Elements of Good Business Website Design

Professional web design in Clarksville TN offers uniqueness.

Seems like everyone thinks they are a designer. Believe me, just being able to throw a couple of photos on a pre-formatted free template does not in any way make you a website designer. There is a big difference between having somebody who thinks they have good taste lead your business website design and an actual website developer who does it day-in-day-out for a living. Let’s review three important elements of good business website design.

A business website without a strategy will likely fail

Many businesses, both large and small, think that just building a new website will improve traffic and increase sales. Newness alone will not improve anything. Your business website must be integrated with the rest of your marketing strategy. You must clearly define your target audience and determine just how you will attract them to your site. You must also clearly define what you want people to do once they arrive at your business website.

Trust an expert website developer

To achieve a high level of success with your business website you must involve the talents of a professional designer with a background in user experience. When it comes to doing a good job the best website designers look beyond aesthetics and plan for interactivity. If your website is not designed well to begin with it won’t get used.

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Graphic Design: How Graphic Design Impacts Your Business

Solid graphic design puts your small business in focus.

In these days of tight budgets, professional graphic design work is undervalued in many small businesses. Whether it’s a business website or the logo in an email signature, potential customers will judge a business quickly based on visual appeal alone. Let’s look at a few ways graphic design impacts your business.

Graphic design helps build your company image

Professional graphic design helps make your company logo recognizable, memorable and ready to use in different media. Professional quality graphic design gives a small business credibility – and that’s priceless. No matter how good a product or service is, with poor design, no one will hang around the company’s website or keep an email long enough to find out.

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Graphic design can impact success of a business.

Graphic design is critical in effective website design

Photos and other elements of graphic design help make your business website stand out over the competition. A professional graphic designer will use precise colors, typeface and mood for everything. This design consistency allows existing and potential customers to have the same experience visiting a website as they do reading a company brochure.

Graphics keep collateral materials from becoming boring

There are lots of boring letterheads, brochures and business cards floating around the country today. The use of design and color makes mood and emotion play into your products or services. People collect a lot of business cards, so use graphics to make people notice yours. Graphic design is much more than making things look pretty; effective graphics should entice and persuade.

Graphic design can make your packaging memorable

When we speak of packaging, we don’t necessarily have to be speaking about the box your product is shipped in. Packaging goes far beyond that. The graphics used to package your advertising through the mail or design your discount coupons are just a few of the ways packaging can make memories for your customers. Quality graphic design has longevity.

Great web design requires great web content.

Graphic design will help you to be remembered first in social media

A well-worded text-only post may stand out, but a beautiful graphic image will catch more eyes and turn more heads. Graphic design produces visual aids to help communicate your ideas. These images can transmit ideas that cannot be expressed in words alone.

It is important for all graphic design elements to remain consistent throughout all your marketing campaigns. Graphics help your customers see you as an expert in your field because they have more to remember.

Graphic design is my business, so contact me today and I will help you design graphics that will have a positive impact on clients, vendors, and employees.

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TN Business Web Design: How Much Web Copy is Enough?

How much web content does business website need?
How much web content does a business website need?

Small business owners who are planning a TN business web design project seem to always ask me this question. I have not yet been able to come up with a definitive answer, because there really isn’t one. Let’s take a look at some critical aspects of website design and see if we can come up with a reasonable answer to the question – How much web copy is enough in business web design?

Business website design must be designed for the visitors

Too many small business owners and web designers make the mistake of writing web copy for search engines. The homepage of your business website must accomplish two things:

  1. It must represent your website to major search engines.
  2. It must capture your target audience’s attention long enough to convince them to take action.

Web pages with a mess of keywords and useless links with no reasonable user content are outdated techniques that won’t attract search engines or new customers.

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TN Web Design: Writing Effective Web Copy

Effective web copy makes the right connections.
Great web design must have effective web copy.

Writing effective web copy can be difficult and even frustrating at times. As you stare at the cursor on a blank screen, you may be trying to figure out just what type of content will catch readers’ attention and keep them interested in your website. The real secret to writing compelling web copy is to write for your ideal reader. Once you understand some simple characteristics of quality web copy, it becomes clear what you should write and how you should write it.

Write for audience first, search engines last

It’s impossible to write compelling web copy without understanding the needs of your target audience. People read web copy differently than they read printed materials, like magazines or newspapers. Your online audience will “scan” for information. This is where eye-catching titles and sub-headings become important to your online visibility.

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