Are you ready to break through to the Next Level?

You have the systems, the strategies, the smarts… and yet something is standing between you and your next level.

You know how to get clients. You know how to serve them at a high level. Confidence in your skills typically isn't an issue for you… but you're realizing that what got you here won't get you there (and sometimes, you don't entirely love here all that much anymore…)

You know you're made for more, you're just not quite sure how to get there…

That’s where the Next Level Mastermind comes in.

Is a Mastermind group right for you?

Do you feel unsupported and adrift because you've outgrown the conversations happening in the programs you're in?

Are you craving relationships, connection, community, idea-sharing and comraderie with other women web designers at a similar stage in their journey or just a few steps ahead?

If so, Next Level may be the place for you.

Our Next Level Mastermind is a unique peer-coaching experience where you’ll be supported by Shannon and next-level women web designers as you uncover what’s in the way of your next level, deconstruct it, and work toward your Next Level business goal.

The Next Level Mastermind is one of the most brilliant, compassionate (and hilarious) group of advanced women web designers on the internet.

It's the perfect mix of personalized coaching and mentorship combined with the exponential benefit of having access to a collective of people who are already doing or have done what you want to do.

I've been in your shoes, and I'm here to help you reach the next level in your web design business.

I'm Shannon Mattern, founder of the Web Designer Academy and Next Level Mastermind where I've helped women just like you create a web design business that supports your life, and allows you to safely and sustainably achieve your unique goals, whether that's more revenue, time, lifestyle, impact, fulfillment or all of the above.

Our journey together starts with me getting to know you on a deep level, and then we integrate you into the rest of the Mastermind.

Your next step is to book a Discovery Call so I can learn more about you and make sure our program is a good fit for your business and your goals.

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Next Level combines high-touch group coaching with personalized strategy.


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Next Level Strategy + Coaching

Next Level includes our expert feedback on your unique web design business for an entire year.

When you come directly into the Next Level Mastermind, you’ll meet with Shannon for a 90-minute Business Deep Dive where she’ll get to know you and your business, and uncover your bottlenecks and opportunities for growth.

We will put together a personalized Web Design Business Audit Report and Strategy Roadmap for you that aligns with your Next Level Vision and includes any core Web Designer Academy and/or Next Level training needed to fill any gaps in your business systems + processes.

You’ll get to meet with Shannon one-on-one 4 more times during your year in the Next Level Mastermind as you implement your Next Level Strategy.

We’ll kick off your Next Level experience by crafting your unique vision + goals for our year together and reverse-engineer a custom plan of action for you to actually achieve it (zero-ing in on the actual things that will help you create your vision, not the things your scared-brain *thinks* you need to do). We’ll also bust through the mindset blocks that are standing in between you and your big dreams. You’ll walk away from the Next Level Vision workshop with your Next Level Goal, a plan to achieve it, awareness of what might get in the way, and you’ll begin to develop the Next Level Mindset required to make it happen.

Next Level Mastermind

The Next Level Mastermind is a member-driven, peer-coaching experience led by Shannon where you can get coaching and support from all members of the mastermind on your unique Next Level goal.

There's a weekly mastermind call on Wednesdays at 2PM Eastern where we discuss member-driven Next Level topics like:

  • Shifting from minimum baseline revenue to next-level goal revenue
  • Learning to navigate risk as a business-owner
  • Learning to lead and make decisions as your future self.
  • Shifting from consultant to expert
  • Hiring and building a team, and more.

There's also a Next Level Group Chat on WhatsApp where you can connect with Next Level Mastermind members outside of the weekly call, and a Next Level Facebook Group for communication and support.


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Next Level Pathways

Get the strategic support you need to reach your Next Level goal with Next Level modules from Shannon on hiring, making next level offers, advanced marketing strategies and more… plus take advantage of trainings and Q&A “show + tell” sessions hosted by Next Level Mastermind members on unique strategies they’ve implemented in their own businesses – like paid discovery, copywriting strategies, conversion rate optimization and more.

We’ll collectively curate the training, strategy and support you need based on your Next Level goal.

Invitation to the Next Level Retreat

A transformational 3-day experience where you get to connect with Shannon and your Next Level besties in person.

To get to the next level in your web design business, first you gotta go to the next level in your mindset – and that's exact what we do together at the retreat.

A mix of coaching, connection, relaxation and replenishment, we'll create or update your Next Level Vision and lead you through an in-depth coaching experience to break through anything standing in the way of your Next Level.

You'll leave the retreat with deep connections, new relationships and more solid belief in yourself than ever before!

The retreat is an optional additional cost and is tentatively scheduled for November 6-10, 2024 in Destin, Florida.


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Web Designer Academy

Next Level also includes access to the entire Web Designer Academy program so that we can fill in any strategic gaps we find in your web design business.


60+ trainings to guide you as you implement the 5P Framework throughout your year inside the
program. Trainings include a video lesson, resources + templates.


Get your questions answered, overcome those mindset blocks, get help with client situations + strategize your next big move…and listen to all the replays on the private student podcast.


We not only give you the entire strategy + system…but we give you the entire process for every part of your business: consultation scripts, intake forms, email templates, processes, contracts, boundaries, sales funnels, marketing emails, sales page templates…

An exclusive community of web designers who want nothing more than to see each other thrive. It's like having co-workers you can brainstorm with while you run the show!

Here's everything included in Next Level:

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pay as you go for just

$750/month for 12 months

Or save $1500 when you make a single payment of $7,500 and get a bonus 60-minute 1:1 Coaching Call with Shannon!

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We offer a 30-day trial period for Next Level.

I totally understand investing in a year-long business coaching program is a big decision. That's why we give you 30 whole days to experience the mastermind and make sure you're as confident as we are that it's right for you long-term.
If you decide after a month it's not the right fit, you only pay for the time you were in the program. And all it takes to opt out is a simple email to me on or before your 30th day in the program. The full terms and conditions, including the details of the 30-day trial, can be found here

Let's find out if Next Level is right for you!

Can't find a time to fit your schedule? Fill out our application instead and we'll be in touch!

These are just a few of the life-changing experiences of our Next Level Mastermind members.

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We help ambitious women web designers reclaim their time, book web design projects they love, and make more as a freelance web designer than they ever thought possible.

The Web Designer Academy provides step-by-step processes and fill-in-the-blank templates for your messaging, marketing, packages, consultations, sales and project management combined with next-level support so that you have everything you need to create a consistently profitable web design business doing work you love for clients you love.