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Episode 046

Getting Press For Your Architecture Work with Cavin Costello

Enoch SearsMar 3, 2014

In 2009 Cavin Costello packed his bags in Connecticut after graduating with a degree in architecture in the midst of the great recession. From the start, he recognized and acted on the importance of taking calculated business risks and investing in the business. In this episode, Cavin talks about the two tools he uses to find work at his young firm: his website, and the news media.

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Cavin has an interesting strategy for getting featured in the media: just asking. But he does more than that. In this episode he shares his roadmap for getting featured in the media.

We also discuss:

  • His number one pointer for starting a residential design firm.
  • The number one marketing tool that Cavin and his partner have leveraged to get new work.
  • The digital tools that Cavin uses to keep overhead low and collaborate with clients and staff across the country.
  • Connect with Cavin by visiting his website TheRanchMine.com, follow him on Twitter here, or connect with him on Facebook here.

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Enoch Bartlett Sears is the founder of the Architect Business Institute, Business of Architecture and co-founder of the Architect Marketing Institute. He helps architects become category leaders in their market. Enoch hosts the #1 rated interview podcast for architects, the Business of Architecture Show where prominent guests like M. Arthur Gensler, Jr. and Thom Mayne share tips and strategies for success in architecture.


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