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Our Mission

Help 100 design firms reach $2.5 million in annual revenue with 20% profit

At Gail Doby Coaching and Consulting we all come to work every day to solve the biggest problems that Interior Designer face in their business. The nagging problems that keep them awake at night, many of the same issues that every business owner face. Even successful Interior Designers struggle to find the right clients, increase their bottom-line profits, and have access to solid business guidance that they can count on.

Throughout the history of Interior Design, people come out of school with little to no business building knowledge. Our mission at Gail Doby Coaching and Consulting is to help 100 design firms reach $2.5 million in annual revenue with 20% profit. The truth is you have to have both, revenue and bottom-line profits to be sustainable. We have helped design firms 10x their revenue and profits in little as six months using our proven proprietary formulas.

Planning Your Marketing Strategy

Is your marketing strategy ready for 2020? Do you even have a marketing plan that identifies your marketing strategies? Hopefully you will accept some advice as you gear up for your 2020 marketing strategies. First of all review and evaluate your marketing efforts in 2019. Make a list and identify which, if any, strategies you…

Shopping for Spouses.

Let me first clear up any possible confusion. I am not offering dating advice. If you are in the market for a spouse, you need to scroll to the next article. Seriously though, I do want to talk about doing more to engage spouses in the interior design process. They often are overlooked but have…

Planing for 2020

What is your “2020 vision” for your design business? If you have no vision and no plan, how will you get where you would like to go? This month before we face the new year is the perfect time to review the vision for your company, assess the past year, set goals for the new…

Top 10 Marketing Ideas for Interior Designers

Build a professional website Interior design firms rely on their websites to create a great first impression. Your website content is your chance to show potential clients your work and what they can expect from you as a designer. Secure your domain name for your website from a reliable web host. Create a domain name…

Thank Your Clients

By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting As we stop to take time to reflect upon and give thanks for all the many good things in our lives, think back over the previous eleven months. When was the last time you said “thank you” to a client for no…

Rekindle Your Passion For Design

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching at Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Do you remember when every day was fueled with excitement and creativity? Do you still feel that way or are you feeling like your passion for design is slowly burning out and you don’t know how to rekindle that passion?  Here are…

High Point Market Trend Wrap

By Karen B. Wolf High Point Market has become a trend addiction for the Interior Design World. With the launch of Trend Spotters, Instagram Take-Overs, Trend Tours and all the trend related hashtags, it has become a must-have event to attend. I personally border on HPMKT FOMO and while I could skip a market each…

Building Your Confidence

No one likes to fail, yet it’s that fear of failing that can prevent us from doing the things that will improve our success. Taking a step into the unknown is always a bit scary, but don’t let worry get in your way. With some preparation and planning you can develop the confidence that will…

Confronting Problems Head On

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching at GDCC Solving problems lies at the very heart of doing design. Clients come to us with a set of problems. For whatever reason, their homes or businesses are not working for them, and they want us to make them better. We provide them with design solutions to…

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