Quick Tip: 5 Widgets That You’ll LoveApril 2nd, 2013
A good website doesn’t just have text, images and videos. Your visitors might enjoy interesting features and apps, from music channels to interactive calendars. These small tools are called widgets. Add them to your website! Come and take a look at the ones that can be the most interesting and useful for you.
1. Facebook “Like” button
Thanks to a “Like” button, your visitors have the chance to express themselves and show the world that they’re supporting you. This will help increase the credibility of your website. Not only that, but information about your page will continue to expand and help you acquire new customers.
2. Google calendar
Do you rent out a cabin? Organize cultural events? Plan trips? Then you should definitely add a calendar to your website. Your visitors will immediately see when the cabin is unavailable, when an event takes place, how long you will be gone – you can put just about anything in the calendar.
If you have strong visual material, you can embellish your site with a slideshow. It’s the design of your website that your visitors will notice at first glance.
4. Online chat
Online chat lets you communicate with your customers in real time. Satisfied customers will spread a good reputation and thus attract new customers. Add online chat to your page right now!
5. Online webcamera
Are you organizing an event that an important personality will attend? Do you have a mountain lodge and you want people to follow the weather forecast? Or would you like to broadcast football games online? In that case you need access to a webcam and you can start streaming – your users will always see what’s happening with you. Set up an account on Ustream.tv, set up a channel, and share it on your website as a widget.
What are your favorite widgets? Be sure to also read the step-by-step guide for working with the website builder.