The Internet hosts countless websites. Some of them have unique website designs. When you come across such a portal, it is quite natural to think that creating innovative websites is difficult to do. It was difficult in the past (but that is history now). These days, within hours of tinkering with the necessary tools even you will be able to create professional looking websites in no time. All you are required to hold is a good imagination – let the ideas, thoughts flow freely, and people are going to congratulate you for creating unique websites!
If you ask me, I would always ask you to stick with the “keep it simple” rule. Simple Professional website designs are easier to generate and easier to maintain (should any problem arise in the distant future). If you are running out of revolutionary ideas on how to design a website, maybe you are looking at the wrong side of the Internet. Thousands of web site templates are available – paid and free versions are available. Take your time in developing an idea regarding the website, the design, the nature of the sections to be included within the website and many others! Once you have them all cleared up, it is better to initiate the process.
Countless web programming languages are in existence today and one amongst them can be used for creating pleasing website designs. Well, do not expect me to endorse any particular programming language – the choice lies entirely on your hands. Every web programming language has its share of advantages and disadvantages. It is better to have a thorough idea regarding these, before initiating the designing process. It is better to stick with the sleek, dynamic paradigms – people love responsive websites (they do not like bloated versions, displaying your web programming capabilities).
One should be competent to incorporate website designs that gel with the existing theme and branding of your business. Someone who is visiting the website for the first time in their lives should be captivated by the design and layout of the website. Placing the tabs and links to other sections must be done in such a manner that they are easily visible to someone new (in simpler terms, the website navigation must be top notch). I have seen best looking websites, but I have always spent more than a minute or so, to find the About Us tab. That is a major turnoff (needless to state that they lost another prospective business contract from my side!)
If you are unsure about the domain, please allow the professionals to do the chore. Never think of the website designing and outsourcing as a major “loss of savings”. Always consider them as viable investments. These professionals will ensure that the website is designed properly. Some of these companies are known to offer Internet marketing services too. They will aid in tweaking the website design so that it is search engine friendly. Appropriate placement of important parameters will aid the search engines to notice your website.
Just to summerise couple of points about good website design:
- Simple to navigate
- Easy to use
- Pleasing Website Design
- Nice and clean website layout
If you just follow this simple rules of website design, you will improve your website visitor satisfaction and conversion many folds. If you are still unsure just ask design expert around you