There’s both an art and science to great web design. There are the visual, layout, and psychological aspects but also the underlying technical aspects such as sitemap design, user experience considerations, technical SEO, on-page and off-page SEO, local SEO, schema, understanding Google’s search journeys, preference for mobile-first and mobile optimization, and AI-first, and much more.
Growing a business is not a simple task; it takes an enormous amount of hard work, dedication, and devotion. With all the advice and opinions out there, sometimes growing a company can be overwhelming for entrepreneurs and business people simply because they have so much input coming at them. Toss in the pressure that can come from backers and investors, and if not carried out with purpose, it’s incredibly easy to lose your vision in the growth process.
The internet is content. Without content, what do you have? Google SERP would be like a series of Instagram posts without hashtags or words so how would you even find the content in the first place? Images are incredibly important but without accompanying narrative, they only tell half the story.
Building an all new website is a massive undertaking, especially for a nonprofit that is likely already strapped for resources. Here are some things to consider, and tips to make the process go as smoothly as possible.
Ultimately, a conversion translates into a sale. You should know that here are two main types of conversions: micro and macro. We’ll get into the definitions later, but it’s important to understand that in the early days of web design, a ‘successful’ website was measured by the numbers of ‘hits.’ But, what we know today is that you may have one million unique views per day, but if no one is converting or buying your product and–by extension–you don’t know how they are converting or buying your product or service, then you’re missing the largest piece of the puzzle.