You guys, every single one of the web design memes you see below were made by yours truly.
I”m not gonna tell you how much time I spent on them…
But, with all of the 3,000 word epic blog posts and 20+ minute YouTube videos I make on here, sometimes you just gotta let loose a little.
So I’m taking a break and writing something fun.
Make sure to check out the challenge at the very end! There may just be an easy backlink in it for you. ????
(Assuming you have a website, that is. Which, if you’re a web designer, you obviously should. And if you’re not a web designer, how did you get here? lol)
Y’all already know how much I loathe the dreaded popup…
So, clearing your cache is legitimately one of the easiest ways to fix most common website problems.
That said, I have used it a handful of times to buy me some more time to figure out what the real problem is. Guilty as charged!
So many people are buying useless online courses that are teaching archaic methods of SEO.
In fact, why even buy a course at all? All of the information you need is already available for free. And with an average course completion rate of just X%, most people aren’t even finishing these stupid things.
Save your cash!
Really can’t handle how every other designer out there “designs beautiful WordPress sites for small businesses”.
Oh yah? So does half the world.
Killing your website’s user experience in favor of unnecessary style and flair… I’ve seen it too many times.
What’s that, my lovely web design client? Oh, you’d like a logo straight out of 1999? Coming right up…
How is this not a more obvious choice? Don’t cheap out on your website hosting friends!
Still waiting for someone to change my mind on this…
Learning web design quickly really just comes down to consistently consuming content and practicing.
About pages are so overrated. Get your message across with your Home page!
Save draft! Save draft! Save draft!
Social media should be driving traffic to your website, not the other way around. (also, no one really cares what you’re tweeting about)
If I hear one more Squarespace ad on YouTube, podcasts, blogs, TV, radio, billboards, under my bed…
I used to love using Weebly for my web design business. But then they forced me to move elsewhere due to complete platform neglect.
I ended up choosing WordPress. No regrets!
Did I mention I hate About pages?
Blogging is the key to getting your website to rank better in Google.
But because it takes a ton of work, most web designers aren’t willing to do it. Are you? Or do you have more excuses not to?
Have you ever tried to explain SEO to someone? Sometimes it feels like this.
You get what you pay for. (shoutout to Fiverr!)
So… we meet again… Squarespace.
Can web designers really not figure out a better way to sell their services?
As far as excuses go, this one is pretty intense.
Classic mistake. Make sure you setup your Google Analytics properly!
COME AT ME CODERS.
Reminder: you don’t need to drop hundreds of dollars on web design courses in order to learn web design.
Some of these web design platforms are just getting lazy, man. Offering “dozens of templates” to choose from that are all essentially the same.
Put in the work! ????
Put. in. the. work.
The struggle is real…
Especially during playoffs season…
Never have. Never will.
You could be the most talented graphics and visual designer in the world but, if you don’t understand the fundamentals of great copywriting, you’re going to struggle as a web designer.
Websites are sales machines. Sales machines require good words.
Why so serious? That’s the fun part!
Once you start to build up your website’s authority and search rankings, you will be inundated by guest post requests from crappy writers who want nothing more than an easy backlink.
Web design and SEO. Two very different things. One being much harder than the other.
Honestly guys. Cut out a few trips to Starbucks each month and invest in some great quality website hosting. It’ll be worth it.
Anyone seen Old Yeller? No? Just me? Well I thought it was clever.
Sometimes we need to sacrifice creativity for functionality. And it can be painful.
Speaking of which, when’s the last time you took a look at those user experience metrics you should be tracking in Google Analytics?
Maybe then you’ll find out why people are leaving your website right away.
Honestly, it’s pretty great.
Got some funny web design memes of your own?
You can make a bunch over at ImgFlip. Make one, then comment below with the link so I can take a look!
If it’s good, I’ll even add it to this blog post with a sexy backlink for ya!