May 27, 2011
Things are being done in this world fast. Technology runs faster than we can. Sometimes it may seem hard to stay with it, but it’s the best way to keep a website active. Make sure you always update your website’s info. Whether you’re updating because of world news, or you’re updating because of personal issues, keeping the viewer/customer notified is always important.
You don’t want people to think the website is closing because you haven’t been there in a while. Make sure you let the public in on what’s going on. And with new technology coming out, it’s hard to stay ahead of the crowd. Make sure, if you’re selling something, you always have the latest merchandise. No one wants to find a pair of speakers from 1987 to buy in the year 2011.
In a layman’s language the process to keep the web site current and updated is termed as ‘Website Maintenance’. It usually means making sure that your files and file directory structures are up and running at all times. Website maintenance is not about redesigning or revamping the current website; it only requires some changes to be performed, may be at the database level, or updating the content, or navigation links or any information that will modernize your website
Keeping a website fresh and current so that it meets ever changing visitor expectations can be a struggle.
So, how do you keep your site cutting edge without going through a full-scale redesign every couple of months?
The answer is continuous website development. This is a systematic approach to web development, encouraging incremental improvements in real-time. It’s based on the idea that your site should be an organic entity that is never ‘finished’ but that constantly evolves to meet changing demands.
There are numerous benefits. Updating your site on a regular basis gives visitors a reason to return time and again, while increasing customer engagement and keeping the site fresh for the search engines. You’ll also see great return on investment because you are constantly improving the effectiveness of your site.