Posts made in March, 2011

6 Steps to Becoming a Web Designer (Part 2)

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6 Steps to Becoming a Web Designer (Part 2)

So at this point you should have a grasp of the basic elements of HTML, CSS, FTP, and Photoshop and you should have your own website.  If not, go back and read Part 1 in this series and work on that before going further here. Now you are ready to start doing some business.  Before visions of your mailbox or Pay Pal account being stuffed full of checks or direct deposits start dancing through your head, just remember this will take some time and you don’t actually have any customers yet.  Yes having paying customers is the pre-requisite of the aforementioned money stuffed mailbox.  ...

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6 Steps to Becoming a Web Designer (Part 1)

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6 Steps to Becoming a Web Designer (Part 1)

If you have thought about becoming a web designer or are in the process of learning then you probably know that you need to learn HTML and, hopefully, you know that you need to learn CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).  One of the big advantages to web design is that you can learn by doing.  You don’t have to get a degree or pass some certification courses before you start doing web design.  In fact you can put up your own website without having to learn one bit of HTML or CSS.  I’m not sure that this makes you a web designer, but it is a start. The method that I purpose to get...

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