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
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?
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!
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 … [Read more...] about Should you use a page builder for your web design projects?
Are you happy with your web design business? I wasn't. It took a few years of struggling for me to pinpoint what the problems with my business were. I did know a few things: I hated opening my emails in the morning. I felt like I had to take on … [Read more...] about Are you happy with your web design business?