When you’re just getting started as a web designer, finding your first few paid gigs can be a struggle. If you don’t personally know anyone who needs help with a website, putting your name out there is daunting. The best thing you can do is to build a portfolio page that showcases your skills and talents. Below, we’ll cover some tips on how to use your portfolio page to get customers.
Many New Year’s resolutions are related to better performance in something. For business owners, those goals may be geared toward marketing and sales: search engine optimization (SEO), advertising, or branding in general. Maybe you’ll be creating the first website for your business with a content management system (CMS) such as WordPress or Drupal.
If you’re looking for a simple online presence to get your business into the online game, then a single page website is a good choice. What makes this an excellent choice for a small business is that you can also package it with your hosting service.
With all of the options available today with a free website builder and hosting, it seems like now more than ever it’s quite simple to create your own site and get it up and running. But it does beg the question of whether you need a professional web developer to design your site or if you should just do it yourself.
Has this ever happened to you? You’ve been up all night working on a
document and suddenly the computer crashes. Was your hard work saved?
Did you have a backup?
I’m sure everyone has had this experience at some point. I used to save multiple versions of the same file over and over again every time I had made a significant change. This technique worked but I would often have tens or twenties of versions of files by the end, and it would be difficult to know what was in each version or why it was saved.