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How to Redesign Your Web Site

How to Redesign Your Web Site

By Rajesh Tavakari

Tips for Redesigning Your Web site

Web site redesigning can be as simple or as difficult as you make it. Here, we look at some methods to ease the redesigning process.

Pick A Reputable Web site Design Company

In order to get the best results, choose a reputable, well thought of company. This is important, not just from a design aspect, but to ensure that they can meet your needs. They should be concerned with what you're looking for, rather than how they feel. This is crtical to your success.

Develop a Good Style

One of most important considerations is the overall appearance of your Web site. Regardless of what you choose to do, an overall style is very important. It can determine several different things, such as the font(s) you decide to use and the graphics to include.

Think About Content

Content is key. Make sure that the information is legitimate, believable, easy to read and understand.

Make It Keyword Rich

Good SEO is also important, not only in design, but execution. Make sure you research your keywords.

Compare Web Sites in Search Engines

As previously mentioned, good SEO is important. If you don't know what keywords to use, make use of keyword search tools like Wordtracker. Once you have those keywords, compare them with Web sites that contain keywords that place well using natural search.

Keep Your Site Current

Keep your content current. To do so, one strategy is to check out the content on other Web sites. This will help keep you on track. Of great importance is checking out the trends, to see if anything new has been developed.

Easy to Navigate

Make sure your site is easy to navigate. Nothing is more frustrating than navigating a site where it's easy to get lost. This will negatively impact your profitability since potential customers are unlikely to stick around if it's too difficult to find what they want. Simple and direct navigation is key.

Make Sure It's Eye-Catching

One of the most important things that any Web site needs to do is grab attention. If yours doesn't, a site redesign may be in order. Carefully consider your message, then work on finding/creating a layout which matches that, yet is appealing to the viewer.

Develop Credibility

There are several ways to develop credibility. One method is to give as much information about your business as possible. Another option is to consider adding a discussion forum where all of your customers can recommend your services and share the experiences which they have had with your services.

About the Author

Rajesh V. Tavakari, Senior SEO of Offering affordable Web site promotion and natural optimization services since 1998. Website :

Created: March 27, 2003
Revised: April 9, 2007