Bounce rates. Ever heard of them? Defined, bounce rate is the percentage of visitors to a particularly website who navigate away from the site after viewing only one page.
If you want people to enjoy visiting your site, and want to happily do it more often, you must be careful about overwhelming them.
I know I only stay on a website if it’s well organized, nice looking, and not too crazy. If there is too much going on — too many calls to action, too much unnecessary content, very often the users will not be able to retain the information and will get frustrated and leave the site or app. Below are some tips and examples about not overwhelming our potential website users:
Have you ever thought about what convinced you to hang around when you visit a website? I’ve been thinking about what I would say makes me stay on a website….
Do you know the difference between web applications and websites? They are often confused, or not understood as two different items.
Who doesn’t get happy over free stuff?? If you’re a designer, I’m sure you already have your favorite spots to go for icons, vectors, inspiration, mockups, etc. But, here are some cool ones I’ve found recently.
Your website is the online face of your company which should always be geared towards bringing business and traffic. That being said, it can be super beneficial to have a professional web design, because having a quality website for your business is a valuable and smart investment.
Most of the time when a client comes to us saying they want to redesign their website, we quickly start thinking about how to maintain their current SEO stats, especially if those stats are high. Also, whenever there’s a chance for a redesign it can be an opportunity to increase that SEO. Below are my thoughts…
About Us pages are fun to read, aren’t they? They are sometimes the first page (after the homepage) that we like to visit. I always like seeing “About Us” pages that look intentional. They may be complete with a clear photo or a fun bio, but nonetheless they are put together well. I’ve been thinking about other elements of a successful “About Us” page:
Website copy can be beautiful, simple, engaging, boring, and exciting. It is present to help users understand your message and intention. Type can be a variety of things, but in all aspects of communication and design, it must be readable.
Google has decided to roll out a mobile-friendly algorithm update on April 21st.
What does this mean for you? Not much if your site is mobile-friendly. But if your site isn’t mobile-friendly, after April 21st you’ll find it a lot more difficult to be ranked in Google’s search results.
Your website is a valuable tool for landing new clients or work, but it’s also a helpful tool in marketing your services. It’s a way for the public to learn about your business, and to help newcomers on the scene to trust you know what you’re doing. This being said, what’s the first thing seen when someone clicks your URL? The homepage, correct. Therefore, this page needs to capture the user’s attention quickly.
Recognizing this, I’ve been thinking about the elements needed to achieve this goal — read on, friend: