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How Lauren used a referral incentive program to find clients as a new web designer [Video]

FREE TRAINING!✨Finding clients as a new Squarespace designer – 7 costly mistakes to avoid (60 min on-demand training): https://paigebrunton.com/finding-clientsFull show notes here: https://paigebrunton.com/blog/web-designer-client-referral-incentive-program-lauren-taylarWondering how Lauren was able to fully book out her business as a new web designer? She shares how she used a generous client referral incentive program, among other marketing strategies to find and land her dream clients!MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ss👩‍🏫 Square Secrets Business™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ssCHAPTERS00:00 Intro 01:45 What were you doing before you became a designer? Did you have any coding/developing or design experience?02:53 What made you want to become a designer? How did you get your start?03:49 What inspired you to take the course?04:44 Did you have previous Squarespace experience? If so, how do your designs compare from before and after taking Square Secrets™?06:06 How did you land your first client?07:31 What are some of the ways you land clients today?08:23 How does your referral programme work?09:47 How do you let your past clients know about your referral programme?10:30 How often have past clients referred you?11:23 Is there anything that you do differently than other designers that encourage your past clients to refer you?12:19 Do you have any tips/advice for anyone interested in offering referrals?13:08 Have you found that your referrals are more qualified leads/your ideal clients?14:21 Do you think your design skills are the #1 most important skill you’ve needed to succeed as a web designer? Is there another skill that is more important to have?15:21 Do you ever deal with imposter syndrome as a web designer? How do you overcome that?16:55 What does a typical day in your work life look like?18:23 Can you share some encouraging words for new and aspiring designers hoping to do what you’ve done?19:57 What would you say to someone who is on the fence about taking a Paige Brunton course?📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client: https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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How Layne earned more in Q1 than her entire previous year as a new web designer [Video]

FREE TRAINING!✨Finding clients as a new Squarespace designer – 7 costly mistakes to avoid (60 min on-demand training): https://paigebrunton.com/finding-clientsFull show notes here: https://paigebrunton.com/blog/earn-more-as-a-web-designer-layneWondering if it’s possible to replace your 9-5 income as a new designer? Read how Layne was able to completely replace and her cozy day job’s paycheck (just 3 months into her new full-time web design business!)MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ss👩‍🏫 Square Secrets Business™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ssCHAPTERS00:00 Intro 01:25 What were you doing before you became a designer? Did you have any coding/developing or design experience?02:49 What made you want to become a designer? How did you get your start?06:20 Did you have previous Squarespace experience? If so, how do your designs compare from before and after taking Square Secrets™?07:31 Do you use any custom coding in your designs or are you only using the built-in settings in Squarespace?08:19 How far in advance are you currently booked? How long did it take you to start consistently landing clients?09:15 What is the first thing you started outsourcing in your business?10:13What are all the ways you market your business and land clients today? 12:00 How long did it take you to replace your full-time 9-5 income with your web design income?12:42 What did you do differently that allowed you to grow your business so quickly?13:49 What were you charging before vs. now and how have your packages changed? 16:14 What are some things that you did to increase your confidence as a web designer? How has your mindset changed?19:45 Do you think your design skills are the #1 most important skill you’ve needed to succeed as a web designer? Is there another skill that is more important to have?20:42 What does a typical day in your work life look like?23:40 Tell us a little about what it’s like for clients to work with you? Do you do anything differently than other designers when it comes to the client experience?25:31 Do you offer 2-week projects? How long does it take you to complete one of your bigger packages?26:16 How is your life different from before taking the courses and starting your web design business?27:59 Can you share some encouraging words for others who want to do the same as you?29:31 What would you say to someone who is on the fence about taking a PB course?📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client: https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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Niching early: How Charlotte quickly filled her calendar as a new web designer [Video]

FREE TRAINING!✨Finding clients as a new Squarespace designer – 7 costly mistakes to avoid (60 min on-demand training): https://paigebrunton.com/finding-clientsFull show notes here: https://paigebrunton.com/blog/niching-early-to-find-web-design-clients-charlotteFeeling scared to commit to a niche? Worried you’ll narrow the client-finding pool, and make it harder on you to land enough projects to pay the bills? Listen as Charlotte shares what niching early did for her business, and how she was able to quickly fill her design calendar for the entire year, all as a brand new designer.MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ss👩‍🏫 Square Secrets Business™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ssCHAPTERS00:00 Intro 01:33 What were you doing before you became a web designer?05:14 Have you taken any coding courses? Do you think it’s needed?06:40 What inspired you to take Square Secrets Business™️ and did you have any imposter syndrome?07:52 How long did it take you to go through the two courses?09:20 What is your niche and how did you find your clients?12:28 Can you give an example of the types of blog posts you write to attract your clients?14:48 How long did it take you to start booking clients when you launched?17:46 What are the packages and prices that you are currently offering? 22:41 What does a typical day in your work life look like?24:21 Is it possible to be a mom, an author, and a web designer at the same time?25:43 How does your life look now versus before you took the courses and became a website designer?28:34 Can you share any encouraging words for any new designers who want to do something similar to what you’ve done?30:45 What would you say to anyone who is on the fence about taking Square Secrets Business™️?📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client: https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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Web design is changing…is fancy custom coding the new industry standard? [Video]

FREE TRAINING!✨Finding clients as a new Squarespace designer – 7 costly mistakes to avoid (60 min on-demand training): https://paigebrunton.com/finding-clientsFull show notes here: https://paigebrunton.com/blog/do-web-designers-need-to-know-how-to-codeWith all the new CSS courses on the market, everyone seems to be stepping up their web design game! Will custom coding become the new industry standard for being able to land clients and stand out from the competition? Will my clients expect me to be able to code?MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ss👩‍🏫 Square Secrets Business™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ss📖 You need to learn to code (5 myths about becoming a web designer) – http://paigebrunton.com/blog/myths-about-becoming-web-designer📖 Should I use code on my client’s Squarespace site? – https://paigebrunton.com/blog/coding-on-clients-squarespace-website📖 CSS code snippets & plugins for your Squarespace site – https://https://paigebrunton.com/blog/tag/Squarespace%20CSS📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client: https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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Honeybook for web designers: 5 tools for managing the behind-the-scenes [Video]

Download the freebie!🗒 Web Design Client Process Template – https://paigebrunton.com/client-process-template👩‍🏫 Honeybook (20% off your first year!) – http://share.honeybook.com/paige234Full show notes here: https://paigebrunton.com/blog/honeybook-for-managing-web-design-businessWondering which CRM is right for you as a web designer? In part 3 of the Honeybook for web designer series, I’m sharing the 5 best features in Honeybook for managing and organizing the backend of your web design business!📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client : https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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My 5 best productivity hacks for web designers [Video]

Download the freebie!🗒 Web Design Client Process Template – https://paigebrunton.com/client-process-templateFull show notes here: https://paigebrunton.com/blog/web-designer-productivity-tipsWondering how you can make the most of your time every time you sit down to work on a web design client’s site? I’m sharing my 5 favorite hacks for turning off distractions and finding more focus, more creativity, and more efficiency when designing!Mentioned in the video:📹 How I use Asana to organize my tasks and calendar in my online business: https://youtu.be/4Re9IL8QyYE📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client: https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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7 tips for preparing your web design business to go full-time [Video]

FREE TRAINING!✨Finding clients as a new Squarespace designer – 7 costly mistakes to avoid (60 min on-demand training): https://paigebrunton.com/finding-clientsReady to take your web design business from side hustle to full-time? It takes more than just finding enough clients to pay the bills! I’m sharing my top 7 tips for setting your business up for success so you can stop juggling your day job and become your own full-time boss!MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️Course: http://paigebrunton.com/courses-ss👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️Business Course: http://paigebrunton.com/courses-ssb📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client : https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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5 tips for earning consistent income as a web designer [Video]

FREE TRAINING!✨Finding clients as a new Squarespace designer – 7 costly mistakes to avoid (60 min on-demand training): https://paigebrunton.com/finding-clientsTired of not knowing whether or not you’ll be able to pay the bills with your web design business each month? Wondering what you can do to start consistently landing clients and generating the predictable income you need to make your dream work? Check out these tips!MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ss👩‍🏫 Square Secrets Business™️ – https://the-paige-studio.squarespace.com/courses-ss📚 Profit First by Mike Michalowicz *Affiliate Link!* – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HCGYTH4/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client : https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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Honeybook for web designers: 5 tools for managing client inquiries [Video]

FREE TRAINING!✨Finding clients as a new Squarespace designer – 7 costly mistakes to avoid (60 min on-demand training): https://paigebrunton.com/finding-clientsWondering which CRM is right for you as a web designer? I’m sharing the 5 tools I personally love to use inside Honeybook to become more efficient as a designer, and make sure you never let a client inquiry slip through the cracks!MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:👩‍🏫 Honeybook (20% off your first year!) – http://share.honeybook.com/paige234📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client : https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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WEB DESIGNER CHALLENGE: Build a site that books [DAY 1] [Video]

Want to know the secret to becoming a fully-booked out web designer? It might not be what you think! So I want to invite you behind the scenes to watch day 1 of my site fixer upper challenge. Learn the essential foundations most people, including even experienced designers, miss when building websites for themselves and their clients!MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:🔖 Web Designer Challenge Workbook [DAY 1] – https://paigebrunton.com/blog/build-a-web-designer-site-that-books-part-1📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client : https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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6 ways to speed up your web design process when working with clients [Video]

FREE TRAINING!✨Finding clients as a new Squarespace designer – 7 costly mistakes to avoid (60 min on-demand training): https://paigebrunton.com/finding-clientsWondering how you can speed up your design process and become a faster designer when working with clients? I’m sharing 6 ways for you to totally streamline your next client site-build!MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️Course: http://paigebrunton.com/courses-ss👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️Business Course: http://paigebrunton.com/courses-ssb📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client : https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/

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How to help your client prepare high-quality content for their site build [Video]

FREE WORKBOOK!✨ Get exclusive access to my Home Page Content Planner for free! https://paigebrunton.com/content-plannerTired of clients handing you embarrassing copy and photos to work with when designing their site? Wish there was a better way to help clients gather the high quality content you need in order to build them a beautiful, fully functioning website? Check out these tips!MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:👩‍🏫 Square Secrets™️Course: http://paigebrunton.com/courses-ss📋 FREEBIES: 👉🏻 4 simple steps to DOUBLE your site sales (60 min on-demand training): https://pbcourses.com/free-training👉🏻 Start your Squarespace website workbook: https://paigebrunton.com/start-squarespace-site👉🏻 4 strategies to find your first or next web design client : https://paigebrunton.com/1st-or-next-client👉🏻 Squarespace Pre-Design Workbook & Checklist: https://paigebrunton.com/predesign-workbook💰 SQUARESPACE DISCOUNT CODE: New to Squarespace? Use code PAIGE10 for 10% off your first year!LEARN MORE ABOUT RUNNING A BUSINESS ON SQUARESPACE:💻 Check out my courses: https://pbcourses.com📚 Visit the blog: https://paigebrunton.com/blog-pageBEHIND THE BUSINESS:🖼 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paigebrunton/