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8 Best Freelance Websites To Find Web Design and Graphic Design Jobs

  You can’t run a freelance business without creating a system to get more clients. Job search websites are a popular tool in that system, but if you’ve used one, you’ve probably had a bad experience. Before we started building our freelance job site, AwesomeWeb, we researched the big players. Their pros. Their cons. What … Continue Reading

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From Printing Business to Web Design and Marketing Agency [Podcast]

The Podcast Episode with Jeff Dykema Success Story from Jeff Dykema Earth is already a congested place inhabited by billions of people. The web design industry is not far behind with hundreds of thousands web designers and developers all over the world. Just in 2012 alone, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a … Continue Reading

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From Coding to Starting Business and Hiring a Team [Podcast]

The Podcast Episode with Ouida Mac Ouida Mac’s Success Story You have a lot of projects going for you and more are waiting in queue. You even have a business. The frustrating thing, however, is that it is not moving into the direction you want and growing into the scale you desire. It’s not that … Continue Reading

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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

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Jack of All Trades? Or Master of One?

In his lifetime, Leonardo Da Vinci was a painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. Basically, Da Vinci was a one-man wrecking machine. A Jack of All Trades Four hundred ninety five years after he died, the world has changed so much. Yes, we still have painters, sculptors, architects, … Continue Reading

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Who’s the Boss in Ecommerce World? Shopify vs WooCommerce

WordPress, as influential as it is in for digital entrepreneurs, provide great platforms to sell products and services. The relatively intuitive functions of WordPress make it a great tool to start an online business. Now, there are plenty of services where you can use WordPress to build an ecommerce site. However, there are two big … Continue Reading

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How to Find and Fix Broken Links in a Jiffy

If you are running a website, you will surely have put a lot of hard work to make it an important resource. However if you can’t fix broken links, it can destroy all the hard work you did. The problem of broken links can be lot worse with outbound links. You will not be getting … Continue Reading