Is Your Website Bad For Business?
June 26, 2019
On August 6th, 1991 Tim Berners-Lee launched the first website, it explained how to use the world wide web.
Fast forward 25 years, business owners still struggle to use the internet to their benefit.
Website Grader powered by HubSpot is a free tool that grades your website in a number of categories. The average site grade is less than 60, a failing grade. A failing grade is failing you and your company.
Today's consumers expect a good website, and we can no longer fight the data.
A good website isn't just a pretty facade like those cookie cutter DIY Templates. Consumers see a reflection of you in your website, so if a visitor lands on a cluttered outdated home page ... What kind of impression do you think they get?
- Mobile-Friendly - As of 2015, mobile device internet searches out paced searches from a desktop. If your website is not mobile-friendly, it could be bad for business.
- SEO - What do you see when you search for your business online? If you are a general contractor in Portland, OR and your site cannot be found, it could be bad for business.
- Overall Design - Today's consumer has high expectations. If your site does not load fast enough, contain quality content, and have easy to find contact information it could be bad for business.
Proper web design takes hundreds of man hours to complete and even then it isn't done. A good website requires on-going maintenance and SEO. If you are not updating your site on a monthly basis, it could be bad for business.