Design a website that stands out to show how you stand out.
Freelancing is liberating and gives you flexibility, variety and the opportunity to handpick your ideal clients. To attract them, you’ll need a website that stands out from the rest to show them how you stand out from the rest.
Having a website shows that you’re running a professional business and sells your services; it’s your digital calling card.
These days, clients do expect freelancers to have websites and we live in a visual age, so it’s important for small business owners to have sites that are compelling, attractive and impressive. This class will give you the inspiration to create yours.
What You’ll Learn
Section 1: Starting Out
In this section, we’ll cover the importance of having a wonderful website as a freelancer. We’ll talk about your business blueprint and outlining your outline your goals, audience and tone because knowing what you hope to achieve and who you’re talking to lets you know how to talk to them.
Section 2: Content & Design Tips
Diving into design next, you’ll learn about some widely-accepted best practices that can help you create a visually-appealing website that visitors will want to feast their eyes on. Content must-haves and nice-to-haves will be next on the agenda with examples from seriously impressive websites throughout.
Section 3: Your Website Pages
Here, we’ll take a detailed look at every facet of your digital calling card: home and landing pages, about pages and bios, portfolio pages, services offered and “work with me” pages, press and appearances, testimonials, blogs, newsletter sign-up pages and forms, and contact pages and forms. No stone will be left untouched.
Section 4: Good to Know
Meet some freelancer heroes as we study seven websites that go above and beyond the call of duty and seriously stand out. These honorable mentions all employ out of the box thinking to present a service that many people provide. Next, you’ll get 10 handy tips for attractive, standout websites that blend everything you’ve learned so far together nicely.
Section 5: Class Project
After you’ve got a world of inspiration regarding wonderful websites that help freelancers get noticed, it’ll be time to put pen to paper (or fingers to laptop) with a class project. With the help of the handy Excel sheet that’s available for download, you’ll have one of two tasks to complete depending on where you are on the journey towards creating your best freelancer website.
“This class had some really great inspiration. Rosie’s style is very engaging and it was great to see her real-life examples on her own website, so you know she knows what she’s talking about!”
– Nina Isabel
“This is an impressive collection of examples and tips all in one place. I really enjoyed getting lost in these videos and was definitely fired up to spruce up my own site. Thank you very much.”
– Raquel A.
“Even just the Excel sheet alone is totally worth it! This course was really inspirational and I’ve shared it among my freelancer network.”
– Sarah C.
“This class is a visual feast with so many fun, great examples and was really inspiring to watch.”
“This class delivers web design inspiration in a really entertaining way with cool examples from all sorts of industries. It’s pretty extensive with tips about pages and things you might not ordinarily think of adding to your freelancer website. I also love the Excel doc with enough themes to use for my next 10 websites!”
– Vanessa Lima
Stream this class on your device of choice from the office, the beach or your bedroom – anywhere with an internet connection.
Meet Your Instructor
Hi there! My name is Rosie Bell and I’m a location-independent freelance writer, editor and entrepreneur. I regularly write about travel and life design for publications on both sides of the Atlantic.
My words have appeared in Forbes Travel Guide, Lonely Planet, Brides, Shondaland, Travel + Leisure, BBC Worklife, Fodor’s, Hemispheres, HuffPost and World Nomads among others. I’ve had articles go viral and been featured as an expert on NBC News and ABC News.
I’ve run several successful small businesses over the years, coached other up and coming freelancers and designed various high-converting websites to showcase these services. In this class, I share everything I know about creating an attractive website that’s as outstanding and unique as you are.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I take this class?
Once you seal the deal by registering and purchasing this class, you’ll be able to watch it as many times as you like from any device with an internet connection.
17 content-rich video training modules over an hour and 15 minutes that will help you build and design a high-converting website that’s anything but ordinary.
Do I have to complete this class within a certain time frame?
Purchasing this self-paced class grants you lifetime access. These video lessons will be valid and available for you to watch as you please till the end of time.
Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?
There are no required skills or pre-requisites needed for this course besides a desire to want to seriously stand out among the sea of freelancers.
Do I get anything else?
You sure do. An Excel worksheet will be provided for you listing all the websites referenced within this course as well as a list of over 100 carefully-selected premium WordPress themes you can use to create your standout website. There will also be space for you to take notes as you go along.
Who is this class suited to?
This class is perfect for freelancers from all walks of life and all industries whether you’re a life coach, language teacher or a luxury travel consultant. It’s suitable for you whether you’re a seasoned pro or just dipping your feet into the world of freelancing. Also, the information in this class will be useful if you’re building your site by yourself or briefing a designer to do it for you.
Is this class good value for money?
I’ll let a satisfied student answer that: “Every aspect of your freelance website is unpacked in this class. I’ve learned so many useful things like how web users read sites and which sections get the most attention. I found the ‘about’ page section particularly interesting and it taught me that even my bio needs to be client-focused. Overall, this is a great little class which you won’t regret taking.“
What’s the benefit of taking this class?
Upon completion of this class, you’ll have a blueprint for building a standout website that differentiates and showcases your services attractively. Freelancing makes it possible to handpick your ideal clients. An impressive website helps you attract those clients.
Let’s get started!