Every business needs a successful website, but what makes a successful website? Over the years our team of website design Singapore has created hundreds of business websites, large and small, for business in Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, and other nations across the globe. A wide array of key elements of a successful business website keeps evolving as design, user experience, technology, Google algorithm and the like. Here is the list of “must have” elements of a successful website.

1. What is the Purpose of the website? A clear and strong message
Understand your purpose and communicate this to the team. Make it clear upfront, preferably on the index page of your website. This message includes what you do and who you are.

2. Easy Navigation
Organize the information of your website in a simple, easy and structured manner. For instance, limit your main menu, and organize your facts into sub-pages. Make your contact information easy to find. Think of general path that you like your audience to take and try to lead them with promo boxes.

3. High-quality content
Your content must be of high quality. The content you readers want to read and share. Content that is original and useful and also ranks on a search engine.
Video and Images - Posts or content with videos and images are more engaging.

Make Scan-able Content - As reported by Nielsen, around 80 percent of users scan web pages. Therefore your content must be scan-able! Use clear bullet points and headings or number lists to make your content more accessible to skim. Keep short sentences and paragraphs. Use italics and bold to highlight essential elements.

4. Establish your Expertise and Credibility
Include reviews, testimonials, case studies, work portfolios and client lists to establish your expertise and credibility.

5. Incorporate a blog:
A blog helps you to position you as a leader in your industry. When you post subjects that resonate with your visitors and express your knowledge, you are promoting your expertise, products, and service too.

A blog can help you to drive traffic to your web pages. Use keywords in your blog post. Create a list of topics, categories, and keywords you need your business to be found for. Use these words and related phrase when you create your post.

6. Never Underestimate Good Designs
A well-designed and professional website is essential. After all, it is the first impression of your business in Singapore or in any other nation. Therefore make it count! A subtle color palette, clean design, good use of white space, font choice and navigation all are important in reflecting your brand.

7. Be Found By Google
Having a site that cannot be found is useless. Therefore it must be optimized for search engines. Use your industry relevant keywords in Meta tags, page titles, heading and in the body of your website content. Work on respected and relevant backlinks by getting other websites to link to your web pages.

8. Mobile responsive design
In this era, your web pages will be viewed on multiple devices that have various screen sizes. Therefore it must be mobile responsive. Having a site with responsive design means that it automatically adjusts itself to suit different sizes of screens.

9. Incorporate Social Media
Have the buttons and plugins for your social media. Also, include the sharing buttons. For instance, on a post of your blog, try to encourage people to share your content by providing these buttons on various places on your page.

10. Motivate your visitors to leave their contact details.
Last but not least, an effective website stimulates its audiences to leave their messages, especially their contact details. Having their contact details, you can begin a relationship with your visitors, build their databases and manage strategies you build trust.

Our team of website design Singapore is confident enough about all the above factors, that if you fulfill this list, you will definitely end up with a successful website for successful business.

Author's Bio: 

Misty Jhones