The Business End


ARTICLES
Bulletproof Web Design Contracts
Business Plan Basics
Dealing with the Unhappy Customer
Home Business Tax Advantages and Legalities
How to charge your clients
How to find Clients
List Etiquette
OnlineNetiquette
Privacy Statement – How to create one
Step-By-Step Guide to a Signed Contract
20 reasons to have your business on the web

BENEFITS OF HAVING A WEB SITE
HyperGateTechnologies
NetXS

BROWSER STATISTICS AND DEMOGRAPHICS
Browser News
W3Schools

GENERAL
Fax Spam – aka “Pate’ ” at my house.
My Corporation – all about sole proprietorship, corporations, etc.
Small Business Administration

GET PAID!
MAD Collection Agency
PRICING GUIDELINES From freelancers.com

HOW TO FIND CLIENTS
Web Developers Virtual Library

INSURANCE
eHealthInsurance – Quality Insurance Plans

MONITOR CALIBRATION
e-PaperPress – monitor calibration
Help 4 Web – adjust your monitor settings to help you view colors correctly

PRICE FIXING
Be aware that talking about pricing between your peers is considered price fixing and is punishable by law:
HWG
SASAE
SFWOW

PROJECT/CLIENT MANAGEMENT
Copper Project
Creative Track
PHPCoin – a free software package originally designed for web-hosting resellers to handle clients, orders, invoices, notes and helpdesk, but no longer limited to hosting resellers. phpCOIN is used by over thirty-five thousand people worldwide, including web-hosts, designers, lawyers, accountants, and a school band
Side Job Track FREE Web-based job tracking, invoicing, reporting & project management software for the part-time independent contractor.

REDIRECTS/HTACCESS
.htaccess 301 Redirect

SUBMITTING ARTICLES
Article City
Ezine Articles

TIME TRACKING SOFWARE
Chaos Software
Time Slice
Time Stamp
Tracks – Get yourself organized

WEB DESIGNER TOOLS
Client Garage
DNS/WHOIS
Watch My Domains Pro
Website Planning Worksheet

800 NUMBERS
IDT
Kall8Smart800Now
TelCan

VERY COOL
Resources for Web Designers – a portal full with tons of link to Web design related sites.
The Web Developers Handbook – Web Developer’s Handbook is a list of essential web-sites