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13 Business Lessons from Expanding 1stWebDesigner in 2014

I have always found that I enjoy biographies, case studies and stories from people who have been there and done that. What can be more credible than content written from personal experience? In this article, I will look back at 2014 and analyze what happened and discover the biggest business lessons learned from running 1WD … Continue Reading

How We Created The Best Freelance Marketplace On The Internet

Are you unhappy with the lack of clients you are getting as a freelance web designer? We know, we asked, and we understood the need for a great place that connects freelancers with clients but we couldn’t find a good solution to recommend. Existing job boards, crowd sourcing sites and freelance marketplaces all seem to … Continue Reading

How To Do Your Best Work by Working Smarter, Not Harder!

Would you like to know how you could be so productive that in two hours you could get done what takes for most people a whole day? I have always been interested to discover “long-term shortcuts”, shortcuts which will keep me productive and healthy for years to come! Sure, there are short-term shortcuts like drinking … Continue Reading

You Are Alone No More: Introducing 1WD TV

Today we have really exciting news for you! How would you like to see yourself become a better web designer with our help? Do you feel like you are left alone on this journey to become a web designer? Do you want to see and hear how I flunked on camera and do you want … Continue Reading

1WD Ebook Launch Case Study: How To Get 8000 Downloads in 3 days

Two months ago 1stwebdesigner launched three ebooks, stepping into this market for the first time. We planned our promotion in a way that we had 8,000 free downloads in three days, which resulted in $1,000 profit for the first month through Amazon. The following month we did even better, closing to $2,000 for July. The … Continue Reading