Web Design - Iris Carter-Collins, Speaker and Coach

How to be successful in online business

An online business must have a quality website development to be successful. This can place you ahead of your competitors quite easily if done correctly. Not everyone knows what goes into a great website design though and that’s where these tips come in handy. Consider these items when you design online.

Ensure your website can pass the NoScript test. The NoScript extension that is available for Firefox can be used to see if the site can still be read. There will be content that needs scripting like order systems. However, if the site is blank when the scripts are off, you have a problem.

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Avoid using frames on your site

TIP! You should always take time to removed old, irrelevant content. If you have a page that is promoting some type of special event that already went on six months ago, then you have lost readers.

Avoid using frames on your site. While they worked well for the time, they caused many issues for website visitors. Frame designs are difficult for people to bookmark and scroll through. There are much easier ways to provide your users with a flow through your website.

Include some way to help visitors search for content. Visitors may look for something specific, and that box will be one of the first things they look for. If you do not have one, the viewer will find another site. Always place the box at the top right of the page, as this is the first place visitors tend to look for one.

Let visitors cancel actions if they want to. An action can involve filling out forms, registering for email notifications or newsletters, or browsing the site for various topics or archives. If you do not give site users the opportunity to cancel an action, they are not likely to return to your site. Over time, this could negatively impact your sales and site traffic.

TIP! Do not use JavaScript more than you have to. Some of your website visitors may not have JavaScript, and others will not want to update it on a regular basis.

Forget about pop-up advertisements. Nothing is worse with going to a website and being bombarded with pop-up ads. Most people will immediately leave a website that has pop-ups, even if they are on big websites. You can avoid losing customers and visitors, by simply refusing to allow pop-up ads on your website. If your host tries forcing pop-ups on you, look for another one.

Try using a newsletter for getting repeat visitors. Giving your customers the opportunity to receive promotions, updates, or other news in their inboxes can encourage them to return. Put your sign up form on your site’s sidebar to keep track of how many people sign up. Just send your newsletter to subscribers.

Use Photoshop to make their website look great

The beginning web designer can use Photoshop to make their website look great. When amateurs use Photoshop, they often create very professional grade sites based on the capabilities of the software. If you do not have a top program like Photoshop, it can make it hard and really time consuming to acquire enough knowledge to build a really nice site, quickly.

TIP! Keep the loading time to lower than ten seconds. A website that is designed well should load up very fast no matter what browser the visitor uses.

As stated in the article, the best webdesign is essential when promoting your online presence. It will make you unique and when done properly, successful. Despite that, you must learn some things before designing online. Using the above advice will help you effectively design a web site.

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