Determine your target group and design for that audience. Visual style and presentation are directly related to your visitors. The content you provide should "connect" with your visitors as individuals. You can be folksy or sophisticated. Each style works.
Accessibility is important. Make sure the maximum number of visitors can see your web site irrespective of equipment or physical disabilities. Cutting edge effects sometimes turn into "bleeding edge" sites when tech tricks outstrip the visitor's capacity to view the site. Pre-plan alternatives to make each visit a positive experience.
Check your pages in more than one browser type. It's really amazing the number of "professional" webs that are only visible in one browser type thus limiting their audience.
Study your site statistics. Determine which browsers are being used, what pages are visited most and extract useful data. Analysis can guide you in making your site more effective and improve your message credibility.
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