Every day I come to work knowing that I will be working on multiple projects. I can easily say that I have seen a multitude of different problems and solutions. One of the biggest visual problems that I encounter is content and the quality and/or the complete lack there of. The web is all about communication, and in a world where communication is everything, web content is key. Think about it, more and more people today are getting their news and information from news websites, blogs and search engines. So why shouldn’t the content of your website be created with the same attention to detail as more traditional forms of media.
“The content is the heart of the website. I can’t build you a body until you give me a heart.” (Simmons, 2007) This couldn’t be more true. The content of your website is the basis for the entire user experience. Without it, a website cannot be constructed properly. Content can’t just be a few paragraphs someone wrote at the last minute so that there is something in the website. It needs to carefully planned and written with the utmost care. “…if the words aren’t meaningful, the sleekest design in the world wont compensate for it.” (Simmons, 2007) » Read more: Writing Better Web Site Content