If you’ve ever tired to find information via a government website, chances are you’ve probably resorted to a third party site instead of relying on the official site. In fact, there are how-to websites and entire organizations dedicated to helping you figure out how to navigate government programs and infrastructures.

Websites, especially those meant for dispersing complicated and important information, shouldn’t be difficult to use. Your business’ website is no exception.  You want your audience to find it useful, easy to understand, and simple to navigate, so they’ll keep coming back again and again.

While web design and style trends change, one thing that will never change is the need for clear, concise information, and intuitive navigation.

Common Website Developer Wisdom will tell you to try to keep your main menu down to, or under, seven or eight buttons.  Sub-headers can be used to direct users to sub-pages and sub-categories, but in general, more than seven or eight menu buttons will overwhelm and confuse the average website viewer. This in turn will ultimately lower your website’s effectiveness in disseminating information and moving product.

While the following article is geared specifically towards bands and musicians, the practical design and organizational advice carries over to nearly any industry or brand.  So, without further ado, here’s a link to the blog of our friends at Bandzoogle: Click Here