3 Things You Do That Drive Your Clients Nuts

You might be driving your clients nuts and not even know it! It’s a popular opinion in the freelance industry that clients are always at fault. Sites like Clients From Hell popularize this idea, and many “gurus” run around and advise others to fire clients at the slightest hint of trouble. I’m not saying that…

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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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Antsy Clients? How to Prevent Them From Becoming Nightmares!

Are you creating antsy clients without even knowing it? Having been a web designer and a client, I’ve seen this scenario from both sides. As a designer, you’re plugging away at a client’s project, oblivious to the fact that your client is starting to freak out and believe you’ve run off with their money. As…

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How to Help Clients With Tiny Budgets

“My clients have TINY budgets! They can’t afford a $10,000 website. They can’t even afford a $3,000 one!” Does that sound like you? It sounds like a lot of web designers I know. While I could (and often do) tell them to target clients with more money, sometimes the people you want as your clients…

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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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3 Mockup Mistakes You’re Making With Your Web Design Projects

Are you making these three mockup mistakes? I used to dread sending website mockups to clients. I knew there would be changes. And changes… ….and changes. Every time I sent a mockup I held my breath. And every time I saw the client had responded it to it… I held it longer. I didn’t want…

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How to Create Consistent Income in Your Web Design Business

Do you have consistent income in your web design business? As a freelance web designer, income can be very unstable and inconsistent. One month, you feel like Scrooge McDuck, with a huge amount of cash coming in–but the next? Your income drops way down, or maybe you don’t make anything at all. Some months you…

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What to Do When Business Is Slow

We’ve all been there, things are going along swimmingly and then suddenly we hit a lull in business. It’s scary financially, and if you’re like me, after about 48 hours you’re thinking no one will ever hire you again and you should just give up and WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU EVEN THINKING?! Then you…

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