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Common Interview Questions

Common Interview Questions As I have mentioned in many past blog post, most of my prospective clients come from referrals. Not being a huge job board subscriber, I am not into short term relationships.  Creating long term relationships with...

Pros and Cons of Working Remotely

Pros and Cons of Working Remotely Interestingly about 18 years ago, I presented a business plan to move my office to go completely remote.  Relocated from Pittsburgh to Atlanta, my staff was always running late or having to leave early.  It was...

Marketing | Lifestyle of a web designer

Marketing | Lifestyle of a web designer Brand Marketing, my second leg of JDS WebDesign, is essential to creating a successful project. As I have stated in the past, I used the KLT Marketing Strategy.  K is for KNOW. The first step is getting...

Really | Lifestyle of a Web Designer

Really | Lifestyle of a Web Designer Really | Lifestyle of a Web Designer!  As I was enjoying my favorite beverage at one of my favorite watering holes (coffee shop), my phone ranged.  It was a potential developer.  I am in the market, looking to hire a...

Happy 4th of July 2018

Happy 4th of July from JDS WebDesign, LLC Image courtesy of Jay Wennington.

Closed | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Closed | Lifestyle of Web Designer The other day, I was greeted by a friend.  He was telling me that his agency was closed. Giving up and feeling defeated, he was closing his agency.  After a few awkward silence moments, I asked him why?  Lack...

Client Search | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Searching for clients can be a tough part in the life of a web designer, but it does not have to be.  I have found three great locations to find clients, two of these techniques are mentioned in "Getting your 2nd client?".  And most of these...

Missing Revenue | Lifestyle of a Web Designer

Missing Revenue | Lifestyle of a Web Designer Yesterday as I was enjoying some good conversation with my business mentor, he inquired about the three potential income streams with each client.  Totally catch off guard, asking what are the three...