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Effective Medical Website Design in a Few Easy Steps

AliceL Templates & Tuning Jun 06, 2014

Effective Medical Website Design in a Few Easy Steps Internet has long ago became the number one place to look for all kinds of services, more so in the recent years. Health-care services are no exception. More and more people are searching for medical facilities and medical information online. Thus, if you are in the medical business, understanding the vital necessity of an online presence is key to success. Why? Because this way you will reach a larger audience, some of the people you reach will become your loyal clients for sure.

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If you are not a tech savvy person creating a medical website can seem way too complicated, if not impossible. Do not fret, we are here to help! We at Web Design Library have created a wide selection of medical web templates and we made sure all of them are affordable. It is, however, necessary to pay attention to a few points when creating a health services website. Below we are discussing these points. Following these easy steps you will make a stunning online presence for your business and attract new patients to your practice.

Simplicity is King

First of all you want to make sure your website is easy to navigate, the layout has to be simple. Your clients would want an intuitive navigation system to easily find the information they are looking for, won't they? No-one likes jumping from one tab to the next, believe us. So, you need to ensure that your pages are linked in such a way that your website visitor could track the steps back to the homepage if need arises.

Social Media Is a Must

Social media is a vital part of any web presence, it has long ago become an essential tool for reaching the audience. Make sure to have at least Facebook, Twitter and Google+ pages for your medical business. These three are the most popular social networks, your potential clients are somewhere there. Encouraging communication, connecting with people will show them you are present, you are human and you are there to help. Make sure to reply to all messages and questions in a timely manner. This way you will build trust, and when you have their trust they are more likely to become loyal customers recommending you to friends and family, aren't they?

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Don't Forget Patient Forms

Any medical website needs patient forms and interactive forms for clients to fill in to get an appointment online. Other vital forms are the ones to send a complaint and reach you with any concerns prior to a visit to your practice. The best place for these forms is somewhere where they can be easily found. We recommend your welcome tab. The colors here need to be patient-friendly and attract attention, the forms are to be easily found after all. We recommend green or blue. These things seem little and subtle, but they add up to one big thing - your patients will see you care about their time and welfare. Isn't it the best thing to be distinguished by from the competitors?

Contact Information Has to be Clearly Displayed

Your patients/clients need to be able to easily find your contacts in case of an emergency, so the information has to be easily accessible. We recommend to put your contact information at the top of your homepage. Include the practice's main land number, mobile number as well as specialists' numbers if applicable.

Create A Blog

A blog with a ton of valuable information is a great way to both get higher rankings in search engines and build rapport with your patients. Make sure your blog is up-to-date with the goings on in your field, latest medical discoveries, updates in your practice/clinic. Any information related to your field that your patients may find interesting or valuable will do great.

Style Points

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A good medical website should not be over complicated where the layout is concerned. The colors should be the ones that are associated with good health (light green, tan, blue and lavender). Such features as animation are not to be overused, have flash elements and multimedia only where they are needed. This way you won't overwhelm your website visitors and increase the website's speed. By making it faster you allow your visitors to get the information easier, giving them a good and comfortable experience with your medical website. The search engines also love faster websites. As you can see creating a medical website is not complicated at all. With our tips you'll create a high ranking website in no time, start getting more visitors and more clients, thus getting more money. The success is easy to get.

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Web Design Library has a wide selection of beautiful medical website templates available for you at affordable price. You can check any of them out in the life demo, this way you'll be able to see which one is more suitable for your practice. Feel free to use our life chat if you have any questions!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alice Lagno

Hey all! I’m Alice, I’m a copywriter who is passionate about all things related to web design. Check out my G+ page

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