How To Create a Web Site that Makes the Sale (Corrected)

Written by Jinger Jarrett

Nothing can be more frustrating than visiting a web site and not being able to find what you are looking for.

Mayberepparttar site is just plain ugly, or looks like it was done by a kid attacked by a box of Crayola crayons.

If you're going to do business onrepparttar 131783 Internet, you need a professional web site. This is your business card andrepparttar 131784 visitors' introduction to who you are.

First impressions count. You want to make a good first impression, and you want to get your potential visitor to bookmark your site.

Here's how to create a good first impression and keep your new visitor coming back for more.

1. Give your site a purpose. Do you know what you want your web site to do?

Maybe your goal is to makerepparttar 131785 sale. If this is your goal, then you want to make sure that you include useful content for your visitor to read.

Make it interesting, and emphasizerepparttar 131786 benefits of your offer. Give him/her useful information.

2. Make it fast loading I have cable modem, so if I'm really interested inrepparttar 131787 site, I'll wait around for it to download so that I can look atrepparttar 131788 content.

Unfortunately, most people are using dial-up. If your site takes more than 10 to 15 seconds to load, your visitor will just click away and go somewhere else.

The easiest way to make sure your site is fast loading is to go easy onrepparttar 131789 graphics. Although graphics can make your site visually appealing, they can take forever to load.

If you must include graphics, then use a graphics compressor to shrink your graphics so that that they load more quickly.

Below are some sites online where you can shrink .gif and .jpg, your most common graphic files, for free.

Now I've seen some pretty terrific interactive sites online. They may use flash or some other kind of scripting to make them interactive.

Although these types of sites can be fun places to visit, if you have a business site, you want to skip creating this type of interactivity. You'll have slow load times, and you'll lose visitors fast.

3. Choose a good design Keep it simple. Stick torepparttar 131790 same color scheme. You don't want something that looks like it was painted by a two year old.

Think about what works well on screen. Have you ever tried to read yellow type on an orange background? Think about your reader.

Different colors mean different things to different people and cultures. Keep that in mind.

Bidding For Business - Facilitates the Future

Written by Mina Baller


Bidding For Business - Facilitatesrepparttar Future

Atlanta, November 25, 2003 – Asrepparttar 131781 world plugs in, there’s no doubt thatrepparttar 131782 business world is fast becoming an international arena. While day-to-day business continues, everything from research to marketing needs have taken on new meanings – and have createdrepparttar 131783 drive to find by-the-project professionals to fill those needs.

Jon Davis, a recruitment executive for Matrix Resources, an Atlanta-based technology placement firm, has noticed some stability returning torepparttar 131784 workforce – but is quick to note that most employers aren’t looking for full-time employees. Business today needs contractors – individuals who are paid byrepparttar 131785 project. ''I would say there are more employers today than there were inrepparttar 131786 past that likerepparttar 131787 flexibility of a contingent workforce,'' said Davis, attributing this shift torepparttar 131788 rising costs of supporting a full-time workforce, diminishing worker-employer loyalty, andrepparttar 131789 proliferation of technology. The need, then, is for freelance professionals who excel in specific commercial aspects of business – individuals ready to fulfill a company’s outsourcing needs. Covering all commercial categories, and its growing community of international resident professionals are revolutionizingrepparttar 131790 concept of outsourcing, giving project managersrepparttar 131791 chance to analyzerepparttar 131792 commercial field and hand-pick their candidate from a pool of bids. The services that these freelance experts offer range from software development, graphic and web design to genealogical and technical research. Harried writers have already found an inexpensive solution to their ghost writing, screenplay creation, and technical script writing needs - in short, has takenrepparttar 131793 guesswork and risk out of utilizing contract talent.

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