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5 Things That Will Make People Take Your Website Seriously
Whether you’re looking to begin a restaurant business or you’re hoping to start a little side project, a website will be absolutely necessary. This website will also have to look good and tell people exactly what they want to hear. In this day and age, people expect answers immediately – they do this by hopping onto a social platform or onto a website. If they see no website, then they won’t be impressed. We’re spoiled in the year 2021 as we have pretty much everything we need at our fingertips.
If you’ve bought a domain and built up a website, then you might as well do what you can to make it look professional and pretty. You’ll want people to stay on your site – not click away immediately. In order to do that, you need to make sure you have a few fundamental points sorted out. Just think about being on the other side and what you’d like to see. For now, though, here are five of those points:
Make Sure It’s Easily Navigable
If you can get your site’s navigation handled, then you will have beaten one of the first hurdles. People need to be able to get from one page to another simply. They’re on your website for a reason, and that’s to get more information. If they can’t reach the page (and the information) that they’re looking for, then you’re not going to be getting a good review.
Consider Your Addresses And Means Of Contact
People will want to get in touch with you as quickly as they can. Most websites will have a contact page as well as social media buttons that take them to the respective platforms. Make sure you have these. Think also about your address. If you’re operating out of a less-than-desirable location, then perhaps physicaladdress.com can help you out. You’ll be locked into a lovely location that provides not only a good look but plenty of services along the way.
Don’t Bombard With Info
It’s understandable if you want to present all of the information you have straight away. Just like entering a building, though, people will want a little space to breathe and to collect themselves before choosing what action to take. Provide a safe homepage for them to enjoy – let the information sit on a page that they then choose. Even then, don’t throw lots of information all at once.
Stick With Your Brand And Color Scheme
If your website doesn’t have the same colors as what people are used to, then that’s not going to be productive. Initially, people may think that they’ve entered the wrong site and typed in the wrong address. It’s pretty unsettling and makes you look a little amateurish if you’re not sticking with your brand and the script you’ve already written.
Don’t Mess Up The Basics
This should go without saying, but the likes of the spelling and the formatting should be at a good standard. You won’t be expected to have every single piece of grammar handled, but make sure you’re communicating properly. It’s not great seeing seemingly professional firms making errors left, right, and center.
Note: This is a collaborative post.