Your website is a reflection of you
So you’ve decided to build a website. You either have something to say with a blog, or you have a product or service to sell. Your website design is essentially your digital first impression. How do you want others to see you when they land on your homepage?
What is website design?
Website design is the creation of a website. It includes the layout of the site, the content production, and graphic design. The look and feel of your website can determine weather people come back or not. Think about it: if you’re an attorney, and the screen on your homepage is fuschia, chances are you’re not going to retain many people on your website, let alone get many clients out of it.
How easy or complicated is it to navigate? Are you a creative that has 1,000 ideas and feels the need to put all of them on your one website? Do you have different links to each of your ideas? That can be overwhelming and hard to navigate for many potential viewers and scare them off. Not to mention, too many irrelevant things can slow everything down altogether. Do you have content? Is it relevant to what your website is about? Are you regularly posting? Do you write incredible content but only post when you get around to it, or do you have a schedule? All of these things are factors in the design of your website.
Believe it or not, many people determine whether they find a particular website trustworthy or not fairly quickly; the look of the site can either build or kill trust. That said, the layout of a site can keep someone on a website or have them go back to their s