Finding Clients

Finding Clients

How do you find new clients? While at one of my favorite watering hole (coffee shop), I was asked “how do you find new clients?”.   It was a familiar face, someone had heard me speak at a local meetup about finding clients.  Without missing a beat, I...
Making the leap

Making the leap

Making the leap | Lifestyle of Web Designer Making the leap from a hobbyist to a professional, one of the most important elements of the lifestyle of a web designer.  I have been own my agency for the last ten (10) years, and made the leap from hobbyist to...
Failure sometimes is an option

Failure sometimes is an option

When Failure is not an option? A few weeks ago, I was asked about how “FAST” could a website be up and running. I explained that my design process included six steps… Plan, Design, Build, Test, Launch, and Maintenance/Market. I was pressed on my...
Problem Solver | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Problem Solver | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Job Description:  Problem SolverThis has been a really crazy week.  WordCamp Atlanta 2019 is right around the corner.  Being a organizer (making sure we have enough volunteers) has been a little stressful for some reason, not sure why I have done this for the past...
Balance | Lifestyle of a web designer

Balance | Lifestyle of a web designer

Balance | Lifestyle of a web designer Balance is very important. Balance is a tough conversations for most free lance web designers.  Most free lance web designer will not turn away work, because of a superficial  fear that their competitors will take all the new...
Freebies | Lifestyle of Website Designer

Freebies | Lifestyle of Website Designer

Why do I need to offer Freebies?Freebies are my weakness.  I have even made a New Year’s Resolution to stop giving free information to help free loaders. I have a few prior clients, who will call me asking for help.  It is always the same reason, when I explain...