Ecommerce Web Design: The Essentials
If you own an enterprise that sells a certain product or delves in one of the varied professional services, you need to have customers finding you in the right places. One such place is the World Wide Web. Your online image is just as any of your other corporate representatives like for instance your business card. It does the job of marketing your product and services even during your physical absence. One needs to derive immense attention especially when it comes to the live digital representation of one’s business which in other words is called a website. So what are these essentials per say, for a very professional website design suited for corporate? Let’s take a look at some.

• First Impression is Indeed the best Impression
Amidst the millions of websites that are present in the online world, your website needs to set apart its style statement with a creative web design. Just the overall website décor creates that much needed first impression that leads to higher visitor retention rates on your website eventually leading to higher customer conversion rates.

• Navigation
Do not try anything out of the box. A professional website design must have standard placements of tabs and buttons that offer a familiar navigation system. Also, your website must have terms that describe the typical content found in most websites for instance, About Company/About us, Contact us, Services/Products and so on.

• Social media integration:
Keeping your site live and happening in the online social scene is the trend these days. Integrating it with the various social media buttons helps visitors bookmark your page and even recommend it to their peers. This is just like word-of-mouth marketing. So make sure your corporate website design does not lack this very important website component of the recent times.

• Search Bar:
Corporate websites usually have a lot of information stored deep within various web pages. You need to have a system that allows the website visitor to quickly retrieve information of their particular interest from within your website in seconds, in order to keep them interested in your business.

• Sign Up forms/Contact forms:
Make sure there is no coding mistake when it comes to consumer information retaining systems like forms. Website visitors would not bother to fill in details again and again if this particular page fails to function properly. Faulty sign up forms creates very bad impression and you may lose the customer too.

• Color Scheme:
The color scheme of your professional corporate website design must also be given high priority. Usually the color scheme is known to be the apt one when it compliments the colors in your brand logo. Your logo reveals your brand identity so it should be attractive and informative

• Essential white space:
A cluttered website negatively affects customer retention. All they need is straightforward information surrounded by a clean website layout and background. So give it to them the way an average customer would desire with the essential white space in different parts of your web pages.

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Author is Business Development Manager at reputed web design and development company. Besides web design and development, Jinsoft solutions is a reliable name as an ecommerce solution provider. Author has rich experience in open source e-commerce and CMS development like nopcommerce and Umbraco ecommerce.