What Did You Do? 10 Reasons Why People Leave Your Website

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Regardless of the size of your business, you need a professional website to build your online presence and support your marketing initiatives. Think of the internet as the modern-day phone book, and your website as a virtual business card. A great website enables you to magnify your voice and content, and serves as your perfect response when prospects ask, "How can I find you?".

However, visitors sometimes leave your website, closing doors of opportunity and rendering a big fraction of your internet traffic useless. Is it because of the bad website design? The bad website layout? Does your website provide a  poor user experience?

If your website is not getting more traffic and generating enough leads, then it might have the characteristics of a bad website! Get to know the reasons why online visitors leave your website (bonus: memes are also provided)!

 

 1)Slow loading time

A site or graphic that loads at a snail's pace causes user frustration and consequently increases your website's bounce rate.

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2) Background music

Background music is considered inappropriate for professional websites. Besides, there is no single music that all of your visitors will like.

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3) Inconsistent layout

Have you seen a website that looks like it was made by different people? It makes a very poor impression on visitors. 

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4) Clutter

You certainly overdid it when you used every millimeter space of your page. Too much is clutter!

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5) Broken links

Broken links do occur once in awhile. Without proper site maintenance, a “404” or “Not Found” error can already cost you your business.

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6) Poor navigation

Every website should be designed to guide people in getting what they are looking for--not to confuse them.

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7) Lack of content/outdated content

Content is king. If you don't serve valuable content, there is no reason why staying would be interesting to your visitors.

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8) Too many typos

Typos and grammatical errors annoy visitors. They're also a factor in their decision whether to continue reading or making a purchase.

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9) No contact information

The absence of contact details makes your site look unreliable to visitors. Thus, it deters them from converting into customers.

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10) Not mobile responsive

With a website that is not mobile optimized, you risk losing traffic from internet users who own a smartphone (80% of them).

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Don’t kill your business by having a bad website. Let us help you succeed online. Dive in with Platypus!

 

 

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