Episode 021

Starting an Architecture Firm with William J Martin

Enoch SearsSep 9, 2013

Architect William J. Martin tells us about running his firm, WJM Architect, just outside of New York City in New Jersey. We talk about the challenges of owning a small firm, as well as how to apply business principles to the practice of architecture.

We discuss:

  1. Starting an architecture firm
  2. How to speak the clients language
  3. How to sell your architectural services
  4. The most important attributes of a solo architect

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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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