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Big Budgets
Brave Clients

The road to a million-$ creative studio

Become The Million-$ Creative Studio with fewer, yet big-budget clients focusing on quality over quantity, enabling more creative freedom, real profits and outstanding work.

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Great work
won't sell itself!

96% of creative studios stay stuck in survival mode, no matter how talented they are. Why? Because they think they can just wing it on the business side.

The 3 Ceilings

The road to a million-$ creative business

Every iconic studio, agency, or artist has faced three major paradigm shifts on their road to success. Whenever they hit a plateau, they embraced new perspectives to break through those ceilings.
Stage 1

The Business Ceiling

Once you express your commercial value in simple words your status will rise, and you'll be positioned to shatter that million-$ ceiling.

  • Clear positioning & messaging
  • Authentic outreach & sales
  • Build a Million-$ Pitch Deck
Stage 2

The Market Ceiling

Building market trust attracts bigger budgets from brave clients on autopilot. Once you promote yourself as the expert, people will start reaching out.

  • Learn to craft authentic content
  • Install the Expert Marketing System
  • Run organic and/or paid campaigns
Stage 3

The People Ceiling

Sophisticated buyers aren’t interested in cookie-cutter work. They want you to lead a process that uncovers the unique outcome they’re seeking.

  • Learn what to say and when to say it
  • Lead clients out of comfort zones
  • Master creative direction

Marko Pfann

'If you're done waiting for your big opportunity, and finally want to claim your spot in the market—Marko is the one you're seeking'.

Since 2001

Artist

Starting out as a motion designer in the early 2000s, Marko branded over 60 TV stations worldwide, won 21 top awards, and traveled the globe as a sought-after designer.

Since 2011

Agency Owner

Marko co-founded and boot-strapped a motion & branding agency from 0 to 4MIO USD within 18 months, serving big tv-stations around the globe, and eventually sold his shares.

Since 2014

Business Mentor

Marko doesn't do lukewarm motivational speeches or recycled business clichés. He delivers hard-hitting truths on business changing the way you think about your business.

How to work with me!

You are an artist at heart and a 6-figure creative business owner during the day. You want to access big budgets from brave clients to create the work that lets you stand out without scaling your company or selling out, but you have no idea how to get started!
Start here!

Free Training

Watch my free training and gain a new perspective on your business.

Understand the rules and mechanics of 7 and 8 figure businesses, and what is holding you back from getting there.

  • Buyers Psychology
  • Build your Big Budget offer
  • Position for big budgets
Watch my free training >
Below 1 Million-$ ARR

1:1 Coaching + Community

Add a million-$ runway to your creative business within the next 12 months.

A community committed to getting their businesses to their next level using my best trainings and 1:1 coachings.

  • The roadmap to a million-$ business
  • Community, tools and templates
  • Weekly Q&A calls & support
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Above 1 Million-$ ARR

Private Workshops

Need detailed, tactical guidance and someone to bounce your ideas off?

Inquire your private in-house workshop or coaching sessions, to help you and your team make bigger leaps faster.

  • Private coaching & workshops
  • Private WhatsApp channel
  • Custom implementation advice
Inquire a workshop >

Let's talk business!

1. Book your free call

Find an appointment in my calendar below and answer a few simple questions.

2. Clarify your situation

We'll identify your roadblocks and what is holding you back from getting to the next level.

3. Map out your journey

I'll answer your questions, explain what you need to do, and how we can work together.

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Case Studies

The proof is in the pudding!

Motion Design Studio

From a tiny studio to a niche leader

Challenge
A small blindspots that prevented him to achieve sufficient market traction.

Approach
We expanded the offering from selling videos to something that is interesting to big investors.

Results
8-figures in revenue within 12 month, AND a leading position in the market.

Identity Design Studio

From low budget to high-ticket clients

Challenge
No access to real budgets.

Approach
We redesigned the offer so they could build trust in the beginning and eventually access bigger budgets.

Results
A 2x increase in ARR within 18 month, AND way higher margins.

Marko is a catalyst for change. His coaching and consulting transformed our business. It was an arduous process – not by his fault, but by our doubts and challenge to focus. Despite ourselves, he guided us through one of our driest seasons into our best years yet. Eighteen months after our first session, we've increased our revenue by nearly 2x, closing more deals with higher margins while continuing to attract better clients. Follow the program, put in the effort, and stick it out. Your business will never be the same."

Aaron Johnson
Partner, Stewart Design
USA

Motion Design Studio

From start-ups and local companies to global brands

Challenge
Attracting the wrong clients.

Approach
We aligned their value proposition with their ideal buyers and redesigned their business offers to attract Silicon Valley tech brands.

Results
A 3x increase in ARR within 18 month, AND he won Silicon Valley tech-giants to his portfolio.

We have had some insane growth percentages since we started working with Marko. Something like 40% in the first year and 100% in the second year. So we actually tripled our revenue and raised our profits to +40% within 18 months. — On top of that, we are now working with brands like META, Headspace, and even superstars from sports like João Félix and Ronaldo. Thank you Marko!

João Freitas
Founder, Mezzolab
Portugal