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Do Web Designers Need to Know About Their Clients’ Niche?

Do Web Designers Need to Know About Their Clients’ Niche?

Web designers work with diverse clients, spanning many industries. Some prefer niche expertise, but in today’s web landscape, focusing on client needs is more important.

How to Get Clients to Care About Their Website Long Term

How to Get Clients to Care About Their Website Long Term

Strategies for encouraging clients to maintain and invest in their website’s long-term success and relevance.

Simple Tips For Avoiding Working For Lower-Quality Clients

Simple Tips For Avoiding Working For Lower-Quality Clients

Lower-quality clients suck. All they focus on is how little they can pay. They make unreasonable demands for the amount of work they want you to do and how fast…

Like It or Not, Being a Freelancer Means Making Decisions

Like It or Not, Being a Freelancer Means Making Decisions

We talk about some of the important decisions you’ll need to make as a freelancer and share some tips for making the right choices.

How to Get the Design Clients You Deserve

How to Get the Design Clients You Deserve

Nothing’s more frustrating than not getting clients. You know your designs are good. You write really concise and sharp emails. Your people skills are impeccable. Yet no matter what you…

Why Web Design Client Referrals Aren’t a Slam Dunk

Why Web Design Client Referrals Aren’t a Slam Dunk

A client referral for your web design business has the potential to increase revenue and gain valuable experience. But there are no guarantees.

How to Help Your Clients with Website Content Strategy

How to Help Your Clients with Website Content Strategy

Being proactive with content is key to a successful project. Here are some ways you can help your clients with their website content strategy.

How to Critique a Client’s Ideas

How to Critique a Client’s Ideas

Building a website is a collaborative process. It works best when both clients and designers can openly exchange ideas.

How to Deal with Clients That Have Outsized Expectations

How to Deal with Clients That Have Outsized Expectations

Clients have big ideas for their websites, but we may not share the same enthusiasm. We discuss how to handle clients with those outsized expectations.

What Your Clients Need to Know About a Website Redesign

What Your Clients Need to Know About a Website Redesign

What should your clients know about redesigning their website? We take a look at some of the most important concepts.

How to Minimize Wasted Time during a Web Design Project

How to Minimize Wasted Time during a Web Design Project

Advice and tips for having more productive moments during your web design projects that will help to minimize any wasted time.

How to Increase Revenue From Your Existing Web Design Clients

How to Increase Revenue From Your Existing Web Design Clients