How To Create Great Content For Your Web Site

by Wasim Ismail December 14th, 2011 

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We all know that a website is defined by its content. The more relevant your content the better the possibility your website will be visited whopossibly make purchases of the items and services that you provide.

So how does one create unique and interesting content? Part of creating content on your website is gathering the text that will be part of the website. This may be a simple task for some and can prove difficult task for others. If you have a hard time creating content on your own, you can hire article writers, editors, SEO experts and proofreaders to do the job for you.

You must take note, however, that regardless of who is doing the job – the finished content will go to your website and not to someone else which means that the content on your website will be the key to your own success. Remember that it will be the face of your online business — which is why it is essential that in making your content everything must be done correctly.

Here are some tips on how to create relevant content for your website:

  1. Conceptualize- create a mental picture of what you want to put on your website.Will your content contain pictures, videos, audios and flash? Planning accordingly makes the process of creating the actual content easier because you already have a clear idea of what you want.
  2. Brainstorm- you have a general idea of what your website content is going to be. The next step is to categorize the different topics of the content you will make. You need to think if these topics are interesting for your visitors or not. Remember the goal here is to create specific and interesting content only.
  3. Create a Simple but clear message- most visitors won't read everything on your page. They usually click and if they think the page doesn't deliver what they're looking they click away. So it is essential you create a clear and simple message.
  4. Make use of colors- use colors sparingly but with precision to highlight specific parts of content or items. Use it to evoke an emotion or encourage an action. (See: Website Usability: Color, Layout and Writing)
  5. Add pictures and other media- When someone visits your website – you want to entertain and do business at the same time. Make use of videos and other media to promote your product to persuade the visitor to make a purchase.

These are just some of the things that can help make your site content even better than it already is. In the long run, what is important is that you are successful in your endeavor to have that online project that youve always wanted.

Wasim Ismail

Wasim’s a project manager at Alrayes Web Solutions along with an online SEO consultant & blogger for business at wasimismail.com, specialising in online business startups. Join me on Google Plus +Wasim Ismail

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2 Responses to “How To Create Great Content For Your Web Site”

  1. Great points there Wasim ;) Oo & thanks for mentioning our Website Usability post, I'm happy to see it was helpful.