Why Hire a Professional Website Designer
5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Professional Website Designer.
A small business wishing to be competitive must have an online website designed by a professional website designer. The internet has fast become the way in which people gather information such as business name address and phone number.
Businesses that do not have an online presence risk losing customers because they therefore cannot be found. Customers make decisions on visual aspects of your website before they even decide to do business with you. A website that looks loud or cluttered with improper spelling will cause people to move on to the next compatible business.
The following 5 reasons will explain why a professionally designed website is essential for your business.
1. Custom Design
Hiring a professional website designer will ensure that your website is built specifically for your business. The designer will research your business and ask important questions to guide the build of your website. Do it yourself website builders are very basic and can restrict text as well as graphics such as how a logo is viewed on a browser. A professional designer will also be able to provide responsive design and retina ready design.
Layout factors that are important to consider when designing a website include the look and feel of the website, menu navigation and the colours that represent your business. Customers should easily be able to find the information they are looking for without being bombarded with ads, crowded text or obnoxious colour. We want visitors to stay, don’t we? A professional designer will carefully consider these elements to make sure the customer experience is user friendly.
Search Engine Optimization SEO refers to the written and media content on your website. A website designer will provide the following services for proper Images, proper keyword use, proper Meta description, proper title tags, proper keyword density, proper outbound links, proper ALT tags. Off-site SEO will involve link building and social media growth. Do you want to learn all this?
A knowledgeable designer is able to implement responsive website design across all devices. Studies show that many people are now consistently using their cell phones to make purchases and hence decisions about your business website. Does your website look the same across all device or is it a jumbled mess? A professional website designer can tackle this so that you can do what you do best.
5. Results Oriented
Hiring a designer is faster, easier and cheaper than doing it yourself in the long run. Mistakes are costly. It comes down to the return on Investment of your website and most of all a well-designed website will keep customers coming back.
On the digital side, I make WordPress website designs and graphic designs. But I’m also an SEO and Social media ninja. I enjoy teaching others on Youtube while learning new tricks myself.