5 Branding and Web Design Secrets to Shine Above the Competition

Is your website competitive and innovative? Read on for our top tips on how to shine above the competition with branding & web design.


Ramzi Chamat / 8 Ways Media
2015-08-25 07:09:00

In today’s competitive digital environment, ‘good’ is simply not enough. To stand out from the crowd, you need to excel, creating exceptional concepts that resonate with your audience.

Keep users Browsing for Longer

The first thing you need to consider is your web design. Does it successfully appeal to your specific target market? Is it clean, properly laid out and representative of your brand? Is there lots of spacing, or does your site feel clunky, difficult and unnecessarily complicated?

Since there is so much competition out there, it’s essential to create a site that is designed to keep users browsing for longer. People don’t want a web design that requires lots of clicking around and navigation to find what they are looking for. They want something simple, appealing and distinctive.

Keep it Simple

Your website needs to be clear, easy to use and as simple as possible, so that users do not need to use much effort in order to reach their desired information. Your website needs to be slick, intuitive and simple to really keep the user interested.

High-Quality Content

Content remains king, and as such, ‘good’ content is simply not enough. Ultimately, your users will keep returning to your site if it features high-quality, exceptional content. If your content shines, people will want to visit your website time and time again.

 Keep Moving

Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, and as a business it’s essential to keep up with changing technological innovations to remain ahead of the competition.

Social media is one such example; without a social media presence, you cannot expect to reach out to the widest audience possible. Also, adopt a variety of online marketing techniques, including videos, infographics, quizzes, stories and images. By keeping your marketing varied and alive, your audiences will remain interested for the long run.

Get Responsive

If you haven’t already done so, now is a better time than ever to get responsive. Your site needs to work seamlessly across mobile phones, iPads, tablets, PCs and laptops, in order to offer the smoothest and most enjoyable experience possible to users.

Closing thoughts

As you can see, there are plenty of ways to keep ahead of the competition. Most importantly, you cannot allow your website to become stagnant. You need to stay inspired, innovative and engaging in order to boost conversions and enhance sales.

About 8 Ways Media

8 Ways Media is a Swiss-based web design agency offering branding and web design services in addition to digital marketing, SEO and much more. To find out more, contact us today!


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