Things to do before creating your website
When you are finally ready to create your own website you would need to choose from bunch of amazing website builders like Six, Drupal, Blogger, WordPress and lots more
This website builders have a lot of gorgeous templates and intuitive drag n’ drop editor, some also come with App Markets which is chock full of amazing Apps that will help liven up your site and numerous plugins to make the work easier.
Even though this website builders are easy to use, we should know that sometimes it takes a little more inspiration to get started and also creating a website is not restricted to you selecting a website builder and you are good to go, there are some other factors you would need to look into before fully launching your website to the world. Here are a few of the things you would need to get ready and set before you create your website.
Logo: Have you ever thought of a country without a flag, well if that happens then we can’t even call them a country even if they have a name already. This also applies to your small business and website as they all benefit from a logo and symbol. Logos convey your values, tradition, and defines what you are identity and what you are going to offer. When designing your logo you need to make sure it is in line with the concept of your website, for example you are about to build a sport betting site and you decide to use a fruits as your logo, this would be awkward and out of place so.
So if you are not sure of what your brand is, then first ask yourself some questions like; What is the website about? Are you offering fresh, modern, innovative products? Is your website about offering the cheapest prices for service? Whatever the direction of your website or the line of business is, make sure your logo represents you right and speaks a lot about your product.
Useful Photos: Everyone loves to see cool photos on a webpage so does bots and crawlers so every website in turn requires different photos (photos of you, your products and also photos that tells the story). Since we are living an age which good images rule, you would need to choose your images carefully and make sure they are in high- resolution, speak a lot about your page and is of the best possible quality.
It is advisable to use strong and original photos as this kind of photos have an appeal that no stock photo can compete with. After selecting your desired photo and uploading it to your webpage you don’t stop there as you need to check for image-text synchronization and you would also need to verify that your image and text echo and correlate with each other.
Content: Good text and content is the backbone of any website. This can attract clients and visitors if presented in the right way or can scare them off when it lacks focus or contains to many grammatical errors and typos. When creating a website you would need to pay close attention to what you write as this can make a huge difference. It is also important for you not to exhaust your visitors with long, ‘essay’ style contents. These days people respond best to strong images with short and elegant descriptions. Most websites consists of a home page, an about page, and a contact page so you would need to make sure you have the appropriate text for all these pages.
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