If you are a website designer / web developer , you have huge opportunity to make money , there are several ways through a web designer can earn money, some of them are following –
Note – A web designer must have multiple source of income , if you are choosing web designing as your career.
By designing websites for new clients – As we all know that there is a huge growth of internet users day by day , on mobile devices as well as on desktop , laptops & tabs . Hence ecommerce & internet marketing is getting very much popular now a day for every sought of business . Hence this is very clear that the need of website is must for every business , whether you have a small business or big business. So , the need of a website is getting mandatory , and if you are a web designer then you just need to approach to your client & make good money . But if you are a new web designer , if is quite difficult to get clients on regular basis. But once you have , a some collections of websites designed by you in your portfolio , you would be able to get clients easily even you charge them high pricing.
Blogging – In order to get regular income , I will suggest you to create a blog in which write regularly 1 or 2 post in a week on the topic in which you have more knowledge or any topic of your own interest. Monetize your blog from various advertising program . one of the best advertising program is google adsense . you can also use affiliate marketing on your blog. This would be a regular source of passive income for you .
Domain & hosting reseller – Become a reseller of domain & hosting space , you can sign up with godaddy or hostgator for purchasing the reseller plan . once you purchase a reseller plan from these companies , they will give you a simple procedure which will not take more than 30 minutes to get your reseller website ready . Configure & customize it with your own pricing & details. Even you need not to worry about , customer support , these companies provide customer support for your reseller clients. You need not to worry for payment gateways , theywill provide you the payment gateway integrated with your reseller website. Since you are a web designer , you can tell your client to buy domain & hosting from your reseller website.
Renewal of your client domain & hosting – This is an additional big income every year for doing just nothing . For example – if you are a full time web designer & if you have designed 100 website for you client in 1 year . Then even if you charge $10 USD extra for domain renewal & if you charge $00 USD extra for hosting renewal , to your client then you will be able to earn $20USD X100 = $2000 USD just only by renewal services each year. If you create 100 more website next year your earning will get doubled every year.
Offering SEO Services to clients – Search engine optimization is also very much important for a website , hence , your client will definitely ask for this & if you are a web designer you must have knowledge of search engine optimization & you may be aware that the charges for SEO Services are very high.
By Teaching Web design Courses in classroom – There are lot of students & people who are willing to learn web designing courses in your city , just you need to print some advertisement pomplets & distribute near school , colleges , and on other public places.
By uploading web design training courses on youtube – You can earn great money by creating video tutorials on website designing & upload them regularly on youtube from the scratch to advanced label you know , a lot of people are looking to learn web designing free on youtube . Monetize your videos and you will get huge earnings from those videos if you get good number of subscribers on youtube.
By Creating E-Books & catalogue for your clients – Since these things are related to your business , hence try to offer your customer all type of several services under one roof in order to get success.
Update & Maintenance – You clients will surly ask to update his website time to time , charge them at your desired rate & make money.
How to get web design clients ?
If you are a beginner & starting your career in this field then the most important is to get new clients regularly . Because until you have a some valued clients in your portfolio , no one will come to you . But once you have created the 20-30 websites for some valued clients , then automatically people starts reaching you . Hence if you area beginner in web designing field , I am going to share some important tips for getting clients which will be useful in your hardship days of struggle –
- First Create your own website & work on its SEO – Before starting for looking for clients , it is highly recommended to create an eye catching website of your own business. Work hard on its search engine optimization. So that you get in the search results .
- Create a facebook fan page & advertise it , post different offers & your latest work on the page.
- Advertise your business by google adwords & facebook.
- Email Advertisement – Collect emails & phone numbers of those clients in your city of state , who can be your client . Send them attractive offers by either email or by sms.
- Office Visit – Dress yourself like a professional , take laptop , your catalogue & business cards with you and visit new offices & give a demo of your business.
- Distribute your pomplets & visiting cards as much as possible .
- Offer people commission for new clients – Visit cyber café , book stalls , hotels ,etc & paste your Advertisement & offer the business owner to pay some commission if he refers a new client.
- Post web design offer or catalogue to your expected client address .
What is web designer salary ? How much money does a web designer makes ?
Guys , Salary of a web designer depends upon his skills & experience , but the biggest thing is that a web designer can make money in several ways a part from his job . he just need to enhance his marketing skills . I guarantee that he would be a ble to earn 10 times more than a salary offered by a company . Guys the scope & career of a web designer is very bright because I personally recommend web designers to do freelancing & use above method of earning money . To be really honest , career of a web designer is very bright & he can make millions by this skill , only thing is that he should be creative & active.
How to learn web designing course or training ?
I would personally recommend you to use several free web designing tutorials on youtube through you can learn what ever you need & all free of cost. To be very frank , I would like to say that now a day for creating any type of website you need not to learn any programming skills , just understand the basic concept of html & php . How ever if you are even zero at programming , thene its also ok . because as of now , there are lot of website creating softwares are available in the market like – wordpress ,joomla, druple , magento , perestashop, etc which will help you to create latest all type of websites without a single knowledge of programming. Now a day every body is using these tools , for creating websites , even in companies as well , because if you start creating a website page by page from Dreamweaver , then it will take excessive time & hard work for creating a single website. Hence if you are a smart web designer , just ask your client about his requirement , & you should have idea what tools , software ,plugin , adons ,extentions should be installed or used in order to get those requirements of the client. If you do your work like this it will be less time consuming & more profitable.