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Due to the emergence of this pandemic of covid-19 most of the businesses are shifting online and also people are ordering more online.

There are a number of students out there who have their own websites of entrepreneurship or content writing blog websites. Houseitt is here to ensure that you select the right website for yourself and also make your website reliable.

The websites that you can trust must have the following things.

Trust is a dangerous game!

For every credible website, there are supernumerary information that's inaccurate, unreliable or just plain nutty.

 For the dozy, inexperienced and new to the field customers, such sites can present a minefield of possible problems.

There’s one thing you’ll need to captivate more website visitors.

That is, Credibility. It shows customers that you’re safe and trustworthy.

Well actually, it’s impossible to generate more leads, sell more products, or attract more visitors without it. But the question arises here is, how can a company build its website’s credibility so that visitors are sanguine. Almost every company struggles with such issues.

Hang loose amigos!

Here’s something which, when followed by you will make your website pre-eminent and the visitors will become confident.

And you need to be sure because, a single lie discovered is enough to create doubt in every truth expressed.

We have listed 8 ways to tell if a website is reliable.

1). Check the Date

As a customer, you need the most up-to-date information available, so if a website seems old, it's probably best to steer clear. One way to check: Look for a "last updated" date on the page or site.

2). Consider the Site's Look

If a site looks poorly designed and clumsy, chances are it was created by rookie. Sloppy writing is another bad sign. Poor spelling and grammar are an indication that the site may not be credible. But be careful: Just because a website is professionally designed doesn't mean it's reliable.

3). Client/customer testimonials and reviews

Regardless of the nature of your business operations, i.e. whether it deals in product sales or services, you will always have customer reviews and testimonials coming in. Based on the customer experience granted by the business, these customers will either have a positive or a negative opinion of your business. You can, however, put up the positive client/customers testimonials or reviews for your audience to see. But, refrain from putting up fake testimonials because the internet audience is smart enough to spot that.

 

4). Author

Information on the internet with a listed author is one indication of a credible site. The fact that the author is willing to uphold the information presented is a good indication that the information is reliable. Are the articles written by people with relevant credentials or background in the topic? Is the organization a reputable, established voice on that subject? If so, these are good signs that the website authors have done their homework.

5). Sources

Reliable websites are transparent about their sources and help the reader gain a deeper understanding of the topic, rather than relying on opinion pieces or second-hand news. They should cite the source of the information presented because once Dalai Lama said, “lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity”, which certainly no business would want.

6). Domain Authority is a Critical Metric to Verify Website Credibility

Changes take place at a rapid pace in the SEO world and the increasing importance of Domain Authority is a much-related example. Launched by the SEO geek Moz, domain authority is a similar factor like page rank.

If you see that a website has a high DA score, you can be assured about its credibility. The scale of DA ranges between 0 and 100. The higher the DA score, the more trustworthy a website would be. However, it takes time for a website to develop a high DA score and you cannot expect new websites to have a high DA score. For instance, websites that have quality user experience and do not compromise content originality at any stage get a high DA score without any challenges.

7). Social Media Analysis of a Website

Social media is by far the most important factor affecting online business volumes in several ways. Brands that are less active on social media have low conversion rate, i.e. sales volume. 

Similarly, websites that have a large number of online followers do not face this problem. This is because more people trust them and count on them. Various digital marketing strategies are used here. Checking the social media standing of a website is very important as it helps in judging the credibility of a website.

8). Make it easy for Anyone to contact you

There’s nothing more frustrating than unable to communicate with a certain business online in case of any query or issue. If you are a reliable and trustworthy business why make contacting so challenging and complicated for customers. Proper and authentic contact details should be easily visible on the website so that the customers can reach out easily in case of any issue.

If you are also someone who wants to share stories and experiences then write to us at Marketing@houseitt.in.

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