Web Design

Top 5 WordPress Plugins for your Business Website

Your website never closes for business, which is why you should always be looking for ways to improve your site and give your business the competitive edge. If you’re running a WordPress site, you have over 56,000 plugins (which keeps on growing) at your disposal to enhance the functionality and features of your website. And …

Why a 404 page shouldn’t spell ‘dead end’ for your website visitors

In an ideal digital world, visitors to your website would find what they want straight away with ease and not encounter any errors. The reality is, no matter how spick and span your website is, it will come across issues from time to time. And when this happens, you’ll want to make sure you have …

5 tips to increase average spend time on your website

How much do users love your website? You probably monitor the number of visits you get on a regular basis, but do you check how long they’re sticking around for? Visits don’t mean much if you don’t get the desired action you’re after, which is why you need to do everything you can to make …

7 Quick Tips for Improving Your Website Conversions

Been monitoring your website traffic lately? How much of it has actually resulted in conversions? One of the metrics digital marketers bang on about all the time is the number of visitors they attract to their site, but what good is that if those users aren’t doing what the website is intended for? There are …

Why your small business website needs a blog

Can’t justify spending the time to have a blog on your website? We get it, it’s time consuming, writing might not be your forte and you wonder if anyone is even going to read it? What you see as roadblocks are actually opportunities, and after reading this we’re almost certain you’ll want to start blogging …

Part 2: Bringing home the bacon – how to attract quality website traffic

Was it something you said? Or perhaps the way you look? You think your website design hits all the right spots because you’re now clearly getting the traffic, but why aren’t your visitors hanging around? We’re an impatient bunch when it comes to consuming online content, and if you’re not making a quick impression when …

Part 1: How to increase website traffic & get users to stay

Launching your business online is easy peasy these days, but unless your brand is an overnight success, the website traffic isn’t going to just appear, so you need to take a proactive approach. Having a solid digital marketing strategy in place will provide direction to generating quality traffic and potential leads to your site. Here …

Website design usability: Are you making these mistakes?

The average user will spend less than a minute on your site to find what they’re looking for before they decide to abandon you. How do you make sure they don’t? With a fine tuned website design that enhances your usability and overall user experience. Good usability means your website is doing the job in …

8 Reasons Why You Should Design a Website Using WordPress

What’s so good about WordPress? Just ask the millions upon millions of people who run their business website on this platform. As the most popular content management system (CMS) on the planet, it’s not hard to see why WordPress powers over a quarter of all websites on the Internet. So let’s delve into why. If …

The Importance of SEO in Web Design

The situation You need a website and you want to get it up fast. Your digital consultant has recommended integrating SEO into your overall website design. But instead you decide to leave it out of scope for now, because it’s going to delay your site going live. Right move or wrong move? Cloud Cartel’s perspective …