If you are a looking for a website, the choices are absolutely overwhelming these days. The market is flooded with website template companies like Template Monster where you can purchase a non-exclusive Joomla, Drupal, WordPress or Majento template or theme for as little as $60. If you are not familiar with these open-source technologies, implementing one of them might be more of a challenge. Overseas web development firms create websites for ridiculously low prices that no US-based web designer can dare compete with. Then there are the do-it-yourself website creation programs like Go Daddy’s Website Tonight which allows you to build your website yourself for a low monthly fee but offers nothing in terms of SEO. And let’s not forget the teenage whiz kid who spends his spare time coding but lacks critical marketing experience attract your target audience. Google for web designers or web design firms and you will get millions of results for companies all promising very similar things: timely delivery, budget-friendly, search engine optimization and cross-browser compatibility, etc… Now if they were all so great, why are there so many crappy websites you may ask. Here are some qualifications that will help you to weed out the good web designers from the bad ones.