The internet has “democratized” many aspects of modern life and business. For example, anyone or any business can easily have a website today. That’s a good thing.
This means that anyone or any business can design or supervise the design of a website. That’s not always a good thing.
Unless they’ve received some training, most people aren’t good designers when they first start out and you know the old saying: You never get a second chance to make a first impression.
If you’re designing your own site using WordPress, WIX, Square, or any of the tools provided by the various web hosts, or if you’re hiring a freelancer to design your site, you need to have some command of what’s important for your site and how you should approach the project.
Let’s start looking at our four secrets of successful website design and project management from what may be an unexpected point of view: your mobile website.
1. Start with the little screen
I think most website owners still consider their mobile site a secondary consideration, but it should be at the top of your list for two solid reasons:
· Mobile is rapidly catching up to desktop for website viewing, and
· Designing for mobile forces you to seriously consider what you want your website to accomplish.
The second point above is the one I want you to focus on. Experienced creators know that creation is easy, editing is hard. And, this is especially dangerous when creating a website, because you aren’t limited by space.
Read more: 4 Secrets of Website Design Project Success