Creative Truth

Available everywhere now, Creative Truth is your playbook for starting, building, and enjoying a profitable design business.

Get the book on Amazon

Resources page for downloads will be available in early June, in the meantime, get the worksheets here

Whether you’re a solo freelancer working from home or a small group of creative entrepreneurs ready to get to the next level, this is your roadmap to success. You’re the CEO, CFO, CTO, Secretary, Janitor, Office Manager, and everything in between. Finding a balance between running the business and doing great creative work is a constant struggle. From learning how to price your work and manage your time, to setting up your business and defining your market, Brad Weaver covers everything designers need to know to run a studio without losing heart.

What you'll get:

Real numbers, real tools, and best practices in a toolkit that you can start using immediately in your business.

A companion website that you'll find right here that offers up-to-date resources, articles, tools, and discussions, allowing readers to continue learning as they grow.

Practical tips for getting clients, being more profitable, building your network, managing your operations, getting things done, hiring help, managing contractors, and finding joy along the way.

Brad Weaver is a Managing Partner & Director of Design at Nine Labs, formerly Suckerpunch, which he founded in 2007. Previously, he worked on the development of early Mobile and Online Media programs at Verizon Wireless. He works with clients including GE, Pirelli, AT&T, ESPN, Disney, Columbia Records, NATO, The PGA, Coca-Cola, UnitedHealth Group, Macy's, and Hard Rock Café on User Experience and Branding projects.

The full companion website will launch in early June (sorry guys, running Nine Labs is top priority).