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Below is a timeline of a typical day for me and the different applications I deal with at certain times.
Chris Poel, freelance web designer and owner of USP Networks, explains how his average working day shapes up.
Web design is often an appealing career choice for artistic and creative people. It’s seen as a potentially lucrative opportunity to be creative on a daily basis. But there are drawbacks that many people don’t realize going into the field.
In this post the last thing I want to do is to paint all designers with a broad brush, but I do want to get to the bottom of what makes being a web designer so appealing to so many of us.
The following questions detail some of the common aspects of working as a Web designer for a company (not freelancing). The more of the questions that you can honestly answer "yes" to the more suited Web design is to you as a profession...
If we want to be successful in this highly competitive world, we will have to work smarter rather than longer. This is a lesson I have had to learn from experience since starting as a web designer back in 1994.
There are many people out there who want to become freelance web designers. However, freelancing is not all rainbows and unicorns, since you have to promote yourself, get clients, manage those clients, and, of course, get things done.