Baulkham Hills, Australia (PressExposure) December 28, 2009 -- Quite a few businesses try to design that website themselves instead of hiring a professional web design firm. The decision should however depend on various important factors. You need to estimate if you have enough website design expertise you and your employees have in the web technologies needed to create a profession and attractive website and will you be able to program all the functionality you will need from your website. The final decision should be based on your skill levels, the functionality your website is supposed to have and the image you want to project from your website. Another important aspect is if you will have time to devote to website designing and website development.
If you are looking to develop a static website design, you will not need any programming knowledge (Java Scripting could still be required) or no animation could be required for your projects. For a dynamic site most of the above mentioned skills are required. There a quite a few website developers in the market who will do the website programming while you provide them with a design.
You should also consider if you have time to be able to undertake website design and website development yourself. Also once the site is ready will you have time to maintain your website? It is not enough to have a website if you won't have time to update it.