What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
For web development, I charge $50 per page with a minimum charge of $500.00.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I either have the client fill out a questionaire or I interview the client over the phone in order to determine the needs of the client.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Regarding web development, I am self taught. Regarding Search Engine Marketing, I am self taught and have taken some courses in it. I specialize in doing Google Adwords PPC for smaller local businesses.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
At first it was a hobby then I found out that I liked it and when I lost my job I decided to do it full time as a business. I have been doing this since 2013.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I have worked with all different types of customers. I have worked with a summer tennis camp, insulation company, roofing companies, a swimming pool maintenance company, a massage therapist, etc.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
One of the best sites I have built was for the Swimming Pool maintenance company. It took less than a month once I was able to start working on it.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Background and portfolio are good things to look. Also it is smart to check reviews by their other clients.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
The most important thing to do is to look at other websites to see what you like and pass it on to the professional. Any good web developer should be able to replicate the site.