Why Your Business Needs a WebsiteWritten by Sherry Holub
Even with steady growth of World Wide Web, many businesses do not have an online presence and some think that they do not need to have a presence at all.
"My business is doing fine as it is." That's great! But, it's almost impossible to answer 'no' to question, "Can my business be doing even better?" One of easiest ways to help your business gain more exposure and potential customers is to have a professionally developed website. There are many advantages to having a professionally designed website. Consider some of points below:
1. Make a great first impression of your business to first-time visitors to your site 2. Reach a wider, global market 3. Increases credibility 4. Use as a promotional tool 5. Increase sales 6. Generate new leads 7. Improve customer service 8. Use your site as an informational tool for your customers, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 9. Unlike printed material, your website can be changed very easily, anytime 10. Reduce operating costs
IN CREATING WEB DESIGN IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER KISS: KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID!Written by Jinky C. Mesias
Are you a web owner? Are you wondering why your site is not doing very well in e-community in spite of your glamorous web designs? Arenít you making any money at all? If all your answer to these questions is YES then itís high time you sit back and examined in what aspect of your web site you have made a mistake.
There are certain consumer facts that should be considered in conceptualizing designs for your web site. Take for instance, fact that nobody really cares about you or your site but you owner alone. Now, thatís reality!-you see most web visitors only care about having their problem solved. Web visitors often visit sites for four reasons and these are as follows: 1.to look for information 2. They want to buy something and feel that web is most convenient place to look for it. 3. They have to make a donation and it happens that foundation has a corresponding web site that can be conveniently reached in net and 4. They want to be entertained and net provides quickest means of entertainment.
These four facts should be considered in formulating web design since web sites are not only means of opening up new marketing opportunities but should function more of a problem solver for most needs of customers. Another thing, which should be considered in web designing, is complexity of design. Web visitors should be able to look at homepage of your site and figure out what your site is all about in less than four seconds. If your site canít do this, then your site is a failure. Most web visitors just donít have time to waste in staying around your site to figure it out.