Well, sure, anyone can. But it can take months and years to learn to do it well. There needs to be an understanding of the programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator. There needs to be a strong knowledge of at least HTML and CSS. An experienced designer also understands copyright law, e-business techniques, and how to design a site for a target demographic. Sure you can have your 8 year old do it, but do you want your site to look like it was made by an 8 year old? Or, you could have an employee make it, but do you want to
- Spend money on their weeks and months of training?
- Have the employee take time from work projects for 6 months to a year to learn to build a site?
- Spend money on hardware and software they will need to make a site?
- Spend money again if the employee did it incorrectly?
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