Posts Tagged best practices in web design

User Experience Tips for a More Engaging Web Design

Written by Ruth Hawk

In some ways, the marker of a successful web design is the impression it makes on the site’s visitors. If they are happy, engaged, and taking action as a result of your web pages, than it is likely you have found the right look for your business. As a result, crafting an engaging user experience is important. By transforming a site from just being beautiful to being both beautiful and functional, you are likely to see an increase in traffic flow, conversions, and engagement.

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Font Tips for More Appealing Web Development

Written by Ruth Hawk

The devil may be in the details, but so is effective web development. You may naturally want to focus on the low hanging fruit of graphics and content, but there are many other design elements that, while smaller or more detailed, are equally important. One of these elements is the font you choose for your site. While you can select a standard Times New Roman or Open Sans, your site may benefit from a more careful evaluation of your typography choices. Plus, the font you use is only the start: Line height, font size, white space, and more all contribute to the impact your font makes on the overall design of your site.

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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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5 Habits of Successful Website Owners

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

Who isn’t overwhelmed with the sheer number of websites online today? If it is mind boggling as a reader, it is certainly more overwhelming for a business owner. How can you possibly compete online if so many thousands of other websites are also competing for attention? Successful websites are not just born, they are bred. […]

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