'tis the season for SIM hijacking

Spring is the perfect time for cleaning out the cobwebs and an overall fresh start. Why limit that just to your house? Only a few things remain constant over the years. This holds especially true for your web presence. From new content to improved security measures, there are lots of opportunities to shine and when tackled methodically, seemingly daunting tasks are quite simple.

Use the time to take a closer look at the functionality, usability, and relevance of your website, evaluate your current marketing strategy, and make adjustments to foster new business growth. Roll up your sleeves up and shake off the website welcome mat with our 
8 super effective ways to clean up your domain:

1) Refresh Your Design

Updating your website design gives your brand a fresh makeover because potential customers form an opinion within seconds. Design tailored to your target audience makes your content more accessible, while also creating a more effective and friendly user experience for your visitors. 

You should try our easy Website Builder for some inspiration!

2) Update your content

Updating your website design gives your brand a fresh makeover because potential customers form an opinion within seconds. Design tailored to your target audience makes your content more accessible, while also creating a more effective and friendly user experience for your visitors. 

3) Check for bad links

Now is also a great time to check for broken or outdated links.  Bad links affect your websites usability and nothing is more frustrating than a link that doesn’t bring you where it should. You can use an online “broken link checker” to find those broken links on your website and easily fix them. 

4) Improve your security measures

Would you do business with somebody you can’t really trust? Neither would your customers. If you haven’t already switched over to HTTPS, then you should check out our new SSL options. With an SSL certificate, you protect your website and your visitors’ information by making sure that any data transferred between remains impossible to read for hackers.

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5) Check your hierarchy and site navigation

Sometimes it’s good to take a step back and look at your website as if you were a visitor to perform a usability test. It’s all too easy to forget that your users aren’t as familiar with the navigation. Make sure the existing site navigation is easy to understand and you can find what you are looking for in no time. 

6) Test your website on all browsers and devices

Not everybody prefers the same internet browser, and they all look (and work) a little different. Therefore, mistakes can happen. Simply download the latest versions of each browser on different devices and test the functionality of your website.

7) Add social media channels 

Not everybody prefers the same internet browser, and they all look (and work) a little different. Therefore, mistakes can happen. Simply download the latest versions of each browser on different devices and test the functionality of your website.

That being said, do you follow 101domain on Instagram?

8) Analyze your competition

What’s your competition up to and how does their website perform? Are they doing something new that would also work well for you? Don’t copy and paste, but it’s never wrong to get some fresh ideas and incorporate them into your web presence.