When Great Websites Go Bad – Tips to Improve

December 6th, 2011 admin Location: Raleigh, NC, Topic: Web Design | Digital Media

As a professional digital media designer, I am constantly in contact with great and not so great websites. So what I wanted to do in this quick post, was to give some advice to those new designers that know how to do the main ground work: design by hand, implement digitally, slice the design, code in html, css and php and then build the website; but they unfortunately lack the knowledge of how to refine the last details.

This happens to be extremely important in aging websites. As a website progresses in its life, its owners often request things to be modified and changed. Perhaps a new image added to that page, and another bullet point to the frequent asked questions page, or to create another page, etc. This is certainly not uncommon. But what happens is that the design itself starts to look like a Frankenstein and its look goes BAD.

So here are some tips to prevent those things from happening:


Protected Content
Register Now
You need to register (FREE) or if you have already registered, be logged in to see this part of the post. Please Login here. If you haven't registered, you may register using the form below:

Thank you for your interest in registering with Merkados' Intermarketing Digital Media Resources & Strategy Information. In order to access some of our premium content and downloads you are required to provide your personal name and valid e-mail account. This information is only used by Merkados to send occasional information about additional digital media products, services and resources that may benefit you. We will never sell or share your information with anybody - ever.

Platinum Member - 500 USD per 6 months - for 1 time
Platinum Member - Access all of our content - including Private Material.


| Lost your password
About the Author

Alex Centeno MBA., is an international creative director and digital media strategist. Currently residing minutes away from the Research Triangle Park (RTP) - North Carolina, and with over 10 years of interactive marketing training and experience, Alex leads Merkados' international clients to maximizing their online business strategies. One of Alex's biggest strengths is his world-class capacity to effectively combine interactive marketing, digital media design and web development.

You may find further information about Alex Centeno MBA. at: and Twitter.

Sobre el Autor

Alex Centeno MBA., Es un director creativo y estratega de medios digitales reconocido internacionalmente. En la actualidad reside a tan solo minutos del Research Triangle Park (RTP) - Carolina del Norte, y con más de 10 años de entrenamiento y experiencia en marketing interactivo, Alex lidera a los clientes internacionales de Merkados™ para maximizar sus estrategias de negocios en línea. Una de las mayores fortalezas de Alex es su capacidad global de combinar de manera efectiva, mercadeo interactivo, diseño de medios digitales y desarrollo web.

Para más información sobre Alex Centeno MBA. puede visitar: y Twitter.