The fields of technology, digital marketing and web design are still male-heavy. Advertising, too. It is estimated that women control 80 per cent of the purchasing power, yet only 3 per cent of Creative Directors are women, meaning that consciously or not, agencies continue to market almost exclusively to men.
New data released by trend setting Israeli company Webydo, reveals some eye opening information about the web design industry
So would future website creation be led by non-professional amateurs and hobbyists using DIY solutions? If so, what role would professional designers play in this evolving market?
To be a consumer of technology is one thing, to have the power to create the technology takes your game to a whole new level. Therefore the team behind chloédigital wanted to give insight into what life is like in this new and exciting industry of Fashion and Technology in London.
The idea was simple; free website creation from web code and liberate designers from their dependency on developers. The result is Webydo, a revolutionary web design software that with stunning freshness.
There are hundreds of web hosting companies out there, and a large number of them promise the world for very little in return. Some of these deals are too good to be true though, and it's important to know how to sniff out the best deals and leave the rubbish ones by the wayside.
Bright garish websites are the rage, with buttons shouting out to be pushed and menus flashing their wares. It's an interesting reminder that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that good visual design might not be universal, but local.
Today is anti-slavery day in the UK but you might think that in 2011 there's no way that slaves could be working for you