Web Design Facts & Stats you Shouldn’t Ignore
Interesting Web Design Facts to Share with Your Clients
Website design is one of the most rapidly changing industries. Designers must be flexible to clients’ needs and adapt to the newest trends. At Total Web Company, we’re dedicated to staying competitive, up-to-date and educating our clients on the latest trends and the importance of web design. We’ve compiled a list of 15 interesting web design facts that will come in handy whether you’re creating your own website or hiring a professional website design & digital marketing agency. Facts include the importance of responsive design, user experience and helpful statistics. Read our list below to help justify your value to clients and learn something new to implement into your own website!
15 Web Design Facts you Need to Read
Responsive design was first introduced in 2010 by Ethan Marcotte. The goal was to create a website that can be accessed from any device without having to zoom in or out.
The first website was created more than 30 years ago by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991.
Users form an opinion about a website after only .05 seconds of viewing the page.
1 in 4 small businesses don’t have websites. If you’re one of them, click here to find out why even small companies NEED a website.
The average time spent on a landing page is 54 seconds, while a blog post is 3 – 5 minutes.
Approximately 10 million blogs are posted online every day!
Google now takes website speed into consideration when ranking pages in the results.
Mobile devices account for almost 2/3 of website traffic.
Good website design is an investment and varies greatly depending on the size of your business and requirements.
$1,000 – $1,500: Basic website for very small businesses
$2,000 – $5,000: Intermediate website for small to mid-sized businesses
$6,000+ for complex, high-end websites or E-commerce
A website that’s 1 year old is considered old. Your website should be constantly updated to keep up with evolving trends.
Templates restrict the functionality of your website. Don’t be fooled by cheap, DIY, template-based website design companies!
86% of users want to see information about a company’s products and services clearly displayed on the Homepage.
Putting your best content “above the fold” is an outdated practice. Scrolling has become widely accepted among website visitors!
Customer support & contact information should be clearly visible to your users.
One of the most important things to remember about website design is that your website is designed for your customers and for the search engines – not for you! Ready to discuss investing in web design? Read 10 smart reasons to hire a professional website designer; then call Total Web Company today at 215-284-7918 to discuss how a website can improve your business!
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