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Business Advice for Freelance Web Designers


Here's Why It's Important to Pre-Qualify Your Clients Before You Sign the Dotted Line on a New Web Design Project
By John Romaine
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4717 VIEWS
If you're not pre-qualifying your clients and you're just hiring anyone that comes your way, then you're asking for trouble. Here's why. ... read more
Here's How I Took My Web Design Business and Tripled My Profits Don't Sell Websites, Sell Results
By John Romaine
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4431 VIEWS
Instead of building websites for clients, take your business to the next level and start thinking more like a marketer. Sell results, not websites. ... read more
Quit Chasing Loose Change On Sites Like Fiverr and Odesk and Go Where the Real Money Is Local Business Marketing
By John Romaine
Friday, June 14, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 5934 VIEWS
In this video I answer a subscribers question, who asks about using sites such as Fiverr, and Odesk to find clients. I explain why this is such a terrible idea. ... read more
Learning When to Say No - Here's Why Rejecting Clients Was One of The Best Thing I Ever Did
By John Romaine
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4405 VIEWS
It's easy to find yourself agreeing to stuff that you wouldn't normally do as a web designer, except it often happens. In this video I talk about how by continually saying yes, I found myself being overworked and underpaid. ... read more
What to Do When A Web Project Goes to Hell in a Handbasket. Advice to Prevent You Losing Your Mind
By John Romaine
Friday, May 24, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4661 VIEWS
If you've ever worked with a client that drives you mad, then chances are you'll enjoy this video. In it, I cover some common mistakes made, and how you can prevent them. ... read more
Chasing Clients for Content Sucks - Here's 2 Ways You Can Put a Stop To It
By John Romaine
Monday, May 20, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4226 VIEWS
There's nothing worse than having to chase clients for content. Whether it be text, wording for the pages, their contact details, photos or graphics. It always causes delays and it sucks. In this article, I share two killer strategies to prevent this from happening. ... read more
Registering Domain Names on Behalf of Clients - Making Sure it's Registered in Their Name
By John Romaine
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4519 VIEWS
As a freelance web designer, you'll often be asked to do things on behalf of the client. Registering domain names is one of them. Always be sure to register the domain name in the name of the client - not yours. ... read more
Freelancing Friday - Handling Passwords, the Web Design Process, and What Software Is Best When First Starting Out
By John Romaine
Friday, May 3, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4221 VIEWS
This week I had a number of questions sent in from my subscribers asking questions that covered how to handle passwords, the web design process, what software is required when first starting out. ... read more
Handling Small Update Requests from Web Design Clients and How Best to Charge For Them
By John Romaine
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 3934 VIEWS
Trying to figure out how to handle small updates for clients can be tricky. Here's how best to handle them without getting bogged down trying to work out how to keep clients happy. ... read more
How to Prevent Web Design Projects From Being Negatively Influenced by Annoying Third Parties
By John Romaine
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4453 VIEWS
There's nothing more annoying than a web design project that goes off the rails due to every tom dick and harry sticking their noses in. Here's how you can prevent it and keep your project on course. ... read more

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