If you have been a reader for a while you are probably very familiar with the freelancing products we sell here are Freelance Folder. We have made some recent changes and have changed some pricing so we wanted to get a post out to explain what is going on.
First of all, The Client Machine is running at a greatly reduced rate. We have taken the $129 theme and marked it down to $19.99. Freelancers love the theme because it helps them get leads, build proposals, manage contacts, and invoice all from the familiar WordPress interface.
Last but not least. We are offering the entire ZenTextures.com collection for sale for only $29. The collection includes over 450 high quality textures and is available for instant download. Get The Complete Zen Textures Collection.
Web design has become a profitable niche for freelancers in the last few years, especially with the popularity of the WordPress platform. Tech blogs, e-commerce sites and general information sites all prefer to have a custom-designed blog to help sell their offerings worldwide.
To capitalize on the earning potential of web design industry there has been surge in the number of custom service web design providers. However, only a handful of freelancers are able to sense the change in the industry dynamics and add value to their creative ideas during implementation.
In order for you to stay competitive, effective, and yet innovative with your web designs I propose the following ten guidelines:
As web designers, sometimes it is far too easy to look at a completed design and think it is ready for production. But any developer will tell you that bringing a design to life in code takes more than just a pretty design. To expedite the coding process and ensure the product more closely reflects the design, make sure you do these six things before handing off your next design and your developer will love you forever:
In the aftermath of the latest Panda update, the Google team has encouraged webmasters to focus on user experience rather than algorithms.
As the battle for rankings in Google’s search results is growing, many web designers are losing focus on the essence of being a designer.
The path to achieving a design that would express beauty is now being put in second place to the path to good search engine results.
Exceptional web design requires ingenuity and technical expertise. It’s important to develop a site that is both results-driven and appeals to the masses. Yet, creating a visually appealing website is only half the battle in the world of Internet commerce. The website must also actively encourage website traffic through link building, web crawlers and other search engine optimization (SEO) techniques. Not to mention, the website must be compatible with all major browsers, as well as, mobile browsers. Whether the user has Flash or HTML5 capability, the website must still function properly.
Achieving all of these requirements is no small order for a website designer. Planning is essential to exceptional design. Web designers must consider every aspect of web design and anticipate their customers’ navigational behavior to create a website design that will attract visitors and convert sales.
The question then becomes, “How can web designers successfully accomplish this goal?” This article will review some of the basic aspects of website design to help companies appeal to the masses and still increase revenue for their clients.
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