Your company’s logo is one of your most important assets. A logo is a crucial part of the larger company brand identity and will be remembered by your customers and prospects. As such, the logo reflects on your company on a level of meaning and a level of style. It is important that your company’s logo displays correctly and crisply in each application.
Company logos should be created as vectors, or lossless scalable image files that can be made infinitely large without distortion. If your company logo is, for whatever reason, not a vector file, a designer can help you convert it to one. This will help all of your branded materials look more professional - no one appreciates grainy or distorted images on print materials or on the web.
Vector files will still need to be exported for use on your website, but they are extremely handy for print layouts where the original source file can be used as an image link. This will help your logo remain sharp at any size while utilizing the 300 dpi standard for printing.
Upgrading your computer’s RAM will lead to faster load times for programs, files and also websites. As software requires a progressively greater amount of processing power every year, the demands on your computer are constantly creeping higher. Thankfully RAM is relatively inexpensive compared to other computer upgrades, and in many cases easy to install yourself. A RAM upgrade will also make webpages load faster; regardless of how fast your internet speed is, your computer can only render pages up to the limit of its processing power. For a small investment, upgrading your computer’s RAM can add years of life, and better functionality, to your trusty computer.
One of the best things you can use a tool like Google Analytics for is tracking user flow or the path that users take from one page to the next before arriving at their final destination. Examining a user flow can show the most common paths that users are taking to get to the information for which they are looking. If you notice a pattern of users going to a page that is buried deep in the navigation, the page could be important or popular enough to warrant being moved higher up in the navigation scheme. Analyzing your website’s user flow could reveal behaviors amongst your users that you were not aware of and will allow you to make content tweaks that will direct them to the information they need more quickly.
A splash page is the initial page that a user views when visiting a website. Splash pages can change to reflect different marketing pushes or time-sensitive promotions or can be static and act as a home page or explainer page. For instance, a company that sells products and runs timely promotions can capture visitors’ attention and display their promotion or offer to everyone who visits the website, casting a wide net of awareness for the given promotion. On the other hand, a splash page for a phone app or service will usually be an overview of the features and benefits of the app; this sort of splash page provides a stripped-down design with the minimum necessary information to convey the idea behind the app without introducing any noise or other ideas that will distract from the central point. Splash pages can be made to display only once or twice, allowing a visitor to pass directly to the website’s homepage if the splash page has already been viewed. In short, employing a splash page allows a website to display the most important information first thing before the user sees anything else ensuring that your message will be heard.