6 Types of Time-Challenged Designers (& How To Overcome It)

by on 29 November 2013

Now, I don’t want to brag, but I get a lot done. I’ve always been impatient and I want results yesterday so I push myself hard. I also make a habit of regularly apologising to my loved ones for the pace I sometimes set; but hey, it seems to be the mark of an entrepreneur in ‘hustle phase’, so kinda goes with the territory!

It wasn’t always like that, though. Once upon a time I struggled with getting stuff done, I struggled to carve enough time out of my day to work on my big goals and I felt like I was drowning under all the pressure. So, what changed?

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The 10 Questions You MUST Ask Your Client Before Designing Their Website

by Bianca Board on 15 November 2013

Okay, okay, I know the title of this blog sounds pretty familiar, right? 

But I still see designers who start out with all good intentions, then get busy or carried away with the fun part, and end up delivering something that the client never wanted. 

Or worse, they deliver something that doesn't produce ANY results for their clients. Bah-bow. 

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7 Tips to Supercharge Your Web Design Business

by Bianca Board on 7 November 2013

If you’re anything like me, you’re always trying to figure out how to supercharge your design business and take it to that elusive next level.

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26 Tips To Avoid Disaster In Your Web Design Business

by Bianca Board on 1 November 2013
In this ongoing, ever-growing blog post, think of me as your personal Yoda. I'm going to share all my business discoveries, distilled into bite-sized 'web wizdoms' so YOU can grow a successful business super-fast. I add new tips each and every week for your profit-boosting pleasure so make sure you're in the know. 

Have you seen the latest web wizdom this week? It's right at the bottom of this page, so let's dive in...
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25 *MORE* Inspirational Quotes About Design

by Bianca Board on 25 October 2013

A lot of people liked my first collection of inspirational quotes by designers and artists so I thought I’d share some more. Enjoy! 

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How to Get Your First 20 Design Clients In Under 48 Hours

by Bianca Board on 18 October 2013

I think it’s safe to say that the scariest things about diving into the land of the self-employed designer is the sheer terror of how you’re going to get your first few clients. All those fears, questions and doubts start flooding your mind… all the ‘what if’ scenarios. The panic starts to set in and your feeling of excitement is now a feeling of anxiety and self-doubt.

Breaking out in a cold sweat, you think to yourself “WTF have I just done?”

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21 Ways to Screw Up The ROI of Your Client’s Website

by Bianca Board on 10 October 2013

Do you care if your clients make a return on their website? You should, because your business depends on it.

These days clients expect more. They want websites that go well beyond the pretty brochure sites of yesteryear, now they want (and deserve) lead-generating and profit-making machines.

Let's look at some of the ways you can design high-performance websites. You don't need to be be able to code, you just need some common sense, some basic marketing knowledge and a framework that ensures you never miss a trick. 

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How To Jump Ship From Print to Web Design

by Bianca Board on 7 October 2013

OK, the first thing is: DON'T PANIC!! The second thing is... are you ready? Print design isn’t what it used to be.

But then, you probably know that already. You can see it in the closed print businesses around town, and you can see it when your phone doesn't ring like it used to, right?

I’ve already talked about why print design is dying, so today I want to talk to you about how you can escape the slow decline and move into web design.

Hey, are you hyperventilating?? I said ‘don’t panic’ remember? Breathe deeply and go with me here!

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