Quick & Easy Ways To Give Your Company Website A Much-Needed Boost


The website of your business is one of its most important elements. If you stop to think about what it is that your website does, you will agree that it actually acts as one of the most important ingredients in your business. It brings in potential new customers, advertises your products and services, and provides a useful platform for engaging with your existing customers. It is therefore hugely important that you are making all that you can of your business’ website, as this will inevitably lead to greater things for the company at large. In this post, we are going to take a look at some of the things you can do which are quick and easy and will improve the standing and function of your site.

Simplify The Design 

If there is one mistake that almost every amateur web developer is guilty of at first, it is over-hashing the design. You want your website to be unique and original and creative, but that doesn’t mean that you should spend too long on the design of the site itself. You need to keep it fairly simple if you want it to really have a strong effect. You might be asking why that is. It’s simple - a simplified design means that visitors are much more likely to hang around and see what the website is about. If it is too cluttered or there is too much complexity involved, it is likely to turn people away - and that’s the last thing you want. 

So how do you actually go about simplifying your website design? You can begin by getting rid of any dud pages, any pages that just don’t really need to be there. For this, it helps if you are able to hold in mind a specific purpose for your website to have, so you know what to cull and what to leave. Is the site primarily going to be for the sake of drawing people in, or is it going to be something of an online store? Whatever it is, you need to be clear on it, and then you can work on removing unnecessary pages. 

Once you have done that, you might be interested in bringing in a professional web developer, who can then work on trying to make the actual design of each page a little less cluttered. This is most often needed on the home page, as you want people to be enticed into your website as soon as possible. However, it might be necessary to give every page something of a slimming down. Once this has been done, you will find that your website is a lot simpler in presence, design and function. This will inevitably mean that you get more return visitors, an improved bounce rate, and that your website is on the way to being as perfect for your business as it could possibly be. But there is plenty more to consider beyond just simplifying the design of the website.

SEO 

If you have ever looked into SEO, you might well have been a little flustered by it all. At first glance, it can indeed seem to be a little overwhelming. But the truth is that with the right approach, there is no reason SEO needs to worry you that much. This is just as well, because the right set of SEO tools and activities can be all you need to make your website as polished and professional as possible. If you are looking to draw in as many visitors as you can, then finding a way to integrate decent SEO into your site is going to be absolutely vital. 

One of the hardest things about SEO is knowing where to begin. This is in part because there are just so many sides to it, and you need to find those particular forms of SEO which will be best for your own purposes. But it’s also a matter of time and energy. If you are looking for some real quick fixes to your website, then SEO can certainly provide them, but you need to pick and choose a little if you are really concerned about being as fast and efficient as possible. Certain forms of SEO are likely to be far more useful than others, such as SEO video or keyword and Adwords management. If you are wondering how you can possibly make use of these, you might want to either use an online tutorial or seek the help of some of the professionals.

With the right SEO on board, your website can expect to see some dramatic and drastic changes pretty fast. With any luck, you will be drawing in more visitors, converting a higher percentage of those visitors into customers, and leaving a positive lasting impression of your business on those who visit your site as well. Clearly, this is a mark of a successful and accomplished website, so it is something that you should really be aiming for. As long as you make the most of SEO, you will be well on your way to the kind of success you are probably looking for. 

The Power Of Domains 

At the time of building your site, you will of course need to register a domain name. However, the choice of the domain is an important concern which you should try to put a lot of thought and effort into. After all, it is what will ultimately appear in the url box, and this makes a difference to the overall experience had with your website. So how can you be sure that you are choosing the right domain for your website? 

First of all, it’s wise to acknowledge that you will not necessarily be able to find the absolute favorite or ideal domain name for your company’s website. There are so many already registered domains out there that it is not always possible to get exactly the one you want. But as long as you shop around a little, you should find that you can get hold of one that is at least to your liking. Remember too that there is real value in redirecting from one domain to another. In fact, a powerful move is to try and register a few similar domain names which you can all link to one. This is quick and easy to do, and yet you might be surprised at what a difference it can make. With more domain names, there is much more chance that people will visit your website, and it will mean that you are able to make it more cohesive as a digital experience. Work on finding the right domain names for your website, and it will really make a huge difference in the long run.

If you are genuinely struggling to find a good domain name or set of names, then you might want to consider budgeting a little more for this process. Having just a little more money to spend on domains will certainly make it easier to be able to purchase the ones that you would ideally like to use. Get this right, and people will find you easier and you will get a lot more in the way of custom too. 

Give Something Away 

There is something that is always bound to work when you are trying to get more interest in your website. If you are happy and willing to give a little something away to your visitors, or at least some of them, you will find that it makes a huge difference to how many visitors you get in the future. It doesn’t have to be anything huge - but nonetheless this is a fast and effective way to bring in a little more traffic to your website without going overboard. 

What you give away is entirely up to you, but it should be something relevant to your business and something of genuine value which people will really appreciate. You might be amazed at how effective this truly can be, so give it a go today if you are keen to give your website a good boost in a short space of time.

Link Up To Social 

Where would businesses be without social media? There is one more sure fire way of bringing in more people and therefore giving your website a much-needed boost, and it means using social media to promote the site itself. This is something that many businesses do, and it’s not hard to see why. After all, it is one of the easiest and yet most effective ways to bring in so many more people, and you can do it in an afternoon. Set up an account on all of the main social media sites and get linking back to your website. But be warned - you do need to be an active member and to really engage with your audience on a daily basis. If you don’t, you might be accused of spamming, and that could have the opposite effect to what you are going for. But get it right, and this could be the best thing you ever do for your business’ website.





I hope you enjoyed this article about quick and easy ways to boost your company website and digital media.

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Published by Michael J Schiemer
Owner of Bootstrap Business
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