by Web Designer
If you are a small business owner in need of web design, you have several options to choose from. Options are ranging from free to more than 00. You should realize however, the importance of a professional website and the impression it makes on your potential customers. An unprofessional website gives the impression that you own an unprofessional business. And no one really wants that, right? Therefore, a web designer might be worth considering.
It is also important to realize that a well crafted website can generate you more leads, thus making you more money. In fact, this is what a website is supposed to do. Generate leads for your business and make you a lot more money than you spend on it in the first place. So the question arises; should you design a website yourself or should you hire a professional web designer?
If you are short of money or simply unwilling to spend a large sum on web design, you could consider going for free options. You could go to sites like wix.com and build a website yourself, however, it is really beneficial to do this? As a starting small business owner, do you even have the time to do these things yourself? Time is money, and it has never been more true than in this case. That being said, this is a doable option until you have found the right web designer to design a lead generating and beautiful website for your business.
You could also go to freelance sites like freelancer.com and let people bid on your project. This will allow you to choose a very cheap web designer to create a website. Although cheap does not necessarily mean bad, it is often so though that these web designers will not put their heart and soul into the project since the pay does not allow them to spend to much time on it.
So what about choosing a local web design firm for your website? It could mean that you spend up to or even more than thousand dollars depending on your requirements. A professional web designer does know how to get the most out of your website. A professionally created web design is worth far more than the sum you pay for it. A proper wen designer knows how to make your website stand out from the rest and create leads for your business for years to come.
The choice is yours; do your prefer to create a website yourself or do you believe that it is better, and surely less time consuming, to let a professional (and well rated) company handle the work for you? The choice should be obvious. Unless you know a lot about web design, you should consider giving the work to people who know how to handle it properly and can create something far more superior to what you could create yourself. Money should not be an issue as you will be able to earn it back in no time.
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Who is Jeffrey Zeldman? The “Miles Davis of web design”? “Godfather of the web”? Or simply “your friend on the Internet”? For people who make websites, Zeldman is all of these and more. He’s been a guiding voice in web design since the earliest days of the Internet, leading the charge in the fight for web standards. He’s an educator whose businesses—A List Apart, An Event Apart, and A Book Apart—are extensions of his basic instinct to share his best ideas. He’s also a community leader that other designers look to for inspiration. This film is an intimate portrait of a man who has helped shape the web but isn’t recognized by most of the people who use it everyday. Learn how he evolved his influential mailing list, how he convinced Netscape and Internet Explorer to support HTML and CSS, and what he’s doing to pass the torch to the next generation.
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