It is important for a website to have an awesome design. The website is only considered as respectable if it has a wonderful design. You can do this yourself by customizing the theme or by searching for a professional web designer. But 9 out of 10 people destroy their designs by themselves. They do not know all that is required to make a good web design. They search a lot but do not ask for help from a professional designer. Trying yourself and especially when you have no idea about what could be done to make things perfect, it will result in a bad design. You might think of doing the following to make the design go in the right direction: Get graphics that will catch users and will make them think “Wow, what a design!” Try to design cool sliders and animated widgets Design fancy features that look expensive Get unique and creative layouts which will immerse you into an experience but not just a website. These are the things you need to consider if you want to design an awesome design for your website: #1. Define your purpose completely It is not that you have to speak about your goals but there has to be some definite goal for designing a website. Some of the ideas might contribute when you want to: Make sales Increase the number of email subscribers Motivate people to contact you Want your visitors to click on the Adsense Ad Hope you understand now. Here I have listed some, but you have to set your priority yourself. For most marketers it is the email subscribers while most of the world wants to make money with the clicks on their Adsense. Defining your purpose is very important while designing a website. #2. Establish yourself now So now you have to decide the theme and the niche of your business. You have to make sure of that even if you are working individually or you are a business person. If you want to present yourself or a business then you need to determine how best you can give the readers the ability to figure out yourself and your business in an instant. This means that there is a simple and effective branding. You have to design a logo for your website, a simple photo of yours including a certain visual style that matches your website. #3. Find out what people are searching for In most cases people look for the information to make their lives better simply. Sometimes people look for some kind of entertainment on the internet. Sometimes they find a community to get some help, or they look for some tips to remain healthy and a list of food items that can reduce weight – it could be anything. So you have to figure it out what people are searching for? Try to make your website and brand accordingly and if you have already decided about your products and services then look for the methods that will help you in reaching your audience easily. There are only two ways to be successful; either move towards it or force success to come to you. Now when you put these three things together, assemble them in such a way that you get a beautiful, elegant and sensible design that will be fruitful for you as well as for your business. Images: “3d rendering of sphere and open cube wordcloud word tags representing concept of web design/ Shutterstock.com“ __________________________________________________________________________________ Connect with Tweak Your Biz: Would you like to write for Tweak Your Biz? Tweak Your Biz is an international, business advice community and online publication. Today it is read by over 140,000 business people each month (unique visitors, Google Analytics, December, 2013). See our review of 2013 for more information. An outstanding title can increase tweets, Facebook Likes, and visitor traffic by 50% or more. Generate great titles for your articles and blog posts with the Tweak Your Biz Title Generator.