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Where can I find clients who need websites created from scratch??

  1. lobobrandon profile image83
    lobobrandonposted 5 years ago

    I wanted to know of a place where I could find clients who needed websites created from scratch. All the freelance sites just have jobs for tweaking current websites. I'm a professional when it comes to creating sites from scratch.
    I'm creating a sample now for any of you to check out and once its completed for my clients to check out

    <link snipped> (It's not live and is still under construction just began half an hour ago)

    1. ronhi profile image79
      ronhiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Go to freelancer.com awesome place to get all kinds of jobs

      1. lobobrandon profile image83
        lobobrandonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Ok will try that sad I always found it hard. I needed a sort of marketplace wherein I could provide the links of samples and clients could contact me to create sites for them.
        Thanks will check it out.

      2. lobobrandon profile image83
        lobobrandonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I guess I'll use the freelancer.com marketplace smile
        Thanks.

        Will go ahead and create some sample sites now.

    2. couturepopcafe profile image60
      couturepopcafeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      IMO the best place is to build your own professional website and advertise on it.  The more someone likes what they see, the better chance you may have of them hiring you.

      What is your hourly rate/site page rate and what is your satisfaction guarantee?

      1. lobobrandon profile image83
        lobobrandonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        My hourly rate can be anywhere around 20 and satisfaction guarantee 100% - I tweak till the client is happy
        What's IMO? I'll google it now thanks big_smile

    3. jacharless profile image80
      jacharlessposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Hey Brandon,
      First, good to meet a fellow hack.
      Second, getting clients is the same as any other business: sales/marketing. For Web or App development it is often touch and go.

      1. A diverse portfolio is key.
      2. Skillset:
      -Which languages do you speak (css3, html5, RoR, Jquery, PHP)
      -Which data types do you prefer (django, mysql, etc)
      -Which eCom do you prefer
      -Do you create both UI/UX, graphics, etc
      -Do you build Web and Apps
      3. Rates: Too high and it translates shoddy work at NYC agency prices. Too low translates to shoddy work at outsourced prices.
      4. Do you work with SU's and are you willing to do Sweat Equity or Equity Splits.
      5. Sell it Yourself via social networking. Chances are you know at least 12pp who need or want to build a website.
      6. Never use Craigslist, etc. Terrible clients, terrible developers.

      Especially #4. From the OP it seems you want to build fresh, not refurbish, yes? My recommendation, if you're solid and confident, would be to connect with StartUps and mingle with Angel Investors. You can probably build an MVP in 2-3 months and earn a nice paycheck as well as reputation and powerful portfolio.

      Cheers,
      James

  2. rmcrayne profile image94
    rmcrayneposted 5 years ago

    Good chance your link will get snipped.  May be a better idea to post the link to your profile page, and say that:  "If you're interested in seeing what I have to offer, please go to my profile page.  I have posted a link...."

    1. lobobrandon profile image83
      lobobrandonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Oh sad thanks
      If it's snipped will do that.

  3. Pearldiver profile image88
    Pearldiverposted 5 years ago

    Email me your rates... I have many, many domains and clients.

    I take it that you build multi-paged sites also?

    This is a relatively basic template that you are showing here.

    1. lobobrandon profile image83
      lobobrandonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Pearl I just completed it. It's a basic thing and not a template only for an indication of what I can do.
      I'll contact you via a PM

    2. Reality Bytes profile image92
      Reality Bytesposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I am interested in possibly branching out with my own site.  I already checked out your profile and saw the rates.

      Problem, due to certain curcimstances I am unable to hold a bank account.  Is there a way to pay via money order etc....

      1. Marisa Wright profile image92
        Marisa Wrightposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I design websites too, but if you're thinking of starting your own site just to write, then you really don't need to pay someone to create it.   Buy yourself a domain name, attach it to Blogger and off you go.

    3. profile image59
      ishita517posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Hi !

      I'm interested to work with you. please send me your email address and I could send you a portfolio of works. Thanks

    4. profile image60
      manshu0210posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Pearl,

      I have my own website design and development company in New Delhi, India. We have work experience of more than 6 years in dynamic websites and we are expert in making responsive websites.

      My hourly rate is: $23/hr

      I will be obliged if you could provide me some work.

    5. Rod Rook-Chungong profile image59
      Rod Rook-Chungongposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Pearl,

      I work for B&W Global and we are looking for clients who are searching for website IT/development help. I know you post this 17 months ago but I wanted to reach out to you to see if you have clients who are looking for website IT/development.

      Thanks

  4. brandasaur profile image61
    brandasaurposted 5 years ago

    I am a full time web designer and i started joining in contests (websites lie Hatchwise). After a month i browsed through the outsourcing websites like Freelancer and oDesk and got some projects. I later left those websites and started exploring SEO and Internet Marketing forums and since then, clients contacts me regularly. A simple portfolio website is useful too and will make you look professional. Goodluck!

    1. LindaSmith1 profile image60
      LindaSmith1posted 5 years ago

      I just checked profile and did not see anything about website rates. Most professional website creators also are familiar with SEO, which makes me question your skills, since you asked how to find potential customers.

      1. safiq ali patel profile image67
        safiq ali patelposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        You could advertise your web creation business by using google adwords to publicize your skills....

      2. profile image60
        manshu0210posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Hi Linda,

        I have my own website design and development company in New Delhi, India. We have work experience of more than 6 years in dynamic websites and we are expert in making responsive websites (SEO based).

        My hourly rate is: $23/hr

        I will be obliged if you could provide me some work.

    2. expertscolumn profile image75
      expertscolumnposted 4 years ago

      To get clients
      1. Be an expert with a CMS like CMSMadeSimple.org or Drupal (Drupal.org)
      2. Go on their forums and you will find hundreds of job offers

    3. profile image45
      Ravi 46posted 2 months ago

      To get clients you can go for FIVERR, URBANCLAP and many do some searching you will definitely get results and also you can go website99.net a delhi based website designing company also providing leads to design and development of website and promote it.

     
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