Melissa Galt

Meet Our 2020 Showroom of the Year Finalists

Meet our finalists in the $2 Million to $5 Million and $5 Million and Over categories. The Showroom of the Year Awards, now in its 11th year, honors the best and brightest in lighting retail. These…
Melissa Galt 7 Steps to Staying Connected
Melissa Galt shares 7 steps for connecting with clients during COVID-19.

7 Steps to Staying Connected with Design Clients

How you connect to clients is more important than ever before. It’s not enough to send a well-intentioned, carefully crafted statement of your interior design practice’s COVID19 response. Everyone is…
Home Design Business Think Tank Nancy Ganzekaufer Melissa Galt
The Home Design Business Think Tank for May is all about brand messaging.

May Think Tank Series Focuses on Brand Messaging, Communication

Whether just starting out or a veteran in your design or home furnishings business, the brand message you convey to your customers/clients changes often. Take the time we’re living through now. Are…
Melissa Galt
Your attitude and your mindset will dictate your interior design business success.

7 Steps to Safeguard Your Interior Design Business

Have you been watching non-stop news about COVID19? Are you spending your time hunkered down at home, distracting yourself with anything but work? Your interior design business needs you now more…
showroom of the year judges bobby berk, melissa galt, caroline hipple
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…