Let Your Visitors Know How Often You Update Your Website

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Pasterepparttar following code "as is" into your web page HTML where you wishrepparttar 134811 "Last Updated" date to appear...

You may use this tool to add a professional touch to your site, or simply remind "yourself" of your last site update! :-)

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5 Most Common Web Design Mistakes

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4. Scattered Web Site

When designing your site, make sure it has a pattern that leads your visitor. Get several people (friends or relatives) to visit your site and watch them as they navigate. Noticerepparttar places where they stop (as if they're finished) and also links that they click on. Organizing your site to lead visitors is very important whether you're leading them to buy something or just to click and go to another place in your site. Customers are silently begging to be led.

SOLUTION: Take a look atrepparttar 134810 flow of your site. Design it in a fashion that always continues like this...

Make sure that graphics don't get inrepparttar 134811 way of your lead. Ifrepparttar 134812 visitor stops inrepparttar 134813 middle ofrepparttar 134814 home page to click on a graphic or banner before getting to your sales page, they may never return. You've got one chance to getrepparttar 134815 visitor's attention and keep it. Makerepparttar 134816 most of it.

5. Generalization

The most effective way of selling onrepparttar 134817 internet is to personalize your web site to reach your target audience. Many web sites are general and try to reach everybody. The reality is that you can't be everything to everybody. The business owners who are successful onrepparttar 134818 web normally have very specific products or services that target a niche market.

SOLUTION: Make your site as personal as possible. As you're writing, pretend that you are face to face withrepparttar 134819 customer. Present your web site in such a way thatrepparttar 134820 visitor feels like he just walked into a store in his hometown. Also, stay focused on your target customer (one who would be interested in "your" product.)

These five mistakes should be avoided at all costs if you want to build an effective and successful web business.

Design your site to sell!

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