There are many components when developing a website you need to consider. The type of platform you use, how your content is laid out, marketing your site, and so on. The most common mistake people make in developing a website is how it will react to your users.
Choosing a website platform to begin your website development is the first step. The platform you use to develop the site should be easily managed and open sourced. You need to be able to get into the back end of the site yourself and make the changes you want. If you can’t easily manage it and you’re relying on your website vendor to do it for you it can get costly.
Having an open source platform allows for your website to be easily updated to today’s standards. Having a website is like having software. The software needs to be updated every so often to comply with security as well as be able to work with any operating system and specifications.
The platform you use will also need to conform to what ever device your user is using to retrieve your data. There are websites out there that don’t have the capability to conform to any device. Which leaves your user to pinch and expand with their fingers. Choose a platform that has mobility features. Make it easy for your users to scroll up and down.
Just like any computer equipment you use, it is suggested to update your website every 3-5 years. Software changes just as much as anything else you use. You will want to stay up to date with all those changes. Your website is your branding. If you fail at updating your website then users see that as a lack of taking care of their needs.
Take a look at your website today and see what changes you can make to up your branding, stay compliant, and be on top of today’s standards! Contact C Three Business Consultants for a FREE Consultation!