It can be daunting having to manage your companys website design project. The following article discusses what you need to think about before looking for designers, so that the quotes you receive will be as accurate and meaningful as possible.
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If you have ever tried printing web pages then you’ll know that the results can be pretty bad at times. Bits go off the right hand edge of the page. The menu and all the page graphics seem to get priority thus sucking your ink cartridges dry, and with ink cartridges costing more than a bottle of champagne these days this is far from ideal.
The two most common questions I’m asked when discussing a web design project are “How much will it cost” and “How long will it take”. The answers to these can vary a lot between projects, but what does remain much the same are the steps involved in taking the project from conception through to completion.
I joined Ecademy back in January 2004 and have been reasonably active in making connections and meeting a few people here and there.
Although it is a great idea, and is working well, it is very data driven, with no real visual representation of any of its information available. With a passion for Flash and a spare few hours on my hands I decided to have a bit of fun with some of the data available.
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One of the most effective website promotion techniques is to write regular articles relevant to your industry. There are many websites online that serve as article banks, and so it is possible to have your work included in hundreds, possibly thousands of places online.
Using tables for layout. This is an old construction technique which was actually a workaround in the very early days of the Internet to create graphical layouts on websites before the technology was there to allow it. These days there are much better ways to construct websites and make them look good.
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