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Published on October 14th, 2014 | by Vet Pets


Three Things You Need to Do When Designing Your Vet Website

Marketing a veterinary hospital

One of the most essential marketing techniques these days is making use of the internet and all of the various advertising platforms it has to offer. One of the worst things you can do is start trying to take advantage of all of them when you don’t have a solid foundation to base them on, which is your vet website. Here are three tips to keep in mind when designing and maintaining a professional website.

Ease navigation
When it comes to the internet, people don’t want to waste their time trying to figure out how to use a website. They won’t waste their time because they know they don’t have to. They know that a number of other, different, superior sites await them and they’re as near as a few clicks away. Make your website easy to use by putting a horizontal navigation bar across the top of your site.

Make it responsive
Vet websites should also be responsive, which means that they should be optimized for viewing on different devices. These days, desktop browsing is almost becoming surpassed by mobile viewing, so chances are that the 80% of 18 to 34 year old who use search engines to find a vet are going to be looking for you using their phones. If you’re one of the few who are going to rank highly in the search results that’s great, but if your site is hard to view on a four inch screen they might not stay on it long enough to want to use your services.

Optimize for search engines
Another tactic you need to employ for your professional website is SEO, which stands for search engine optimization. There is a smattering of different SEO strategies, but taking advantage of them is one of the best ways to ensure that you rank highly in the search engine results,

If you don’t know how to build your website, you can hire professionals to take care of it for you which will save you time, money, and ensure that your internet marketing techniques have a solid foundation.

About the Author

Everyone has to struggle with dragging their pet into the vets’ office! I have had my dog for over ten years and it has not become an easier process to get him to go into see the vet. My dog prefers to stay as far away from a vets office as possible, which seems to be the case for many children and even adults when it comes to seeing their doctor (even if it is for an annual check-up). I was inspired by pet websites and magazines, which is why I founded this blog! I’m Veronica Petersen, a pet lover, owner and enthusiast. My blog shares my favorite tips and tricks that will help you when you are taking care of your dog, cat, bird, etc. You deserve to be a well-educated and a happy pet owner, so my blog hopes to help you on your journey! I’ll provide you with wicked information for when you are with your pet at home, in vet offices, or even in pet stores.

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