You get an email back from the printers mentioning the words CMYK, 300 dpi, and higher resolution. Okay... so you pulled something from the web and submitted something that didn't quite fit their standards. That's understandable. You're speaking two different languages. Take a look at this list and you'll be more prepared next time.
Think you want your neighbor's kid to create your website for you? Think again. Not only does a website require a professional looking website, but most people don't even consider the technicalities of all the back-end work that is done with programmers, security, maintenance, IT, etc. Today, I'll give you a glimpse of what is required just from the designer's perspective.
Today's web designers skills go beyond software knowledge. In addition to technical skills, web designers must possess the following: