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Are you making these client onboarding mistakes?

By Erin Flynn - May 21, 2018 - 1 Comment

A web design project can go south before you even start it, if you’re not onboarding your clients properly. In this post, Erin Flynn will teach you the top three mistakes web designers make when onboarding new clients, and how to avoid them.

Web Business Weekly #32

By James Rose - May 16, 2018 - 0 Comments

Here’s your chance to ask anything about running a profitable and awesome design business If you could ask anything to someone who: ✅ Has taught 1000s of people how to run a successful WordPress business ✅ Ran an agency that charged up to $25k for websites (but started from the bottom) ✅ Is a keynote … Read more

Web Business Weekly #31

By James Rose - May 9, 2018 - 0 Comments

Hola! Not much to report today, so here’s a couple of productivity things I’ve been trying that seem to be working well. 1. The Pomodoro technique. The idea is that you do 25 minutes of solid, focused work followed by a 5-minute break. After 4 of these in the morning, it already feels like I’ve … Read more

Content Snare and GDPR

By James Rose - May 3, 2018 - 0 Comments

Ah, GDPR. My least favourite four letter word. As you’d expect, this is been a big part of our internal chats between our team, lawyers and the online community in general. First things first… This is not legal advice. You will almost definitely need to consult a lawyer to determine what you need to do … Read more

Web Business Weekly #30

By James Rose - May 2, 2018 - 0 Comments

Want to get a little publicity for 10 minutes of your time? Have you had a little win in your agency? It can be tiny, as long as it improved your business or life in some way. Would you be up for sharing it with me in a mini interview? It would be by audio … Read more

Web Business Weekly #29

By James Rose - April 25, 2018 - 0 Comments

This week I’ve seen a few people talking about struggling to get clients, so let’s talk about that. I’ve always maintained that one of the best ways to get clients in pretty much any business is partnerships. First, you have to know that it takes a lot of work to build solid relationships with people … Read more

How to Manage Client Expectations for Project Success

By Imogen Allen - April 24, 2018 - 3 Comments

Web Designer Imogen Allen of Umbrella Digital Media talks about how to manage client expectations for project success and how to get things right from the very first point of contact.

Web Business Weekly #28

By James Rose - April 18, 2018 - 0 Comments

I hate to even mention this horrid four letter word, but have you heard about this whole GDPR thing? It’s some new legislation coming in that impacts anyone that has clients, or even has people visiting their website who are from the European Union. It’s pretty serious. And we are taking it seriously as well, … Read more

How to write amazing web design and marketing proposals that win bigger clients

By James Rose - April 18, 2018 - 0 Comments

Writing a great proposal for your web design or marketing clients makes a big difference in winning that work, and being able to charge more. Adam shares a ton of good advice on how you can do that

The Web Design Circle Of Life

By James Rose - April 16, 2018 - 0 Comments

“Sorry, after considering your quote, I’ve decided I’m going to get my cousin’s wife’s brother’s dog to build my website.” *Rolls eyes* If you’re in web design (hell, just about any creative industry), you’ve heard this before. Many-a-job has been lost to a “family friend” who is “just getting into web design” and “can do … Read more

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