When anyone thinks of a website redesign, their initial thought is the design itself. From the colors to a modern layout, a website redesign is typically approached as a time to help your brand make an aesthetic leap forward.
Many companies have the idea that they need a new website, but don’t employ the proper tools and process before going on the journey to create it.
With the New Year here, it gives us all the opportunity for a fresh start. A chance to reflect on the past year, and do things better in 2010. While many of us are working on personal goals, it is important to use this opportunity for a fresh start with our websites and SEO efforts as well.
So often we see that people are trying to “SEO” a website that is poorly designed, or features old technology. In many cases SEO will bring these types of sites traffic, but when it comes to a conversion, the site may simply not have what it takes to turn lookers into buyers. Think of your website as a virtual storefront. When people “walk by”, are they enticed to enter? You probably wouldn’t visit a mall and step into a store with products displayed from years ago would you? The same concept goes for your website. If your website is 3 or more years old, it is time to evaluate whether or not a redesign should be in store.
A website redesign can make SEO practices more effective and give your visitors a fresh view of the products and services you have to offer. You can also utilize the latest technology to make your website faster and more user friendly. When redesigning your website, here are some things you should consider
A new website can help you to capture the attention of your prospective clients and help them to better find the information and services they are looking for.