Learn how to create more consistent income in your web design business!

As a freelance web designer, income can be very unstable and inconsistent. One month, you feel like Scrooge McDuck, with a huge amount of cash coming in–but the next? Your income drops way down, or maybe you don’t make anything at all. Some months you might even lose money! This is really common, so if…

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Pricing is hard! There are many factors to consider, but it's not rocket science. Check out this blog post to learn how to price your services as a small business owner or entrepreneur. Click through!

Pricing is hard. Figuring out what people will pay, and what you need to make, and closing any gaps in between can be tricky. A lot of designers get hung up on how to price¬†web design services. But you can do it! I like to to use a combination of gut feeling and math. Pricing…

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CaboPress 2018 Recap!

Spending a week in the pool talking business? Yes. Two weeks ago I was in Cabo San Lucas at CaboPress soaking up some serious business knowledge (and sun). I went last year and it was a great experience, so when I had the opportunity to attend again, I jumped on it. Last year, I wasn’t…

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We've all been there, things are going along swimmingly and then suddenly we hit a lull in business. But you don't have to freak out! Here's what to do when business is slow!

We’ve all been there, things are going along swimmingly and then suddenly we hit a lull in business. It’s scary financially, and if you’re like me, after about 48 hours you’re thinking no one will ever hire you again and you should just give up and WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU EVEN THINKING?! Then you…

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Are you driving your clients nuts? STOP! Here are things many web designers do that drive their clients absolutely nuts and create bad relationships. Click through to stop driving your clients nuts now!

It’s popular opinion in the freelance industry that clients are always the ones at fault. This idea is popularized by sites like Clients From Hell, and a lot of “gurus” who run around and advise others to fire clients at the slightest hint of trouble. I’m not saying that every single person you work with…

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Having been a web designer and a client, I've seen this scenario from both sides. As a designer, you're plugging away at a client's project, oblivious to the fact that your client is starting to freak out and believe you've run off with their money. As a client, you're waiting, and waiting, and waaaaaaaaaaaiting to hear back from the person you paid to get a job done. And you're hearing nothing. This happens FAR too often. And the result? You get a nightmare client (or if you are the client you become one). Luckily, this can all be avoided with a few simple steps, that take very little time to implement. Click through to learn how to end antsy clients for good!

Having been a web designer and a client, I’ve seen this scenario from both sides. As a designer, you’re plugging away at a client’s project, oblivious to the fact that your client is starting to freak out and believe you’ve run off with their money. As a client, you’re waiting, and waiting, and waaaaaaaaaaaiting to…

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