Jul 13

If you are interested in becoming a web designer, there are many industries where demand exceeds supply. Almost every business today has a website and needs their content updated on a regular basis. This is where you can learn about the latest technology methods and software programs. Networking is the best way to learn more about this industry. You need a mentor that has years of experience in web design. Technology changes rapidly, and it is important that you understand the latest web design techniques and tricks. Learning about Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Independent or Corporate? Which Path is Right for you?

Going The Independent Route or The Corporate Road?
Every designer wants to make money. This is a simple and universal fact. However, there are two major types of designers. On the one hand, there are the creative and artistic types who want to make money, but also want to be their own rule-maker, leader and boss. On the other hand, there are web designers who want to make a ton of money and do not care who tells them what to do. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

It is important to try to maintain productivity for all of the projects that you do. Those who do not turn in their projects on time are not going to be looked upon very highly. In fact, they are not going to be the one who is called in to do work like that again in the future. In extreme cases, it could cost someone their job.

Instead of taking a risk like this, it is far more Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

If you’re struggling to build your list of clients for your web design business, you should consider selecting a niche for your work. Choosing a niche helps you to focus your efforts on the customers you feel best equipped to help. For example, if you’ve spent your time designing for fashion bloggers, you already know the trends and styles those clients want for their websites. With a portfolio full of fashion blogs, you can easily show a prospective client the designs you can create. By selecting a niche for your Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Web designers have a few options if they are seeking to gain more training to perfect their craft. Training resources are available in the form of tutorials, seminars, and online schools that specialize in helping web designers obtain professional training. Schools that provide top notch training also help web designing hopefuls map out career plans within their web design focus, this increases the designer’s chances of being successful.

Training material is also readily available to web designers that are seeking to make their web design expertise stand out. The internet is filled with Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

As the internet continues to grow at the rapid pace it has finding free tools that won’t charge a pretty penny can be time consuming at times. Here are a few free sites offered to make graphic design needs just a little easier.

Webmasters can choose up to 200kb of image url or imaage files, the size, and background color and the reflected image will be generated at reflectionmaker.com. With the options to customize height, width, bordersize, corner radius, background fill Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Will it scale? Designing websites for high volume usage is an absolute must if you want to create a website destination designed for a million plus page views per month. Perhaps the biggest thing to consider is whether or not you’re ready for a sudden spike in website growth. Loosely translated, if you’re still using shared hosting and expect to maintain a stable experience for your website visitors, you’re in for a real surprise. It’s not going to work for long.

The best way to create a website Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Content management systems: choosing the right one. Sadly, this task can be much easier said than done. Even if that statement sounds a bit predictable, there is a lot of truth to it. The two biggest problems are that no two people looking for a decent content management system are alike. This translates into one option be perfect for the first user, while completely failing the requirements of the second user. Clearly, this can present Read the rest of this entry »