Did you know that the color of your website could either invite people in to look around, or repel them? The colors of your website are often the first things that visitors see and have an immediate, even subconscious, reaction to. So what color should your website be?
Here’s a great article on how the different primary and secondary colors affect certain populations. Remember, though, that it is also necessary to know who your audience will be, because colors can mean different things to different groups, cultures, even ages.
Sounds great, doesn’t it? If you are looking for ideas, inspiration, or pre-developed themes for your WordPress site, then one of the first things you might do is google “free wordpress themes”. I did and learned that it may not be the best thing.
Take a look at this article before you go download one of those “free wordpress themes” and find out just how expensive it could really be:
If you are a business owner or have a desire for an online presence, then one of your first questions is probably going to be, “How do I choose a web designer?” Many of us will just follow the recommendations of our friends and you can rarely go wrong with that. However, if you really want to spend some effort and do some research to make sure you are getting the best website designer for you and your goals, here are some great tips on how and where to start.
If you’re set on a DIY project, then there are many tools from which to choose. Personally, I use Notepad++, but that’s definitely not for everyone. Here’s a list of the best web design software out there. But, if you decide that web design is not for you – drop me an email. I’ll be glad to help you out!
If you’ve thought about going with a dynamic (content management system) versus a static (CSS, html) type of website, then you’ve probably wondered which one of the top three (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla) are best for you. I wondered the same thing while developing a CMS site for a client and found this site that explained it all. I hope it helps you, too!