create income, while sending out my portfolio to art directors for licensing.

I've written a blog post for Sketch Design Repeat to show, how working with small companies works and how this might help you and your business.

How to Start Working with Small and Local Businesses.


Sketch Design Repeat was founded by Shannon McNab, a surface designer and teacher. She offers business courses to help designers get art licensing deals and make a living from their art.

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