Posts made in April, 2011

Make More Money Right Away By Eliminating Distractions.

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Make More Money Right Away By Eliminating Distractions.

The biggest hindrance to any web designer or developer moving up to the next level are the little bad habits that they have in their workflow that slow them down or distract them from productive billable hours.  Here are 4 easy habits that will help you to streamline your workflow and focus on what is most important, like revenue generating activities. 1. Practice Just-In-Time Learning Distractions for a web designer abound!  Checking email, posting on Facebook, complaining on Twitter about how you don’t feel like working right now, checking the news and your RSS reader, playing...

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6 Steps to Becoming a Web Designer (Part 3)

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6 Steps to Becoming a Web Designer (Part 3)

At this point you should have a firm grasp on the basics of HTML, CSS, FTP and Photoshop, you should have your own website and portfolio and you should have started some basic marketing through connections that you already have.  Hopefully you have created at least one website for a paying client.  If not please look at part 1 and part 2 of this series. In this final part of the 3 part series of how to become a web designer we will talk about marketing strategies to gain more clients and how to target your customers with a laser like focus. 5. Time to Start Marketing Yourself Go to any...

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