5 Steps to Good Website Practice : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

5 Steps to Good Website Practice

November 30, 2011

5 Steps to Good Website Practice

London, UK (RPRN) 11/30/11 — Planning your website carefully is crucial in creating a successful business winning tool. Many people forget that your website is normally the first thing that people see and creates a lasting impression, positive or negative!

Here are 5 steps to make sure you are doing the right thing:

1. If you are selling a product on your website, whether it be e-commerce or not, it is important to show the product in its best light. Use a professional photographer and have good images taken and ensure that they are edited to display your products as clear and bold as possible. Try to avoid using images from a standard camera; this can be detrimental to your image. If you can’t get someone to take professional images for you use stock image libraries like iStock or Shutterstock, these are professionally shot, perfectly lit shots.  Remember… image is everything!

2. Your site should be easy to navigate. One frustrating thing about visiting a website is not knowing where to go to find what you need, the result of this is usually your potential customers turning to your competitors. Make sure your contact details are easy to find. We would recommend them on every page, some people will just go on your website to find your telephone number, or your email address. If they don’t find them quickly they will soon leave.

3. Make sure that your ‘killer’ content is visible from the home page in easy to navigate to. This also needs to hold all of the information to give the user the decision on whether to contact you or that your offering is not

5 Steps to Good Website Practice
for them. Try not to leave any potential questions unanswered. For carrying a lot of information, a simple ‘read more’ link under the important stuff is all that is necessary, people don’t want to read masses of content to find out one small piece of information. Within this, make the content clear; don’t confuse those that you are trying to attract. Jargon may impress your competitors, but not your customers, and they are the important ones. Remember you are selling your business, not providing free advice. Our marketing company see many companies who forget this, and you need to direct people towards buying from you, not taking your information and using it elsewhere.

4. Calls to action on a website should be appealing and clear, these include buttons, links, images – we call them feature boxes. Try and invoke a reaction from the person looking on your site, you need them to interact with the site for them to become interested. This could be an offer, a useful download or even a tool or a game.

5. Finally, consider the technicalities. Make sure website looks good in all browsers before it is published online. Also ensure that it is up-to-date with current sizes (currently 1280px wide on 8/11/20110) when it is designed. Get your site designed from edge to edge width around 1050px for ideal viewing.

Grapevine are a leading UK marketing company who specialise in providing marketing solutions for companies across a variety of industry sectors. Take a look at our marketing company work.

Media Contact Name: Dean Spencer
Media E-mail:
Media Phone: 07973927339
Media Web Address: http://www.grapevine-group.co.uk/
Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: BREAKING NEWS, Technology, Featured, MARKETING, ADVERTISING, PR, New Media - WEB 2.0, Social Media, PRESS RELEASE

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Zatun Game Studio Releases a List of Tools That Aid in iPhone Development

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India 04/18/14 · Zatun Game Studio, a leading cross-platform video game...

Miami Boom Signals First Rating Increase Since 2004: Muni Credit

Miami, Florida 04/18/14 · Record demand from international investors is boosting prices...

Canadian actor/producer Corey Large presents the drug drama ‘Kid Cannabis’ out April 18

Los Angeles/Vancouver 04/14/14 ·  For Canadian actor/producer Corey Large, the drug drama...

Newborn Foundation Presents at 13th Design of Medical Devices Conference on Innovation for Developing Nations

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 04/10/14 · - Newborn Foundation co-founder and chairman Annamarie Saarinen...

Uk firms can succeed at exporting, says Ultraseal International

Ann Arbor, MI 04/09/14 · Understanding markets overseas is the key to exporting...

First App Created for General Public by Academy's Sci-Tech Council

Beverly Hills, Calif. 04/07/14 · ACADEMY COLOR PREDICTOR LAUNCHES ON iTUNES –The Academy Color...

Grand Estates Auctions sells highest priced home in five years in Pasco County, Florida.

Charlotte, North Carolina 04/04/14 · Sale achieved at auction sets a new benchmark...

Students Create Online Planetary Improvement Network

BOURNEMOUTH, UK 04/04/14 ·  Students from Oxford and Harvard, in cooperation with...

Sharing Meals Online May Reduce Loneliness and Improve the Dining Experience

BOURNEMOUTH, UK 04/04/14 ·  An online eating trend that began in Korea...

Consiglio’s Kitchenware & Gift Offer 4-Year Warranty on Latest Saeco Espresso Machines

Toronto, ON 04/01/14 · Leading provider of brand name kitchenware, Consiglio’s Kitchenware...

5 Tips for Finding A Reputable Luxury Property Auction House

Charlotte, North Carolina 03/28/14 · - Advice for Homeowners Seeking to Auction Their...

UN Commission Call for Increased Efforts to Promote Gender Equality in ‘Post-2015 Agenda’ Welcomed

Toronto, ON 03/28/14 · Children’s organization, Plan International welcomes the strong call...

Spring forward: time to refresh how we approach Google

San Francisco/London/Montreal 03/28/14 · There have been tremendous changes the past year...

Reduce Your Business Waste

London, UK 03/24/14 · With the issue of climate change not likely...