Cheap Website Designs: Get the Best for Less

It is true that spending a little too much for website development pay off when your target market actually finds you. But when opportunity presents you with a cheaper alternative, won’t you take it?

Quality doesn’t have to be pricey. A cheap website design that meets your preferences and brings you online presence is what matters the most.  Whether your business is a small scale one or just starting up you need to establish a name on the web. And one of the most effective ways to bring in customers is through an appealing website professionally designed to be on the top rank of the search engines. But how does an engaging website look?

  • Good navigation is possibly the most important part of the website that should be considered. It doesn’t have to be fancy. A simple intuitive navigation is enough to maximize ease of use for a wider range of customers.
  • If a company logo exists and is utilized in print materials then the logo alongside the brand colors and imagery should be carried into the website.   This way your customers will able to recognize your brand in all forms of communication and avoid creating a negative association with your company.
  • Placing important information in the different areas of the website is critical mainly because it also improves search engine optimization. The upper left-hand column is usually where the most important information is placed. This is to help get the message effectively across the website for current and possible customers.
  • By making your website look welcoming and trustworthy with the knowledge of what your customer value, you increase your page’s traffic. Customers will flock in and business will be busy as ever.

Now that you know how crucial the role of a web design is in your business success, by now you might be wondering where to find help. Somebody with dedication that meets your requirement and is willing to be part of you business’ growth and success, and let us not forget, a cheap website design with an effective online campaign that will work for you, all these in one at an affordable price.

Well, let me tell you that your call for help will now be answered.  Meet SOS Stevie, your best buddy in website development. Whether you are still starting up or a small business owner SOS Stevie will cater your need for a pocket-friendly price. You don’t have to worry about monthly fees because they don’t exist in the first place. Here at SOS Stevie the customer’s satisfaction is the top priority. That is why he never stops working until you get what you think is best for you.

Responsive Web Design – The New Buzz Word In Web Development

There is a new buzz word in web development. It’s called RESPONSIVE and whilst you may wonder what this word has to do with websites, if you own a smart phone or any other electronic device and use it to browse the internet, then it is more than likely that you are already aware of its implications.

Responsive web design is the practice of building a website suitable to work on every device and every screen size, no matter how large or small, mobile or desktop. Responsive web design is focused around providing an intuitive and gratifying experience for everyone. Desktop computer and cell phone users alike all benefit from responsive websites.

Source: Responsive Web Design – Learn to Code Advanced HTML & CSS

What that means is simply that if a website is NOT responsive, then it is likely that you will have problems reading it on your device.

Now you see it, now you don't

The illustration above shows exactly the implications of a non responsive design, and the owner of the site featured in the image have since made the wise choice had had their website redesigned to comply with new browsing technologies.

To show the content that you spend a lot of time and effort creating so that everybody can enjoy it is one thing, and perhaps the most important one. But is becomes even more crucial when you consider that the “responsiveness’ of a website is become a factor in the multitude of algorithms search engine apply in their ranking efforts.

In other words, if your site is not responsive, all things being equal, it will be devalued in the eyes of the search engine when compared with another site who is.

Google is changing how it ranks non-responsive websites

If your site is not smarphone friendly, then you should make it a priority to ensure that it is:

From the 21st April 2015, websites that are responsive will be ranked higher by Google than ones that are not.

To change your site from a non-responsive to responsive format can be as easy as 1 2 3 if you operate your site on a content management platform and use the right technology (theme) or a whole lot more complicated depending on how it was designed in the first place.

If you are not sure whether your site is responsive or not, try and view it on your cell phone. If you can all all of its content then you’re fine.  If not, then you might have a problem…

And we can help you. 🙂