We’ve talked about the dangers of packing too much into your website, but even when it comes to minimalism there is such a thing as too much. When trying to create a clean, simple small business website, it’s possible to go too far by limiting functionality and imagination. Take a look at some examples below and see how to strike the right balance when creating a website.
Who got it wrong:
This is a one-page static website for an ice cream parlour. It looks like the designer was trying to keep things simple – but unfortunately this resulted in a site which is barely more useful than a business card. It would be much better if it at least included some images of the desserts on offer to draw customers in.
Who got it right:
It’s possible to keep your website simple as well as stylish. This photographer website, created with bOnline, maintains a clean design whilst giving all the information a potential customer might need, including a portfolio, price list and contact page.