Running a Web Development Business: The Complete Guide
Learn how to start and grow a successful web development business. Get up & running and making sales in under a week.
What you’ll learn
- Understand how development stacks work and pick which stack is ideal for you
- Predict the timeline for starting your business
- Decide between hiring in-house employees or contractors for your business
- Decide between offering generalized or specialized web services
- Choose a winning combination of traits that you want your business to convey
- Understand the different types of contractors and where to find them
- Effectively allocate your time
- Assess the core components of successful web development firms
- Find cheap and professional ways of creating an online presence
- Select a name that’s attractive and conveys your core messaging
- Master the biggest platforms for contracting: Freelancer and Upwork
- Use advanced search techniques to fill the gaps of your development work with contractors
- Create and organize a professional and effective portfolio
- Use a few uncommon techniques to grow your portfolio faster
- Utilize 15 different strategies to attract potential clients
- Create three different types of proposals and know when to use them
- Use tools like Proposify and Nusii to create and streamline proposals
- Strategically use ballpark estimates to close clients sooner
- Manage clients effectively while using your time efficiently
- Keep client retention rates high and minimize churn
- Sniff out a client’s budget before they tell you
- Use advanced best practices to maintain your businesses growth
- Recognize client red flags before you start working with them
- Figure out the optimal pricing configuration for your rates
- Handle client meetings in person
- Gauge when clients are not likely to accept an estimate or proposal
- Make long-term decisions about which clients to retain and which to lose
- Integrate Asana into your workflow to increase transparency and efficiency
- Manage a team of subcontractors online Running a Web Development
- No pre-requisites necessary.
- Programming experience is helpful but not necessary.
Web development is one of the fastest growing online industries today. It’s important for every business to have an online presence and that represents a huge opportunity for you. Whether you want to code or not, you can capitalize on the over 24 billion dollars of money spent per year on web development services. Whether you want to work part-time or full-time, you can create an awesome portfolio and an even better income taking on web development projects.
In this course, I’m going to show you how to jumpstart your business, grow it quickly, and manage your business like a professional – all from the comfort of your laptop. Running a Web Development Running a Web Development
I’m Evan Kimbrell and I’m the founder of Sprintkick, a full service web & mobile application studio based out of San Francisco. Over the last 4 years I’ve personally overseen the launch of over 100 apps all the way from concept to deployment. I’ve grown my business 400% a year from one small client to 100+ clients. Today, we make apps for big name brands like Walmart, GNC, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and other Fortune 500 companies. Running a Web Development
I see too many people floundering to start or grow their web development business because they don’t have the mentorship or the guidance to do it right. This course is my answer for all of you who have reached out for help. I’ve piled everything I know and everything that has made my business successful into this course. I created this course to teach you how you can hit the ground running with starting a web development business – even if you don’t want to code.
Who this course is for:
- Web developers who want to learn how to expand their skills into a business.
- Non-technical entrepreneurs who want to start a business building web applications.
- Established freelancers who want to add development services to their offered services.
- Marketing, strategy, and SEO consultants who want to expand their business and offer more to their clients.