Happiness

Happiness

Happiness beyond belief It has been an interesting couple of weeks.  I have seen a couple of friends sell or merger their business or products.  Super happy for them.  Made me think about my decision to continue to work as a free lance web designer and not start an...
Work with not for your client

Work with not for your client

Working with your client and not for your client A few months ago, I was straddled with a tough decision.  Whether to fire a long term client, as the relationship had grown very unsettling.  Ending a relationship is never easy.  The fear of loss income, someone...
Handling Rejection

Handling Rejection

How to handle “Rejection”?Recently I read an article titled, “How to survive 150 straight rejections” by Joe Keohane.  My first reaction was welcome to my world.  Rejection becomes a part of business, but rejection is not a bad word for a small...
4 Ways to Select the “Ideal” Client?

4 Ways to Select the “Ideal” Client?

How to find the ideal client? Is it possible to select or find the ideal client?  Yes and yes.  However some things have to match up in order to find the ideal client.  You need to have a clear understanding of what your ideal client is.  Does your ideal client have...
What are the best ways to pick the “Right Project”?

What are the best ways to pick the “Right Project”?

A few weeks ago, while attending my local meetup, a quiet discussion was struck up by two free lance web designer about finding the “right project”.  One designer stress the need to get paid. The right project was based on how much he was getting paid.  It...
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...