Category Archives: Freelancing

Coding a website: Handcoding vs. templates vs. slicing

Welcome back to our series covering the 5 Major Phases of a Web Development Project. In our last post, we talked about the difference between wireframes and mockups and the reason why both are important in a web design project. Now … Continue reading

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Researching a web design project – keywords, competitors, and target market

Welcome back friends! Hopefully you’ve already ready yesterday’s post on meeting and collaborating with your new web design client. This afternoon I am writing about the second of 5 phases of a web design or development project – doing the … Continue reading

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Meeting and collaborating with your potential web design client

Good afternoon friends! Today we are going to take an in-depth look at the first of 5 major phases of a web development project – meeting and collaborating with your new client. The Objective The objective here is to equip … Continue reading

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The 5 Major Phases of a Web Development Project

Good morning friends! Today I am writing about the 5 major phases of a web development or design project. I think it is very important to have a plan and a routine when it comes to designing websites so today … Continue reading

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5 red flags to watch out for when meeting potential web design clients

Hello friends! Today I am writing about something that every freelance web designer deals with – meeting potential clients. I have talked before about how to deal with difficult clients and how to turn potential clients down politely, but today … Continue reading

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What does it take to be a successful freelancer?

In case you haven’t noticed, I tend to write a lot about freelancing here at my blog. Freelancing is one of my favorite topics because: 1) I am a freelancer, and 2) I love it. I have been a freelance … Continue reading

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Freelance web design: Finding and keeping long term clients

Good afternoon friends! Today I am talking about an issue that is very important to me as a web designer – the issue of not simply finding clients, but finding long term clients, clients that will hire you for future … Continue reading

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Featured Self-Employed Entrepreneur at

Who is it, you might be asking? It’s me! Arnold Arnan has a great series on his blog in which he features different self-employed entrepreneurs about once a week or so. And I am honored that I had the opportunity … Continue reading

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