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05 May 2014

Major Web Design Trends For 2014

marketing-agentIt’s always good to know what the most important trends in web design will be each year. For 2014, it seems the consensus among website design pros will likely fall under the headings of responsive design, simple design and storytelling design.Responsive Designs (Mobile-Friendly).
If you own a small business, this will be the most important trend for you to understand. That’s because our whole country is “going mobile” very fast! If your site does not perform well on smart phones or tablets, you will be losing more and more business as the year rolls on. This will also impact your rankings in Google, since Google measures the duration of visits to your site, and penalizes sites that have short durations. Making your website responsive is not easy. It requires a professional that knows what works best on smartphones, tablets, or desktop-size screens, and includes the elements that make for the most seamless and enjoyable format.

Simple Designs.
With all the over-complicated websites there are online, it’s no wonder simple is more popular these days. By simple, we mean – more and better images, meaningful suscinct content, plus sleek and easy to follow navigation. Never before has has it been more important to use a pro for your web design. Sites that lack the above professional sophistcation will suffer lower success rates from here on out. Only by using a professional web design team can one overcome thier own bias and opinions about how a website should look.

Storytelling Designs.
Websites that basically say, “We are the best”, over and over on every page, are no longer that effective online. What works better now is telling a story or taking the reader through a process in order to demonstrate your company’s expertise. visitors should be able to move from the top of the page down to the bottom in 30 seconds and have a clear idea of who you are and what you do. Plus, for repeat visitors, they should be able to easily identify where to go to make a purchase, or visit your blog, virtually without having to look. Of course, this is not as easy to create as the “We are the best” type site. But for those that take the storytelling path, the results are well worth the effort.

For more information about these powerful new web tactics, call Profit Gate: (727) 607-3300.

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– Leonard A. Schwartz

ProfitGate worked magic on our website! Dan and Julie covered all the bases, and even though we don’t talk tech, Julie walked us through everything, sometimes two or three times! We are so pleased with our website and have gotten rave reviews from clients and candidates. In the competitive world of Executive Search, you have to set yourself apart. We believe we accomplished some of that with a user friendly site that works proactively for our candidates. We love our website!

- Leonard A. Schwartz

Thank you Profit Gate for helping us get our ecommerce site up and running. We had tried twice before to do it on our own without success. We needed a lot of help and Julie and Sandra really came through for us. We have always been a small, regional distributor, now we have the same exposure as the big guys and are selling our products all over the country.

- Jim Oman

After many months of trying to decide if I was ready to take the plunge into opening an online store I finally felt it was time to take my business the next level. Dan, Julie and Sandra at Profit Gate were all very instrumental in helping me make this decision. I had an existing website that was very lackluster, Julie redesigned my website and added a shopping cart feature that is just exactly what I was looking for. Thanks to everyone at Profit Gate!

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Your knowledgeable and courteous personnel suggested ways to draw customers to the new web site. Profit Gate provides a professional design, web support as needed, and we have found they are “tweaking” the content continuously. We appreciate the time you have spent putting the Web Site together. We have had a crazy summer and I would not have had the time to work on any design and, even if I had, it would not look professional. Thank you,

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I have been a loyal customer to Profit Gate since 2006. The personal attention and support they have given us is great! They have helped us with a very affordable search optimization program. Profit Gate created a pay per click program as well as natural rankings that have given us first page rankings on Google. For our industry specific products like fasteners for the metal roofing and building industry, this has been very productive. In addition to many US clients we have developed we are now shipping these products to most of the islands in the Caribbean and Canada. This is all due to the search optimization Profit Gate has done for us. I would highly recommend them to any business that is looking to grow and gain visibility for their products!

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