Business Website Design in Dubuque
Dubuque Social Media and Online Marketing expert Adam Tigges of Upper Hand Digital Marketing, Dubuque website design experts offers online marketing and social media marketing videos for businesses in Dubuque.
In this video, Adam goes over business website design tips. Reach out with questions as you Like, Subscribe, Share and Comment.
If you prefer to read rather than watch, here’s the transcript summary:
(00:01) So you are a Dubuque business getting a new website – outstanding.
Now: there are three things that you want to make absolutely sure that your website has for it to be a modern business website that help you grow your online marketing.
What are they? Let’s find out.
Title: Dubuque Business Website Design: 3 Requirements
Back when I was in the sixth grade, I had friend named Jamie. We would spend the night at each other’s houses. And every time, we would rent a bit Nintendo games and play them all night.
So imagine my surprise not long ago when I drove past his old house as it was being demolished. I couldn’t believe they were tearing his house down!
Let’s talk about the three things your new website absolutely must have.
(1:38) Number 1: Mobile friendly
What is does this mean? Well, consider that over 70% of customers are searching for the services and products they will purchase on the Internet from their smart phone.
When they go to a website on a smart phone and the website design does not include a mobile version, the teeny tiny print from a static page makes it really hard for people to navigate.
They need trifocals to see the content that needs to be expanded over and over again, and if they are like you and me, they hit the back button and go to the next provider.
Or worse yet, the site doesn’t load on a mobile phone.
And that sets itself for the next one…
(2:47) Number 2: No Flash!
The site needs to be a non-flash site. Why? There are two reasons.
First, certain content in a flash site does not index with the search engines. In other words, causing you to miss a lot of Google juice for when somebody searches.
And next, Apple devices do not load Flash-based sites. So if they are coming to your site from an iPhone or an iPad or any other Apple device, the site will not load.
And you were to make sure that the site loads the matter what device they are coming from.
And if you want your site to low quickly, which is another Google ranking factor, Flash will load ridiculously slow causing you yet further penalty.
(3:33) Number 3: Use a Content Management System
In almost every case, I recommend using WordPress. I say almost because I also like to never say never.
But here’s why you want to use a content management system. I was speaking with a business owner a couple weeks back and when I hear a story like the one she was telling me, it makes me want to scream.
The person who built her website was wanting per hour to make simple changes to the website. And when she wanted to go in there make the changes herself, that just was not possible.
There is no reason you should not be able to go in and add an image or a blurb of text painlessly and inexpensively.
Learn your content management system dashboard because it is so easy and it will help you save an unbelievable amount of time and money in website design. The days of you having to pay somebody to make a few simple edits to the HTML files and uploaded via FTP are over!
(4:35) Somebody built a house where Jamie’s old house once was. The new house didn’t have the asbestos or the lead paint – and it was built to modern-day standards to serve modern day needs. When you get your modern-day website, make sure it has the three things I just talked about it will help you grow your business.
So maybe by now you’re noticing a desire to reach out and start a conversation about how you can use the website design tips to help your Dubuque business to get more clients. Click the link below where you can access our contact form or call us at (563) 564-4707.
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