With Adobe Flash being phased out we can all say ‘goodbye’ to the constant update reminders, our devices becoming bogged down, and the security issues that plagued it. Once the final nail is placed in Flash’s coffin, it may not all be sunshine and rainbows. There are still many websites dependant upon Flash and there are already some negative effects that website owners will need to be prepared for:
Website design is ever changing. We are constantly seeing new ideas and technology to change the standard for a well designed website. In some cases concepts we’ve seen before are being tried in a slightly different way to great success. The increase in web browsing on mobile devices is changing the approach and making good design more important than ever.
Have you been noticing some website design and content trends substantially changing in the past couple of years? With the exponential growth of different devices accessing the Internet and keeping pace with best SEO practices Ilya Posin with Forbes points out a few that stand out:
These days, websites are no longer an optional asset to a company’s marketing budget. While “free lancers” and “do it yourself” website builders are bombarding the web, business owners are having a tough time seeing the value in an expensive website. While a $500 or less website may seem like a great deal, not investing in your website could be a big mistake.
When doing a website redesign, there’s a lot to consider and there are many people who want to be involved when it does happen. Designers want to talk about building a better user experecen. Developers want to upgrade technology for mobile and tablet Internet use. Your SEO team wants to keep as many of your rankings intact as possible.
With a recent mobile takeover of web surfing activities, it’s important and vital for B2B companies to conform to the trend. However, there’s still a large number of B2B sites that are still not doing anything for tablet or mobile device users. At the same time, traffic from mobile and tablet tends to be much lower than on B2C sites.