Now You Can Start Your Own Web Design Business!
Updated: Apr 30, 2019
We’ve made it quick and convenient for you to start your own web design business today. In this blog post we’ll share why starting your own web design business might be the BEST decision you ever made.
What the Experts say
The Bureau of Labor Statistics claim that in 2018 the average Web developer made $69,430 per year & $33.38 per hour*. The bottom 10% of Web Developers earn around $18.24 per hour which is over $37,000 per year. The top 90% of web developers make over $59 per year, which equals over $124,000 per year. They also predict that the average rate of growth for all other occupations in the United States is 7%. The need for Web Developers though , is expected to rise 15% from 2016 to 2026*.
Web Developer pay compared to the estimated earnings for a medical assistant (2018) :
The lowest 10% earned less than $25,000 per year
The median annual wage for medical assistants was $33,610
The highest 10 percent earned more than $47,250
The lowest 10% earned around $37,900 per year
The median annual wage for web developers was $69,430
The highest 10 percent earned more than $124,000
No Formal Experience - No Problem
Today, the job of web design doesn't require you to have a certification or a degree. Of course those things never hurt. The simple truth is that they are not necessary. Business owners want a professional looking website. They want it to work, they want it to drive new and old customers to their business time and time again. They do want to know what your experience is, but what matters is your portfolio. They want to see what you can do. If you can make a killer website that checks all the boxes for them. You can win Their business.
But I'm just a Teenager
SO! We created this project because of Teens JUST LIKE YOU! Believe it or not, you most likely know way more about how to gain a social media following than 80% of new, middle-aged, small business owners today. We get requests from small business owners nearly EVERYDAY who are really good at what they do, but they don't have the first clue about how to get their business online...for real. SO MANY are still relying on Facebook pages to sell their products.
How do I Get Started?
We created this site to help you do just that. Check out our Post on the legal aspects of business. Each week we will answer your questions and give you more tips to get you started.
<--- Wix is the BEST design tool for building a Web Design Business. In the next article, we will give you what you need to know to get started with your very own Web Design business.
A Complete Guide for Your New Web Design Business
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Web Developers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/web-developers.htm (visited April 29, 2019).
**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited April 29, 2019).