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10 Tips for the Beginning Freelance Web Designer

So, you’re a talented web designer with a few projects under your belt and you’re thinking about setting up a small freelancing business for yourself. That’s great! But, there’s more to succeeding as a freelancer than just knowing how to design a functional web page. Freelancing demands a constant balance between learning new skills and building expertise in a particular area of focus, while at the same time developing opportunities for your business to grow. That last part is the toughest for most freelancers, and with good reason. But, with the right motivation, skillset and some preliminary knowledge of what to expect, the bumpy road of starting your own web design business can become quite a bit smoother.

Getting the Most Out of Google Without Spending a Dime

Its pretty common knowledge nowadays that achieving top SEO rankings can take a long time and become a real hassle. But, how do web designers expect to reach those coveted placements when seemingly everyone is fighting for them? There are certainly some ‘easy fixes’ to be found, but many will result in getting your site banned from Google and promoting bad general web practices. And, sure, you could shell out a ton of cash to search engine advertising programs– but they only work for the engine you submit to. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best ways to improve your site’s organic ranking on Google without breaking the bank… or your reputation.