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Yeah, I'm in the same boat. I'm not good with design but code/software is my thing. I abandoned the idea of doing websites and moved on to other stuff. Zero point in dwelling on something I'm not strong at.I don't consider myself to have artistic skills at all, so I don't know if that'd be a problem.
What have you moved on to?Yeah, I'm in the same boat. I'm not good with design but code/software is my thing. I abandoned the idea of doing websites and moved on to other stuff. Zero point in dwelling on something I'm not strong at.
If you want to continue doing them, either outsource the design aspect (upwork, fiverr) or partner up with someone locally who is good at design. Don't shortchange your clients by giving them functional websites straight out of 2005.
Even modifying existing themes requires some basic creative mind and an eye for what looks good. Therefore (IMHO), not a good idea at all, at least generally speaking.No, because you can just use a theme that already looks great and customize it to fit the business. It's more important for the website to be optimized to increase sales and leads through the use of marketing and copy. Design is more secondary... it just has to look modern.
The problem that often comes up speaking to clients is that such website builders, WordPress themes, etc. - and even you if you don't know how to properly design and code - may sooner or later reach their/your limits. And then you are the one having to tell the client that something he wants is not possible (because of your knowledge or the website builder you chose). Not quite satisfying for both parties if you ask me.Sometimes, you don't really need a good design to sell a product. There are so many website builders out there like, for example, the hPage Website Builder which already has hundreds of website templates available and no coding knowledge is needed. All you need is to pick one and fill in the rest of the content and create webpages.
What kind of ML/AI work do you do freelancing with? Did it take you a long time to acquire the knowledge?Machine learning / AI. Doing some freelancing at the moment, and produced a course.
Probably more courses coming, and working on a project that could turn into a business.
Vision and NLP are the most popular categories on Upwork. There is so much noise, though, so it's hard to really get a handle on what to specialize in. I'm kind of over freelancing, so I'm going from freelancing to building a prototype of a SaaS product. I'll be putting my execution thread on the inside. I'll start it later today.What kind of ML/AI work do you do freelancing with? Did it take you a long time to acquire the knowledge?
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