What you need to Start a Web Design Businesses?

Becoming a Web Designer

  • Ability to organize and structure the site for easy navigation.
  • Understanding of color & font; how they can be used to enhance a site.
  • Coding languages, such as CSS, Ruby, SQL, Python and/or ASP, can increase marketability and value.
  • Web designers create the layout of a site that should be attractive while still able to serve the purpose of the site.

Pros of Starting a Web Design Business

  • You can be creative every day.
  • Can easily be done from home or anywhere you have Internet access.
  • You can easily expand the business into other areas, such as SEO, copywriting, web site maintenance, and other website related services.
  • No specific educational requirements are needed, although certifications and training can increase your marketability.

Cons of Starting a Web Design Business

  • There’s a lot of competition.
  • Newer, easier to use systems means many would-be clients are trying to create their own websites.
  • The web is constantly evolving; so you’ll need to stay current on coding and software.

What You Need to Start a Web Design Businesses

  • A home office that is quiet and free from distractions
  • A menu of the services you’ll provide and what you’ll charge for them.
  • A contract that outlines all the policies on how you work.
  • A business plan, outlining your services, target market, and financial goals.
  • A website of your own that not only represents your skills but offers a place to showcase your portfolio of work online.
  • A high-speed Internet connection and perhaps server space for site hosting and testing
  • Software for graphics, photos, and video, which may be free or cost hundreds of dollars

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