Posts Tagged Web Design

Post-Holiday Web Design Tips that Can Help You Boost Sales

Written by Ruth Hawk

The post-holiday sales lull is infamous among retailers. The profitable buying frenzy of November and December turns into a very quiet few months as consumers recover from their holiday spending and stay indoors thanks to colder weather. Addressing the holiday lull across all of your marketing efforts is often the best approach to boosting sales between January and March. These efforts should include your web design, which can be used to promote new deals and encourage engagement with your brand even during the quietest time of the year.

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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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The Importance of Mobile Web Design: An Overview

Written by Ruth Hawk

The use of mobile devices continues to rise rapidly. As a result, custom web design and development needs to prioritize, not just accommodate, the needs of people using their mobile devices. Mobile web design is the solution. Here are just a few reasons that a mobile web design is essential for most websites today, and a few tools to help you identify the mobile friendliness of your site.

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Why Web Design Is Not Enough

Written by Ruth Hawk

With 89 percent of people in North America (equaling 320 million people) using the Internet, the necessity of an effective web design is clear. While an eye-catching appearance can certainly encourage website visitors to stay and explore your site, there are other factors that will (1 Get them there in the first place and (2 Convince them to stay.

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When Breaking Web Design Rules Might Work for You

Written by Ruth Hawk

Web design has evolved as quickly as has the Internet as a whole. Along with that development has come certain rules, or best practices, that have proven themselves useful in guiding the development of appealing and effective websites. However, occasionally, as the saying goes, rules are meant to be broken, and occasionally, great web design comes when the rules are left behind. However, there are a few qualities that are true of successful forays into new web design territory.

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