6 Freelance Web Developer Success Stories [2022]

6 Freelance Web Developer Success Stories [2022]
Become A Freelance Web Developer

Are you passionate about technology and looking for a way to earn extra income while working on your terms? How about becoming a freelance web developer? Firstly, web development is a highly sought-after skill in every industry. Secondly, the pay rate is higher than freelance writers, and freelance graphic designers earn. As a freelance web developer, you put yourself in a high-value proposition. However, it would be best to learn languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript to get started. Find a niche and start building anything and everything. Create a personal brand and build up your portfolio.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a freelance web developer:

1. Cantilever Web Design & Development ($744K/year)

Ty Fujimura (from New York, LA, NJ) started Cantilever Web Design & Development about 11 years ago.

Revenue
$62K / month
Team
1 founders / 6 employees

Case Study

I’m Ty Fujimura, Founder, and CEO of Cantilever Web Design and Development. We work with clients from the International Monetary Fund and IBM to local small businesses and startups. They come to us because they are looking for superior results from their websites, and we deliver that by providing their visitors with an outstanding experience and giving them a reason to come back.

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2. Up And Social ($240K/year)

Scott Bishop (from Boston, Massachusetts, USA) started Up And Social over 8 years ago.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Case Study

Hi, I'm Scott and I am the founder of Up And Social, a Boston web design and SEO company that specializes in helping small businesses.

Currently, we’re doing over $20,000 in sales each month and continue to grow at a comfortable pace.

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3. La Teva Web ($900K/year)

Francesc LTW (from Barcelona) started La Teva Web about 20 years ago.

Revenue
$75K / month
Team
1 founders / 19 employees

Case Study

Hello, I am Francesc and I am the owner of LA TEVA WEB, one of the most antique web agencies in Spain. We are a team of 20 professionals located in Barcelona that focuses on web design and online marketing.

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4. The Locksmith Agency (1-800-Unlocks) ($360K/year)

Samuel Wilson (from Richmond, VA, USA) started The Locksmith Agency (1-800-Unlocks) almost 5 years ago.

Revenue
$30K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees

Case Study

My name is Samuel Wilson and I am the owner of The Locksmith Agency. The Locksmith Agency provides digital marketing services such as Website Development, SEO, and Google Listing optimization services specifically for the locksmith industry.

I now work with dozens of rock shops across the country and we’re making roughly $30k+ per month by helping them with their digital marketing needs such as local SEO and social media management.

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5. HTMLG ($72K/year)

Ferenc Denes (from Tirgu Mures) started HTMLG almost 8 years ago.

Revenue
$6K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees

Case Study

Hello, my name is Ferenc Denes and I have 40+ websites with a total of roughly 8-10 million monthly visitors. I’m going to share the story of one of my sites that brings $6K per month as passive income.

I’m going to share the story of my online HTML editor at htmlg.com. This online text editor converts documents to HTML. It helps to process and clean the code. It runs in the web browser without installing any desktop program. It has a free demo that allows you to give it a try and learn how it works.

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6. Self-Made Web Designer ($79.2K/year)

Few words will get as polarizing a response among freelancers and side hustlers as Upwork. Depending on who you ask, it’s either a fantastic platform to connect with well-paying gigs and quality clients … or it’s a hopeless, desperate race to the bottom, overly-competitive bloodbath with no chance…

Chris Misterek (from Mesa, AZ, USA) started Self-Made Web Designer ago.

Revenue
$6.6K / month
Team
1 founders / employees

Case Study

Chris is a skilled web designer who has received over $80k in work via Upwork. He builds the Self-Made Web Designer website for those who want to learn about web designing. Chris works as a UX web designer full-time.

His ultimate objective with the Self-Made Web Designer is to genuinely assist those who are starting their web design journey or be a resource to those who have already started.

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