well designed web page loads in seconds - not minutes !
People do not like
% of all internet users are on a dial up's.
average connection speed is 33K.
14 seconds visitors begin to get impatient.
18 seconds, 35% have are already gone.
22 seconds, over 50% went to another site.
It seems that everybody
wants to use the latest technology on their web site. Common thought is
that the more technological bells and whistles, and flashy do dads on a
page, the better the web site. Nothing is further from the truth. Every
bell, whistle, and do dad comes a high price - download time, visitor
frustration, and most importantly, visitor loss.
It's true that once in every
couple of million web sites, technology is so exceptional that a site
become popular because it. You may remember the dancing baby - The music
blaired out of the speakers.... "Booga-Chugga. Booga-Chugga. I
can't stop this feeling...", and the baby danced on the screen. It
was even featured on Aly Mc Beal. It was fantastic technology! But did
you buy anything from the site? Can you even remember what they were
Flashy technology has its
place, and we do use it - when its necessary and makes a point! But it
is not the answer to succeeding on the web. A well designed, fast
loading easy to navigate web site that markets itself and places high in
the search engines is.
If you have understood the 4
major areas, that contribute to a well designed web site, you are well
on the road to being able to wisely choose a Web Design company. Of
course, we hope that you will choose us. However, should you decide to
utilize another professional web company to fulfill your needs, we are
happy to have helped you make an informed decision, and empowered you
with the knowledge to enable you to make that decision wisely.
We wish you luck, good
fortune, and a success beyond your expectations!
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