I help startups build profitable websites

I help startups build profitablel websites & teach my formula to web designers. We transform your business problems into beautiful creative solutions. Let us help you tell your story.

Imagine opening your
accounting and seeing...

I went from a freelancer to a full-fledged entrepreneur. It took me 8 years to get the opportunity to work with some of the best clients in the world, build a powerful team of less than 5 rockstars and work myself out of the day-to-day. Today, I’m putting it all into a course for you to save countless hours of trial and error.
Join the Accelerator!

Would results like that
change your life?

I never thought it was possible, believe me.

Launching a web design studio has given my wife, son (and our new little girl) and me, something that so many of us dream of... financial freedom and the HOPE of generational wealth.

I never would have DREAMED of making multiple 6-figures a year, traveling the world, and living life on our terms.

It hasn't ALWAYS been like this, though.

Nine years ago, I was having difficulty at work at an advertising agency as Marketing Director, hustling to make ends meet, and even fell asleep at the wheel from exhaustion (came out unscathed, thankfully).

My wife and I hardly spent time together, and I was tired ALL the time, looking for a way out in the form of working myself to the bone.

I couldn't STOP, though.

After launching my own full-service agency and getting overwhelmed, I decided to FOCUS on ONLY website design and branding.

I spent DAY AFTER DAY building websites for friends, family, and local businesses while consuming every piece of free content, investing in countless courses, and TESTING my chops with new and existing clientele.

I hired my first Developer, then a Designer and a Project Manager (while being BROKE - I'll explain later) and built out systems and standard operating procedures that leveraged my team, freed up my time, and allowed me to live life on MY terms while running a web design operation from my living room.

That's when EVERYTHING changed...

Since then, I've been able to build more than 250+ websites for local and national businesses including Land Rover, NAACP, Amazon, Stanford University, Audi and other Fortune 500 companies.

All from the home office I love.

Being able to pick my son up from school EVERY DAY at 2:30 is such an amazing feeling.

This success has given me one of the BEST gifts in the world:

The ability to do what I want, when I want with my loved ones and family. Now, I’m able to manage a solid team, invest in real estate and work on passion projects I love.

Ready to grow your
design studio?

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I want to give
this gift to you!

Before I tell you more, I've got a few questions...

Have you wanted to run a remote business, but lack tech experience?

Are you looking to leave
your 9-5 for dependable, consistent income?

Do you LOVE design and branding but haven't the slightest idea where to start?

Are you a freelance web designer trying to balance your workload and scale your efforts?

Are you worried you have to learn code to be successful as a web designer?

If you answered yes to the above…

The Web Design Studio Accelerator

I launched my FIRST course 4 years ago on Udemy, not knowing what to expect. It went on to be one of the BEST SELLING courses on the platform with more than 2,000+ students and 50+ 4.8-star reviews. Since then, I've launched two more courses, hitting 7-figures in the process and hosted workshops and masterminds in South Florida, San Francisco and New York City. At the same time, I've been running a THRIVING web design studio ALL with a small remote team from my home office.

So, why am I telling you this?

I believe in order to be a great teacher, you HAVE to be an active practitioner, especially in the realm of branding and web design. There have been a TON of changes to web design and branding and the 'SLAP a SITE UP" strategy just doesn't cut it for high level clients. The Web Design Studio Accelerator isn't just a course, it's a DETAILED and PERSONALIZED training program built on regularly updated Standard Operating Procedures built from the ground up with video training EVERY step of the way. This course teaches the business of branding and web design.

Video Lessons

You get access to the EXACT training videos and lessons we use to train staff, delegate tasks and free up time to focus on the big picture. It's the blueprint, from prospecting all the way to closing recurring revenue. All organized and ready for viewing.

Source Files

The entire FOLDER of all source files including branding guidelines, logo templates, website design files, social media collateral, and so much more organized and prepped in Figma for you to use.


Everything you would ever need is ready to go. You get the video training, step-by-step directions and the itemized lists and Google Sheets we use to deliver award-winning website designs to clients.

The Curriculum

From freelancer to

Freelancer to Entrepreneur
  • Moving your business to the agency strategy
  • Setting up business infrastructure
  • Website requirements
  • Form setup
  • Brand positioning
  • Website LOFI Wireframe
  • Website HIFI Wireframe
  • Brand Guidelines / Style Guide

Team setup and development

Remote team roles
  • Operations Manager
  • Developer
  • Account Executive
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Designer / HIFI Designer
How to hire
  • Roles to hire first
  • How to compensate the team
  • How to document team status/incentives
Hiring offshore talent
  • Interview process
Onboarding team members
Managing team members
  • Interview Questions
  • Job Posting Template
  • Job Applicant Tracker
  • Calendly Template

Agency operating system

Building your entire agency infrastructure w/Notion
How to build and grow with OpSys
  • Customizations
  • Setup
Task Management
SOP Directory - Our full library of 30+ SOPs to grow your agency
  • Website LOFI Wireframe
  • Website HIFI Wireframe
  • Brand Guidelines / Style Guide

Design and development

Brand Discovery Doc
Design Delegation
  • How to execute high-level design (delegate)
  • SOPs
Development Delegation
  • Webflow - The Blue Ocean CMS
  • Brand identity template
  • Sitemap template
  • Website HIFI template
    • Desktop • Mobile
Figma source files
  • Logo design template
  • SOPs
  • Brand Discovery Template
  • Brand Guidelines Template
  • Logo Template
  • Digital Collateral Template
  • Design System Template
  • Sitemap Template
  • HIFI Wireframe Template

Sales mastery 3.0

Flawless proposal 3.0
Social Media
  • SOPs and templates
  • Automation
  • Video training
  • Recurring income
  • Flawless Proposal Template
  • Prospect Call Template

BONUS Content!

Bi-Weekly Office Hours (LIVE sessions!)

Ask questions, get feedback, and live Q&A every other week with John D. Saunders

Private Community Access

Figma templates (tons of templates for use with website builds and branding)

Notion SOP Library (access to our
ever-growing library of SOPs)

Over 500+ active
students trust us

With hundreds of reviews, students and feedback we’ve done everything we can to make this course better and better!

Albert Flores
Founder of GearUp
Albert Flores
Founder of GearUp
Albert Flores
Founder of GearUp
Albert Flores
Founder of GearUp
Albert Flores
Founder of GearUp

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asked questions

How long will I have access to the course?
You get 90 days of access to the course! After enrolling, you have access to the course and bonuses. To continue getting access, a monthly subscription will be charged for $47/per month (you can cancel anytime).
What software do I need to use for the templates?
The templates are built in Notion and are easy to copy and paste into your favorite task management platform. I show you how to add templates in Notion, but they all translate to Trello, ClickUp, Basecamp or whichever task manager you choose.
Is there a money-back guarantee?
Yes! We have a 10 day money-back guarantee.