Get web design clients as a freelance web designer.

Web Work This Week

Hey, glad you grabbed a copy of my notes on getting web work fast – this week. I’d love to hear from you about what you’ve learned in the notes, any questions or concerns you have and if possible, tell me what you plan to do. And then update me again when you actually do it! Love to see what happens. ~ Kenn

How to Set Your Web Design Rates – My Friend Ken’s Letter to Me

How to Set Your Web Design Rates – My Friend Ken’s Letter to Me

Hey Kenn, Ken from up north here, how are you?! Listen I got some great news! Remember how I talked about the book I was working on before summer? Well, I just finished writing it! It became a whopping 15.000 words, 60+ pages jammed packed with some really valuable content. I’m super excited to share this with you! To give you some insight on what it’s all about, I’ll give you a quick run through. 🙂 The one big mistake freelancers make when setting their rate is probably not being confident enough about what they charge. As soon as someone…

This is what happens when you do it right

This is what happens when you do it right

Basically, when you build your image, position like a pro, speak the language clients speak, then they just come to you. Here’s a new possible client who emailed me and even offered a fee to me she is willing to pay. This is the first time I’ve ever heard from this person. t’s possible they aren’t ideal for me or they may just be flakey or whatever. But the point is, they are coming to me asking for help. That’s a much better position to be in than chasing after 10 to 20 weak leads that never return your emails…

Four Keys to Incredible Success as a Web Designer

Ok, to start out, you need to bring in money to eat, sleep, and poo. To pay the bills. Fair enough. Focus on that as much as you need to. Try stuff out. Go market, network, and learn. In my list of four below, I used to think the first three were the greatest things to strive for in my web design business. But now, I’m thoroughly convinced there are four things. They are: 1. More income You need to earn more income to pay for life’s needs and add a smile to your face. It’s hell to be afraid you can’t pay…

One way to get easy web design work graphic

One way to get easy web design work graphic

I just got off the phone with web designer in the trenches, John Waiveris After an hour of fun chatting and sharing stories, I figured out how he gets plenty of work. It’s via referrals and partnering (similar to referrals in that you’re the go-to person). Referrals are the best because you don’t have to do any hard, clumsy, cheesy selling. Just be helpful and quote your rate. Over the years, he’s done great work for his clients and his web designer friends (the people who refer him). They do the selling. He just joins in the work. It’s because of…

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