You have registered your domain name and purchased a web hosting package. Now you can start with your website. Stop! Before you start building your website, first read through this website tips. This will avoid the five most common beginner mistakes.
Website Tips: 5 frequent made beginner mistakes
The below 5 frequent made beginner mistakes are easy to avoid:
- 1. Non-professional website
- 2. Non-efficient language
- 3. Unclear web structure
- 4. Slow web pages
- 5. Pop-ups and automatic videos
1. Non-professional website
First, non-professional website. "It only takes 3 seconds to lose a customer." That also applies to your website. The first few seconds, looking at your website are crucial for a new visitor. During this short time, you have to convince the visitor that this is the right place for his search. The web visitors will leave the page and not return if they do not find what they are looking for.
TIP: Read "Web strategy: three basic questions for a successful website". This will avoid unnecessary mistakes in the future.
2. Non-efficient language
Second, non-efficient language. Too long or short descriptions, vague language, too small or difficult to read font. These are some examples of non-efficient language. And a quick way to discourage visitors to keep browsing your website.
3. Unclear web structure
Third, unclear navigation. Many websites are confusing. Hidden links, a complex web structure make them difficult to understand. Want more visitors to your website? Structure your website in an easy to understand way. So web visitors can find information on your website.
4. Slow web pages
Fourth, slow loading web pages. You will lose many visitors if your website load takes longer than 3 seconds. But how to improve website speed?
Several factors cause a slow website. For example:
You can tests your website speed yourself via Pingdom.
5. Pop-ups and Auto videos
Finally, pop-ups and automatic videos. Pop-up screens that keep coming back. Videos that play automatic are reasons why visitors leave your website.
Leave this choice to your visitor.
More tips at the start of your website? Read "Basic web advice: create your own website step-by-step”.
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