|Webdesign - standing out above the herd|
|Created: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 11:15:29 GMT in Tech|
|Webdesign is a field so populous, if there were a country for each profession, we would be China. And webdesigners are more like China than just in size. We tend to be community-driven and love sharing, which is why Twitter and the Blogosphere are infested with us. Webdesign is a big socialist profession in which we all share our tips and tricks to help each other.|
But how, in a socialist profession, do you make money, being a capitalist? The secret is usually specialisation.
I am confusing myself with this China-metaphor so I’ll cut to the chase. If you want to make money as a webdesigner or webdesign company, by that I mean a consistent, high income stream, you need to stand out. Most freelancers are the type that work for their friends’ friends and relatives for a discount. Most companies are the type that work for friends’ companies and design for small local firms.
But there are also a lot that go big and do it well. These are the ones that stand out. There are several ways to do this, some of which are:
Lastly: Do as you preach. A webdesigner without a website is like a painter without a canvas. People don’t just want to see your previous websites, but your own as well. Your website tells your clients who you are, how you do things, and why you’re the one they should choose, so spend some time on it!
|Tags: webdesign, herd, unique, quality, quantity, how to stand out|