Podcast Episode 22 – Website Design Tips for Non-Designers

In this episode of “Website Success,” host Chrissy Rey navigates the world of website design for the non-designers among us. She breaks down the crucial elements of design, including color selection, typography, layout, navigation, visuals, white space, calls to action, and the importance of mobile-friendly design. Get ready to learn practical, effective tips that can transform your website into a professional-looking digital platform, even if you’ve never dabbled in design before. Tune in and equip yourself with the knowledge to start designing like a pro.

Show Notes

Welcome to another episode of “Website Success.” In this episode, host Chrissy Rey breaks down the ins and outs of website design for non-designers. Even if you don’t see yourself as a creative person, you’ll find valuable, actionable insights to help you create a professional-looking website.

Key Topics

  1. Colors: Select a simple palette of two to three colors that speak to your brand and audience. Check out coolors.co for a free tool to help create your color palette.
  2. Typography: Stick to two to three easy-to-read typefaces that are consistent across your site. Visit Google Fonts for a range of free fonts.
  3. Layout: Guide your visitors intuitively through your website with a clean layout, focusing on simplicity, a prominent navigation menu, and the strategic use of white space.
  4. Navigation: Keep it simple and use familiar terms.
  5. Visuals: Use high-quality images or videos that add value to your content, and ensure they’re optimized for web use. For stock photos, try Adobe Stock, Pexels, or Unsplash.
  6. Calls to Action (CTAs): Use clear, specific, and action-oriented language for your CTAs. Make sure they are visually distinct and easy to find on your page.
  7. Mobile-Friendly Design: Make sure your website is optimized for mobile use. Check your site’s mobile-friendliness here.

Tune in to learn how you can create a professional and appealing website, even if you’ve never dabbled in design before. This is “Website Success” with Chrissy Rey. Happy experimenting, building, and learning!

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