Category Archives: Web Design Tips

6 Web Elements to Avoid for Real Estate Websites

Having a professional-looking agent website is important because they are the first impression a potential client will have of you.  It will also help them decide if you are the right agent they should do business with.  Here are 6 web elements you don’t want on your real estate site.     Unprofessional portraits. Having a professional profile photo on your website is expected.  After all, you represent your business’s image, so have your photo taken by a professional photographer.

A Year After Google Panda

Google Panda, first released in February 2011, is an update “aimed to lower the rank of ‘low-quality sites’, and return higher-quality sites near the top of the search results.” This has influenced the way web developers and publishers think of website building because Panda sifts through and penalizes sites with mediocre content. Since its first rollout, the filter has affected 12% of the internet’s content farm that are poorly written or irrelevant. Now on its second year, Panda has gone through major changes and upgrades to ensure quality search engine results to the Google market. Related Searches A bigger coverage […]

Target Customers with the Perfect Website Color Scheme

Although there are many factors that contribute to how and what people buy online, Color remains one of the strongest and most persuasive visual cues. Web and graphic designers depend on a set color scheme for each of their designs. Color is laid out not only to set out an overall mood for your site, but also to influence your site visitors to do certain actions like view, read, click or purchase. Here are some quick tips before deciding what color scheme to go with for your business website or online store: 1. Know your target market. Identify your target […]

Top Online Shopping Retailers Going Mobile

With more people using smart phones, iPads and other tablet devices, many business websites have moved from the old computer screen to the mobile interface-fusing mcommerce or mobile commerce and online shopping. People with busy lifestyles turn to the convenience of browsing and ordering items through their phones while going about their daily tasks. And business transactions can now be done through the mobile version of websites or mobile apps provided by establishments such as banks, restaurants, retail stores and cinema houses. Let’s take a preview at how top retail companies are leveraging mobile apps, mobile websites and ecommerce web […]

Make Your Business Website Readable!

Best practice tip: Write for humans, not solely for search engines.   Site readability is a must when you have a website. Studies have shown that web readers don’t read everything on a page and that we consume content by skimming through chunks of text. As you would have on a physical store, customer experience is key to good business, and your business website should be user-friendly as you can make it. Aside from having search engine-optimized content, you also need to have readable typography, concise text and supporting images on your page.  Some tips: Text contrast. If you have […]

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