“Keep It Simple Stupid”

Written by Florie Lyn Masarate

Recognize that saying? It has been used in many different things to mean simplicity isrepparttar key to doing things best. In explaining concepts, putting it in simple yet understandable terms would easily get your message through. This is in contrast to using confusing words and “beating aroundrepparttar 150331 bushes”, resulting to an overload of information yet losingrepparttar 150332 main idea inrepparttar 150333 process. This same saying should also be applied inrepparttar 150334 designs of websites. Ever feltrepparttar 150335 frustration of having to go through much information while browsing in some sites? Not only that, think of allrepparttar 150336 graphics that keep appearing and popping every now and then. Most ofrepparttar 150337 time, these things make downloading pretty slow. And you only went there for simple information. Take researching, for example. These sites were meant to help in every way possible. Makingrepparttar 150338 hassle of researching more convenient and easy. But some people do not haverepparttar 150339 patience of waiting for an animation to stop moving, or forrepparttar 150340 flow of not needed information, and impossible icons to find onrepparttar 150341 screen. Not all users haverepparttar 150342 same modems and software you have. So if it is not hard for some, it may be terrible for others. Think ofrepparttar 150343 people in a rush to purchase something. Dazzling them with intricate graphics would likely send their tempers rocketing. And special effects can only make them want to scream with frustration. And for what? For a request of a catalog?

The power of words

Written by Is banner advertising dead?

There was once a time when banners wererepparttar most important forms of printing for information, educational, and advertising purposes. People see them everywhere during that time, big and small. Anywhere one looks, banners are displayed, showcasing different businesses and companies. Banners were put into websites inrepparttar 150330 internet age. These times, with graphic designs and colors that added a certain style into these things. That was before. What people do not know about is that banner advertising is considered a dead business inrepparttar 150331 internet nowadays. This is according torepparttar 150332 marketing experts ofrepparttar 150333 internet. This is based fromrepparttar 150334 fact that banners are expensive. According to studies,repparttar 150335 number of people visiting and clicking through them are less and thatrepparttar 150336 success rate is minimal. Chances are, people using banners would end up losing more money thanrepparttar 150337 cost they have paid for them. The same people who were investing their money on banner business before wererepparttar 150338 first ones pulling out of this kind of advertising and turning to other sources. What had causedrepparttar 150339 death of banner advertising? Many banners are put in with so many graphics designs in them that people could not anymore understand whatrepparttar 150340 banner is about. While incorporating more colors and graphics design maderepparttar 150341 banner look attractive enough,repparttar 150342 essence of what is about gets lost in all these mixtures. Althoughrepparttar 150343 advertisers’ purpose of getting attention made its mark,repparttar 150344 content is lost inrepparttar 150345 purpose. People get to admire them but after that, they tend to forget what they were admiring about. Designs, yes, but what else?

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