Category: Web Design Business

What it Takes to Be a Successful Freelance Web Designer (Interview with Rafal Tomal)

For any of you web designers out there, get ready for a fantastic read! As part of a continuing series on the Bidsketch blog, we’re going to talk with some really talented freelancers (and former freelancers) in the areas of web design, web development, coding, freelance writing, marketing, and many more. Today it is my […]

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What You Need to Know About Proposals and Decision Making

Do you know how people make decisions? Imagine you’re shopping for a new car. Now say you’re at the dealer and they tell you they have two cars within your budget that have the features you’re looking for. “We have a Honda and a Swirt. Which one do you want to look at first?” Chances […]

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How to Write the Perfect Web Design Proposal

You became a web designer to create great websites and applications. The plan didn’t include dealing with slow-paying clients or spending countless hours trying to find work. It also didn’t include having to write web design proposals after you find prospective clients. Unfortunately, this is the reality you face. Quality clients expect to see proposals […]

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Getting Cozy With Your Competition

A couple of days ago I read an interesting post on 5 reasons why you should network with your competition and it got me thinking. Why not be friendly with your competition? If you think about it, there’s really nothing to be afraid of. The thing is, there’s nothing to be afraid of because your […]

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Non-responsive Clients: Why Your Client Doesn’t Care

I’m sure you’ve been there before. Stuck on a project because the client hasn’t gotten back to you so you can keep working. Emails and phone calls go unanswered; and when they’re answered, you’re greeted with excuses rather action items. It’s a site for them and they just don’t seem to care. You continue to […]

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