Just because you build a website does not mean people will come. There are, however, some simple things you can do as long as you keep at it. Consistency over time is the key. SEO is a cumulative affair.
How does one find clients when you’re just starting out? Here’s how it happened for me.
Make invoicing your clients easy. If you want to be a web developer, program the system yourself.
What do your clients ultimately want? Probably not what you think.
In the beginning you have to learn to code or program or design. Whatever route you decide to go, it’s going to take time. A lot of time. How to get started? Give these ideas a shot, they worked for me.
So you have a new website and you’re excited about people visiting it. You’ve set up Google Analytics, your developer has made sure that all the right tags are being used in the code and that you have access to create unique titles and descriptions. It’s time to start blogging.
So you’re thinking about becoming a freelance web developer? Don’t do it! Try something else before it’s too late! I’m just kidding. It’ll be one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do if you can pull it off.
Do you have one of those great ideas? The one no one else has ever thought of? Well, let’s talk about that a bit if you’re willing to be exposed to a little dose of reality.
Glen Draeger, owner at Sweet Thursday Web Development, embarks on creating an entertaining and relevant blog for his business. Watch out world! This could be dangerous.
Over the years I have formulated some rules for myself that have become invaluable to me when the problems arise.