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Do you need corporate experience to become a freelance web developer or can you start from scratch?

I'm trying to get an A.S. degree in web programming from a community college. I'm not sure I can get a corporate job with just an A.S. degree. Can I just become a freelance web developer from scratch? How should I start out? I know about portfolios, and I know about elance.com and websites like that.

Asked By: heidegger_001 - 3/8/2010
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Without some kind of degree, it's going to be tough even to get someone to talk to you. As time goes on, you may want to build up a portfolio, and be able to show you designed websites for other customers. It's something like what an artist would go through to get hired for a job. Lot's of that kind of work is by... More
Answered By: Randy - 3/8/2010
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