Web designing is all about creativity. It is an art that involves amalgamation of wacky ideas and catchy element with a coat of simplicity. Text, graphics, animation, video and sound effects can be added to the website to make it more appealing and captivating. However, not all business owners love to integrate these elements in a website. The business owners for whom adding a creative touch is all matters, generally go with website enriched with multimedia elements. These multimedia ingredients are added to this online platter to add that innovative, outstanding tinge to the website which is just a piece of text otherwise.
It is usually the seasoned web designers who comprehend the significance of employing multimedia on the website pages. Multimedia is a not a simple thing that any web designer can do. It requires expertise and skill set that only professionals can do. A multimedia specialist can only create a website by making an intelligent use of multimedia. In some cases, a website integrated with multimedia elements is considered to be very inappropriate and noisy, but sometimes it is this art that is highly appreciated for the interactivity it adds to the website. Some of the key things that form a part of Multimedia are given below:
Animation is generally used for giving a clear demonstration of a product or a service or even for illustrations. Presentation of the simple text or a message becomes interesting when using multimedia. For demonstrative displays like a moving lady or a cartoon, multimedia works perfectly well.
Graphics or Videos:
As witnessed, the websites having videos or video interface are highly liked by visitors. This is the chief reason that such websites gain huge popularity among the people. At times, going through a detailed, descriptive PDF can be boring, in such cases videos work really well. It is a great idea to make use of informative, interesting videos to explain the topic in a great way. A video should not be long, else it will be a turn off. Videos are preferred because it is an effective way of bringing more traffic to the website.
Though a video has a better impact, but audios can also work towards business advantage if used smartly. An audio can add a realistic view to the pictures. Another great benefit is the clarity of the verbal message that comes with the voice unlike video. It can help you in delivering the perfect message to the visitor.
Besides the above mentioned factors, multimedia can be well combined with menu and tabs of the website to give that coveted look. This will further bring more clicks to the website, resulting in the promotion of the business in an efficacious manner. Though there are multifarious ways in which Multimedia can be used; however it is advised to not to over board a website with multimedia elements as it slows down the speed and effects the functioning.
Kabir Bedi is a professionally experienced web consultant at LeXolution IT Services. A web development company in India that successfully delivered services pertaining to website design and development for small businesses and corporate enterprises.
Author: Kabir Bedi / Posted: 07-06-2011