Many small business owners struggle with deciding how best to make the right choice for designing their own website. They hunt the web for help with their website and discover that the choice is more difficult than they thought. Currently, there are (literally) millions of websites who claim to be professional web designers. But, an individual has to be careful in selecting the most appropriate person or people to trust their company image. In the following guide, I will try to categorize web designers to manageable groups and educate the reader about the gap between the types.
Web designers fall into four general classes: freelance amateur, freelance professional, Web Design Company, Web Development Firm.