Is your website design professional?

By / /
  • 2 out of 5 Stars
Published in: Design

In business world, you need a professional image, a professional sales team. Similarily, as one of your company member, is company website performs in professional fashion? Company website is your online sales team, do you know how professional it is?

  1. You have a beautiful website background?

    In personal website, we can always find some beautiful background image or eye-catching background color. In some company websites, they also use some company photo, factory photo or product photo as the website background. Actually, it is not the right way to do. The right way is "Make it simple".

    You will never find a background image in Yahoo, Google. People visit your website is looking for information not the beautiful background. Moreover, the background image have disadvantages: loading time will be longer and distract the visitor attention. Think again what information the background image can bring to your customer? If no, take it off.
  2. Full of image

    Dont make your webpage in full of image. Use image only if image can present more clear than text. For example, you can use image to present the order process. Size of those images should be small enough, you can take a look on the article about "Image Optimization".

    Remember, company website is not a comic.
  3. Page Frame

    Many websites use frame to make the navigation easier. However, more and more website designers dont use frame in the design. It is because frame will distort the whole design and also make the visitor confused and difficult to find the information. Also, using CSS or Javascript can provides similar effect but can keep the design consistency.
  4. Visitor Counter

    Put a visitor counter on the web site. This can let visitor know how many people visit the website before, get their attention and build up their confidence. This look true, but we suggest you to take it off.

    Actually, these counters are not accurate and can be trigger manually, no one will believe these counters. Why don't put a testimonial with a real customer name instead of this counter?
  5. Under construction

    Have you see those "Road Construction" image? Or those "Under construction, please come back later"? Dont waste your visitor time. If your webpage has not finish, take it away. I can't remember have I try "come back later".

    If you really need to put this "Under Construction", we can give you some suggestion. You can package it to become a re-visit event, for example: - On which day the web page open, the first 100 visitors complete the registration can get a free gift or discount. - Raise the visitor curiosity, tell them what surprise they may get once the webpage open. - Make it like a fiction. Everyday you put some additional information on it, make the visitor re-visit. This can greatly encourage the visitor to visit again.

    Remember, no one like those boring "Under Construction". Turn it into a marketing event.
Use 3dcart to create your online store.

Rate This Article

How would you rate the quality of this content?
Currently rated: 2 out of 5 stars. 1 user has rated this article. Select your rating:
  • 2 out of 5 Stars
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

About The Author

Isaac Chu is Project Director of Evinco Solutions Limited. Evinco provides innovative business software, include emarketing web solutions, email marketing software, e-catalog publishing software, invoicing software, and electronic cheque writer. Visit:

Related Articles

Web Design

10 Website Design Tools You Won't Believe Are Free

Here is a list I have compiled of the top 10 best free website tools I have found on the Internet. In my opinion these tools are essential for anyone starting out in the web business and wants a head start. ..

10 key principles of Web 2.0 design

Undeniably, Web 2.0 is an honored progress in the arena of web design. I am feeling massive excitement to introduce you people with this modernism of website design. Web 2.0 templates have comfort of numerous designing facilities like as innermost layout, effortlessness, content versatility, intelligibility as well as appealing color contrasts. ..

6 Web Design Tips to Grab Attention

As every good website design specialist knows, a well designed web page is able to draw the focus of readers to the content, news and events that the client you are designing the page for specifies. Of the many methods that can be used to accomplish this, often the easiest and simplest method is to simply modify the size of headline font. ..

10 Tips for Planning an Outstanding Website

When faced with the daunting task of planning what to include on your website and how to write the copy, here are a few tips that will make the task easier for you.. ..
Web Design

6 Common Logo Design Mistakes You Should Avoid

A logo is the ever-present face of your company. Words, type, colors and shapes, these attributes help a logo to communicate a message to potential customers about what your company does and how your company is different from the competition. ..
Online Press Release Service.