Webydo – A New Era For Professional Web Designers

Loads of do-it-yourself website builders appear on the market everyday, and each bears the promise to help any beginner set up a site in a matter of minutes. So how come 74% of all newly-created websites are still built in the old fashioned way – by writing code for static designs? The answer is simple, and everyone knows it: the mass majority of DIY website building solutions don’t quite make the grade for … [Read more...]

Why Do Some Freelancers Fail?

Some freelancers fail. It's a sad cold fact. And in a world where a steadily increasing percentage of the workforce is freelance, you may wonder why. Of course, there are a lot bad freelancing practices that can cause you to fail. Naturally, you should avoid those. But what about when you seem to be doing everything right and you fail anyway? Some freelance failure might seem like a mystery, but there's … [Read more...]

What could you learn from a 10 year old?

You know I always like to brag on my friends... LearnWebDevelopment.com is celebrating their 10th Anniversary of training Successful Web Designers. They'll train you on WordPress and marketing your business. They also offer support so you're never alone in building your web design business. Everyone is invited to the celebration. To make the party even more exciting they're giving away free stuff each day! … [Read more...]

How Do I Get Started with Freelancing?

Freelancing is becoming mainstream. Estimates vary, but many experts put the number of freelancers in the U.S. at one out of three workers. See this article from Elizabeth Tse on HuffPost, Five Reasons The Government Needs to Start Acknowledging Freelancers, for one discussion on the importance of freelancers. While there are many active freelancers, there are also many would-be freelancers. Would-be … [Read more...]

How To Become A Successful Web Designer (SPONSORED)

As a reader of this blog, you’ve probably seen some of my posts about the guys over at LearnWebDevelopment.com, and their Successful Web Designer program. I’m sure you’ve probably thought about starting your own web design business, and in fact, you may have already started one. If you’ve been hesitant to start, or if you’re not getting the results you’d like, you’re not alone. Many people are afraid that it … [Read more...]

27 Can’t Miss Content Ideas for Freelance Bloggers, Freelance Writers, and Other Freelancers

Content is hot. Everyone is talking about content marketing. If you're a freelance blogger or writer, content marketing is likely part of your job. But even other freelancers can benefit from a good content strategy. Unfortunately for some, to participate in content marketing, you must have some content to share. And coming up with new and creative ideas for content can be tough--even if the ideas are … [Read more...]

When the Client Ruins Your Work–What Would You Do?

As I wrapped up the web copywriting job, I was pleased with the results. The copy was punchy, yet to the point. It was perfectly geared to the target audience. And it was persuasive and well organized. In short, it was some of the best writing I had ever done. I just knew that the client would get lots of results. Except...the client never used the copy I wrote. Not really, anyway. When I went to see … [Read more...]

A List With Probably The Top 10 Web Hosting Companies

  The company that hosts your website has to really rise up to the challenge, or your website will go offline and take your finances down with it every time it does. I’ve put together a top 10 with the most wonderful web hosting partners that you could possibly decide on at the present moment. KnownHost … [Read more...]