A Fun Approach To Creating More Successful Websites

Meomi.com is a site that goes all out in adding fun to their website experience. The website’s entire design is filled with fun characters that move and respond as you scroll over them. The overall experience is one filled with discovery and delight as you explore. I am especially fond of the website’s footer and what lurks behind those trees (go and see for yourself). I also love the fact that as busy as the site is, I quickly knew what it was about due to the tagline placed towards the top of the page — “A little design studio dedicated to play, delight, and goodliness.” Mission accomplished!

Storytelling And Fun

Another way to get a website’s message across is through storytelling — and a fun approach can help ensure that the story you tell is a memorable one.

The website for the Combine conference uses the location of “America’s heartland” in Indiana to tell a fun story that transpires as you start to scroll from the top of the website… a farm machine works in a field as a giant ear of corn is being pumped full of radioactivity, into the middle of the page — where the radioactive corn begins a rampage of destruction, to the… well, I don’t want to ruin the fun. Visit the website and see the story for yourself!

Via Smashing

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