What does that life look like? What do you see, hear, smell and feel in your perfect life? Have you forgotten your dreams, maybe a childhood dream or something that you have been longing to do for years? I want to challenge you to spend the next 30 days (and beyond) entertaining and creating the achievement of your dreams. Why, because you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Post an ad on Craigslist. Offer your services as a web designer and allow people to come to you when they need web design work. Put some links on your ad so they can quickly see what you are capable of. Many people look on Craigslist for many different things. It is free to post, so you really have nothing to lose.
It can be very beneficial to include a greeting video on your main page, but be sure that it does not auto-play. You want to be sure that your visitors are given the option to watch it. Some visitors may back right out of your site if you make it auto-play on their arrival.
Do you hear an “Ah-ha!” coming? Before I take you there, let’s talk about catch-22. Most people just entering webdesign or freelance get the old “Get experience before we can hire you.” OK, how am I supposed to get experience if no one will hire me?
In many cases this investigation will also open up possibilities you didn’t even know existed. Keep a record of the web design agency you visit and the people you talk to so you can come back later to review everything and synthesize what you’ve learned.
Ultimate path to happiness is scenario C. Why? Money? Maybe but what is probably bigger factor is sense of uncertainty that this is the “right” software for him. Paying for it means commitment, he made the right decision, he invested wisely. People don’t like making this decision everyday, every time they find a new piece of software. For him working on the computer is hobby and there are no project deadlines or angry boss who wants to speed up project development.
Your website is your marketing brochure and you cannot afford to have a below-par website if you want to create a good presence online. Therefore, make sure you choose a reliable and capable web design agency to work with.