Episode 9: 7 Key Design Elements for an Effective Homepage

Written by Aunia Kahn

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We examine in this episode, the 7 key design elements for an effective homepage. The homepage is the most important page of your site. As a general rule, you have 3 seconds for your homepage to connect with the visitor to keep them on your site and/or bring them in further. Your homepage will be the first encounter a visitor will have with your business. This, as in everyday life is your moment of the first impression and therefore should be considered with great purpose.  We also touch upon the importance of color theory within a website as well as the quality of design on your website as mentioned in Episode 3 (Why Are Quality Designed Websites So Important?)

The 7 key design elements for an effective homepage we explore in this episode are:

  • Logo
  • Navigation
  • Hero’s Section
  • Images
  • Responsiveness
  • Color Scheme
  • Connecting 


Episode 3: Why Are Quality Designed Websites So Important?


Check out the video below where we discuss the color theory for websites! 

In this video, we explore ‘Why Are Quality Designed Websites So Important?’ The slideshow presentation in the video will touch on the quality and aesthetics of a website. These include the website’s initial impact of first impression, color theory, responsiveness, and other important elements of design to help you understand and choose what key factors in quality website design work best for you.

Click here to download a pdf version of this valuable information as mentioned in this video!




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