Branding your Landing Pages
Design your landing pages to match
your brand and purpose
• What are your aims with your landing page?
– Do you want to use it for cross selling?
– Are you promoting a referral program or event?
– Will page be about one particular line of business
Identify Target Market
• Who is your target market with the landing
– Are they newlywed couples or retired seniors?
– Are they mom and pop shops or big corporations?
– What regions or cities are you targeting?
Where will Page be Promoted
• How will you be using or promoting the
– Will it be for pay per click, newsletters, magazines,
postcards, or billboard sign
• If the landing page is for an external ad or
newsletter, then you will want both materials
style to match.
• Landing pages do not always have to have unique domain
names. You can use a simple url like:
• However, creative domain names can be useful for
marketing. For example, buildanest.com (financial services)
or sneakapeak.com (incorporating agency name).
• Short, easy to remember domain names makes it easy for
prospects and customers to bring up the page when they’re
ready or can see at a glance like on a billboard sign.
• Keyword targeted domain names purely for SEO purposes is
not as beneficial as it use to be. You want to avoid using
domain names that is too keyword rich such as
• Match the branding of your agency and
website to encourage recognition
• If the landing page is for a particular program
or contest that has its own branding, you can
incorporate that style but still want to have
clear ties to your agency such as making logo
Content and Additional Design
• Cater style of writing for target market
– If its for a younger crowd, you could use more current
lingo like “trending”
– If its for personal lines, you may want a more
conversational tone instead of a more professional
tone for commercial lines
• Photograph and imagery on page would reflect
your target market or purpose
– If page is for auto insurance in Florida then you could
use a photograph of a car in a Floridian setting
• Generally want the landing page to have a clear
call to action and purpose
• Would the answers to the below questions be
obvious to visitors when looking at your website
above the fold
– Who is the company?
– What is the page for?
– What are they expected to do on this page?
• Try the 5 second test. If purpose of page is not
clear in 5 seconds then need to reevaluate page.
Displaying Clear Purpose
• Clear and concise easy to read headline.
Headline can be used as a hook. For example,
“Welcome to Peace of Mind”
• “Hero” image to represent what page is about
• Avoid including unnecessary elements like
Home Insurance information on a Auto
Insurance landing page
Calls to Actions
• Make it clear what visitors need to do next
with strong calls to actions
• If page is for getting a quote, make button or
form prominent using scale or placement
• Direct visitor eyes with color
• Directional cues can be used
– Where are the people in the photo looking
– Line of action in website can “point” to a call to
Landing Page Don’ts
• Landing page should engage visitors, so don’t try
to sell too hard on the page
• Avoid big flashing words
• Avoid pushy, sales words like BEST DEAL EVER
• Avoid pop ups if possible
• Avoid surprise music with no way of turning off
• Avoid asking too many questions on the first page