A clear call to action improves visitor engagement on your website. You don’t need to dumb down your website content to get results. Here’s how engage your audience.
Make web sites intuitive
As we design websites and content management systems, clients sometimes ask, should we say, “Click here” so people know to click that? The answer is always no.
A web page, and an entire website, should be so intuitive that people know where to click without you telling them. A well-designed website doesn’t only look great, it leads people to the pages they want to view. Even more, a well-designed website should lead people to the pages you want them to view.
The nature of the web is to click—or to tap if you’re using a mobile device. Because this isn’t the first website you’ve ever visited, you know from experience the picture above only serves as a supporting visual, even if not well. You probably didn’t try to click it. It’s much different than a call to action. [Read more…]