If you have a business online, you’re probably quite familiar with the edginess and vulnerability that comes with putting yourself out there on the web.
Your site is a digital representation of you and your business, and it can be a challenge to separate your sense of self from your website. That’s why, I believe, it’s embarrassing when something on your site goes wrong or just plain looks bad.
I know that kind of embarrassment intimately, and in hopes of helping you avoid it, I’ve put together a list of common mistakes that people make on their websites.
I know about many of these mistakes because I’ve made them myself (and if any English majors read this post, I’m sure they’ll spot some of them right here.)
Here are 14 things to avoid on your site if you want less embarrassment and more sparkling digital representations of you on the interwebs! [Read more…]