To use a page builder, or not? Does using a page builder mean you’re not a “real” developer? Does it undermine the industry? Or does it make things easier for you and your clients and offer a great solution to the struggles many clients face when it comes to editing their websites? If you’ve been poking around my site lately, and you know how to look at the page code, you may have noticed something. You might have noticed that this latest incarnation of my website was actually built with Beaver Builder. I, … [Read more...] about Should you use a page builder for your web design projects?
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Automating social media is kind of... not social. And I have mixed feelings about it. After all, if we're all just loading up queues and looping content, but not actually going on social media, then it's not very social is it? On the other hand, you can't possibly run a business and work with clients, if you're stuck on social media posting as often as you're "supposed" to post. You'd never get any actual work done. So here's how to automate your social media, while still staying social. Psst! This post … [Read more...] about How to automate your social media (without losing the social aspect)
You're doing too much. You know you are. You're juggling client work with admin tasks and wear twelve different hats every single day. You know you can automate things, but you're not quite sure how. Here are four things you can start automating in your business--today! Psst! This post contains affiliate links. I only share products/services I use and love myself. I do get a small commission if you click one of the links and make a purchase. See full terms here. Client screening/onboarding Getting a client in … [Read more...] about 4 Things you should automate in your business
We talked about project scheduling in the Facebook group this past month, and the Unstoppable Crew implemented some steps to make project scheduling and management easier. Heads-up: This article contains affiliate links and if you click one and make a purchase I make a commission at no extra cost to you. Full details. Are you up to the challenge? Here's a roundup of project scheduling resources to make your freelance life easier. Stop making these project scheduling mistakes How to defeat scope creep … [Read more...] about Project scheduling resources roundup
This past month has been all about pricing services and raising your rates! The Unstoppable Crew has been up to the challenge, and many crew members have adjusted their pricing and raised their rates. Have you? Check out these pricing resources for more help! Freelance Pricing Resources Check out these links to learn more about pricing your freelance services. How much money do you really need to make? - Do you know how much money you actually need to be making each month? If not, start here! How to price and … [Read more...] about Freelance pricing resources roundup