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Be Bold – Don’t Look Like Your Competitors

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991216_55395701The online marketplace is crowded. If you want to stand out, you need to be bold. Don’t be afraid to be different. You don’t want to look like your competitors. While you need to present a professional image for your business online, you don’t need to create a generic looking website. Instead, work with your web designer to create a powerful, bold image for your business so you can stand out in the online marketplace.

Clear Vision
An outstanding web design begins with a clear vision. Carefully lay out a clear vision for your website. Work closely with your web designer to bring this vision to life. A clear vision will stand out because every design element will have a purpose. As a result, the entire website will come together to create a cohesive design.

Color Scheme
One easy way to stand out is to go with a bold color scheme. Stay true to your brand, but don’t shy away from a bold color palette. Sometimes a captivating color scheme is just enough to catch the interest of a potential customer while she is browsing the search engine results.

Logo Re-Design
A fresh logo is a great way to help your business stand out from the competition. Many small business logos in a given industry all look alike. If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. Work with your web design professional to help you capture the essence of your business and the industry you serve with a new logo.

Be Original
Offer original content on your website. Instead of using stock photographs, populate your site with real photos of your business. Fill your website with original information. Create a blog with fresh content. The more original content you can offer your visitors, the more your business will stand out from your competition.

Know Your Target Demographic
If you know your target demographic, you’ll be able to create a website design that resonates with them. Work with your web designer to help you understand your demographic and hone in on a design that will speak to them on a deep level.

Even though you serve roughly the same demographic as your competitors, there is a reason your customers choose you. Find out what makes people choose your business over the competition and use it to your advantage. This is called your unique selling point. Amplify your unique selling point through your web design and you’ll stand out.

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