I started an UX/UI and Web design agency with an associate in the beginning of this year and I need some help with possible strategies to be recognized and start getting jobs.
We don’t have a good portfolio yet and many projects but we already made 4 projects to real clients, some friends, with no budget, only to get some experience but everyday we are working in another projects for our portfolio until we find some job.
So, I have to ask some questions. Just a good portfolio is enough to start getting jobs and proposals? What’s the ideal amount of projects to start getting recognized? Some marketing strategies like email marketing, social media, landing pages and opt in are efficient in the beginning? We are using these strategies of marketing but it seems to not working well.
I was reading another topic about something similar but then I was in doubt if it was a bad choice start an agency with no experience and no cash. Do you think that’s better for us start the career in some consolidated agency and only after that start an own agency?