Would you believe that the WordPress system now runs over 28% of all websites on the Internet.

This huge statistic is down to the sheer flexibility and capability of the system.

It’s a full blogging software system that is free to use but the real strength in it is that you can create a custom WordPress installation in order to make a website.

If you know what your doing and have a good hosting solution behind you WordPress can be a powerful ally for your business when competing in today’s challenging market.

That said all systems have good and bad points and there are definitely some important things you need to consider when choosing WordPress as your website system.

While it does power over a quarter of the internet it has with its success drawn attention to the hacking world. The attacks on WordPress sites are constant and without proper protection and hosting your website could easily be overtaken and defaced or worse.

At Purple Cloud Solutions in Sutton Coldfield we provide full WordPress Web Design support and can further extend it’s functionality with our programming skills.

We are now well into the digital age and nearly all businesses now operate at least in some way on the Internet, meaning it’s now an even bigger challenge to stay head of your competitors online.

It’s vital that you have great web design, smooth usability and clear call to actions to meet the high standards of today’s Internet.

Its widely accepted that when a person lands on a website they make a decision within 1 second whether to stay on that website or click the close button and head back to the search results.

The first impression that your website gives a visitor is the most important. If its a good impression it gives your business credibility and could ultimately be the deciding factor if someone calls you or not.

Depending on the kind of business you’re in, there are different types of websites that you could have built for you and it all depends on the nature of your business, your long term goals and the resources you have at your disposal.

Your website is your online shop window to the world. We see so many websites for businesses in Birmingham that have been poorly created and badly designed.

How your website looks and how it works will determine whether a potential customer takes the time to look around your site or leave and head over to your competitors instead.