I need advice on starting a new marketing company. Do I need to know HTML?

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Question by Branden S: I need advice on starting a new marketing company. Do I need to know HTML?
I am fresh out of college and I am looking to starting a marketing/advertising/pr and consulting company part time. I have the marketing knowledge, some photo shop and PR knowledge and I know the community that I hope to reach. My issue is with HTML and web design. I know that many companies are moving towards the web, but I have very limited HTML and coding skill.

Is it wiser to contract my web design work out to other companies and focus on the other intangibles or should I just suck it up and learn the coding needed? Also is it wise to seek out a marketing consultant for additional advice since I am starting a marketing company?

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Answer by ironbuddy
What I did was to buy a template website and then just edit it using Notepad; cheap, effective and very professional looking and you can produce a top class website in a couple of evenings of your spare time without buying lots of expensive software.

When you've done that and you need to look at promoting your website then Google for '5Day Traffic Makeover', again, this is a very low cost ebook with everything you need to get started cheaply.

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