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Celebrate New Year With New Website Design – Sonitek

January 18th, 2013

Entrepreneurs & established businessmen starting new year 2013 with New website design.  With New strategy, new revenue targets, lots of companies redesign their website to welcome new year visitors with new outlook. To increase revenue, companies are improving the performance of website, changing first impression, cater info to business’ ideal customers/visitors

Dreaming about Money rain ? Spruce Up your Website

Whole environment around the web changing dramatically. Do You know Designer & Developer love very long Scrolling based website ? Do you know uncountable developers moving from 960.gs grid to a responsive, semantic grid ? There are number of news coming up each day which clearly shows how t

Between Dec 2012 & Jan 2013, News regarding website redesign catch our attention. Lets have a look on these new avatar websites & find New insights into functionality of website

http://www.nationalguard.com/

What is great about new redesign website ? It is first military site which follow new trend – Responsive Web design. New website core focused on recruitment strategy & improve user experience. Designer & Developer successfully make lead processing more effective. They create whole website around  persona.

What are Redesign website offers :

  • Use Engaging Stuff – Photo Galleries, Videos & Articles : No one feel Bore.
  • Compelling Content like Soldier Stories : A “Reason” to Increase No of Applicants.
  • 3 Sliding Banners on First Fold Area to Answer 3 Core Questions of Potential Recruits.
  • Easy to Understand & Use Application form  ( http://www.nationalguard.com/car )

Want to dip into more Depth then Browse :  http://news.yahoo.com/iostudio-launches-redesign-http-nationalguard-com-official-website-211634712.html

http://www.virginia.gov : The official website of the Commonwealth of Virginia. If any designer or developer want to know : How a website can help their citizen then he/she carefully analyze this website.

What New Website Offer to Virginia Citizens

  • Highly focus on Improving User Experience
  • Quickly access all websites managed by the Commonwealth – No More Browsing & Confusion
  • New mobile-optimized version – Never Underestimate Growing Mobile Users
  • Integrated Important components : calendar services, social media, mobile app, enterprise search – Balance between Creative & functionality
  • LET US HELP YOU – Good Call to Action Button
  •  Reduce time to most relevant information

http://news.yahoo.com/captech-develops-commonwealth-virginias-statewide-website-160000366.html

http://www.globaltravelerusa.com :

hotel business you might target five different buyer persona: an independent business traveler, a manager, an event planner, a vacationing family, and  couple planning their wedding reception. Identify your persona first.

What New Website Offer to Traveler ?

  • Identify & Intelligently Target your Visitor Persona : Business traveler, Family Traveler, Adventurer Traveler or other
  • Pace with Trend – Responsive Web Design
  • Integrate WordPress Content Management System – Be Smart : Anyone can easily modify content
  • Use Beautiful Destination Images to attract Travelers

http://www.rent.com

Its seems responsive web design becoming everyone favorite. Rent.com who proud on 3 million Unique Monthly visitors, release New redesigned website which adapt responsive web design. Rent.com always help renters to find Right apartment. Responsive web design help to rent.com to serve mobile optimized website to their growing mobile user customers. So we hope this simple but impressive website will cross new traffic barrier.

  • Responsive Web Design : desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets – Every one can View
  • Neat & Clean – Provide Visual breathing Room to Traveler
  • Big Images & Text
  • Tap those visitors who don’t want to download Android & iPhone Mobile App of Rent.com
  • Functionality to search for Apartments or Home at nearby

Source : http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/21/rent-com-mobile-redesign/

http://www.mercedes-amg.com – Mercedes-Benz Car Fan Club celebrating on the launch of brand-new AMG website.

  • Interact with social media networks - Create a bridge to come closer to Consumer
  • - a big smile for tablets, smartphones consumers
  • High resolution images with zoom function – Feel Great Visual Experience
  • 360 degree Viewing – See Car from each angle
  • Easy navigation - impressive, seamless experience

Source : http://www.benzinsider.com/2012/12/new-vehicle-configurator-and-amg-website-redesign-to-start-in-mercedes-benzs-2013/

Top 5 eCommerce Website Design Development tips – Only Practical eCommerce Tips – Sonitek

April 14th, 2012

Stop creating Boring eCommerce website. Default Style. Default Color. Default Product Presentation & hoping from complete SEO & SEM teams to get high sales. If you follow this process then change your mindset & read new, innovative eCommerce website design, development tips & implement it immediately ( Don’t afraid to test new things ). After that tell what’s you thinking now.

1. Differentiate eCommerce website with Unusual Photographs

None of eCommerce website can ignore Photo power. Most of eCommerce website have same product presentation. Now Do want to differentiate yourself? If answer is yes then use unusual snaps on eCommerce website.

Always try to add humor into your photograph. Lots of eCommerce website has straight, serious guys/girls. I found Casual Snapshots most of times turn into Superb Photos. People appreciate humor.

eCommerce website Design tips with Unusual Photographs

Male Model pose & face expression is totally different from female model – Unusual Photography Twist

eCommerce website Design tips with Unusual Photographs

Facebook knows the real power of snaps. Facebook purchase Instagram at $1 Billion. Instagram only focus on providing best experience for sharing photos with friends & family and now appreciate their strategy. Now You also must realize the power of Unusual Photograph on eCommerce website

2. Modal Windows for eCommerce Website Design

Model Windows or Model Dialog Box – A windows float above main page: Model Windows provides a opportunity to user to focus on one small design element

If you are web developer & want to improve usability of eCommerce product pages OR SEO Manager want to impress client by improving conversion rate & revenue of site then apply it right now & enjoy everyone appreciation.

Best place to apply Model Window concept are Product Image, Product Demo, Movie Trailer (see below image ), User Logins, Contact Form Elements, Download Pages, Help Window And Search Boxes

  •   Improve website usability a lot.
  •   Rest of the content will be out of sight/ focus
  •   User must have to take action ( eg. Click to close) to go further
  •   Impossible to Ignore
  •   Provide Incredible User Experience

eCommerce website Design tips about Modal Windows

Forget background, just focus on shirt prints.Now you know how this shirt look on You.

eCommerce website Design tips about Modal Windows

Fade-out product description & other stuff. Now your visitor know this product look good on her or not.

eCommerce website Design tips about Modal Windows

How this Vintage Art look on my home wall. Answer is nice. Now Buy it.

3. Style matters in the eCommerce World

Adapt a style & keep it whole website –  Give a style to your website just like you give yourself . Style can be Modern Style, Retro Style, Casual Style, Vintage Style, Out-Box Style.

eCommerce website Design tips with Unusual Photographs

Models into Elegant Style posture attract high-class, rich consumers.

eCommerce website Design tips with Unusual Photographs

Vintage style on eCommerce website now attract lots of consumers. It compel visitor to stay on website.

4. eCommerce Website Speed Optimization: Patience is not virtue of your visitor. They click on your website & leave it immediately if website not respond quickly. People want Fastest website not even fastest website.

Optimize site speed  >> Reduce Bounce Rate >> More Returning Visitor >> Increase Brand Value >> Increase Revenue

Tools :
Google Webmaster Tools – Google offers site-performance analysis tool to determine site’s comparative speed with high, medium and low priority action items.
YSlow  – A free Plug-in for chromes, firefox which give grades (recalls me old school memory)  your site’s speed on a scale from A to F. Yahoo consider 34 rules which affect your web page performance.
Pingdom Website monitoring  : My favorite pingdom allows me to easily monitor Uptime and performance of website.

5. Replace Old Comment Option with Facebook Dialog on Your eCommerce website

Advantage :

  • Probability of getting response from People improve.
  • Know the Voice of “Real” People.
  • Your eCommerce website, Your website Product – Both Promote on Facebook Without spending more money on Ads.
  • Empowering Visitors to share their thoughtful opinions with you & world.

Hunger to eat more Facebook Marketing Stuff
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Facebook Login Integration on website
7 Dimensions of Facebook Commerce