Posted on: 08 March 2019
By: Amy Bruce, Software Specialist
Our WebServices team has years of experience creating eCommerce websites for stockists and distributors. The team specialises in creating user-friendly, clean websites that meet our customers' needs and specifications.
Take a look at our website portfolio for inspiration from our customers' existing sites:
Website design trends are always changing but there are a few fundamental design ideas that will ensure your website stays modern and fresh.
Don't be afraid of plain white space. Keeping your website minimal and uncluttered is key to optimising user experience.
Consistent brand colours
Your website is your key online marketing tool, so ensuring your brand colours remain consistent with all other literature is important for improving brand awareness.
High quality images
High quality photos, graphics and product images ensure your website looks legitimate and pleasing for the end user.
Simple menu structure
This is particularly important for distributors with a large product portfolio. You need to make sure that products are categorised in a clear, logical structure for customers to easily find what they're looking for.
What do our customers say?
"We worked closely with OGL to get the brief for the project exactly right. We had very strong ideas ourselves but it was down to the expertise of the web developers at OGL that these ideas could be made reality. The result is a site which we're immensely proud of."
Forgefix, specialist distributor of fixings & fastenings - prof.ITplus user since 2000
"Refreshing our website was a good opportunity to redesign and update everything in line with larger competitor sites and update to the current style of website design. The eCommerce site accounts for 25% of sales and 30% of profits currently, but it’s more than just an eCommerce site, it gives us a shop window to the world and gets our brand noticed.”
Precision Technology Supplies, one of Europe's leading distributors of stainless-steel fasteners - prof.ITplus users since 2005
“It all seemed like a huge headache at the time and very much out of our comfort zone, but OGL made that straightforward; we were impressed with not only how everything would integrate together, but the hand-holding and on-going support from OGL staff that would take us from specifying to launching a fully-fledged eCommerce site.”
System Hygiene, an award-winning supplier of cleaning, hygiene and safety products - prof.ITplus user since 2010
Take a look at our WebServices website portfolio for inspiration from our customers' existing sites.
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