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As web professionals we need to keep up with latest innovations. Finding the time to do this requires a streamlined workflow.
In our desire to educate clients and colleagues about digital best practice, we often forget that we have as much if not more to learn from them.
As web professionals we focus too heavily on delivery and not enough on knowledge transfer.
With the web moving so fast, how do you keep up-to-date with the latest innovations?
The secret to a successful website is close collaboration between the development team and the site owners. But, how does that work when the development team is an outside contractor?
Whether running a website or an entire business, it is easy for things to get out of control. That is what happened at Headscape and we learnt valuable lessons because of those mistakes.
What exactly is our job as a web designer? Is it just to build websites for our clients or are we responsible for teaching them how to manage it too?
Many internal web teams resent it when an external contractor is brought in, perceiving it as a slight on their abilities. However, perhaps it is actually an opportunity.
When clients are thinking about hiring a web designer they come with a lot of questions. How you answer those questions will decide whether you win the work or not.
With the web community complaining about prices being driven down by inferior competition, perhaps its time to talk publicly about a base rate.
The web community has been talking a lot about our ethical responsibilities, but should these come before our responsibility to our clients and our business?
The new site has gone live. There is a big sigh of relief and the web designer and client part ways. But should it be that way?
Most web designers insist that a client signs off a design for their site before site built commences, but is that really the best approach?