6 Ways to Positively ID Great Web Design

Web Design & Development
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Drew Lyon
Published Jun 2016
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So many moving parts must come together to form a great website. To the unfamiliar, the whole thing seems almost magical—controlled chaos, like the memorable mopping scene in Fantasia.

On the other hand, everything you see is the result of a carefully orchestrated plan carried out by talented professionals, each one working toward a singular goal. Our role as web design company is to pair the best talents in the industry with a repeatable, efficient process. Magic in a bottle.

1. Wow Factor

Does your website turn heads without taking away from what it’s designed to do? Does every visual element have a purpose beyond trying to look good?

  • Provoke action
  • Create trust
  • Make an imprint

2. Easy to Use

Does the design unfold in a way that feels natural and simple? Can you find what you’re looking for quickly and without encountering glitches?

  • Intuitive navigation
  • Logical order of information
  • Responsive & fast

3. Clear Message

Is there a core meaning behind every word and image that appears on the website? Does it answer the most fundamental question: What do we do and why are we the best?

  • Meaningful headlines
  • Content that has value
  • Search engine–friendly text

4. Results

Start by asking, what do you consider a conversion? Are you recording detailed traffic data and how are you analyzing it?

  • Google Analytics
  • Conversion analysis
  • Goal tracking

5. Presence

The site looks great, but is it getting the visibility it deserves? What are the different ways you can get attention online?

  • Search engine optimization
  • Google advertising
  • Social media marketing

6. Magic

Can you spot the supernatural element that binds every good website together? We don’t know how to explain it, exactly, but we know it’s there.

Glide Design has worked hard to earn its place as one of the top web design companies in Austin. We’ve built a reputation as Austin’s best web designers by continuing to surprise people with beautiful custom websites every time. We could show you…

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