Business Articles

I have collated some articles about website design, web development and other things relating to the industry aimed mainly at people hoping to start out in the industry and also people who are looking for their website designer with whom to start a web project.

Business Articles

My latest thoughts + musings on Business.

Nov 27, 2014
5 myths believed by clients who commission a new website

With many years of designing, building and advising on websites for a large variety of businesses and organisations under my belt, I’ve made some alarming observations about the misguided understanding of what a website is, held by many, that can have a detrimental effect on the success of a web project and ultimately the satisfaction of your client.

Posted in Business, Web Advice, Web Design

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Nov 13, 2014
Persuading web clients measurable results outweigh website features

What will improve business for our client?" may seem like a normal question to ask but you would be surprised. A vast majority of the web development world tends to favor a "Features-oriented" business model; in other words, they try to sell you as many nifty gadgets and widgets as they possibly can. And sometimes you need nifty gadgets and widgets. But if you fail to ask that crucial question, then it is all gloss

Posted in Business, Web Advice, Web Design, Web Strategy

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Jan 12, 2011
6 ways to keep your freelance web design business sustainable in 2011

We all face challenging times ahead. The industry continues to surge ahead with new innovations, more competition and changing customer expectations. On the whole customers are becoming more educated about what is available and I for one welcome this. Increasingly opportunities arise for experienced, professional hybrid designer/developers to position themselves as online solution providers. I believe that this is the direction all web design businesses must take in order to remain sustainable in 2010. I want to talk briefly about how to go about this.

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