I don’t often link to other articles in my blog. But, my friend, Gary Takacs has made an appearance of sorts on the Forbes website in an article titled, “Design Doesn’t Matter? Website Strategies For The New Era Of SEO And PR.” Gary shows up in the article on the 2nd page by virtue of an embedded video of him interviewing Jack Hadley.
A quote from the article by Jack Hadley (My Social Practice): “I wouldn’t worry about the design and graphic elements of your site so much. In fact perhaps not at all. I’d be far more concerned with the content.” That’s coming from a guy who built his career on DESIGN.
I’ve was RIDICULED for saying that YEARS ago on Dentaltown. I persist in my position on this. Dentists like shiny things and they assume everyone else does, too. Website designers with “mad graphic design skillz” know this and cater to those dentists. Some of those dentists laugh at my website, which is rather spartan when it comes to the eye candy. Laugh all you want. My website works! I wrote every word… about 55 pages worth. I took every photo… about 500 of them. Those things spell: congruence, credibility, and resonance.