..Whether you’re new to the web or a full-fledged online expert, there are 10 rules that everyone needs to consider when launching a new website.
1. Use simple, clean design.
While it’s tempting to put every imaginable bell and whistle on your site, your visitors would rather you didn’t. Remember, your goal isn’t to dazzle them with your design skills — it’s to get them to follow through with whatever action you’re looking for (such as calling for appointments, buying something, or signing up for your mailing list).
Try to pare down anything that could slow down a customer’s visit or obstruct your point.
Too many social media icons, extra images and unnecessary information can make your site seem cluttered. Look at sites you frequent; chances are, they have a streamlined design. If you use a clean layout, your users will thank you for the improved experience.