Create A Graphic Design Business

Whether or not you have a degree in graphic design, you need to take this online course to increase your success.
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  • Lectures 18
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

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“I spent 3 years getting my degree in graphic design, yet I’m still struggling to make a living”


This is only 1 out of hundreds of emails I get every week from my readers. Have a look at some of these:

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After looking at literally thousands of emails from designers, something I realized was that they just weren’t taught how to market themselves and get clients.

What good is spending tons of money on getting a degree when you’re making hardly anything after finishing it?


I knew exactly how each of them felt, as I experienced the same circumstances after I had graduated and got my degree from university.

Let me tell you a bit about myself and why I created this course.

After I received my degree in graphic and media design, I didn’t really know what to do next.

All I was told by my tutors was to have a great portfolio and apply for internships and jobs.

Little did I know that my tutors didn’t have a clue what they were talking about.


Working in the real world is far different then working inside of a classroom.

After a couple of years going in and out of graphic design internships and getting paid hardly anything, I was getting angry.

I was getting angry seeing colleagues create mediocre work yet getting paid 5 times what they’re worth, while I was stuck at some studio creating awesome work yet I was getting paid zilch.

To be honest, I was jealous.

I decided that it was enough.

I began to educate myself by reading books about psychology and design.

I tracked down the top designers and Internet marketers and asked them why they’re so successful and how do they earn so much.

I then began putting everything I learned into action. Slowly but surely, my income started increasing. I soon started taking on more clients then I could handle so I decided to increase my fees.

Not only were clients happy to pay me high fees for my services but they also turned out to be the exact clients I had wanted. They loved the work that I produced and didn’t cause any hassle when the time came to pay.

This course is a combination of everything I’ve learned over the years in order to land quality clients.

I’ve rigorously tested these methods on both me and the clients that I coach, so I know exactly what works and what is a waste of time.

Let’s cut to the chase, will this course make you more money?


Yes, but only if you’re willing to take action.

I can show you the fountain, but I can't force you to drink from it.

You have to be thirsty enough to get up off your backside and take action.

This course will show you how to become a graphic designer as well as how to make good money, but it'll only be effective if you're hungry enough for success and ready to take action online graphic design degree


How long would it take to see results?


This isn’t a course about getting rich quick.

But I can guarantee that if you study the materials within this course, like many of my clients, you will substantially increase your income within 3 months.

Now, why am I not saying that you’ll get more clients?

Because getting more clients doesn’t necessarily mean more income.

Instead I’m going to teach you how to get quality clients that love the work you produce and don’t mind the costs that come with it online graphic design courses


Gain financial freedom


If you’ve got to reading this far, then you now have two options.

You have the option to either spend a couple of years figuring all of this out just like I did, or… you could invest a few good hours going through this course, taking action and mastering these skills to be on your way to having financial freedom graphic design certificate


This course will make you take action


I’ve designed the videos on this course so that each video is short, to-the-point and actionable.

Why?

So that you don’t procrastinate and take action immediately.

I’ve found the reason why most people tend to procrastinate after purchasing information products is mainly because of information overload.

You’re getting so much information that you just don’t know what to do with it.

This is why I’ve revised each video multiple times in order to cut out any fluff and to keep only the points that are actionable.

I’ll also be adding additional content on this course as time goes by so that you can continue learning graphic design classes


Who is this course for?


This course is for any type of creative. Whether you want to learn how to become a graphic designer or whether you're a graphic designer already, this course is for you graphic design programs


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What are the requirements?

  • Nothing required. Just the ability to take action.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Get more quality design clients
  • Increase your rates
  • Make more sales

What is the target audience?

  • Illustrators, graphic designers and any type of creative.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Get More Clients
01:13

Learn how to get into the right mind frame so that you can expand your thinking and motivate yourself to take action.

02:24

In this lesson, we'll be going through why you need a niche and how you can find yours. I'll also be giving you some examples of niches that you could go into.

03:14

People are spending tons of money on buying traffic only to find out that none of it is converting into sales or leads. In this video, I'm going to outline the basics of what we're going to be doing in this course in order to convert our traffic into clients.

Summary
15 pages
Section 2: Build a Profitable Mailing List from Scratch
00:48

You need a certain level of trust in order to sign up to a mailing list.

Once you reach that level of trust, people are more likely to listen to what you have to say and will be more responsive when you tell them about your services.

01:17

There are quite a few email marketing software out there. In this video, I'm going to mention a couple of free ones you could use if you're on a tight budget. I'll also show you which one I personally use on my sites.

04:55

This is one of the most important lessons in this course. If you do this right, you can start getting clients immediately.

02:47

In order to capture more leads, you need to place your forms in certain places. In this video, I'm going to show you exactly how to increase the chances of getting more leads.

Summary
23 pages
Section 3: Get Traffic That Converts
04:08

We all know how big Pinterest has gotten over the past year. In this lesson, I'm going to show you how you can leverage not just any traffic, but targeted traffic straight from Pinterest.

06:30

I'm going to show you the exact methods I use to get 40-60% of my traffic from Twitter. At the end of the video, I'll also show you how to get traffic from other bloggers.

Summary
23 pages
Section 4: The Final Few Steps
08:19

Please don't skip through this video. I mention a couple of important things that I know you'll find useful.

03:33

This is 2nd last part of your sales funnel. I'm going to show you how to write an email that gets you clients.

03:16

This is the final part of the sales funnel.

Section 5: Useful Stuff
04:20

Many of us are prone to procrastinating. I'm going to show you an exact method that I've been using for the last couple of years in order to be more productive.

04:24

The fastest way to keep growing both yourself and your income is to start reading books.

01:48

I created this course as I know how much creatives struggle with getting good clients. As I've mentioned previously, you're not taught how to market yourself in design school. Feel free to email me on info@weeklydesigngrind.com if you're struggling with any of this or if you have any questions.

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Instructor Biography

Rahat Bashar, Graphic Designer

I'm a graphic designer who coaches creatives on how to improve their income.

I've coached more than 30,000 graphic designers and illustrators through my design blog http://weeklydesigngrind.com alone and have helped them to increase their earnings.

Here's some info about me and why I got started in this area. I'll try and keep it short so as to not bore you.

I studied graphic design at one of the top design universities in the UK. (It was UAL for anyone that's interested)

After I got my degree, I didn’t know what to do next. All I was told by my tutors was to have a great portfolio and apply for internships and jobs.

There are certain things that you just don’t learn in an arts college but have to experience in order to discover.

Little did I know that my tutors didn’t have a clue what they were talking about. Working in the real world is far different from working inside a classroom.

After a couple of years going in and out of internships and getting paid hardly anything, I was getting angry.

Seeing people create mediocre work yet getting paid 5x what they’re worth, while I was stuck at some studio creating awesome work yet getting paid zilch.

To be honest, I was jealous.

I decided that it was enough.

I began to educate myself by reading books about psychology and design.

I tracked down top designers and asked them why are they so successful and how do they earn so much.

I then began putting everything I learned into action. Slowly but surely, my income started increasing. I soon started taking on more clients then I could handle so I increased my fees.

Not only were clients happy to pay me high fees for my services but they turned out to be the exact clients that I wanted. They loved the work that I produced and didn’t cause any hassle when the time to pay came.

I soon realised that other creatives must have gone through the same struggles as I did so I decided to write everything I know onto my blog: http://weeklydesigngrind.com

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