30Sep 2013
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Project Management 101

My business model is based upon web design, coding, and managing projects. In this blog post I am going to explain how I manage projects. This process doesn’t always go as well as expected, but you might be able to tweak your next project and get an even better chance of a success rate. read more

20Sep 2013
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Web Design Client Questionnaire

As soon as a client is showing interest in working with me, I always send out a short questionnaire. The goal is to find out more information about the client, and expectations or a vision for what the potential project will entail. This information and knowledge will allow me to prepare a better pitch and a proposal, learn what I can expect from this client, and decide whether or not working with this client will be in my best interest. Sometimes, I will also email those questions to the client before the meeting and use them as an agenda for the meeting. Many of my clients prefer to describe and discuss all of those answers rather than type them up. read more

14Sep 2013
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Top 15 Business Books Worth Reading

Running a web design business requires multiple talents. Besides coding and creating beautiful designs, a successful freelancer must have solid business skills. Entrepreneur on Fire (a daily podcast hosted by John Lee Dumas interviews today’s most successful and inspiring entrepreneurs) has recently published the top 15 business books recommended by all of the entrepreneurs interviewed on the show. I am a big fan of this podcast, and strongly agree with the list of books. read more

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