[thelist] RE: Does web design have a future in 'highwage'countries? (wasQuestion])

patrick pms at stoutstreet.com
Fri Jul 23 16:36:01 CDT 2004

Chris George wrote:
>>Chris George wrote:
>>>But anyway, my point was not about the quality of work, but 
>>of cheap 
>>>labourers*, and how your analogy emphasizes opposite to what you 
>>>* Cheap does not mean unskilled.
>>>** That being a lone ranger might not be as financially useful as 
>>>working on a team.
>>But in reference to
>>	how do i compete i don't know everything it is spot on.
> I disagree entirely. They're a group of workers that work for ~1/4 of
> the workers they replaced worked for. As someone already pointed out -
> "yeah, but who wants to work for 5-10 bucks an hour?". That's why that
> analogy doesn't work. "When in Rome..." doesn't solve anything.
> I'm not sure who builds houses where you live... 

Why -- if you are a professional web designer/developer/coder/whatever
-- do you see them as your competition? Can you not differentiate your
offerings from rent-a-coder.com?

patrick sanders
web sites that fit

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