Knowing where to find web design clients is a struggle for many new, and even seasoned web designers. It can feel like everyone else has clients banging down the door, and you can't get anyone to show up at your party. I've been there. It's … [Read more...] about Where to find web design clients
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Raising your rates can be scary. What if no one is willing to hire you at your new rates? But don't worry, like most things in business, prices are temporary. If it REALLY doesn't work out, you can always lower them again. But you shouldn't have … [Read more...] about How to raise your rates (and why you should!)
Money! It's such a taboo subject and no one wants to talk about. Luckily for you, I have no filter and don't understand social norms, so I talk about money all the time, in really honest ways. So let's get honest here: how much money do you REALLY … [Read more...] about How much money do you really need to make?
Where you position your business in your market says a lot about you and your business. Do you want to be the Walmart of webdesign and churn out lots of cheap websites? Or would you rather be a Louboutin, with a signature style and high … [Read more...] about How to position your business like a pro
I made a lot of mistakes when I was first starting out. It didn’t help that I hadn’t INTENDED to start my own business. But there are a lot of things I could have done to make my first few years go a lot smoother. I see designers and developers … [Read more...] about How to focus your web design business
One of the things web designers struggle with the most is knowing where their next client is coming from. Many of us go through feast and famine cycles where we are either swamped with our workloads, or desperately searching for our next … [Read more...] about How to get booked out in advance