Your business is brand new, and you need it to start making money quickly--but you've got no clue where to start.
You don't know where to start, how to price your services, or even how to get your first client.
Everything feels overwhelming because there is SO much to do!
Instead of feeling excited, you feel like you want to hide under the covers.
What the heck are you supposed to do first?!
Don't worry: I've broken down the steps you should take right now to move forward in your business.
Your action steps
These are the most important steps you need to take right now in your business!
Create your ideal business. The last thing you want to do is create a business you don't like. Be sure to plan your business around the life you want to create instead of living your life around your business.
Get a contract. And use it with every project. Even if you're making a website for a friend or your grandma. Trust me, not having a contract always leads to scope creep, anger, and resentment.
Figure out how much money you need to make. Having an arbitrary income goal doesn't do anything. You need to use real numbers and determine how much you actually need to make each month so that you can price your services.
Get your first clients. Where is everyone?! When you're brand new, finding clients can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. But they're out there! A little bit of legwork can help you land your first clients.
Join the Unstoppable Expedition
Your head is spinning.
Holy cow, there is so much to do to get your web design business up and running (and actually making money!).
Where do you get clients?
How much should you charge?
How do you organize your projects?
Where do you even start? There are so many options, and so much generic business advice that doesn't quite get you where you want to go because it's taught by people who have NO IDEA what's involved in running a successful web design business.
It's time to join the Unstoppable Expedition.
The Expedition is a subscription membership for web designers and developers full of workshops, downloads, interviews, and tools, designed around what you need to learn to get more (and better) clients, make more money, and get your projects and clients under control (while making them happy and getting killer testimonials and referrals!).
Plus, we've got an amazing community of web designers and developers where you can ask questions, get and give advice, share what you're working on, create friendships with people who "get it," and even find people to collaborate with. The community alone will have a huge impact on your business and success.