As brilliant a platform as WordPress is on which to build an effective online presence for your business, the mere fact that there are millions of other firms using it should serve to draw your attention to the importance of..
“Good Design is Good Business” Thomas J Watson, IBM It goes without saying that you want to stand out from the crowd and create an impression. Your website should target the right market in the right way to get your..
Not to be confused at this stage with a content marketing strategy. I am talking here about the actual content strategy for your website design. That’s why I ask a lot of questions Before anything can be designed I need..
If you are looking at building a new website then you will probably already know that there are a large number freelance web designers out there with a very varied price range. Sometimes freelancers will offer lower rates than agencies..
In my spare time I have been going through my old files and archiving them. I found lots of things that made me smile and this was one of them. It’s one of my very first web designs! This is..
The simple answer is to be able to deliver what our clients really want. For any freelance web design project to be successful and enjoyable good communication on both sides is essential. There will be lots of questions and you..
I was looking through my files for something this morning and came across this. It’s a web design I did years ago as part of my college course work. It’s a web design for a pre-school or nursery school and could..
The Colour PANTONE© 18-224 TCX also known as Radiant Orchid was the colour of the year in 2014. Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and..
I was really chuffed when Web Designer magazine contacted me and said they wanted to feature my portfolio. This was back in 2014. I had a full page layout with text about me and displaying my chosen design at the..
Web design encompasses many different skills and disciplines but we all have a style and tend to like similar designs. These designs were done by others and they are sites that I find inspirational as a freelance designer. The Immersive..
I wonder how many people have entered this competition and not actually entered the very first website they did because they are not too proud of it. When I look back at my first ever website design I cannot say..
This is a bit more freelance design work and is a personalised party invitation for a house warming. The family were moving to Bath, so I decided to make it a party in ‘the’ bath! A completely bespoke freelance..
When I first started out as a freelance designer I did lots of things including advertising layouts, logos and even party invitations. I really enjoyed doing them. This is an advert that I created for Sporting Billy and Sporting Gifts. ..
Why should freelancers never do freebies? Simple answer is because if we don’t associate a monetary value, nobody values us or our service! Let’s not confuse giving away our services with acts of generosity. There are times in life when..