With large number of industries on boom and increasing competition, every businessman would tend to try and reach as many number of people as possible. The only possible way through which they can extent their reach to unlimited people is through a website. A website is an extension of your business. It gives your business an online presence where the visitors can have access to your business 24*7.
But just having a website is not enough. Having relevant, up-to-date, and “following the trend” website is what you need.
There are simple tips that a web designer must keep in mind in order to make a website that can reach the minds of large number of people.
No-No nothing negative. Planning your content and plotting the design of your website is very important. Infect, not just for web design, planning is important and foremost in each and every task. From where you are to where you want to be, you need to plan. Content, design, layout, categories so on and so forth, all these things need to be planned in order to make a website that is convenient for the visitors to access.
More relevant you show, less you distract. If I think as a user that when I am searching for something on internet, I am definitely looking for something that is relevant. If your website doesn’t shows relevant information, the visitors will not Stop at your website and will jump to the next one, increasing your bounce rate and lower ranking. So keep it short and sweet.
There are lots of gadgets that we use, be it your computers, laptops, tablets and mobile phones. Each of these devices have different screen sizes, platform and orientation. We use computers/laptops in offices, mobiles while travelling, so a website needs to be compatible on all these platforms. This compatibility of website on all types of screen sizes and orientation is called Responsive web design.
Social shares and follow buttons are getting trendy. These are the buttons present on your website hyperlinked to your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and other social media platforms that helps the visitors to have direct look at your social media accounts, thus expanding your reach. These buttons are present on website encouraging social sharing by the buyers.
‘Buy now’, ‘Start trial’, ‘Call’, ‘Book appointment’ – You all must have seen these types of buttons. These are known as ‘CTA’ or Call to Action buttons. These buttons helps the visitors to take instant action and to guide users through your website. Making it easy for the visitors to contact you, presence of these buttons can lead you more.
A clear navigation is the key to a successful web design. Making it comfortable and not making it inconvenient for the visitors, it is a map that displays the core pages that a visitors can visit. Scrolling through pages easily is what a visitor believes that a site will provide and if this happens to be opposite, he will not stay at your website and will find a competitor giving better user experience.
Just by developing a website, you do not get traffic rather you need to bring your website in front of the eyes of the people for them to know and you can do this by apply best SEO practices. Focus on correct strategies and SEO practices can give you good return on investment.
Do follow these website design tips to get the best possible results!