You know you’re good at web design, but your freelance business just barely gets by. What could be wrong?
It could be that your freelance business is a hot mess, and you don’t even realize it.
In slang terms, a hot mess is an attractive person whose appearance is messy despite their underlying good looks. The term is often used to refer to stars and other celebrities who are spotted wearing ill-fitting clothes or who make questionable hair, makeup, and fashion choices.
Your freelancing business a hot mess if you are so disorganized that your business is failing despite your underlying design talent.
The thing about a hot mess is that they usually can’t see it in themselves. It takes someone else to point out their questionable choices and bad habits.
Likewise, if your freelance web design business is a hot mess, you probably don’t even realize what’s wrong.
In this post, I’ll point out five questionable “hot mess” business practices that are keeping your design business from succeeding. These bad practices represent some of the worst business choices a freelancer can make. I’ll also explain how to stop being such a hot mess and get your web design business back on track.