So, you’re ready to take your business to the next level and launch your online shop. Great! But have you thought about what your ecommerce site requires to really turn profits? An online shop is more than just good product pictures and a checkout function, you also have to think about the experience you’re giving your customers. Online shopping is a competitive space, so what does it take to build a great online store? Here are some essential must haves to make your shop a success.
Last week WordPress 4.0 “Benny” went live, giving an even richer experience for managing web content to millions of businesses, bloggers and administrators all over the world.
Version 4.0 named “Benny” to honour jazz musician Benny Goodman is now available for all sites running WordPress. All the good folks at WordPress have been working hard to make this version more user friendly with a real focus on content and media. So you can see why it powers over 60% of the content managed websites in the western world.
Are you looking to embark on a web design project? Make sure you nail the design brief upfront, and cover off any important design requirements before the designer starts work.
A web design brief is a document that guides the entire web design process. It should be as comprehensive and detailed as possible, and serve as a common point of reference for all parties involved.
Like any good investment, your website needs to be proactively managed. It’s not just about keeping the content up to date, but it is also about bringing the technology and design up to date to meet the needs of your business and your customers.
Like the phrase ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, effective web design is judged by the users of the website and not the website owners. There are many factors that affect the usability of a website, and it is not just about form (how good it looks), but also function (how easy is it to use).