Expert Website Designer Differences - What Separates The Professionals From The Amateurs?

Website designer services are easy to find online with just a quick search. But you will be faced with a wide selection, is there a way to guarantee that a website designer will make your company needs a priority? Are they providing real value or are they providing a cheap service?

What is the difference between an amateur and a professional website designers? How do you know what the differences are? Keep reading for some useful tips. Any good website designer will place emphasis on branding and identity of your company. Although you will find website designers who will give you a quick turnaround, you have to ask yourself if they invested the time to really know and understand your business. Will their website be original? Amateurs often use templates for their web designs, only changing a few colors and fonts with the end result not being unique at all. For the website to be unique, it has to be created specifically for your business only. Great websites include proper colour choices, appropriate font sizes and colors and exactly what it is that makes your business unique. More colours do not equal a better website and the pros know this. They go for the minimalist option, which will still stand out. Never equate simplicity with boring. You want your website to be familiar, but original. Your website will be central to all of your marketing efforts. So the more people use it the more they recognise it. This process doesn't happen overnight, it will take time. With an amateur website, you will probably have to rebrand every couple of years, which will cost you money down the line.

To completely avoid the nightmare scenarios, go with a professional website designer right from the start: like Clow Creative. Clow Creative is passionate about creating websites and branding materials that really capture what makes your business tick. See examples of our work at and if you like what you see and want to learn more, send an email to

Russ Clow

Freelance Website Designer & Developer


I've been designing and developing websites for a very long time. In that time, I've learnt many things - and this article is written to help share that knowledge with others. Everything within this article is written based on my experience, but is my own professional view.

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