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The 4C’s of website usability (UX)
The day you start gaining traffic isn’t the day you start celebrating. Its nothing but an opportunity to compete for that all important second click. Keeping your visitors around isn’t always easy, Conversion XL estimates that the average website bounce rate typically ranges from 44%-66%.That means around half the people who get on your site will leave immediately, never to be seen again. The most common reason for bouncing is they didn’t find what they were looking for… the other main reason is they had a poor experience on your site. Websites are pretty boring if they aren’t designed around the user. A great website helps visitors understand who you are, what you do & why they should choose you. A decent site says all the things you want to say but a great website gives the user everything they want. The distinction is important. User experience is vital to converting visitors into customers. In this post, we’ve created 4 principles for UX & employed some helpful alliteration. Follow these tips & let the money come to you. This is Cloudrovia’s “4 C’s of User Experience”. Lets get into them.Read More
Tell your customers where to go!
You know when you walk into a coffee shop & don’t know where to stand, sit or order? A simple sign is all thats needed. Instructions. We all need them. Your website visitors are no different. In fact, the human brain is always on the lookout for signs & instructions. We are instinctively looking for signs showing us what to do next. Should your visitors sign up to your newsletter, buy your product or get in touch? If your website doesn’t included powerful call-to-action then its really quite flat for your audience. Make them dive into the next step. If its not clear what they should do, they’ll likely do nothing. Below we will be breaking down calls-to-action (CTAs) & their role in converting your web traffic into valuable business. We’ll also show you how to create strong CTAs that can get your more visitors.Read More
Your website is boring. Change it with our 9-factor UX checklist.
So, you launch your site. You hoped for a home run but sadly you are 2 strikes down in front of Google’s entire audience. You can hear the crowd calling your site ‘the trampoline’ because its bounce rate is so high. You think you might throw in the towel. Your dream of web-stardom is dwindling. You don’t know what to do next. You closed your eyes and prayed to the web-gods for a sign. This is their answer. This is your sign. We will give you what you need to make it online, but it’s going to involve a little effort from your end so get your notes ready. Like all great journeys this one starts with acceptance. Your site is weak. Accept it. Your website is a clutter of jargon jumble, a heap of horrible html vomited onto a tiresome template. We’re going to keep this as short as possible because you need help, fast. (before you end up here). Be quick, use our 9-factor checklist to ensure your user experience (UX) is more engaging than Disneyland in December. This is going to keep you in the game. Go!Read More
How to win business in your city.
Were now in a time where you can create a website that effectively does your job for you. Well, the hard parts. Generating business, selling, getting people in the door, that’s the hard part of most businesses. A local website can capture all types of customers for your business, in your area. We think it’s time you let a website do the local leg work for you. Door-to-Door is dead, phone calls are dead, it really doesn’t matter what your business does. Optimise it for local search & the phone will start ringing with an endless stream of opportunities in your city.Read More
How to build a website that makes money
Having thoughts of starting an internet business? Don’t know where to begin? In this guide we’ll help you understand how …Read More
Show your site some love today
Whether you’re single or taken, if you’re a webmaster, you’re in a relationship with your website. If you’re a successful one, then you know that your website is your true love. Take today as an opportunity to give back to your site so your site can give back to you. Here are a few ways you can show your site that you care:Read More
The difference when starting your website with us
It’s lengths like this that we go to for our customers that makes us different. Cloudrovia has been described by our customers as the “Cheat Code” for website building. On average, sites built with us get 47% higher organic search results (meaning that you spend no money and get convertible traffic) because we go to extreme lengths to make sure non of the sites made on our platform can ever become stagnant.Read More