Tom Ross | From Freelance Designer to 7-Figure Business Owner

Tom Ross is the Founder of Design Cuts; a company that provides discount design bundles for graphic designers and anyone who’s interested in creating beautiful images, illustrations, and graphic designs.

In this episode, Tom and I are talking about how he went from being a freelance graphic designer to building one of the most popular discount graphic design bundle companies with multiple seven figures in revenue, 400,000 registered members, 100,000 social media followers, a team of over 16 full-time members to support the business.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Why Tom Believes His Company Has Thrived While Many Other Discount Bundle Companies Have Failed
  • The “Dumbest” Business Assumption Tom Ever Made
  • How Tom Went from Being an English Major to Starting A Graphic Design Company
  • The Transition from Working One-on-One to Now Servicing 400,000 Members
  • How Tom Convinces Designers to Offer Their Work at Massively Discounted Rates
  • Tom’s Advice for Minimizing the Sales Burnout Rate of Your Customers
  • The Details of Tom’s Run of 11,000 Sales in Two Weeks
  • The Challenges of Building and Leading His Team; Including One That Resulted in Major Surgery
  • The Inspiration Behind Tom’s The Honest Designers Show Podcast
  • Why Tom’s Avoided Sharing His Story Until Now
  • Who Tom Thanks for His Success

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