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There are too many business owners out there that don't know anything about web design.

by Juan Hines

There are too many business owners out there that don't know anything about web design. Sure, they know what they want to say on their website, but when it comes to putting it on the computer they fail to get everything on the page in just the right way that allows customers to find what they are looking for. Most often, these business owners are just novices at designing websites, which is why they fail. If you are unsure about what your business website needs because you don't have the experience, here is what you need to know.

The first thing to remember is to write it down first. For most people it is a lot easier to write things down than it is to design something on the computer, which means that it is going to be easier to change your mistakes on paper than it is on the computer. Plus, when you have it all down on paper, you are going to be able to ask others to take a look, give their opinion and see if they can spot any errors, which are going to pop out on the paper. If you don't want to, you don't have to include all of the content of your website in this mockup, just get the layout down. 

In the past, a lot of website design was to get your website to the top of the search rankings. Sure, it is still important to get your website to the top, but you are going to want to do it in a more subtle way. Before, there was a lot of keyword stuffing with a lot of nonsense and rubbish pages out there, and your website could be high up in the rankings, but no one would want to look at it. Now, getting your website SEO optimised is going to be done more stealthily, and it's going to end up being better for both you and your customers. Remember that web design isn't just about getting your website to the top of the search engines; it's also about it looking nice and being easy to use.

Remember the small details like tags on your website. If you aren't familiar with HTML, ask someone else to do this part of the job for you because it is important. You absolutely must use meta tags and page descriptions correctly to get your page off to the best start.

Getting the best website design for your business is going to depend really on what you are selling. Keeping it clean, simple and easy for consumers to use is going to be your number one priority. If you want, a web design company can help you out and will probably give you some excellent advice, but most people should be able to do it themselves with little trial and error and a lot of hard work.

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