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My kid recently suggested he might want to become a web designer. I was also asked to assess what I do for another friend's kid who wanted to do the same. It can be a great job, but freelance website design might not be for everyone. In fact, I've seen enough hacks doing this to know that it's probably more about how good those folks are at sales and networking than at website design. It was the same thing when I was in school to be an architect. Some guys just had the personality to sell a stupid concept, but I could barely sell a well-thought-out design.
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