Commute nav comes to life

After a few months of research, planning and sleepless nights; Commute nav ‘ground zero’ (no public functionality yet) hits the web. It’s gonna be an active project over the coming months/years. I’m mainly working on the design and development of the site, but will move over to development only once the design roadmap is complete (and designers handle that).

Here is a screenshot of the site

Building a web design portfolio

Well after ages of not ‘designing’ websites, I’ve decided to start making websites commercially. The move is really marked by some of the rip-offs that I’ve seen recently. I don’t know if it’s okay to over-bill a client because they don’t know how a website, hosting and basic e-mail work.

There’s a group of guys who billed over R 2’000 on a ‘basic’ website, and there were three bad things about it.

  1. They used a template that they found on the net, and it was a bit horrible.
  2. They couldn’t even mod the template properly, pictures look stretched etc.
  3. They ‘ripped’ the client off, there’s absolutely no useful functionality or anything that could warrant such a rate. Continue reading “Building a web design portfolio”