UNIT G Overview
In Unit G of QC Design School’s Feng Shui Design course, you’ll learn how to start your own feng shui consulting business. Explore different types of businesses, including sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation, and learn how to name and register your business. Learn which contractors and suppliers you’ll need to use, and how to properly manage your business and client contacts. Study examples of balance sheets, and learn how to write a business plan and marketing strategy.
With your feng shui certification, you will be working with your clients to improve their lives and homes. Explore different types of businesses and learn how to name and register your business as well as how to tax your services. Find out how to set up an office and how to take factors such as rent and insurance into consideration during the process. Study a list of items that should be included in your consultant’s kit, including the feng shui Bagua map, and how to work with contractors and suppliers. Become familiar with the creation of a business plan, and study examples of income statements and balance sheets.
Marketing your feng shui services and receiving client referrals are key to your success as a business owner. Delve into the four “P’s” of marketing and study detailed outlines of each, including maintenance and pricing your services. Discover the most effective ways to build a strong online presence and professional website, and how to include items from your designer portfolio in order to keep interested readers coming back.
Developing and maintaining strong client relationships is essential to the success of your business. Delve into the philosophy of feng shui and learn the importance of professionalism, good listening skills, and great selling techniques. Learn the difference between hot, warm, and cold prospects and study examples of conversations with each. Discover ways of overcoming objections from potential clients with real-life examples, and learn how the feng shui consultation process is conducted from start to finish, including how to draw up contracts and how to create a maintenance plan.