How to Use Quizzes as a Web Designer

Wondering how to use quizzes in your web design business? Who doesn’t love a good quiz? Well, I’m sure someone out there doesn’t, but millions of people looking for ways to waste time on the internet take quizzes. Why? They’re fun! And useful. How else would you know which Spice Girl you are or what…

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Do Your Clients Want Free Support? Here’s How to Respond!

Do you constantly have clients wanting free support after you launch their website? Launching a website is an exciting accomplishment, but what happens when a client wants free support weeks, months, or even years after the website launch? As a web designer, it’s crucial to establish clear boundaries and communicate the value of your services.…

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Contracts for Web Designers: Three Great Resources

One of the things I’m asked most often is, “Do I really need a contract?” And the answer: YES. 100% YES. Do not make a website without one! I don’t care if you’re working with a stranger, your best friend, or your grandma. You NEED a contract to protect yourself and them and keep your…

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What to Do When a Client Disappears

Do you have a process in place for when a client disappears? It happens. Clients disappear. You’ve been moving along with a project, and everything’s going alright, but then the client stops responding. Nothing. Crickets. No response to emails, nothing to phone calls. It’s like she fell off the face of the earth. What do…

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How to Get Web Design Clients When You’re Just Starting Out

Starting a web design business is hard. Even after choosing a niche and establishing your pricing, you have to actually GET web design clients into your business and paying you. But here’s the thing: If you’re just starting out, you’re unlikely to work with your dream clients. In fact, being super-picky about your first clients…

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How to Position Your Web Design Business Like a Pro

Where you position your business in your market says a lot about you and your business. Do you want to be the Walmart of web design and churn out lots of cheap websites? Or would you rather be a Louboutin, with a signature style and high prices? Or maybe you want to fall somewhere in…

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How to Get Booked Out in Your Web Design Business

Are you ready to get booked out? I hope so! Because I’ve got a simple way to get booked out in your web design business. As web designers, we have ALL gone through the feast and famine cycle. Either swamped with client projects (systems can help with that), or starving for work. But what if…

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Marketing Strategy: Why You Need One in Your Web Design Business

Most web designers don’t have a marketing strategy. Instead, they’re hopping from social platform to social platform and wondering why they’re not getting clients. Facebook. Instagram. Tiktok. There’s always something new and shiny we’re told we HAVE to be a part of in order to successfully market our businesses. But the truth is: joining a…

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How to Manifest Clients in Your Web Design Business

Is it possible to manifest clients into your web design business? Does sending out the right vibes make clients magically show up? I’ve seen a ton on manifesting happening in online businesses lately, so I thought I’d look into it more. But first, let’s lay it on the table: I’m not at all woo-woo. I’m…

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Why Is It So Hard to Get Web Design Clients?

Oh. Em. Gee. It can be SO hard to get web design clients. Believe me, I know. It’s something I used to struggle with too. Whether you’re brand new or have been at this a while, every month, it’s the same story: clients are nowhere to be found. You KNOW they’re out there, but it…

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