Guest post by Jill Anderson:
As a creative professional, you want to help your prospects know you are stable and sturdy — not someone who’s going to disappear on them. Showing some history is a great way to make this point.
This is why I love to include a timeline for my clients!
Granted, a long, drawn-out text timeline can be pretty snoozy, but with a visual website timeline, it shows longevity and commitment without being boring.
Here's an example of a vertical timeline I did for the website for one of Ilise's clients, Janna Morishima of Kids Comics Unite.
Visual timelines get two thumbs up because they:
- Show your history (dates, milestones, growth) in a digestible format
- Visually get your point across without boring your audience
- Add an element that’s interesting and beautiful (and effective, of course)
- Let you keep adding as you grow (which is great for SEO)
In my latest post, I share 3 types of visual timelines (with examples!) — what they are, how they work, and when to use them.
Hi, I’m Jill, a web designer/developer who partners with talented designers, copywriters, and agencies on their websites, and their client’s sites. I’m passionate about crafting beautiful and innovative WordPress websites focused on clear positioning and positive user experiences. See my work & get my free report, Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers.