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Here's Why It's Important to Pre-Qualify Your Clients Before You Sign the Dotted Line on a New Web Design Project
By John Romaine
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4680 VIEWS
If you're not pre-qualifying your clients and you're just hiring anyone that comes your way, then you're asking for trouble. Here's why. ... read more
Here's Two Ways I Prevent Scope Creep From Ruining My Web Design Projects
By John Romaine
Saturday, August 10, 2013
Category : Contracts | 5986 VIEWS
In this video I answer a question sent in by Bonnie, who asks for help with a project that has been affected by scope creep. Here's what I do to prevent this annoyance. ... read more
Here's How I Took My Web Design Business and Tripled My Profits Don't Sell Websites, Sell Results
By John Romaine
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4396 VIEWS
Instead of building websites for clients, take your business to the next level and start thinking more like a marketer. Sell results, not websites. ... read more
What is the Best Way to Charge For Web Design? Hourly or Fixed Rate? Here's What I Do
By John Romaine
Saturday, July 6, 2013
Category : Rates | 4233 VIEWS
In this video I answer a question sent in by Kelly who asks, what is the best way to charge for web design? ... read more
How Best to Handle that Question That All Freelance Web Designers Struggle with During Client Meetings - How Much?
By John Romaine
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Category : Rates | 3933 VIEWS
There's nothing more annoying than a client that is totally fixated on cost, rather than other areas of the project when it comes to the first meeting. Here's some advice how best to handle this situation when the client continually pushes that "how much" question. ... read more
Quit Chasing Loose Change On Sites Like Fiverr and Odesk and Go Where the Real Money Is Local Business Marketing
By John Romaine
Friday, June 14, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 5879 VIEWS
In this video I answer a subscribers question, who asks about using sites such as Fiverr, and Odesk to find clients. I explain why this is such a terrible idea. ... read more
Learning When to Say No - Here's Why Rejecting Clients Was One of The Best Thing I Ever Did
By John Romaine
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4373 VIEWS
It's easy to find yourself agreeing to stuff that you wouldn't normally do as a web designer, except it often happens. In this video I talk about how by continually saying yes, I found myself being overworked and underpaid. ... read more
What to Do When A Web Project Goes to Hell in a Handbasket. Advice to Prevent You Losing Your Mind
By John Romaine
Friday, May 24, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4620 VIEWS
If you've ever worked with a client that drives you mad, then chances are you'll enjoy this video. In it, I cover some common mistakes made, and how you can prevent them. ... read more
Chasing Clients for Content Sucks - Here's 2 Ways You Can Put a Stop To It
By John Romaine
Monday, May 20, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4189 VIEWS
There's nothing worse than having to chase clients for content. Whether it be text, wording for the pages, their contact details, photos or graphics. It always causes delays and it sucks. In this article, I share two killer strategies to prevent this from happening. ... read more
Registering Domain Names on Behalf of Clients - Making Sure it's Registered in Their Name
By John Romaine
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Category : Freelancing | 4465 VIEWS
As a freelance web designer, you'll often be asked to do things on behalf of the client. Registering domain names is one of them. Always be sure to register the domain name in the name of the client - not yours. ... read more

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