One of the questions often I get from my students is whether they should create a theme shop to get some passive income coming in. But theme shops are not passive. In fact, running a theme shop is a lot of work, and very little of that … [Read more...] about The truth about theme shops and passive income
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By far, the most resistance I face when teaching students in my course, or in my consulting work, is with finding and narrowing down to a web design niche for their business. “If I narrow down my web design niche, I’m turning customers … [Read more...] about Do you REALLY have to find your web design niche?
Do you ever how some web designers are able to attract those high-paying clients and create consistently high income, month after month, while the only clients who seem to want to hire you are those cheap clients who are always penny-pinchers with a … [Read more...] about Why you’re attracting cheap clients
I used to dread sending website mockups to clients. I knew there would be changes. And changes, and changes. Every time I sent a mockup I held my breath. And every time I saw the client had responded it to it… I held it longer. I … [Read more...] about 3 Mistakes you’re making with your mockups
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 … [Read more...] about How to create more consistent income
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 … [Read more...] about How to price web design services and make money!