5 useful tools to understand your client’s needs

Being a freelancer is a daunting task for anyone. Be it a designer, writer, developer or UXer, freelancing is a full-time — and sometimes a 24-hour job. You will need to anticipate, plan and confirm your client’s needs and wants, and deliver with limited time and resources.

Sometimes, you need to accomplish tasks with limited information as well, a situation that no one would ever want to be. But hey, the rewards are sometimes worth the risk (and pain!).

When onboarding clients, you will need ways to know and understand your them. You can use the usual channels, such as an interview or voice call. However, these usual methods may feel lacking, depending on what you want to accomplish. First-timers are also prone to lose themselves in a sea of information, and you’ll need ways to navigate it.

Fortunately, there are tools that you can use to help streamline your

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How to start a website from A to Z: A 5-step guide

This article was originally published on Feb. 22, 2018, and updated on Feb. 1, 2021.

It’s no secret that nearly 5 billion people across the world have access to the internet. From mobile devices to desktops, it seems like everyone these days is plugged in — and if your business isn’t claiming space on the web, then you’re missing out on oodles of potential customers. No matter your niche or where you’re located, it’s essential to start a website for your business.

With a website, you can sell products or services online, establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry, generate new leads for your business, reach and connect with customers, and give your brand the visibility it deserves.

Are you on board yet? Good, because having a website is important, but building one that suits your needs and is functional for potential visitors is the end goal.

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