I closed up shop as a web designer last year (2007) after getting a “day job” as a cook in a nearby restaurant.
The last time I posted was July 11. That night a lighting storm traveled through the Klamath National Forest setting off dozens of fires. We had over 1000 lightning strikes and started the next day with about 35 fires.
Many of them are still burning.
One fire was less than a mile from [...]
Someone recently emailed to ask how I billed people. I remember in the early days of my business, I had the same question. I’d never owned a business before and had no idea how to create an invoice.
And then came that fateful day when someone said they would pay me as soon [...]
It was the winter of 2001-2002. I was living right here in Happy Camp – a tiny town of about 1200 souls in the middle of the Klamath National Forest, about 70 miles from the rest of civilization.
Small business accounting is fun for some and a terrifying prospect for others. For me, it has at times been the second … but if I get into it, often I very much enjoy the bookkeeping needed to make a web design business work.
One thing you need to be aware of, if [...]
If you’re not masterminding your webdesign business, it isn’t likely to grow as steadily as you would like. There’s some comfort in going with the flow and doing one thing at a time, and letting a business develop au natural. However! This is a huge point to make: becoming the mastermind for your webdesign business [...]
Revised and updated: How to Start a Webdesign Business
This is fun to browse through: Killer Startups – new sites reviewed daily…
I’m available to help set up websites for clients in the Happy Camp, CA area.
My fees are affordable.
I’m able to set up WordPress websites in a jiffy (one day service).
I can design sites in HTML, XHTML, and CSS.
Other projects… just ask, and I’ll let you know if I can [...]
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- Accounting for a Small Home-Based Webdesign Business
- How to Write a Webdesign Company Mission Statement
- Masterminding Your Webdesign Business
- Why I Started My Web Design Business
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About MeI'm a xhtml/css web designer. I owned a webdesign business for five years and now write about how to start a webdesign business.