I’ve just been over at webdesignfromscratch.com. The site is mainly targeted at web designers themselves, but I think a few pages at least are good value for anyone looking at getting a new website designed. Obviously a web designer is never going to expect you to be an expert in site creation, but it’s always good to have a healthy understanding of the rules behind one of your biggest marketing channels.
People are Impatient.
Maybe I am repeating myself, but this is one of the most overlooked design rules in the history of the internet. People Are Impatient gives you a very good background as to why this is the case.
Noone Looks At The Screen.
Even reading this article made my eyes start to hurt. There are so many reasons why people hate looking at screens, this is why computer geeks end up wearing glasses and why you should always have a site designed for your users not for your personal design preferences.
Writing Good Copy
This is more important for the average person. Keeping your content fresh is one thing, creating content that your visitors will want to read is a tad more tricky. Here’s some more tips about writing for the web