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Designing for Business Goals in 60 Seconds

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For business websites, the goal is getting visitors to take action. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to design for business goals in sixty seconds!

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60 seconds?!

This is part of a series of quick video tutorials on Tuts+. We’re introducing a range of subjects, all in 60 seconds–just enough to whet your appetite. 

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Here you’ll find the content of the “captions.sbv” file, which we can use to add subtitles to the screencast. Turn subtitles on by clicking the Subtitles/CC button on the player–click the settings gear icon to select the language:

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For business websites, the goal is getting
visitors to take action. In this video

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learn how to design for business goals
in 60 seconds.

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First, ask your client what action they
want site visitors to take. It could be

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requesting a quote, filling in a form or
downloading an app, for example.

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Now decide on your “call to action”, like buttons
or links reading “Download App”.

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Add your call to action above the fold, so visitors see it
clearly as soon as they arrive.

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If there's a product or service
illustration, be sure to include it.

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Add some clear, easily read supporting
reasoning to convince people to take

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action.

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Make any extra elements smaller and less
prominent than what you've already done.

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When setting colors make sure that you
use the business or product’s color

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scheme, and add anything else, like extra
information, below the fold. And that’s

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how you design for business goals in
60 seconds!

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