where to meet clients

The recent article 24 Tips to Rock Your Client Consultations sparked a lot of discussion about the pros and cons to meeting with clients in your home versus meeting clients in public spaces, so this is a follow up piece. Let's take a look at the pros and cons of each option so you can decide the best route to go. I've done both, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. Sometimes you don’t have a choice, and circumstances force the decision for you. Roll with it. It's all boils down to your attitude anyway.

 Home Studio Pros

  • When you have appointment no-shows, at least you're still home!
  • Tax write-offs! Any space in your home that is 100% dedicated to business is eligible for a tax write-off.
  • No commute.
  • No overhead costs of a rented space.
  • You control the environment: the temperature, the wall art, the noise level.
  • Your artwork up on the walls.
  • You can add lots of warmth and cozy touches-soft music, candles, wine.  READ MORE