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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Navigation: Keep it simple and use familiar terms.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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!