Homepage Design Ideas: How to Make Money from “Hello”

This article features homepage design ideas that will help you get this response from people who land on your website:

Because really, isn’t that the effect we want?

We want our site visitors to say:

  • “I’m homeGet homepage design ideas with this free guide from BIG Brand System! This is the place I’ve been searching for.”
  • “This site was designed just for me!”
  • “After a long search, I have found my people.”

Wondering how to design a homepage that has that kind of impact? It’s easier than you think.

In How to Create a Homepage for Your Online Business, I shared exactly what is the best content to put on your homepage.

We covered the three essential elements every effective homepage features. They are:

  1. A high-impact website tagline
  2. A clear path to find out more
  3. An invitation to stay connected via email

Today’s article is going to share homepage design ideas so those three elements have maximum impact.

First off, let’s answer the obvious questions …

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Man about to start a race (or start an online business!)

How to Write a Winning Online Business Startup Plan in Under 20 Minutes

“There’s so much to do. Where do I start?”

Whether you’re running a race or starting an online business, the first step is always daunting.

You look ahead and see nothing but the work that needs to be done, and the progress you’ll have to make.

You can’t see the finish line at all. You might not even see the starting block.

This post is about the starting block exclusively.

If you get your online business off to the right start, the whole race will be easier, and you’ll increase your chances of winning it.Click To Tweet

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Man at computer: Content Marketing Strategy, How to Share Your Valuable Expertise

Content Marketing Strategy: How to Share Your Valuable Expertise

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news— but the following approach is not a viable content marketing strategy …

“Let’s throw some pasta at the wall and see what sticks …”

A random content marketing approach will make you want to give up long before you ever see results from your hard work.

Why? Well …

As the unmistakable Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”

Yogi wasn’t talking about content strategy, but he could have been.

Without a content marketing plan in place, you will go to a lot of effort and may not see any results at all.

Today’s post will help you create a simple, easy-to-follow content marketing strategy that adapts to your business life cycle.

Planning your content with your business life cycle at the forefront is the key to content marketing strategy success.

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winning online business homepage

How to Create a Homepage for Your Online Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

Want to strike fear into the heart of a brand-new online business owner? Ask them how to build a homepage that works for their online business.

It’s a true “deer-in-the-headlights” moment. Most people don’t have a clue what to include on this essential page!

Graphic: How to Create a Winning Homepage for Your Online Business

And that’s a shame because your homepage is the “front door” for your online business website.

It’s a crucial element in the BUILD stage of Plan & Grow BIG, the method I developed to mentor online business owners.

In the BUILD stage, you’re focusing on building a home for your online business. Your homepage is the front door entrance to that home, so it’s crucial to build a homepage that helps you meet your business goals.

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I’m happy to say that anyone can build a winning homepage.

It’s a matter of making sure your page does three essential jobs right.

I’ve got three ways for you to learn how to create a winning homepage:

  1. Read this article
  2. Watch my short video
  3. Download the handy checklist I made for you

Let’s get started!

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How to Create a Homepage

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How to love your customers

How to Love What You Do, Love Your Customers, Love Your Results

What’s the key to building the kind of business where you absolutely love what you do, love your customers, and love your results?

Let’s start with a simple question. What are you aiming for with this business of yours?

It may be …

  • BIG revenues: You want to earn enough to make a difference in your life, the lives of family members, and the family members of contractors and employees you may hire.
  • BIG impact: You want to make a difference, effect change, and watch as people benefit from the work you do.
  • BIG meaning: You want your business to add meaning to your life and the lives of people it touches.
  • BIG contribution: You want to contribute to a cause or a movement — that’s why you bring in revenue.

What’s your BIG?

Lately, I’ve been making this recommendation:

Think carefully about what motivates you before you put the time and effort into growing an online business.

Because the going will get tough. And when the tough times come, your BIG will see you through.

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Online marketing strategies

How to Stand Out? Market to a Higher Standard

Have you seen my Homepage?

It features a brave little goldfish with a shark fin strapped on — trying to stand out in a vast sea of competitors.

homepage-goldfish

I chose that image because it depicts what a lot of us feel as we try to build our online brand. We worry we’ll never be seen and our message won’t find its way to the right people.

Golden egg that stands out from the rest
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There’s one online marketing strategy that will always make your business stand out — guaranteed. And today’s post is going to spell it out so you can put it into practice today.

WARNING: this idea will challenge you to go beyond where you’re aiming now. You may need to step out of your comfort zone and push yourself to do things differently.

Ready?

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