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The most wonderful time of the year is almost upon us!

As a business owner, this is a great opportunity to update your website and connect with your customers in new and exciting ways.

From adding seasonal graphics to promoting special holiday deals, there are plenty of ways to make your website feel festive and inviting this holiday season. Let’s dive into some tips!


Add Holiday Flair

Small updates can work wonders in creating a lively holiday atmosphere for your visitors. And they can easily be incorporated into your existing design. You could add some holiday flair to your site with new images, messages, and banners.

Or you can spruce up your site by incorporating holiday colors. This could mean adding hints of green and red, or maybe gold and silver to your website’s color scheme. Switching to fun, festive fonts can also brighten things up considerably.

Also, a popular option is to incorporate fun holiday animations or interactive elements – like virtual snowflakes or a festive countdown clock. Small touches like these can go a long way in refreshing the look of your site and making it more appealing to your customers.


Create a Special Holiday Deals Page

Who doesn’t love a good deal? This season, shoppers will be scouring the web for the best offers and discounts. Make sure they don’t miss out on your amazing sales!

A dedicated deals page is a great way to make it easy for your customers to find your holiday sales and promotions quickly and easily. And if you really want to make an impact, how about adding flash sales, which can feature big discounts for a very limited time?

“Deep discounts, but hurry – deals this good won’t last long!”

Get creative with your deals page and give your customers a reason to keep coming back throughout the season.


Speed Up Your Load Times

After making some holiday updates to your website, you can expect a boost in traffic. And you want to make sure that all your visitors have the best experience possible.

The best way to do this? Speed up your page loading time.

This is good advice any time of the year, but especially when you know you’re going to be getting a lot more visitors. You want your site to be blazing fast – after all, nobody wants to wait for the page to load when they’re just itching to spend some cash. You may want to contact your web host to make sure that they can handle the increased traffic.

Want to test out your website’s speed? Head over to PageSpeed Insights.


Preparing for the Holidays

The end of the year is quickly approaching, and shoppers are getting ready to purchase all kinds of gifts for their loved ones. Now is the perfect time to update your website so it’s optimized and ready for the holiday season.

Contact Smart Link Solutions today and let us know how we can help!

We specialize in responsive website design – creating stunning websites that work beautifully across every device. No matter the size of your business, we have the tools to ensure your online presence is unforgettable.

Contact us today to learn how we can help you keep up with the holiday rush.