With competition growing fiercer than ever online, it’s important for small businesses to have a website that converts visitors to buyers and creates a competitive edge.

Websites are the best, most cost-effective and efficient marketing tool for small businesses. If you don’t have a website, you are losing business to your competitors who do.

10 Trends of Small Business Web Design

  1. Simplicity: sometimes less is better than too much
  2. Affordability: a professional website doesn’t have to be expensive
  3. Unique Photography: 1 image speaks louder than 1000 words
  4. Bold typography: again attract more attention
  5. Clear calls to action: push visitors to take actions on your site
  6. Integrate a blog: build a community
  7. Links to Facebook & Twitter: utilize social networking site
  8. Live Chat: live interaction with visitors
  9. Shopping Cart: more online transactions
  10. More multimedia components: videos