New studies show that the age of the “surfer” is a thing of the past, with 9 out of 10 of today’s Web users claiming to go online with a specific destination already in mind. A UK-based government program conducted the survey via Tickbox.net, an Internet community service that conducts online surveys and measures ‘Net trends. The study also revealed that despite there being well over 75 million websites currently hosted on the World Wide Web, the average surfer only visits six sites on a regular basis – with top destinations visited including eBay, Amazon, Google and other popular sites.
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“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” We’ve all heard that saying multiple times in our lives, but there’s no better situation to apply it to than web re-design. Too often web developers will leap into a design change for all the wrong reasons and will loose regular customers and bookmark visitors because of it. Re-designing simply for the sake of making a change is always the wrong reason. The best thing to do when you are considering a re-design or even a major format change to your website is to spend some time assessing your site, taking stock of what you’ve got and making a list of what you want to get out of the changes. Many times, once you look at the big picture, you will realize that your site only needs minor changes – if any.
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