[S1 E6] What You Need to Know About Website Design

Website design is normally overlooked by communications professionals as ‘the thing that the geeks do’. But if we want our campaigns to fly in an increasingly digital and mobile world, we have to understand some of the basics of website development and web browsers.

In this episode of the Digital Download podcast, I talk to veteran website developer Richard Shea about how website design has changed over the last few years and what communications professionals now need to be aware of in order to optimise campaigns.

Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Whether web design should take a mobile first or holistic focus
  • How much website design is led by Google
  • How voice recognition technology is impacting web design
  • What the trends in website design are
  • How good self-build website platforms like Squarespace are
  • Whether and how anyone can now build a good website
  • Why WordPress is the king of website content management
  • What the most important elements of website design are in 2018


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