Tag: Webdesigner

How to Dress Out Your Website?

Making a website isn’t anymore an easy job, at the beginning it was the job of youngsters passionate about computers, nowadays it requires a team and a lot of time to realize a good job. Fortunately, the essence remains the same: to satisfy the necessities of the users and while they are just other people as you, it’s not rocket science to determine their desires. On the other hand, it’s impossible to make content all the website’s visitors and it remains the main issue of the web design community. Personally, I consider that the essence of the website‘s creation was, is and will be the same, no matter how sophisticated will be the coding languages used. It sounds a little bit crazy, but the theory behind any online presences may be easily compared with the way people are dressing. In fact there are many common facts that are easily neglected: both domains are strictly connected to the visual power, the user is situated at the cornerstone of any creation, it’s about style and personal perspective and so on. If you are still unconvinced about, follow the similitude presented below and please let me know if you agree with me. 1.       The Clothes must make Feel Good the User: No matter how cool is a piece of clothing, if it is uncomfortable and doesn’t satisfy the tastes of the buyers,...

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How to Manage a Client who Challenges Your Design Pricing

It has always been said that everything has its pros and cons. This is in fact true because when it comes to freelancing, a lot of people fancy it as you are not answerable to anyone and being  your own boss is sometimes the best thing in the world. Freelancers do face a lot of problems and one big problem that they have to handle is pricing of the projects. There are a few designers who offer their services with package based pricing. However, most of the designers have to give clients a custom quote, depending on the project and its demands. Time duration for completing a project will always be different for each project hence; estimating time is a challenge for all designers. Apart from that, getting a client agreed on your quoted price is even a bigger challenge. Not every designer can be a sales person but if you are freelancing, it is kind of a part of your job because you have to sell yourself. The kind of services you provide will definitely make things easier or sometimes difficult for you. If the services you provide are popular and in demand, then getting a project should not be an issue for you. However, these days, in order to pay bills, most freelancers cannot afford to offer higher pricing and lose out on a client so pricing...

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How to Use Your Theoretical Design Knowledge in Your Professional Life

It is quite difficult to find a good design education as the cost of getting one is more than what can be gained out of it. There are also no proper online design education opportunities which can be availed to cut down the costs. Moreover, not everyone is able to learn on their own if one does find a way to get online design education. There are a lot of amateur designers around who never quite manage to make it big. So in order to not be one, you need to know how to get the best out of your design education. What a Traditional Design Education Is: Although four years of design education is not what can prepare one for the professional designing but it is good to form a solid foundation to become a good designer and this solid foundation can prepare one to be successful in their respective design field. Universities provide a great way to learn and develop the personality. The most important aspect of learning is to learn to communicate which tells you how to communicate an idea through your creativity and what is the best way to pitch before a client. And this communication aspect is what one cannot learn sitting in front of the computer. What a Traditional Design Education Isn’t: A traditional design education is not practical training, it can prepare...

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How to land First Design Client for your business

Being a newbie in any field would never be easy. You are nervous yet excited to carve a niche for yourself but as I said, it is not an easy thing to do. Finding your first few clients is the hardest thing to do. Web designing industry has grown so much in the past few years that competition is also at its peak. So, fresh graduates who are in search for new clients should not just sit idle and wait for opportunities to come their way. Always remember, in order to succeed in life, one should look and grab opportunities instead of waiting for them to find a way towards you which hardly happens. In this article we will be discussing a few keys to getting your first web design clients. If you follow the below mentioned points, your chances of finding clients will increase. Do not expect things to come your way without any effort. As a fresher, you will have a lot of energy so you should be utilizing it properly. Following are a few things that you should keep in mind while entering into web design industry: Work for Yourself : Do not waste your time if you are unable to find clients to work for. You are in an industry where you always have a chance to work for yourself. In order to gain experience,...

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