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Necessities of a Freelancer Business

What are the "Necessities of a Freelancer Business"? The other day a good friend of mine called, his daughter wanted to become a freelance web developer.  She had received a Bachelor of Science at a local university and had worked for a couple of years in an agency as...

Spam Alert | Plugins

What are my Spam Alert ? Everyone hates spam.  All those emails trying to sell us inappropriate (Adult Products or Services).  And if we hate them, what about our clients.  I have blogs about many spam plugins from Akismet to Antispam Bee to...

Is it time to go Freelancing?

Is it time to go Freelancing? The other day while enjoying my favorite beverage (coffee), I was asked about when should one concentrate on becoming a full time freelancer?  While many thoughts clouded my mind, do you have enough clients, saving...

Delayed Gratification

The Need to Eliminate Delayed Gratification What is delay gratification (or deferred gratification)?  According to Wikipedia, Delayed Gratification or Deferred Gratification describes the process that the subject undergoes when the subject...

My 3 Biggest Mistakes as a Freelancer

My 3 Biggest Mistakes as a Freelancer The other day, I was reflecting on what was my biggest mistakes as a freelance web designer.  While I have made many mistakes, the thought of figuring out what my three biggest mistakes was a challenge. You are not going to be in...

Freelance Accounts

My freelance accounts A few weeks ago while enjoying my favorite beverage at one of my local hangouts (coffee shop), a fellow freelancer asked me about my finances.  Most freelancer do not like to explain their finances and process.  I have no problem explaining my...

Goals for 2020

Goals for 2020 I am very transparent to the lifestyle of a freelance web designer.  It is not easy to maintain a business and create enough income for my family to survive on.  I have share my goals in the past, such as 2017 Goals, Missing my...

Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year 2020from JDS WebDesignwishing you nothing but the best!!!Image courtesy of Jamie Street.

Financial Goals for 2020

Financial Goals for 2020 This is always a great time of year for me and most freelancer.  Business slows down, and I really take this time to begin crafting goals for the upcoming year. While some (freelancer and agency owners) will develop...