How do you get an idea of the look & style of website that will work best for you clients or customers … What colours ? Layout ? Features.
I finished a couple of designs recently, both looking quite different. They weren’t based on anything arbitrary – they were based on what could quickly be found out about the potential customers and clients who’d be using the sites.
Here’s a video showing an easy way to go about it ( play button bottom-left ).
I’ve also listed the steps I took below the video.
This was the initial research before building a website to do with green energy.
(1) Google search for “green energy solutions”
*** Top 3 organic results were …
(2) Entered those websites into Google’s Display Planner ( for Australia )
The bulk of visitors to those sites were 25-54, male & female, 55% on mobiles
Top 3 suggested placements these guys are visiting …
Top interests: Home Improvement, Green Living, Do-it-yourselfers
(3) Facebook audience insights ( Australia ) Interests: Sustainable energy
25+ male & female, 54% married, 64% University, 18% in Sydney & Melbourne
Liked these pages …