Like a plant that needs nourishing and attention, it will quickly start to look a little wilted without the right care and treatment. Same goes for your website, have you been maintain your website with the right maintenance?
You need to nurture your website to get the most from it! It's like being in a relationship that needs regular catch-ups and something new to keep things ‘fresh’. Make sure that you’re promoting yourself dynamically and that your site is up to date. If you take things too slowly, your website can appear to be out of date and your visitors are guaranteed not to return to your site as a result of the lack of changes.
Here is a list of ways to make sure your website is maintained well.
Keep the Updates Running
When was the last time you updated information on your website?
Days or weeks without new content is still okay, but a few months is pushing it too far. Go and create some content and publish it today! You can make your own section with blogs and news that is easily accessible and updated. Put aside some time every week to post a new story to your customers and your website will receive a batch of new visitors.
Treat Your Website Right
Once a visitor lands on your page, they will decide in a matter of seconds if they want to continue to explore your site further, or not.
If your website feels abandoned and unpolished, your current visitors will surely feel that way too! Enlighten your website with some updated pictures and a design overhaul. When you give more attention to your site, you are also giving it a makeover to engage your customers.
The Way You Say It
Check your content once more, there’s a large difference between what is quickly read on a website, and what you can write in a word document.
Is your writing as touching and communicative as you want it to be? Picture your client as you are writing your copy and imagine having a face to face conversation with them.
Show it off!
Search engine optimization is one essential factor for your website. Even if you have the best site ever, if no one can find you, then there’s no value to it.
You only need to include some Google-friendly search terms in the mainline of your writing, and before you know it, you’ll be close to the top of the search rankings. Don't forget to always update your website with current trends. If you’re not confident with doing this yourself, then you can get the help of an SEO specialist.
Need help with the maintenance of your website?
We’ve listed some of the key points for website maintenance to keep your website modern and updated. If you still need help with the maintenance of your website or doing the SEO, you can contact us at Island Media. Our team of experts in a variety of fields ready to develop the digital marketing needs for your business!