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8 Growth Hacking Tips for Your Websites

The Growth Hacker, Neil Patel will be coming to Startup Istanbul on 30th of September. Find out more about Startup Istanbul on here


Growth hacking is not only about analytics and huge amount of datas, it’is also about the design and usability. Here is the 8 ways to improve usability of your website:

optimize-site-search-without-seo111. Remove Extra Chatter

Too much irrelevant information forces %62 of online shoppers to give up shopping for a specific product or service online.

2. Put Info in the Right Place

Web users spend %80 of their time looking at information above the page fold.

3. Remove your Sliders

If you split your sliders into small pieces of images, users clicks %28 more on them.

4. Quick Load Time

People will visit a website less often if it is slower than a close competitor by more than 250 milliseconds. %80 of online users will click away if a video stalls while loading.

5. Determine the Correct Search Box Size

Average search box size is 18 characters wide. Extending the box to 27 characters would accommodate %90 of queries.

6. Optimize your Page Layout

Optimize for a length of 1000-1600 pixels and width of about 770 pixels. Use same layout for all the pages and don’t show to your visitors dead web pages.

7. Use the Correct Typography

Keep the number of different fonts to minimum. Use max. 4 different colors. Optimal width for text lines to be between 45 and 75 characters.

8. Use Links on Site

Links should be blue which is a common color for links on other site and should change color after clicked. %74 of websites use different colors for visited and unvisited links.

─ August 11, 2014