Internet Marketing & Public Relations for the Arts

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Using Bleeding Edge Technology

 

Here is a really bad example of FLASH:

http://www.joneschijoff.com/

Really?

http://www.zincbistroaz.com/

I think that says it all.  Remember, users are coming to your website for information, not for "cool" effects or nitfy presentations.  There is a use for new technology, but not at the expense of getting information quickly.

• Don't forget the purpose of your site is to inform, not to entertain
• Using newer technology can alienate visitors due to their outdated technology.
• Newer technology means more upkeep on your site--think about return visitors.