Website designing is a tough job, with web platform and technology changing everyday it’s important that web designers should always be on their toe. Every missed opportunity or an unsatisfied client will through back from where you started, be a TIGER and you will survive in the competitive market.
1. Stay updated with New technology
Its hard to be a web designer and its harder to stay updated with the new trends and technology which is changing every other day. The Job of a web designer is to design the website and design it to be user friendly and compatible with latest technology which is ever changing. Today websites are designed in a completely different way and with increase in the number of smart phone users it has to be compatible with mobile phones. For example, Now we have single page long scrolling pages and sites. The sites should also be interactive, informative and customer centric, remember it’s all about inbound now a days. The web designing has got a new make over in todays ever changing world of technology.
2. Stand alone from the Crowd
Get noticed, This is the most important thing of being a part of very competitive market. You should have your unique USP. Their are many wolfs in the same business to eat you, make yourself stand alone from the crowd and be a TIGER. Offer unique service, study about your competitors what are they offering, your offer should be attractive, unique and personalised to your customer.
3. Plan your Design
Always plan before you start any project. Planning saves time and increases efficiency and productivity. Research about your client, what are they expecting and what is the project. Also have a look on the competitors what are they doing, how you can be different. What is going on in the market and latest trend, It very important to do a study before you start any work as it will give you an idea what is expected and how you will achieve it.
4. You are a Web Designer, Don’t try to be a graphic designer
Those who think web designing and graphic designing is same, then you are wrong and please remove this misconception from your head. These are two different area of expertise and web designing is completely different area because the target audience and area work is completely different. Graphic designer might become a web designer once he learns the technical skills and code, but if its only about technical skills and code then anyone can learn it and become web designer. In simple terms web designer designs websites and graphic designer designs graphics
5. Evaluate your work and get reviews/feedback
Always evaluate your work and welcome feedback it shows that you are ready to here about your work and change it if necessary. Acceptability, good listener and ready for change is very important in a business and if it an IT business then you should always welcome a feedback. It helps you see where you stand and if improvement is needed you can improve.
To be the best you need to be outstanding in your work with list of happy clients and successful projects.
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