Web Design Questions


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How to start a web development/design business without appearing too "corporate"?

These days, I've noticed that a lot of the one man (woman) shops all try to appear larger than life, i.e. go for a corporate look. I find that given how Social Media has progressed, this isn't a...

asked Jan 7 '12 at 13:18
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Ray
215 points

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1 Answers
429 Views
What is the reasoning behind designing for mobile first?

Designers used to approach the desktop side of a new site first, while leaving the mobile for last. Even with responsive designs gaining steam, most of us still begin with the desktop size first...

asked Jan 31 '14 at 00:50
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Chrissie Gray
1,067 points

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Difference between Web Development and Web Design?

Web development and web design are usually used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Web design is a part of web development which covers a lot of services. Can any one give me main...

asked Dec 10 '13 at 16:00
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Rebena
17 points

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Promoting and Advertising a Web Design Start Up?

Over the past few years I have gained a strong interest in Web Development and I finally decided it was time to take it to the next level... Start selling my services as a Web Developer. I am more...

asked Aug 18 '13 at 01:57
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Skovy
51 points

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Do You Do Market Research Before Creating Web Designs?

A web design should bring you closer to your customers. To do this effectively, your web designer must understand who they’re building the website for. In the end, you may want your site for you,...

asked Aug 21 '13 at 12:27
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5 Answers
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Deciding between hiring a developer or building the website myself

I'm looking to start an online business. I have an idea and I have it on paper. I am not sure if I should use a web developer or if I should use one of the builders I keep coming across online. I...

asked Aug 3 '13 at 06:06
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User27165
8 points

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5 Answers
564 Views
Length of Sign-up process- help?

I am starting a website consisting of info of local shops. now I am in a dilemma over the vendor sign-up process, I want to know should I do it one of the following ways - just ask for contact...

asked Mar 29 '13 at 20:46
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Stanford Sequeira
42 points

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3 Answers
349 Views
At what stage should I approach a business mentor to join my company?

I have an internet business that I am going to pursue. I am just at the Business plan stage and putting together my team. I have got an excellent internet entrepreneur in mind that I would like to...

asked Mar 12 '13 at 22:14
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Kevin
6 points

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6 Answers
4.51K Views
What is a fair asking price for website maintenance?

I was recently asked by a friend how much it would cost to maintain a site. I am NOT an expert web designer - http://mountpleasantmaple.com is the site I built. The whole project is a learning...

asked Feb 26 '13 at 00:29
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Nick
102 points

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6 Answers
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Beautiful front-end web design now or later?

So now the business logic, back-end development, are all done. The website is built with Twitter Bootstrap, look and feel are basic, but not top notch. Should I spend more time...

asked Feb 3 '13 at 03:38
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Victor
593 points

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1 Answers
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Best way to propose web designers to work in your website with income proportional to the success of the project

We are going to create a biotech spin-off from our University, now we need a website, with professional design and flyers and the like. Right now we are negotiating some contracts but still do not...

asked Dec 12 '12 at 06:31
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Flow
114 points

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3 Answers
817 Views
How do web-developers do web-design when freelancing?

So I got my first job recently as junior web-developer. My company creates small/medium sites for wide variety of customers: autobusiness companies, weddign agencies, some sauna websites, etcetc,...

asked Nov 30 '12 at 03:20
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Gerald Blizz
21 points

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601 Views
How to be competitive on freelance sites

I am a web designer/developer in the US and I am very interested in obtaining freelance work via the Internet. However, sites such as ODesk and Elance seem unfavorable to freelancers who need to...

asked Nov 14 '12 at 13:32
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Darren
103 points

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How can I protect my website concept?

My dilemma is that I have the ability to design and develop my web concept to a certain extent and I'm doing courses to equip myself with as much knowledge as I can get to take it as far as...

asked Oct 7 '12 at 20:27
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Warren Van Rooyen
34 points

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1 Answers
1.81K Views
Ecommerce website development - advice needed

I am starting an eCommerce marketplace. I am about to give the go ahead to my designer to start work- however I have already paid 2000$ for development. But, for the maintenance only he is...

asked Oct 14 '12 at 04:36
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Stanford Sequeira
42 points

3 Votes
1 Answers
430 Views
What are techniques to elicit requirements from customers who don't understand their needs?

Question: How do you prevent a situation where you have to produce work-product work first and get client feedback before getting on the right track to meet their needs? Are there techniques to...


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What is the fastest method to create the current, trendy websites (static 'n' dynamic)?

What is the fastest method to create the current, trendy websites (static 'n' dynamic)? I have seen website being built from scratch, and from a pre-defined template. I am little curious to know...

asked Sep 24 '12 at 02:07
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Jeet7seven
1 point

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Contract with Web Developer

I am setting up a Web Design and Development business and planning to outsource development services to Eastern Europe (not part of EU). I am wondering what sort of working contract can UK...

asked Oct 2 '12 at 08:43
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Marko
1 point

2 Votes
4 Answers
491 Views
Freelance Designers "Quality"- Portfolio vs. Results

I am in the process of hiring a designer that has good portfolio material. The problem i always run into is the fact that many designers will highlight their best work and that is what initially...

asked Aug 9 '12 at 22:42
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Amin Brodie
39 points

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How much equity for a graphic designer doing contract work?

Possible Duplicate: A graphic designer working for equity My business partner and I have been working on our project for a couple months. We are 50-50 co-founders both working full-time and...