Creating a website for your business lets you have an online portfolio which you can use to catch your prospective client’s attention should they do online searches. With 81% of consumers conducting online research before making any purchase, it’s important to have an organized and well-designed website since it’s your chance to make a good impression.
In order to get creative inspirations for making or updating your website, here is a list of places on the internet where companies and business owners can get an idea of how different brands in various industries have successfully designed their spaces online.
SiteInspire is an organized gallery containing thousands of websites curated by London-based design and development firm Howells Studio. The site can be navigated easily and lets users narrow their searches down by subject, design type and platforms. Business owners can browse through various websites made with design styles and techniques to get inspiration to help their design team create or update their website.
Dribbble describes itself as the place where designers can show and tell their past and current designs for different types of projects such as products, branding, merchandising, websites, etc. This community is not a website gallery but brands and companies can get ideas of the latest design trends to help them create a visually attractive website.
Crayon.co is a web marketing and design search engine where companies can look for web design inspirations based on page type, industry, CMS, and traffic level. The website boasts of its massive archive containing 14 million web design elements making it easy to look for creative inspirations when designing a website.
Little Big Details is a collection of design details that improves web aesthetics and usability. Its content comes from web users and designers, and is curated by Brooklyn-based designer Floris Dekker. It features several design highlights ranging from layouts, dropdown buttons and font colors which can help companies and designers enhance attractiveness and user experience in their own designs.
Another way of looking for creative inspiration is to look at web designs that have successfully impressed experts around the globe. Businesses can browse AWWWARDS, an award giving body which recognizes websites that has passed a set of criteria based on aesthetics, usability and other technical aspects. This website features highest-scoring websites daily, monthly and yearly and other exceptional sites that has captured the attention of their jury.