Posts made in June, 2011

Marketing For Web Design: How To Get More Business

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Marketing For Web Design: How To Get More Business

How to get more clients for your web design business is THE big question and is often a freelance web developer’s greatest worry.  Designing websites is a dream job, but if you don’t have clients paying you money then it doesn’t seem much different than my kids hoping to find work as video game testers.  I promise you, it is different, and you can make a very good living designing and developing websites. The Key to Web Design Marketing You can find a hundred articles that tell you a great place to start looking for business is through a job posting site like elance.com or...

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5 Free Must-Have Tools For All Web Designers

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5 Free Must-Have Tools For All Web Designers

One of my favorite parts about working with the Internet and in web development is that I get to use so many cool toys on my computer.  I think a fascination with these sort of tools is a shared trait of web designers that helps push us into the web design industry. If you haven’t noticed, a common theme has been running through my posts.  This theme is the importance of becoming a trusted asset to our clients, so that they come to us anytime they need anything to do with the Internet. We help to put the Internet at the forefront of their thinking when they are considering how to grow...

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Lock Down Web Design Business by Gaining Your Clients’ Trust!

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Lock Down Web Design Business by Gaining Your Clients’ Trust!

Trust is the number one asset your business can hope to obtain. Your ability to land a project or make an up-sale is directly related to the amount of trust you have established with your client or potential client.  As their trust in you increases, so does the amount of money they are willing to invest in your services.  It is essential that you gain their trust and keep it. Most web designers hate the sales aspect of their web design businesses.  If high-dollar clients would just fall into our laps regularly, so that we could focus on what we love doing — designing websites...

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