Why Every Creative Should Have a Website - #60

Treyton DeVore
December 3, 2022

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Creative Business: Why Every Creative Should Have a Website [article]

Whether you're a freelancer, YouTuber, or musician, I think having a website in today's world is a non-negotiable.

We've seen how fragile algorithms and apps can be.

A website is a way to create a digital storefront or interactive portfolio that stays open 24/7.

It costs much less than a lease and the potential reach is exponentially greater.

I've personally experienced the benefits over the past two years and these are a few reasons everyone should have one:

  • Owned land vs. rented land
  • You can create a branded experience
  • It gives off a sense of professionalism
  • It can be a home for all of your creative work

In this week's article, I break down a few key website tips and how you can use your website to get more business & grow a stronger brand.

Read the article

🗓 this week

Friendly money & business reminders for self-employed creatives

✅ Review annual retirement contributions

  • Why? December 31st is the last day to make Solo 401(k) contributions as an employee, which can lower your taxable income
  • Employer contributions are typically accepted until the tax filing deadline (April 2023)
  • You want to be proactive and take advantage easy money-saving opportunities
  • The 2022 annual contribution limit for Solo 401(k) is $61,000

✅ Ask for testimonials

  • Why? Nobody can describe the benefits & feelings of your service or product than a happy customer
  • By getting positive client feedback, you can display the testimonials on your website (with permission) and increase the chances of new leads or customers reaching out
  • You can also take the feedback and use it to craft better service offerings
  • 7 Hacks to Asking for Testimonials from Freelance Clients

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🗓 11 recurring subscription product ideas

🔍 A tool to find questions that people are searching for (to help generate content ideas)

🎥 Watch: YouTube expert with 500k subscribers reveals his secrets

✍🏼 Freelance Finds: How to get your work published on big-name sites

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Keep creating,

Treyton DeVore

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