Website Know How

Website Test

Website test, as I look at here, relates to the functionality of your site. I will cover another type of website testing elsewhere, that is the massively overlooked area of testing your site to get more of your visitors doing what you want them to do than currently are. There are many different things that […]

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Web Design Company

So you have decided that you need a website and that you want someone else to build it for you, either using the services of a website design company or asking an individual to do it, commonly referred to as a freelance website designer. You will commonly ask someone to undertake this task if the […]

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Website

A website has become a must have item for any business or organisation. The Internet has become the chosen place of communication for many people and the numbers of people who are using the Internet is still rapidly increasing. Quite simply if you do not have a website then you need to read through the […]

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Small Business Website Design Examples

Wanted to take a further look at the local business website area following on from an earlier post here. Again the U.S. have got much better sites, as I discovered earlier. This is no measure of effectiveness as I do not have access to statistics or conversion rates but these sites should be doing well […]

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Website Navigation Examples

Time to look at some good website navigation examples. I’ve picked out ten which are good, in my opinion, for different reasons. The first five are assorted and the last five are from large authority types sites. The key to good navigation is arranging your content logically and not just what colour the buttons are […]

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Small Business Web Design Examples

Here I’m going to take a look at some good local or small business websites. It was a little sad to see that during my research, in the main, the majority of the better ones were from the States and not from the U.K. but that is what I see. Of course, the real measure […]

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Web Design

Now let’s talk about website design. Of course, getting a great website design, is often considered a matter of individual taste but a far better way of tackling this task is to consider a very basic question: ‘what do you want your website to achieve?’ This is such a basic point but is often overlooked […]

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Bad Websites

I’ve put together ten of the worst websites that you could possibly find. I admit there are lots more but these are pretty good, or bad! I know that beauty is in the eye of the beholder so this is my opinion, others may disagree. I am indebted to, amongst others, the site Web Pages […]

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Best Business Blogs

Here I will take a look at ten of the best business blogs that I like. Of course, it’s my decision and there were plenty to chose from but these caught my eye. Hope you like them.   Click to enlarge Randy’s Journal This is a good example of a business blog by Randy Tinseth, […]

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Business Blog Design

I am now going to look at the design of your business blog. The key components for a successful blog design are quite straightforward and I see no reason to complicate it. You could also when considering this design element look and gain ideas from other articles I have posted about web colours, fonts, layout, […]

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Graphics, Pictures, Icons And Infographics

Graphics, pictures, charts and any other type of visual aids are a good idea on websites as they enhance the user experience. As long as they make sense to the visitor and are relevant you should try and use them and do so liberally. We have also become, almost addicted, to videos and if you […]

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Web Colors

The colors that you select for your site are important and, often, when people consider website design it is the primary consideration. Of course, if you are using the services of a reputable web designer, I would hope that they are knowledgeable on the matter and will guide you accordingly, as it is a bit […]

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Business Blogs

To discuss business blogs I need to do a little preamble. There are a number of reasons for this, firstly most business owners do not understand the difference between a blog and website and then I need to discuss the factors that make a web property; a blog! Let’s get the easy stuff out of […]

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Website Credibility And Testimonials

These points are often overlooked and it is a huge mistake. I cannot recall ever seeing any website displaying too many testimonials or signs of authority and credibility. There are some businesses which depend greatly on previous customers and their comments about you; testimonials that is. Many of these businesses are of the local type […]

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Website Navigation

Having excellent website navigation is vital if you want to provide a great user experience for visitors. If it is poor then the likelihood is that the visitor will go away unsatisfied but if it is good and makes sense, then there is a chance that they will become your customer. Also, it is widely […]

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Domain Names – Your Options

I am going to cover the subject of domain names in some detail now. This topic is really understated in its importance but is vital and it’s a decision that you need to take very early in your business. It is easy to get it wrong and it is most definitely not the thing that […]

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How Do Search Engines Work?

There is much information supplied all over the Internet, and in great detail, about how search engines work. Having searched through it I think there is perhaps too much detail. The level of detail required between someone who is writing a PHD on the subject and the business owner who simply wants to grasp an […]

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