Shoestring Startups

Web-Site Designer

When the Internet was in its infancy, no one paid much attention to how attractively information was presented online. Today, a cool Web site is the hottest way for a company to market its products and services. That's why companies hire professionals to conceptualize their sites' messages; design the backgrounds, buttons and graphics; and publish the sites on the Web. With so much off-the-shelf Web-site design software available, your creativity and graphic skills are more important than technical ability.

Start-Up Cost: $2,000

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This article was originally published in the April 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Shoestring Startups.

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