Does design of website really matters in sales?

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Does design of website really matters in sales.

can you check if this web hosting page is good enough to make web hosting sales

if not what kind of changes do i need.

I am also considerin this design how it looks to you

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  • Profile picture of the author Aussie_Al
    Originally Posted by mywebstory View Post

    Does design of website really matters in sales.

    can you check if this web hosting page is good enough to make web hosting sales

    if not what kind of changes do i need.

    I am also considerin this design how it looks to you

    Website template #22985 by Glenn
    Depends what you are selling but I always think "simplicity is genius"

    You have to keep in mind that these days so many people are browsing sites via their smart phones too - you don't want fancy slow loading flash intros and impossible to find "buy now" buttons making you lose conversions
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  • Profile picture of the author ronywilliam
    one piece of advice stay away from very dark colours on sales pages. They have never worked for me in terms of sales frankly. Go for something in the white segment... glossy stuff always works well in terms of conversion. people just dont feel like spending money on dark color websites like the one you have!
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  • Profile picture of the author Gokhan Yildirim
    Design does matter as it's pretty much the first thing that a customer will see on your page.

    Your page doesn't look bad at all, although it could use some better color scheming.
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  • Profile picture of the author RichardDean
    My vote
    I like the template monster template

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  • Profile picture of the author Mike McAleer
    The page has a nice design but just fix the colors. There is too much contrast. Try going with a theme.
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      • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
        Yes, design does really matter in sales, but only insofar as it affects communication.

        If the design enhances your ability to present your offer in its best light, it's a good design. If it hinders that ability, it's a poor design.

        Depending on your content and your offer, you could likely make sales with either template. Pick one and get after it.
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        • Profile picture of the author Michael Shook
          In the first one, your offers for sale a are a lot easier to find and click on.

          Design does make a big difference, but I have found that the differences are different depending on what market I am in and who my target customers are.

          If I had a recipe site, I would expect a differetn kind of look than if I was selling servers.

          if I had a site that offered information about cats and dogs, that could look different than a site about dental hygiene.
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        • Profile picture of the author corsleymaxwell
          Originally Posted by JohnMcCabe View Post

          Yes, design does really matter in sales, but only insofar as it affects communication.

          If the design enhances your ability to present your offer in its best light, it's a good design. If it hinders that ability, it's a poor design.

          Depending on your content and your offer, you could likely make sales with either template. Pick one and get after it.

          I absolutely agree. The content is what matter the most. But if you can come up with a good and attractive design, then much better.
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  • Profile picture of the author christopher jon
    Does design of website really matters in sales?
    Everything matters. It's just a matter of what matters more or less.

    There are also a lot of variables to take into consideration like niche, target demographic and audience. Also, are you selling a product or providing information. Design needs to fit the purpose.

    You're visitors are going to see your site before they read a word. You want to make a great first impression. The visual appearance needs to connect with your audience. So don't use that free grungy WP theme if you are selling life insurance to senior citizens.

    More importantly, don't forget about usability.

    If information is lost on your page, navigation is a mess or your site isn't visitor friendly, your visitors aren't going to stick around. If you're 80 year old grandma can't figure out what the purpose of your site is and how to achieve your goals for that site, it's too complex.
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  • Profile picture of the author yourmobisite
    Hello..

    Yes, Definitely well design does matter in sales, It is just like First impression is last impression..
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  • Profile picture of the author kooldesigning
    Website design of really matters a lot.
    The great way to get a great website design is to open top players in your niche and when you start to design your website keep top players in your niche in front of you and try to defeat website design of top player in your niche. This way you will get a great website design...
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  • Profile picture of the author Tony Tikos
    design f a website is very important, the more professional it looks, the more seriously customers will take you. if you have a simple rag tag website, people will think you just put the website up quickly to make a quick buck out of them. But when they see that yu have invested time into your website, they will know you mean business
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    • Profile picture of the author Daave
      It depends on the subject or theme of your site, but it does matter to certain extend.
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  • Profile picture of the author staciejortega
    site design also contribute to sales

    i like the templatemonster.com template..
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  • Profile picture of the author myeanne
    Definitely. Website design is one way of marketing. It should be organize and great. Surfers would probably like to read and view websites that are attractive.
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  • Profile picture of the author Thomas Frank
    I'll just go ahead and say I wouldn't buy hosting from this site.

    Two reasons:

    1) It took forever to load. To me, that's an indication of what my server would be like. Might not be the case, but I wouldn't take the risk

    2) The "order now" button that's stuck out in the margins and not even clickable, and the red heading with green text on the sidebar aren't very appealing.

    It's not a bad site, but it could use some work. I also agree with the people saying you shouldn't use dark colors.

    Oh, and your phone number is floating out of place. You might want to take a look at your site in Safari and Chrome; I suspect some of the issues I'm seeing are a result of coding based around Internet Explorer.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tech Diva
    Yes, design matters when you want to control a viewer's eye flow through your page to direct them into action. If you want them to take action by clicking a specific button or signing up with an email, for example, you need to control the flow of information on your site page so that is clear.

    I'm guessing your "Order Now" button is the action button you want people to click on your page. This is showing up to the right on my screen, so I have to scroll over to see it. This is obviously out of place. There are punctuation errors using capital letters and the fonts aren't working in a professional way. For these reasons, I get the sense that this has been created by an amateur, not a professional hosting business. Therefore, I wouldn't sign up for hosting because I wouldn't trust it.
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  • Profile picture of the author RichKent
    When your website is ugly, people notice the website (and leave). When you're website is clean and attractive, they see the content (and buy). Get it?

    In this case, the whole website looks amateur. The graphics need serious work. Less is more - use clean buttons, stock photography, and get rid of the ugly drop shadows on the text!
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  • I clicked on the first one, it has been "loading . . ." for a long time. Also I would re-think the bright green text. Just stick with black for text whenever possible. I clicked on "packages" and the comparison charts are just not convincing. The $15 package is shorter, which makes it "look" like you don't get as much. Make all the charts the same size with checkmarks and X's. That's what I think.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tooschee
    Would You buy a sport car worth 200,000$ from a guy with dirty shirt, with stain on pants and an aura of booze surronding him? Or would You rather buy from someone who has great suit, acts like a bussinesman and overall has a very good appearance?

    Design is important, always, no matter which category of life we're talking about - sport, gaming, even food products
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  • Profile picture of the author iaroca
    Yeah its professional. I think that will work
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  • Profile picture of the author stephaneM20
    Yes it matters to some extent! Should have a catchy look but better not to make heavy with more designs and effects! The design should be very much concerned with your sites' service that you're offering to your customers. Along with design good content is also necessary so that your customers can get from your site what they're searching for! You need to give your site such a look that first impression should be enough to attract real customers!
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  • Profile picture of the author massivemarketing
    Yes design & good sales language does matter. Your trying to slowly "close" a propsective visitor and a design that intrigues them in a certain way will mean that they are willing to read about your unique selling points and if they see value in them, they are more likely to convert.

    That being said, the layout and graphics is good but theres nothing unique about your website.

    Hope that helps.
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    • Profile picture of the author ninon
      Definitely the first one - simple, bright, easy to find offers and click on.
      I also agree with the people saying that the graphics need a bit more work. Just fix "read more" and "order now" buttons and the text - a little bit mess here
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  • Profile picture of the author daddykool
    Yes it must do!

    Check some of the sites hear to see why it really helps to keep it simple...

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  • Profile picture of the author sparkman
    Design makes a huge difference. One thing I noticed on your current site is that it's a shade of blue. Research has shown as we get older, our eyes get more sensitive to different wavelengths (colors). The color that is easiest on the eyes of middle aged-senior citizens is...blue.

    If that's your target demo, you're on to a good thing.
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  • yes. website design really matters.
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  • Profile picture of the author indianbill007
    Definitely, design portion is also very important, it impacts the first impression.

    I have checked the link. Color scheme is quite soothing. I was just comparing Start/Fly/Enjoy....The price for "Enjoy" is not mentioned. Secondly the description should be in common platform ie For "Enjoy" it is mentioned 24x7 helpful support but not for Start/Fly.
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  • Profile picture of the author jillwheeler
    IMHO, the first design is best. But I would lighten up the top section, where you have the dark blue.

    Design does matter, especially in terms of navigation. I found the first site much easier to follow.
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  • Profile picture of the author fishermanzz2
    I'd say yes. Make sure your design is related to your topic. Also, it has to look good to the people you want visiting, or else they'll just leave.
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  • Profile picture of the author leahpot
    I like the design it was so great, but one thing you need to remember websites need to be attractive all the time, at same time it gives quality services and content.

    -leah-
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  • Profile picture of the author princeburt
    Yes Designing is one of the essential part of the website.And from the Designing only the visitors can visit your site because it is one and only one interface from which the Visitors can connect with your site.So Designing should be very user-friendly as well as all the navigations of the pages should be also in the working conditions.
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  • Profile picture of the author christian00
    The web design is very important, especially if your website is about generating sales. A good web design showcases professionalism, and how the company/proprietor projects an image towards their customers. More often than not, probable clients get turned off from badly designed sites, because the whole site makes the client feel uncomfortable, because browsing and merely looking at the site already appears complicated. You can check freewebsitemaker. co .uk for great web hosting tools you can try. I hope this helps.
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