Essentials ofWebsite Design      Michael Carnell - Director    The Palmetto Technology Hub             On Twitter At      ...
The Essential Elements1. Immediate Impact2. Simplicity3. The Z Pattern4. Clear font and color choices5. Answer the Questio...
Immediate Impact
Simplicity
The Z Pattern
Clear Font Choices
Answer The Question!
Not So Good....
Why?
It Hurts!
Colors? Motion?
You Can Break Rules
But Not Too Many
But Be Careful ....
Let’s Help Them!
Rules for the New Age
The Rest of the Top 10Consider your visitor’s browserNo Flash or other restrictive pluginsClear, easy-to-find contact info...
Consider The BrowserResolutionCapabilitiesPlatform
No Flash! Please ...Is usually mis-used (PSU)Does not display on iPads andmany other devicesCan be done with HTMLHas actua...
Contact InformationEasy to findMultiple methodsof contact                   If we had a physical                     locat...
Proofread and AgainHave someone else check yourspelling and grammarEspecially check your contactinformationProfessionals l...
Pay Attention To SpeedImages add interest, but too many or toobig will slow down a page (JanuaryPATH training!)Tools to le...
Thanks For Coming!
Michael CarnellMichael@MichaelCarnell.comTwitter @carnellmwww.DesignTechWeb.com
Palmetto Technology Hubwww.PalmettoTechnologyHub.orgPlease sign up for our monthly newsletter                     Put in h...
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    1. 1. Essentials ofWebsite Design Michael Carnell - Director The Palmetto Technology Hub On Twitter At @carnellm and @scpath
    2. 2. The Essential Elements1. Immediate Impact2. Simplicity3. The Z Pattern4. Clear font and color choices5. Answer the Question - What are you looking for?
    3. 3. Immediate Impact
    4. 4. Simplicity
    5. 5. The Z Pattern
    6. 6. Clear Font Choices
    7. 7. Answer The Question!
    8. 8. Not So Good....
    9. 9. Why?
    10. 10. It Hurts!
    11. 11. Colors? Motion?
    12. 12. You Can Break Rules
    13. 13. But Not Too Many
    14. 14. But Be Careful ....
    15. 15. Let’s Help Them!
    16. 16. Rules for the New Age
    17. 17. The Rest of the Top 10Consider your visitor’s browserNo Flash or other restrictive pluginsClear, easy-to-find contact informationProofread, proofread, proofreadPay attention to speed
    18. 18. Consider The BrowserResolutionCapabilitiesPlatform
    19. 19. No Flash! Please ...Is usually mis-used (PSU)Does not display on iPads andmany other devicesCan be done with HTMLHas actually beendiscontinued for all mobileplatforms!
    20. 20. Contact InformationEasy to findMultiple methodsof contact If we had a physical location we would have a map too.
    21. 21. Proofread and AgainHave someone else check yourspelling and grammarEspecially check your contactinformationProfessionals lookprofessionalCheck all your links too
    22. 22. Pay Attention To SpeedImages add interest, but too many or toobig will slow down a page (JanuaryPATH training!)Tools to let you see what is slowing downyour page http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt/Think about yourself - do you stay on asite that is too slow
    23. 23. Thanks For Coming!
    24. 24. Michael CarnellMichael@MichaelCarnell.comTwitter @carnellmwww.DesignTechWeb.com
    25. 25. Palmetto Technology Hubwww.PalmettoTechnologyHub.orgPlease sign up for our monthly newsletter Put in helpdesk tickets for your needs Free training EVERY month! April 10 is on Email Newsletters by Holly Fisher Please register soon!

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