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Helping Your Clients Master eCommerce

We show you how – with a little patience – you can teach your clients to manage their own eCommerce website and ultimately guide them towards success.

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Dealing With Overly Opinionated Design Clients

We discuss how you as the designer can nip most design by committee in the bud, and how you can tap into this rarely used power and use it to your advantage.

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20 Free Elegant Script Fonts for Designers

These free script fonts are a great way to add character and elegance to your designs that will allow you to convey many different emotions.

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Dealing with the Low or No-Profit Areas of Your Freelance Web Design Business

We show you how to identify those areas of your web design business that are not performing well and how to decide whether they should stay or go.

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Why You Should Fire Your Worst Design Clients

As a creative professional, you need to know what you are capable of by creating new opportunities and not be afraid of eliminating what’s not working.

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Handling Ethical Disagreements With Your Design Clients

It doesn’t matter what the unethical thing is or reason for not wanting to do it – it’s always a pain to deal with in a professional and courteous manner.

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Why the Grumpy Designer Will Keep Working from Home, Thank You

The last time I regularly worked anywhere other than my home was (gasp!) 1998. When I became a full-time freelance web designer, it was at the very beginning of the…

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How to Spot Terrible Client Business Ideas

If you’ve ever attempted to read up on or start your own business, you’ll likely have come across this encouraging nugget of information – the one that says upwards of…

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What to Do When a Web Design Client Leaves

Undoubtedly clients come and go. Some, you’ll know it’s coming. Others may be a surprise. Regardless, you need to know how to deal with the situation.

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The Role Design Plays in Your Client’s Sales Funnel

Your designs aren’t technically meant to sell anything. In fact, it’s actually almost impossible for them to do so if the viewer has never seen them before. In this article…

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Helping Clients Rapidly Adopt New Business Models

How can we best deal with these rapid changes? First, take a deep breath. Then, review the following tips for making the process as pain-free as possible.

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Ideas for Making the WordPress Back End More User Friendly