The Pitfalls of Partnering in Business

If you’ve been in business for a while or if you’re just starting out, you may consider a partnership. Maybe you need financing. Maybe you need administrative help. Maybe you’re great at the administrative tasks, but need a little help on the creative side. So partnering up sounds like a great idea, right? Wrong. We’ve… Continue reading

4 Tips to Avoid Lawsuits for Your Business

Every time you scroll through a feed or pick up a magazine it seems as if another lawsuit story is underway. Our social default has essentially become to sue first, ask questions later. For freelancers and businesses this poses a hairy situation since any of your clients at anytime can sue you for your work…. Continue reading

The Skinny on All Things Agreements (read this or regret it later!)

We already know that people communicate differently and every client brings their own unique experiences to every conversation we have; however, this simple fact can be often overlooked and we may think our client already knows what we mean when we tell them what they will receive. Contracts are vital in the freelance world, since… Continue reading

How to Never Lose Another Client in 4 Easy Steps

So you’ve made that big sale. Congratulations! But now what? Can your business run on new sales alone? Possibly, but keeping clients, especially good ones, is the key to a successful business. Of course, over time, you will lose or drop bad clients. However, learning to focus on landing and maintaining relationships with great clients… Continue reading

Small Business Owners: 7 Reasons Why Your Blog Isn’t Converting Any Leads (#2 is our favorite)

Yes, small business owners. If digital marketing is part of your marketing mix, you’re hopefully trying to figure out what role you company blog should play. It’s nonsensical to curate and write content on a weekly basis only to have it sit on the shelf with the hope that your specific audience happens to stumble… Continue reading

How to Land Your First Client

Imagine Elise, a recent grad who wants to branch out and start her own web design business, but is clueless about where to start or where to find her first client. Sound familiar? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. If you’re just branching out on your own, you undoubtedly have the skills it takes to… Continue reading

10 Things you MUST Know Before Starting a Web Design Business

In a perfect world, we would all know the ins and outs of starting a web design business before we even started one. Unfortunately, some of us had to learn this the hard way, but lucky for you, we’re here to teach you. Learn from our mistakes and consider these 10 things before starting your… Continue reading

6 Tips on Writing a Clear Statement of Work in Web Development

If you have to do large projects in web development and design, you probably know what a statement of work is and how important it is to ensure your success. Who knew something as simple as writing down project goals could help identify appropriate resources? A good SOW prevents unpleasant situations from happening due to… Continue reading

A Beginner’s Guide to Web Development Business Strategy

If you are thinking about starting a web development business, there are several things you’ll need to know before jumping all in. With an endless sea of development work available, it can seem like a no-brainer to look for work in this industry. Hate to break it to you, but you’re not the only one… Continue reading

We did it and so can you.

We did it and so can you. CodeWright, birthed out of an agency’s desperate and distressed S.O.S calls, proves that anyone can start, grow, and maintain a creative business. Chances are, in the creative industry, that you as a freelancer, employee, business owner, or assistant are well-versed in the myriad of challenges of an industry… Continue reading