“But my clients can’t afford a $10,000 website. They can’t even afford a $3,000 one!” Does that sound like you? It sounds like a lot of web designers I know. And while I could (and often do) tell them to target clients with more money, sometimes … [Read more...] about How to help clients with tiny budgets
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Selling your services can be tricky, these articles and podcast episodes from Successfully Simple will help you sell without feeling sleazy.
How nice would it be to know how much money you’ll make each month, bare minimum? Unfortunately, most web designers have no idea, and their income fluctuates each month drastically. And if you don’t book a client that month? It can be really … [Read more...] about Three ideas for recurring revenue in your web design business
Stop selling websites! Please. Look, we've all been there. A client is haggling your price down because So-and-So over at that other design business says she can make a website for half the cost. And you start to question yourself. And you … [Read more...] about Stop selling websites RIGHT NOW!
Starting a web design business is hard. Even after choosing a focus, niching down, and establishing your pricing, you have to actually GET web design clients clients. If you're wondering how to get web design clients, this post is for … [Read more...] about How to get web design clients when you’re just starting out
Once you find your clients, and make sure you're attracting the right ones, you still have to get potential clients to hire you. If they land on your website, and don't feel a connection, they'll be leaving. Client's won't stick around if there … [Read more...] about How to get potential clients to hire you
Attracting the right clients can be tricky. Especially when you're new, and you can't afford to be picky. Before you know it, you're working with anyone who will pay you, and your portfolio is full of projects you didn't even enjoy making. And … [Read more...] about How to attract the right clients