35 Deadly Website Sins That will Kill Your Business!

Written by Shelley Lowery

After reviewing thousands of web sites overrepparttar past couple of years for my Exceptional Sites Award, I have come torepparttar 132022 conclusion that many business web sites are missingrepparttar 132023 boat.

For example; I've been working on some offline promotions and was searching for a simple targeted mailing list. I searched through about twenty sites and not one of those sites were, what I would consider, professional. Their standard blue links were enlarged to about a size 16 font, busy backgrounds, flashing images and very unorganized.

Did I purchase a mailing list from any of those sites? Absolutely not. Why? The way I see it, if those companies don't take pride in their web sites, chances are, they won't take pride in their products either. Large linked text and flashing graphics won't make sales.

Your web site is a direct reflection of you and your business. The appearance of your site isrepparttar 132024 most important factor in determining your sites value. In other words, if your site doesn't look professional or pleasing torepparttar 132025 eyes at first glance, its perceived value andrepparttar 132026 value of your products and services will be low.

Onrepparttar 132027 other hand, you may have a great web site, well designed and a quality product or service, but if it takes too long to load,repparttar 132028 value will still be perceived as low. Why? Because your potential customer won't wait. Ultimately costing you business.

Another consideration of great importance is your content. Not just links, but content with value. When someone is surfingrepparttar 132029 net and they visit your web site, they're visiting for a reason. Your site has something they want. Whether it is your product, service or information, that's why they're there. If they don't find what they're looking for, they move on torepparttar 132030 next site and so on. If you want your visitors to stay at your site, providerepparttar 132031 quality content they're looking for in a nicely organized fashion. Give them a reason to want to explore your site and to continue to visit your site inrepparttar 132032 future.

Web Source Web Design Tips - Resizing Your Images

Written by Shelley Lowery

The IMAGE tag is used to display images on your web page.

You can resize your image within your HTML by changingrepparttar HEIGHT and WIDTH values. To retain your images original characteristics, make sure you adjustrepparttar 132020 height andrepparttar 132021 width equally. In other words, if your original graphic dimensions are height 50 and width 100, to reduce your image to one halfrepparttar 132022 size, you would changerepparttar 132023 height to 25 andrepparttar 132024 width to 50. This technique works best with .jpg images, as .gif images are reduced to a maximum of 256 colors.

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