Website Designs does matter according to the following statistics in this infographic of “Does design matter”. Also what was quite amazing was the amount of companies, using in house designers while they were prepared to pay $500 (R4250) and more for a logo design.
It’s great to see that they all realize that competition is becoming more and more competitive and definitely turning on the level of online designs to such a level that one needs to realize, if you do not strive to be better than your competition you would stay behind or play the catch up game.
This is just covering the design part and we need to have a look at the internet marketing part which would open a complete different section of a websites success.
Does Design Matter? 99designs Survey of 1,500 Small Businesses and Startups