4 Reasons to Rethink Your Website Design

Your Website Design Says a Lot – Or Not

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You may think that your black background with a think white font is really dramatic, but for many of your visitors, they don’t.

They think your website is hard to read on their desktops and impossible to read on their smartphones.

This is why they don’t bother to stay – check out your bounce rates.

They’ve got to be able to read your website.  

So, if you are going to be upgrading your website thanks to Google forcing you to make your website mobile-friendly, than the least you can do it make it so when people do find your site, they will stay and actually read it.

In addition to Google’s push to mobile, you also want to think about these facts.

1. 48% of people say a website’s design is the No.1 criterion for deciding on the credibility of a business.

2. 67% of shoppers were more likely to buy from a website that is compatible with mobile devices.

3. 94% of survey respondents cited lousy web design as the reason they mistrusted or rejected a website.

4. 40% would leave a website if it took more than 3 seconds to load.

If you want more information on how to evaluate your website, this post should be helpful.

Do you need any more reasons?  Well, do you?

Sheila Hibbard

Sheila Hibbard takes the fluff, hype and confusion out of marketing and social media. She provides small business owners with straight forward, no nonsense marketing guidance and techniques that produce results based on her 35 plus years in advertising, communications, research, strategic planning and social media. Author of Marketing Online Made Simple - WHO.

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