Homepage is the blueprint for any website and it makes the first impression to the world. It acts like a window to show visitors what there is to offer. Following are some of the guidelines for an effective homepage,
1. Don’t be too wordy :
You have only 3 seconds to sell your products/ services/ ideas. So to mark an impression within 3 seconds pictorial representation is the perfect choice.
2. Keep it simple:
Don’t jam-pack the homepage with too much information as the users will lose their interest. Keep it very simple.
3. Establish Your Trust:
In order to establish your trust and credibility especially for start-ups, homepage should highlight the following factors,
- Client’s Testimonials
- Case Studies
- Genuine contact details
4. Customer engagement:
In order to have a constant touch with the customers, having the options like newsletter, social networking links etc., are inevitable.
Apart from above factors SEO friendly home page, a good design and loading time are also essentials for an effective home page
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