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Good Website Design Features

written by: dipima•edited by: Linda Richter•updated: 6/3/2009

A creative design, interesting features, precise content and SEO techniques are all important components in creating a website. Consider these features and keep them in focus while designing your website.

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    Online Marketing is the New Mantra

    Nowadays, the most profitable businesses are those that have a web presence. The online market is thriving and so is the increasing rate of competition. However, maintaining a website is not an easy job. In order to generate substantial traffic and handsome revenues, it is important that the owner manages his or her website design on a regular basis. This further requires a number of important features in order to make a professionally sound website design.

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    Features of a Good Website Design

    Make It Aesthetically Pleasing

    There are several features that play effective role in creating and developing a professional website design. The first impression of a website is through the viewers' eyes. That is why, designing your website thoroughly is very important. A good website design includes the choice of right colors and images, appropriate graphics, different page elements, and so on. Above all, the viewer should be able to understand clearly what the website is all about. A comfortable navigation through the website makes viewers get a clear picture of it.

    Keep It Simple

    When it comes to the content of the website, try to keep it short and simple. It really works. The content must complement the theme of the website design. The first-time investors in website design can hire professional content writers. Or try out your own creative skills. The content of each page element should clearly indicate the relevant topics and points. Long sentences as well as complex vocabulary is a complete no-no.

    Have a Good Product or Service

    Professional website design does not simply mean to look beautiful. A good website design is all about designing an effective web experience, especially targeting the visitors. The website should speak for itself and in a language that the viewers can easily understand. It should clearly speak about the products and services provided by the company. The website should provide its visitors with efficient tools and features in order to make maximum use of what is provided in the website.

    Use SEO Techniques

    The most important thing in online marketing is utilization of various SEO techniques. SEO or Search Engine Optimization plays an effective role in generating traffic for websites. A professional website design is customized to attract top search engines through which it gets an increased number of traffic. Website design includes appropriate use of meta tags, title tags, links, images, content and keyword utility. Good website design can earn itself top search engine rankings, which in turn would bring greater visibility.

    Website design is important for a successful online market. As it incorporates a number of integrated technologies, it becomes easier for websites to market and flourish.