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Web Development Mistakes to Avoid to Achieve your ROI Goals

Website Design Goals

October 27 2016

The main aim of businesses is to make profits, and it is no different for ecommerce businesses. However, most of the times businesses fail to understand some of the small, but vital, factors that could mean the difference between their success and failure. A well-designed website is one example.

What is the Role of an Ecommerce Website?

The role of a properly designed website in the success of ecommerce is normally underestimated. What many ecommerce business owners don’t understand is that a poor web display could lead to the failure of their business. However, a great web design means better satisfaction for customers, hence, a higher return on investment. And, to achieve a great website, here are key mistakes to avoid

Number of Payment Methods

Limiting the payment methods might discourage customers from purchasing from your store. No one wants to have to open a new account just to purchase from you. Consider including all the major payment methods like Skrill, debit and credit cards, PayPal, Neteller and others.

Poor-Quality Graphics

Poor graphics quality makes it very hard for clients to navigate through your site. It is important to ensure that your website’s resources are strategically located to ease navigation. However, even as you do so, remember that inclusion of so many resources doesn’t necessarily mean easy navigation. Cluttering might make it hard for clients to find what they need.

Selecting an Ecommerce Platform

Many businesses jeopardize their ROI when it comes to selecting a platform for their website. Selecting a platform requires that some vital factors be checked, because one platform might be great for one store but could fail for another. When choosing a platform, consider the payment methods, your target market and even the number of items you plan to be holding each time.

Forgetting Safety Assurance

When ecommerce first started, so many people misused the opportunity to take advantage of unknowing clients. Because customers have become more cautious, it is important to guarantee that they will be safe if they use your website. Be sure to include your name and physical address on the site.

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