Pitfalls to avoid selling web design, SEO or anything

what to avoid in web design and seo sales

Part I of III

I don’t like sales people. When a sales person’s lips are moving, I assume they are lying. I realize this is not a very rational, or realistic thought process most of the time, as typically they are just trying to help. So why do I have this inner defense mechanism that keeps me on edge? Well, I guess one just has to look around and they can see where my paranoia stems. Whether its mortgage back securities sold by Goldman Sachs, the local mechanic who likes to rip off their customer, or the scum that just conned granny out of her life savings via email, fraud is everywhere, and is an unfortunate reality of life.
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5 Web Design Tips for Getting the right “Look and Feel”

5 Web Design Tips for Getting the right “Look and Feel” for your clients

Stressed Web Designers

Over the course of the last 10 years working in the Columbus Web Design community, we have dealt with many different types of companies and people. We have seen the customer that just says “I want something that is eye catching, and I like the color red” and has no further input, all the way to the client who knows exactly what they want, and even has a graphic example for you, with associated hex values to boot.

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Top 5 Stock Photography Websites for Web Designers

We look at a lot of websites, being in the web design industry. We talk to a lot of people who want to redevelop or create a new website. It never ceases to amaze me when people go through the pain staking task of creating a nice, clean site, and then they basically destroy it with terrible photography. Professional photos can and do make or break your web site. We know from first hand experience, not every client has the resources to have professional photography done. This said, it is a better idea to use professional stock photography, than it is to go out with your $50 point and shoot digital camera and take pictures of your office. It just makes a good site look cheap, and makes your business look unprofessional.

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