One of the most important realizations when working in the digital field is that you can never stop learning. Digital (as a concept) is in a constant state of evolution, with new techniques and technologies emerging almost daily. The result is that you must always be asking yourself “what should I learn next?”
At this very moment, this question is more relevant than ever. We are seeing a fundamental shift in the sector, especially for those of us who run web design businesses.
Why Are Things Changing?
Those who have traditionally operated at the bottom end of the market, such as those working with mom-and-pop businesses, are feeling the pressure. Many entrepreneurs who run small companies are beginning to ask themselves why they need a web designer at all. Especially with out-the-box services, such as Squarespace and Wix, allow them to build their websites.