web design business

Web Design Niche, Dunking, and My Fave Way to Find Client Hangouts

Web Design Niche, Dunking, and My Fave Way to Find Client Hangouts

Of all the ways, there are many, to find out where your potential web design niche market hangs out, here’s the one I’d do first (fyi, I use the term hangout as the various places where potential clients are gathering, reading, talking, etc – any place you can go to “get in front” of them so they can now who you are). Me dunking on poor Kiwis – showing the New York love. Read on to find the one slam dunk move for finding where your clients hangout. It’s probably the most obvious one after I tell you. It’s probably…

Success Short Story on Getting Web Design Clients

I just dropped into NYC from the Long Island Rail Road. I’m to meet a friend for the day.  A walk in central park. Later, a party with international friends. A day trip to a hip apartment in the village. Sunny day. Today is a complete day off.  I haven’t posted in months, bad blogger, sorry gang. Reason is that I’m just overloaded with client work (as overloaded as I want to be that is) and I’m guilty of wanting to do more than I’ve time for. Rambling … ok back on track.  I wanted to share a success story…

Troubleshooting Your Client-Getting Systems Webinar

Troubleshooting Your Client-Getting Systems Webinar

My friend Lexi Rodrigo, writer at The Savvy Freelancer, is interviewing me on the 7 Step Model – Constant Clients & Cash. To signup for it, go here:  Troubleshooting Your Client-Getting Systems.   It’s free.  It’s on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at 10:30 am EST. This model I made (available at the Webinar) outlines the 7 steps to getting and keeping a constant supply of work coming in. If you’re struggling to keep your income consistent and need more clients, this webinar could help you troubleshoot where you may be stuck and give you places to focus for improving.  Hope to…

Web Designer Biz Terms and Definitions

When discussing finding web design clients, I’ve noticed confusion about what various terms mean. Below is a list of common marketing terms for web designer type businesses. Niche or Specialization– This is a broad term and can be a little different from person to person. For practically purposes, your web design niche is your sweet spot that: (1) includes a narrow target market, (2) specialized services for that market (more than just “web design”). This is something that separates you from other web designers in a VERY valuable way. Synonyms: Web Design Niche, Web Design Specialization Target Market – This is…