Website Optimization 101: Navigation Best Practices

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How users get around your site is just as important as the content on it. If your navigation bar is confusing and cluttered, no one is going to stick around trying to figure it out. There are plenty of other sites with clean navigation, and your hard-earned users will be heading that way if they can’t get where they want as quickly as possible. Start with these navigation bar best practices to keep shoppers engaged with your site.
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How to Optimize Your Search Results Pages

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The grass is always greener on the other side, so we’re all searching for something better. That includes your site visitors. Your search tool is one of the most popular tools on your site, and if you’re not optimizing your SRPs, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity for conversions. We did some research and found what tools, designs, and other aspects you should include on your SRPs.
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4 Mobile Design Elements That Will Never Go Out of Style

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It’s hard to keep up in the ever-evolving world of mobile devices. Earlier this year we wrote about design features for mobile that should never see the light of day, and all of that is still true, but you still have to figure out what your site should look like when someone’s holding it in their hand. Lucky for you, there are a few design elements that won’t be losing their effectiveness anytime soon. If you stick with them, you’ll be headed in the right direction.
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Stay On Top by Sticking to the Bottom

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Put your most important information above the fold — that’s what the newspaper editors of old did, and it’s a practice that web developers still follow today. Above the fold content includes anything position in the uppermost part of a webpage, where it is visible to users without scrolling. When you only have four seconds to get your visitors’ attentions, it makes sense to optimize your above-the-fold content in order to keep them coming back for more, but once you’ve got them caught, how do you reel them in?

As soon as your users get started in the buyer’s journey, you need to start thinking about the rest of your page design. Not optimizing your below-the-fold content means you’re missing out on some great opportunities to turn a lead into a buyer.

Stick to these best practices when it comes to optimizing for the bottom of your webpage page, and you’ll be heading to the top in no time.
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