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

YoYoEtc yoyoetc at provide.net
Fri Jul 23 16:59:27 CDT 2004

I wonder, too, if WYSIWYG programs such as DreamWeaver are not working 
against us, too.  People often think all they need is FrontPage or 
Dreamweaver and they will be able to design a site.  Designers might be 
working against themselves by using such tools.

At 05:53 PM 7/23/2004, Chris George wrote:
> > 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?
>Yes, I can. The problem is my telepathic abilities can't plant my worth
>in all potential client's heads.
>Why oh why do you think that it matters what _we_feel_ our worth is?
>They _are_ our competition, whether we like it or not. The only way we
>can scramble above it is to become the (ok, here I go using the analogy
>for clarity's sake) General Contractor, Foreman, Yard Boss, etc.
>The problem is: what for those who just want to _build_ things?
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