A great website can help your business gain new customers, provide you with leads, aid in existing customer growth, and be a great representative of your company brand. A poor business website will hurt your ability to gain new customers online and can weaken your brand image. That is why, as a business, you should make sure that your business website isn’t making an of the common mistakes in website design. To help your business grow, gain new customers, and aid in designing great websites, here are the Top 5 Website Design Mistakes Your Business is Making.
Your domain name is a part of you – it’s on your sign, it’s your website address, it’s on your company apparel, it’s on all of your advertising, on your company vehicles and much more. It’s where you can be found at online by customers. People know that domain name because it’s associate with your business. So, do you own it?
The biggest issue I see in the website design world today is that businesses are trying to find ways to either get a free website or design it themselves. Sure it might save money or be a great skill to learn, but is the time put in really worth the result? Can your website do everything you need/want it to do? Your website is the face of your business. If it doesn’t look professional or have all the necessary functionality, then you may lose potential customers. So, why are you trying to design a website yourself?
Steve Jobs is the greatest product designer, CEO, and innovator of our time. He will be remembered as such. That being said, i’d like to share some of the most interesting quotes and observations that Steve Jobs has had over the years.
A lot of people are visiting your website on their smartphone. Some are just looking at information or buying products, but some want to talk to you. So, they will go to your contact page and find your phone number. However, if your phone number is something they have to copy and paste or write down then that may annoy them a bit. So, why not make the phone number clickable?
A lot of people are visiting your website and if they want to talk with you they will find your email address. So, if your email address is listed on your website but they have to copy and paste, they may get irritated. This is especially annoying if the user is on a smartphone or tablet. So, why not make your email address a clickable link?
You are probably going to be linking to other websites on your website. So, you have two options: You can type a website address onto one of your pages or you can make it a clickable link. This is great because then your users don’t have to copy and paste the address. This is especially annoying if the user is on a smartphone or tablet. So, why not make a clickable link?