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How Lauren Smith Gets Clients – Three Timeless Tips over 30 Years

How Lauren Smith Gets Clients – Three Timeless Tips over 30 Years

Gah! Internet cut out on me on this great call. A side effect of traveling while working and my affinity towards fun, trendy coffee shops over co-working spaces. Today, I had the great pleasure of chatting with Lauren Smith, communications design experience expert. He’s a graphic/web designer who has learned much about branding and more. A master since freelancing since 1981. His site is over here. Here are some questions I asked him and my notes about his answers.  I’m going to highlight three of his best tips … What kind of work do you do?  He’s not strictly a web designer. His…

Ken’s Roadmap Trick to Get Web Design Clients to Sign Up

Ken’s Roadmap Trick to Get Web Design Clients to Sign Up

Last night I had a Skype call with Ken Westgaard of KISSmedia as part of my continual research as to what real web designers are doing to find clients – what works and what doesn’t. I love the “roadmap” approach Ken uses to get web design clients to pay him more and ensure the close. It’s nothing short of genius and you’ll learn about it below. How he got his first client. Ken’s first client was a photographer, a friend. And from this friend, he found more work. It was pretty straight forward and was one of his more profitable projects. To me, it’s no surprise as most web…

Grow Your Web Design Business – Finding That Precious Energy and Focus

It’s really tough sometimes to find that simplicity. That energy that moves you forward. That fun motivation and clear thinking that makes your business outlook great. That makes important tasks (ones that you may resist) easier to do. Makes you more courageous and “in the business flow” so to speak. Here’s something I do often to help me cruise things along in business – towards earning more, spending less time, and having more fun.

Getting web design clients coming to you en masse.

Clients want a specialist (a specialist in the client’s needs). So, you’ll need to figure that out one by one as you meet new possible clients. OR, become a specialist for a group of clients with similar needs. In the second way, you get clients coming to you, en masse, ready to hire you, and ready to pay higher than average fees.

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