Well, the most important reason was #3!
Reason 3: Great Advice on Building a Better Website!
Rio Grande’s own Eugene Brill, who works so hard on the Rio website as online marketing manager, graciously agreed to moderate a panel on which he and several other experts, demonstrated what makes a good website tick.
Best advice? Visitors to a website go to top left of site first, so make sure your site tells: Who You Are, What You Do, and Your Contact info! Also, make sure the buttons on your site convey “calls to action” (like “Buy This”)– especially if you are selling to consumers. Here are panel-members Eugene Brill, Michael Schechter from Honora, and Kathy Maurella from Greenwich Jewelers looking up at an audience member’s website, which they’re critiquing live with an on-screen Internet connection.
Read the full post by MJSA’s very own Peggy-Jo Donahue at Rio Grande’s Blog