Although Newfoundland in Canada may seem well off the beaten track to many people, those that live there are perhaps as advanced as the rest of us; It I just that their location may be remote but that is what the internet is for, to make us all closer. This means that Newfoundland web design 2017 is as crucial as it is anywhere else but fortunately they have their own website designers to ensure that their websites are as good and as productive as any anywhere else in the world. Website design is crucial to any business today as an ever increasing amount of business is now carried out online and so if a business is not yet online; it is certainly missing out on potential business opportunities. No longer though is it just necessary for a business to have a presence online as today there are so many businesses online that it may never be seen. With so many businesses online there is a real possibility that any business’s competitors are also online and so a business must try and ensure that its online presence is greater than that of its competitors. This means that a business’s website needs to be visible and interesting, more visible and interesting than its competitor’s websites. The use of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is possibly the best way of making a business’s website visible, that and the expert use of the social media. Professional website designers like Red Dory in Newfoundland know how to design a website so that it will be eye catching enough to hold a visitor’s attention long enough to see the message a business has or to see what a business is offering. They will also know about SEO which is a set of strategies designed to place a certain website at the top of any list of results that a search engine issues when requested to make a search of the internet and this is what gives a website visibility. There are of course other ways to make a website visible and that is by back links which is another strategy that SEO specialists’ use. A back link is where a link to one website is placed on another website. Although this may seem easy to achieve, the secret to this strategy being the most effective though is knowing what sites to place those links on as they need to be both popular and relevant to the site that the link leads to. Getting visitors to a business’s website is just half the battles though as the other half is getting visitors to stay on the site long enough to see what it has to say. This is where the design of the website is important and although a website designer can provide you with an effective website, it will only remain effective if the website’s owner updates it regular with fresh and interesting material as a large proportion of online business is carried out by repeat visitors.