It is a basic fact. Each page on your website should have a purpose. Generally you want a website visitor to DO SOMETHING as a result of visiting your page. Don't be arrogant enough to say, well a user can find our phone number in the footer if they need to call. Your website exists to solve people's problems. Tell them what you can do and lead them to doing it.
These actions can be:
- Call for More Info
- Donate / Buy
- Sign up for your newsletter
- Download a White Paper
Here are some ways to make their job easier to take action.
Button Generator: A great plugin to create buttons the allows you a load of customization options is the WP Button Creator Plugin.
Make your phone number into a url that someone can click to call:
Newsletter Sign Up
The Magic Action Box plugin. So easy and free. Great for getting people to sign up for your blog / newsletter sign up.
WordPress Calls to Action Plugin. This plugin creates calls to action for your WordPress site. It gives site owners the ability to monitor and track conversion rates, run a/b or multivariate split tests on calls to action, and most importantly increase lead flow!
Simple Side Tab Add a "Global Call To Action" on your website. Simple Side Tab adds a vertical tab to the left or right side of the browser window that links to any page. The tab stays in place as your visitor scrolls down the page so it's always visible and ready for action. Works great on Mobile too.
- Drive more traffic to a specific URL
- Collect visitors' email addresses
- Point visitors to your social media channels