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Going professional in the Web industry can be as easy as setting up your own Web design Web site, or as complicated as taking a four year college course in Web maintenance and development. There is a lot to think about for the professional designer, beyond just how the pages look: pricing, contracts, freelancing or not, how to get customers, and how to keep the ones you have.
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What Kind of Web Designer Should You Become?
The great thing about becoming a Web designer is that it can mean so many different things. Some Web designers do nothing but work in Photoshop all day, while others work on databases. It\'s possible to write for the Web or build the pages but not the design. And as always, you can freelance and do it all.

Web Design Jobs Outlook Through 2022
There are many ways to get into the web design industry. This overview looks at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Management and shows you the outlook for web development through 2022.

Earn Money on the Web
The Web is a great way to make money. If you are a writer, you can make money from Web pages you build, if you're an artist you can sell your designs or creations, or if you're a designer you can freelance as a Web desiner/developer. All you need to make money on the Web is a computer and a website.

You Know You're a Slave to Web Design When...
Some people see Web design as a job, but for many of us, it's an obsession. There are many signs that you are addicted to Web design. How many of these signs do you experience? And what other signs of design slavery do you exhibit?

Readers Respond: You Know You're a Slave to Web Design When...
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Top 10 Web Designer Job Skills

Whether you are just starting out as a Web designer or Web developer or are looking to become one, there are skills you need to know to be successful. The following list of technical skills is a list of the skills you need to be a good Web designer. They are listed in importance to getting a job as a Web desig…

Should I Become a Web Designer?
Deciding to become a Web designer can be a hard decision. It\'s hard to know everything there is to know about a job before you start, but there are some questions you can answer that will help you deteremine if you have the right aptitude for being a Web designer.

Should I Become a Freelance Web Designer?
Deciding to become a Freelance Web Designer can be a hard decision. It\'s hard to know everything there is to know about a job before you start, but there are some questions you can answer that will help you deteremine if you have the right aptitude for being a Freelance Web Designer.

10 Tips to Promoting Your Web Design Business
If you're running or thinking of starting a Web design business, you should know that getting customers is more than just putting up a Web site and waiting for them to roll in. There is a lot of work involved and you have to try hard to get customers and keep them. These 10 tips will help you promote your Web design business and not lose...

How much programming does a Web Designer do?
Is it important to learn C++ or Java or some other programming language in order to be a successful Web developer?

What technical skill could you not live without as a Web designer?
There are many skills that you can work on to be a good Web designer or Web developer. But some are more important than others. Find out what other Web designers think are the most important skills and share your own thoughts.

How I Became a Web Designer
There are many ways to become a Web designer. Some people take classes and get a degree or certification, while others are completely self-taught. And everything in between. Share your story of how you became a Web designer and read how others did it. If you're new to design work, get tips on how to break into the Web design business from people who've already done it.

Web Design is All Hours
Working as a Web designer, especially for a business (small or large) often means that you need to be available at all hours to do work. When you have a job maintaining and building a corporate site, and a problem is fixed, the person finding the problem often wants it fixed immediately. And then there are the customers who want things done at the last minute. In order to complete their pages whe…

What is the Difference Between Web Design and Web Development
Many people use the terms web design and web development interchangeably, but in reality they are different paths on the web professional job spectrum. A web designer has a different skill set than a web developer and often these two jobs have very different responsibilities. If you are applying for a job as a web designer or web developer, you...

What constitutes a problem serious enough to warrant fixing in the mi…
When you're maintaining a site, if someone tells you about a problem, do you fix it right away? What if it's just a typo? Is there a level of severity that you'll work on immediately or do you feel all problems are equally severe? What types of problems would you be glad you were called at 3am to fix?

What do you think the difference between web development and web design is?
Share your thoughts the difference between web designers and web developers. Find out what other people think the difference is.

Should I Become a Web Developer or Web Programmer?
Deciding to become a Web developer or programmer can be a hard decision. It\'s hard to know everything there is to know about a job before you start, but there are some questions you can answer that will help you deteremine if you have the right aptitude for being a Web developer or Web programmer.

What Education and Experience is Required to be a Web Developer?
Becoming a professional Web designer or developer is different for nearly everyone who does it. Some people start out building sites for friends and family and teach themselves all they need to know while others spend years in school learning the ropes and others learn the ropes from someone with more experience to guide them.

What Kind of Web Developer Are You?
If you figure out what type of Web development you prefer you can focus on that and become more of a master of the skills required. There are three types of developer: content builder, designer, and programmer. What type are you?

Should I Become a Web Producer?
Deciding to become a Web producer can be a hard decision. It\'s hard to know everything there is to know about a job before you start, but there are some questions you can answer that will help you deteremine if you have the right aptitude for being a Web producer.

Should I Become a Web Writer?
Deciding to become a Web writer can be a hard decision. It\'s hard to know everything there is to know about a job before you start, but there are some questions you can answer that will help you deteremine if you have the right aptitude for being a Web writer.

Resources for Professional Web Designers
Professional Web Designers need job opportunities, salary and pricing advice, legal and contract help, plus Web design, site development, promotion, and marketing.

Web designer
The definition of a Web designer job description. What is a Web designer.

Web Developer
The definition of a Web developer job description. What is a Web developer.

What is a Webmaster?
Learn what it takes to be a Webmaster for a major ISP.

I Know HTML, Am I a Webmaster?
What is it that makes a Webmaster?

What is a Webmaster - Readers Describe What they Think a Webm…
What is a Webmaster is a controversial subject. Nearly everyone has a different opinion. These are some of the things that people reading the About.com Web Design site think a Webmaster is and does.

What is a Webmaster? - Part Two
What are the requirements to be a good and skilled Webmaster? There are a lot of different answers to this question, but there's probably one that fits your situation.

What is a Webmaster - Take Three
Back in 1998, I attempted to answer the question, what is a webmaster. I wrote up the duties commonly given to Webmasters and described what I thought a Webmaster did. This generated a lot of feedback, as people agreed or disagreed with my assesment of the job title. Now, 10 years after I wrote that first article, I've got a number of quotes from readers stating what they feel a Webmaster is.

What is a Webmaster 4
What do you think a Webmaster is? What does the term Webmaster mean to you? Is there some other term that better describes your job?

What Do the Web Design/HTML Readers Think a Webmaster Is?
What do the Web Design readers think is the job of a Webmaster or Web developer

Building a Technology Resume - About Certifications
Often getting a good job on a Web Design team. When I was a hiring manager I saw a lot of terrible resumes. But if you use these tips from the About Certification Guide you'll have a much better resume.

Web Designer Job Profile - About Technical Careers
If you are looking to become a Web designer in a corporation, check out this job profile. It covers some of the things you might need to get past the recruiters at major corporations and the jobs it might lead to.

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