Melissa Galt

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Meet our Showroom of the Year Judges: Bobby Berk, Melissa Galt and Caroline Hipple.

Meet the 2020 Showroom of the Year Judges 

Three expert judges will make selections for the 11th annual Showroom of the Year Awards, presented in partnership by Dallas Market Center’s Lightovation – Dallas International Lighting Show and…
Melissa Galt Attracting Luxury Clients
Melissa Galt Discusses Finding the Millionaire Interior Design Client

The Millionaire Next Door: Your Next Luxury Design Client

Sometimes called the “Invisible Rich,” those who qualify as the millionaire next door can be good design clients. Few have inherited their wealth, instead they’ve worked hard to earn it and they are…

Interior Design Business Coach Rides the Learning Curve

Melissa Galt understands the design industry. She cut her teeth in hospitality management. She runs an interior design firm.  She comes by her predilection for interior design quite naturally — her…

3 Tips for Organizing Your Interior Design Business

Do you struggle getting organized? If you do, you’re not alone. I’ve worked with many clients who struggled staying organized. I’ll never forget visiting a client for the second time, years ago. It…
Melissa Galt shares 5 passive income streams for interior designers.
Melissa Galt shares 5 passive income streams for interior designers.

5 Passive Income Streams for Interior Designers

Are you aware of how digital technology can give you multiple passive income streams? In today’s interior design world, savvy interior designers have extra revenue streams because one-on-one…

How Home Furnishings Retailers Can Sell More Furniture

How to sell more furniture is actually pretty simple, but you may have been hiding your retail gold. I meet a lot of furniture retailers who have a valuable team of designers but they aren’t showing…
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Goal Setting for Interior Designers in 7 Steps

It’s almost time for goal setting for the new year! The final quarter of the year has launched. What were the goals you set back in January? Are you on track? Did you back your goals up with…
Increase your interior design revenues
Raise your interior design rates to reflect the true value of design.

5 Fast Strategies to Increase Your Design Revenues

Whether you are an independent interior designer, or you head a small firm, you want to increase your design revenues. Often you make it much more complicated than it needs to be. Money loves…

Sound Advice: How to Increase Your Furniture Profit Potential

The great news about home furnishings is that for every home built, every home renovation completed, every move made, and every family addition whether a baby, young adults, or seniors moving in,…

High Point Market Preview: April 2019

It’s out with the old, in with the new at the spring High Point Market, April 6-10. Check out these fresh product intros before you head to market.  A fusion of modern technology and a retro feel…