Your area of expertise is in web design, but does that mean the only way you can make money is through the hours of work you spend building websites? Of course not. It’s not just your skills that are valuable. Your knowledge is, too.
Most graphic and website designers have a general knowledge about what search engine optimization (SEO) is and why it’s important. However, many still think that SEO is not relevant to the design process or can be implemented after the website is designed. Unfortunately, both of these beliefs are false.
Clients expect you to be the expert in all things technical. Clients are happy to pay you to make their life easier. Does that mean you should provide web hosting as an optional extra to go along with your website designs? Maybe, maybe not.
Many people dream of working from home so they can spend more time with their family and have a flexible schedule that is not subject to someone else’s control but are unsure just how to go about it. One way to make your dream come true and work from home is by becoming a Freelance […]
As a web designer/developer, you create and design websites, and you consider the hundred and one elements that go into web developing and designing. The site you make, whether it’s for yourself or a client, must be aesthetically pleasing; all buttons should work; it should display on all screen sizes; and you must ensure the […]
As a web designer, you have a creative mind, meaning you’re able to think outside the box and see things creatively that the average person wouldn’t see. In that same token, you’re also very tech-savvy and are able to understand and process the workings of the digital world. You put those things together, and you […]
If you’re not charging a premium for your experience as a website developer, your fees are too low. Even if your routine projects are generic, you bring some kind of expertise to the table that deserves additional compensation. Your expertise could be development speed, access to a network of professional programmers, an eye for typography, […]
Private practice dental offices are starting to realize that people look at site design when they pick out the individual who will have the privilege of performing services for them. While this might not be the first thing that potential patients look for, it does play a fairly big role in the decision-making process according […]
Form builder plugins are very handy. Quizzes, polls, surveys, and even event registrations and quote requests are forms. With a form builder plugin, you save time and effort, and the finished product is a well-crafted and professional looking page on your site. A quiz is the type of post that gets shared, thus increasing the […]
If you haven’t already heard about Sitejet, it’s a new CMS, and it’s generating a lot of buzz among web designers. Sitejet is just like many other CMSs around, except for a few distinct differences a better dashboard, a client feedback system, and better project management capabilities. This post addresses the newbie that is Sitejet […]