Posts Tagged Austin Web Design

Questions Every Web Design Should Answer

Written by Ruth Hawk

Accessible and effective customer support is important in making sure that customers’ questions are answered and that they feel comfortable buying from your e-commerce website. However, one strategy websites should consider adopting is heading off many of those questions before they even arise with effective web design strategies.

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Tips for a Web Design that Is Customer Support Friendly

Written by Ruth Hawk

Customers can be skittish when it comes to making a purchase. An unanswered question, an unsatisfactory checkout process, a second or two of extra page load time, and they can be off to another website, and you can be out a sale. That is why customer support is so important: It allows you to connect with customers at the critical juncture when they have encountered a question or a problem but have not yet decided to leave your site. There are many elements that go into effective customer support. One of these elements is how your web design contributes to effective customer support. Here are just a few tips for creating a web design that is customer support friendly so that your site can allow your customers to effectively engage with your brand.

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4 Concerns Regarding Single Page Web Design

Written by Ruth Hawk

With single page websites gaining popularity as one of this year’s major web development trends, it may be tempting to adopt the practice for your own website. There is, after all, no denying the beauty of most of these sites, and their mobile friendliness is a great advantage. However, single page web design has a number of drawbacks that make it a less than ideal choice for many businesses. Small businesses in particular may suffer from pursuing this web development trend. What could possibly be wrong with creating a visually stunning, single page display of your website’s information? Here are a few ideas.

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How to Work Best with a Web Developer and Ensure the Success of Your Project

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

If you really want to have a successful web design project, it is essential to build a good relationship with your web developer. Here are some tips that can help you when you are in the process of finding the right developer for your website needs.

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Holiday Content Marketing Tips for E-Commerce Websites

Written by Ruth Hawk

Gearing up for the holiday season means more than just refreshing your web design and web development efforts (Although those are important as well). It also means injecting your content marketing strategy with material that is relevant, engaging, and designed to move shoppers along the holiday sales funnel. To that end, here are a few tips to help you create a compelling holiday content marketing strategy for your e-commerce website.

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5 Tips for Creating Effective Holiday Landing Pages

Written by Ruth Hawk

When it comes to holiday marketing, landing pages are an invaluable aspect of your e-commerce website. Not only do they serve as the place where visitors land after clicking on your email links, organic search results, and targeted holiday promotions, but they also serve as the first impression most of these visitors will have of your website.

As a result, your holiday landing pages must be designed to (1 Make a positive impression and (2 Drive conversions. While effective landing pages are important all year, there are a few steps you can take to strengthen those pages specifically for the holiday shopping season. What follows is a look at a few tips for sprucing up the messaging and web design of your holiday landing pages.

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Web Development Steps to Take to Prepare Your Website for Holiday Traffic Spikes

Written by Ruth Hawk

With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the entirety of the holiday shopping season on the horizon, now is the time for businesses to make sure that their web design and web development are sufficient to withstand the influx
of traffic they are about to experience. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday crowds having taken down the websites of businesses as large as Best Buy and Wal Mart in the past, no one is immune to the potential slow downs and crashes that can occur if a website cannot handle the influx of traffic created by holiday shopping and holiday sales. Here are a few steps to take in the coming weeks to help you ensure that your website can handle any volume of traffic.

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Prepare for Black Friday/Cyber Monday with These Web Design Tips

Written by Ruth Hawk

The Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend is hands down the most wonderful time of year for businesses. With Cyber Monday 2016 breaking e-commerce records in the United States, and literally billions of dollars worth of purchases up for grabs that weekend, it is vital that e-commerce websites be prepared to woo the increased numbers of website visitors they are going to have. From creating a great look to handling nitty gritty details like page load and web hosting issues, here are a few ways to prepare your web design for the upcoming Big Weekend.

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