For a modern-day business, there is nothing more
important than the company website. This
is how you portray your brand to the world and how you persuade people to use
your company over the competition. What this means, however, is that your site
needs to be of the highest quality and a good representation of your brand. The
company website is often the first point of contact with your target audience, and you do not have long to make an impact. So,
how do you go about designing a high-quality business website? There are a few
key features that you will need to focus on in
order to find success.
First, you need to
have a memorable and easy to spell domain
name. Ideally, this will be as close to your company name as possible for
consistency and to make you easier to find. You should always get domain name from an experienced host for easy
You must have a
reliable host for the website. It will
help to keep the site fast, secure and
responsive at all times. Using a reliable host also
ensures that any issues can be quickly resolved quickly to keep your website active and useable for longer.
The website must
be easy to navigate with a clear layout so that people can easily reach each
page to find what they are looking for. It
can be frustrating to use a site which is not clear
or if it is not straightforward to reach specific
pages, so make this a priority during the
design stage. Most business sites will have multiple pages containing key
information; these are usually products/services, about, contact and a blog.
It is said that you have just 3 seconds to persuade a visitor to stay on the
page which means that you need to make an instant impact on the landing page. You can do this through eye-catching imagery,
bold language (such as a call to action), color, animation, etc. All content must be well-crafted and free
from any grammatical errors. Using a professional copywriter is a smart move to
The website needs
to serve a purpose which must be clear from the landing page. You need to
persuade the visitor to purchase your products or use your services, and it needs to be clear why they should do
this on the home page. Using social proof in the form of previous customer
reviews/testimonials is also important and an excellent way to show value.
website is how you persuade a visitor to become a customer. This makes it an incredibly valuable asset for any modern day business. Yet
many companies do not take the time to design a high-quality, attractive and
valuable website which could hold them back. The above are the main aspects
that you must keep in mind when designing a business website and should help
you to attract more customer and boost your sales.