Wondering if you should start a WordPress web design business or a Squarespace web design business? In this blog post I talk about the pros and cons of WordPress vs Squarespace and why you should choose just one as the platform you build websites on.
Are there too many web designers in the world for it to be worth your time learning web design as a virtual assistant? Short answer: no – here’s why.
When it comes to website builder vs hand coding, here’s what you need to know as a web designer about best practices and pricing. It really irks me when people say you need to hand code a website in order to charge X amount of dollars per project. And it makes me...
Learn how to have successful web design consultations – where your conversion rates are 90%!
There’s almost nothing worse than landing a difficult, challenging or complex client. Instead of working with difficult clients, look out for these warning signs and red flags so you can be sure you only work with your dream client!
A flawless client onboarding process is the first step to wowing your web design clients. Learn what needs to be done before even thinking about designing the website.
There are hundreds of WordPress themes to choose from, so how do you pick one to help you design websites? I have 11 reasons why you should use the Divi Theme in your web design business.
Learn how much you should charge to build a website no matter what stage you’re at in your web design business.
Struggling with web design pricing? Unsure of how much to charge for a website? Kristen from Kristen Leigh has an easy web design pricing formula for you to follow so you can set (and then raise) your web design package prices.
The footer is a key element of any website. If you’re designing WordPress websites using the Divi theme and page builder, there is a super easy way to create and update a footer. In this blog post, you’ll find a tutorial walking you through how to adjust the layout of the footer an create a beautiful design!
In this step by step tutorial, you’ll learn the custom CSS you need to vertically center any piece of content using the Divi theme and page builder. This beginner tip is easy and will make a huge difference on your WordPress website layout!
Finding the right Facebook Group as a female entrepreneur isn’t easy. Kristen from Kristen Leigh shares what she went through while joining web designer groups on Facebook and how that experience motivated her to create Web Designer Women, a safe place for women to ask all their web design questions, share their work, and ask for feedback.
Starting an online business while working 9-5 is tough. It's made harder when you focus what little time you have on the wrong things. These 3 habits will help you ditch your day job so you can be your own boss and start living your best life. The beginning of...
To land more clients, you need to understand the consumer mind to really know how to package your services. In your web design business, you’re trying to sell high-priced packages all while booking more clients. In this blog post, I explain how your current service offerings are holding you back from growing your business and landing clients with ease.
To increase engagement and website conversion, you have to have a website navigation layout that makes sense. In this blog post, I explain one of the do’s and don’ts of web design and how less is more.
You’d be surprised at how low web design business startup costs can be. In this post Kristen from Kristen Leigh guides you through her business expenses so you can start your own web design business with confidence.
The 2020 pandemic has brought about unique challenges for small business owners. Web design businesses have a chance to thrive so let’s dive into the web design business outlook for covid-19.
Much like web design the software development field continues to grow. If you are laid off from work, starting a career, or looking to switch careers, read on to learn how to start a software development career in 2020.
Tired of working a 9-5 that you hate? Kristen from Kristen Leigh has 3 simple steps for you to start a web design business using WordPress. So you can be your own boss and make more money working from home.
Trying to decide when to hire a contractor in your web design business is something every full time business owner needs to address at one point or another. Kristen from Kristen Leigh has some tips on how to build a team including who and when to hire.
Kristen from Kristen Leigh is discussing one of her favorite topics, web design pricing. In this post you’ll learn why you shouldn’t charge by the hour as a Web Designer and instead should focus on creating enticing web design package prices.
College jungle juice might have all the ingredients to get the job done but is it really the best option for you? Let’s talk about mistakes new web designers make when creating their jungle juice web design packages so you can start your web design business on the right foot.
Kristen from Kristen Leigh explains why you need to stop leading with discounts as a web designer. Learn why offering discounts is a simple pricing mistake that a new web design business owner often makes.
As a new web designer it can be difficult to set your rates. Kristen from Kristen Leigh is discussing how to charge more for your web design packages so you can grow your web design business.
As a new entrepreneur it’s easy to stress when it comes to picking out a web design business name. I’ve got 5 things that happen when you change your business name and how pivoting your business can actually help it grow.