Small Biz Tip: Common Mistakes: Website

Tips from February 1, 2010

The Small Business tips today discuss common website mistakes.

  1. Poor Maintenance: Broken links, "404 file not found" error messages, and links leading to the wrong place is frustrating for your website visitors.
  2. No Contact Information: A website is important for every business, and lacking contact information is detrimental. Address, email, and phone number are crucial.
  3. Poor Navigation: Dead pages, no links to your homepage, and disabling the back button on your browser is not only frustrating for visitors but also for web designers.
  4. Outdated Information: Old business hours and addresses are misleading to website visitors and potential customers. Old information hurts business, not encourage it. 

Daily Overview: Poor upkeep & maintenance are the two biggest mistakes businesses make for their website. Avoid this by testing your website and updating information.