What Makes a Good Website?

What Makes a Good Website?

Getting your business online and gaining a real presence in the place where your potential customers are searching for your services or products is one of the best things that you can do. Creating a website has become far easier but with well over one billion websites in the world and many of your competitors online too what are you doing to stand out? Ensuring that your website is good, memorable and engaging has never been more important. How Good is Your Website? There are many things that go towards making a website good and also help you to stand out. Some of this will depend on your product or service and who your target market is, however we’ve listed the main areas below to help you: A Strong and Clear Message What is the purpose of your site? Is it obvious to your visitors as soon as they arrive at your site? It’s crucial to have a simple and clear message that your visitors can understand. Communicating this on your home page will help you gain leads and sales and also help the search engines categorise your website for the right keywords and phrases ensuring that you are visible in the search results. Simple Navigation and Clean Website Layout Good website navigation and a clean website layout are also important features of a good website. People search the web so quickly now that they need to find what they are looking for immediately or they will get frustrated and leave. (You have 8 seconds to make a good impression and have your visitors be able to find what...
10 Easy Ways To Grow Your Business In An Hour

10 Easy Ways To Grow Your Business In An Hour

Imagine. If you committed focused time each day to work ON your business, where could you be in 3, 6 and 12 months time? I reckon you’d be streets ahead of your competition because most business owners won’t do this. Instead they get caught up in the busyness of the here and now and as a result make limited progress and get disappointed when their dreams don’t materialise. But they shouldn’t be surprised – to succeed you need to innovate AND implement ideas that grow your business, keep your customers interested and you ahead of the competition. Sure it takes time and effort but the rewards are worth it. Smart working practices hold the key to growing your business Perhaps you’re thinking, “but I have no time”. If so, you’re not alone. Lack of time is a common excuse and a cop out because it is possible to get more done in less time. You simply need to implement a few smart working practices. And one of them is a daily power hour where for one-hour a day you lock yourself away from all other distractions and work ON your business. And if you do this consistently, you’ll be amazed at how things change for you. Where could you be two weeks from today? So here’s a challenge. For the next two weeks, commit to that daily power hour. Simply block out 60-90 minutes and work on something that will grow your business. And to get you going, here are 10 activities to explore. Write a blog post, promote it and drive fresh traffic to your website. Craft a...
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