• Taylor Bragg

5 Website Design Trends About to Peak

As a business owner, your website is the gateway into your company. Think of your website as a first impression with your customers. What will they do if your website is old, outdated and clunky? Customers are much less likely to stay on your site or contact you if you have a bad website. Increase your traffic and keep your website looking fresh with these five web design trends.

Increased Loading Times

While fast loading time is not a new trend, it is a crucial feature for your website. Studies show that most online users expect a page to load within two seconds. If your pages do not load within that time frame, users are more likely to leave your site due to boredom or frustration.

Faster loading time means users can navigate your site with ease. To ensure fast load time, update all widgets and plugins frequently. If you have not already, update your SSL certificate for increased security and faster page loading. If those tactics do not work, consider simplifying your design or consult with a web designer.

Simple and Clean

Just like a billboard you see while driving down the highway, your website needs to be eye-catching but simple. The last thing your customers want to see on your homepage is a wall of text and confusing colors.

Minimal website design is the name of the game for 2021, however that does not mean you have to make it boring. A bold, simple design is powerful and pleasing to users, making them come back to your site again and again.

Make it Interactive

To increase user engagement and learn more about your customers, consider adding interactive elements to your website. Examples include surveys, polls, VR experiences or contests. VR experiences are great for showing rooms, apartments or furniture. Surveys and polls provide valuable customer feedback and allow you to see what changes need to