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Want to Make the Experience Better for Your Website’s Users? Here’s How

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Your website should always be designed to make the process of using the website as easy as it can be for visitors. If the user experience is currently not what it should be, you should work on making changes to the website that will help you and your website visitors get more from it going forward. There are lots of simple changes you can make to improve the usability, and you can find out more about them now by reading on.

Make Clear Calls to Action

Calls to action are important parts of any website. If you don’t have things on the page telling people what you want them to do and where you want them to click, it might become hard for them to see where they need to go in order to find the information they want. So make them clearer, brighter and basically unmissable. That’s what a good call to action should be.

Don’t Fear ‘White Space’

Many website owners seem to have a pathological fear of white space on their websites. It’s something that you will need to get over because those white gaps can be made to look modern and visually appealing. Whereas, having lots of images and text covering every inch of the screen is never appealing to users, so don’t fall into that trap as so many others have.

Monitor and Optimise Its Performance

If you don’t really have a clear idea of how your website is currently performing, how can you possibly be ready to make the usability of your website better? It’s something that you should definitely think about. Website performance monitoring service will help you to see what your business’s site is doing well and what’s not going so well. You can then optimise your website to enhance its general performance in the relevant ways.

Keep Working to Improve the Page Speed

This is perhaps the single thing that has the biggest impact on how people use your website. Nothing annoys people more than visiting a website and having to wait a long time for the page to load. For most people, it’s enough for them to turn away and visit another website right away. So work on making your pages gaster so you don’t lose out on visitors later.

Break Up the Text

Breaking up the text with lots of gaps and bullet points is definitely a good idea for your website. If you don’t get this right, you will quickly find that people don’t read the text on your website because it looks too daunting and too much to take on in one go. People don’t like that kind of stuff, so break things up. Using images can help you do this as well.

Your website should always be geared towards the people who visit and use it each day of the week. If people are not able to use your website in a clear and easy way, they will quickly lose patience with it, and that’s when you will lose out. Be sure to use these ideas to make the user experience of your website better.

 

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Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

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