Web Development Business

5 Tips For Starting A Successful Web Development Business (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023

Want to start your own web development business? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a web development business:

Where to start?

-> How to start a web development business?
-> How much does it cost to start a web development business?
-> Pros and cons of a web development business

Need inspiration?

-> Other web development business success stories
-> Marketing ideas for a web development business

Other resources

-> Profitability of a web development business

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a web development business:

#1: Ty Fujimura, founder of Cantilever Web Design & Development:

We chatted with with Ty, founder of Cantilever Web Design & Development ($148K/month). In our interview, Ty says:

If you know your product has flaws, fix them before you build more. Building on a shaky foundation leads to shaky results.

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#2: Ty Fujimura, founder of Cantilever Web Design & Development:

We chatted with with Ty, founder of Cantilever Web Design & Development ($148K/month). In our interview, Ty says:

I regret bootstrapping because it forced us into making decisions based on the fear of running out of money, rather than on trying to find long-term value.

Additionally:

The very best sales move can be to forget about selling. Build relationships. Find people who interest you and be friends. Bring them value through your insight and genuinely care about them.

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#3: Sam, founder of Sam Munoz Consulting, LLC:

We chatted with with Sam, founder of Sam Munoz Consulting, LLC ($11K/month). In our interview, Sam says:

You HAVE to believe in what you’re doing and how you’re doing it - otherwise it is not sustainable.

Additionally:

You are the architect of your own future, let go of the “shoulds” and lean into what you want in your business and your life.

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