Top Reasons why Websites Fail
Many website owners are so excited about their new sites that sometimes they forget to do their research on what needs done so that their websites don't fail. Read the below reasons why websites fail and learn to avoid them.
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Top Five Reasons why websites fail
1. Unplanned websites. Many people fail to plan out their websites. Making a website is like an on-line business. Every business needs a business plan. Websites need website plans. All the way from the website domain name to the web design, it needs planned out. I have seen way too many websites that have several different categories posted on their website. You need to pick a website niche (website topic) and stick to it. If you have many website ideas, then you need to make a website for each idea. Stick to one website idea and build your website around that idea. If you are making an insurance website, you don't want to advertise Christmas candy canes on your website. If you are making a real estate website, you don't want to display rock-n-roll videos on that website.
3. Lack of Experience. Having lack of experience in Website Development will lead to making a website fail. The more experience the website developer or site owner has, the better the website results. There are so many thinks to learn about making websites that experience is very important. Even the most highly certified website developers learn more with experience. I have seen several beginner website owners come to me and need help due to their lack of experience making websites. The more websites that are made, the more experience and knowledge website owners and developers will have. Hiring an experienced web site developer will reduce the chances of your website failing.
4. Lack of Website Consistency. In website development, website consistency needs to be applied. Many website owners want to make a website and then leave it to become successful or popular. It will be a failing website if you do not consistently apply website updates, re-designs, changes and interactions to your website. There are constant fixes that need to be applied to websites to reduce the chances of a website failing. Search Engines are always changing their algorithms that make a website rank high in search results. Therefore, website owners should stay up to date on the new requirements that Search Engines look for in websites. Website owners should also look for broken links, banners and in-perfections that may occur with websites overtime.
5. Lack of Website Dedication and Time. Many website owners spend little time on their website design and development. A website owners needs to dedicate time, money and effort into their websites before starting or creating a new website. I have seen many website owners become bored of their websites and start a new project. If you become bored working on your website, you should hire someone else to work on your website or dedicate a scheduled time to perform updates and site maintenance. Updates should be done as often as possible. Creating new site content entices the search engines to re-crawl, index and list your website pages.
To avoid having your website(s) fail, learn as much as website development as possible and don't be afraid to hire website help.