Daytona Beach Thunderbirds Website
Comparing Daytona Beach Thunderbirds website with the rest of leagues’, one can easily detect deficiencies and obvious weaknesses. When logged on to the homepage there is nothing that captivates the viewer attention. The homepage lacks basic qualities of a detailed constructed webpage. There is no sign of excitement and spirited camaraderie; a sport webpage is expected to project energy, charming presentations and tantalizing excitement that spot fans crave.
The website lacks detailed features that a successful organization entails. The advancement of the internet cyber world has reduced the amount of patience and time viewers have when surfing the web; to counter this ever-present foe, most web designers are forced to implement measures that would capture their viewer’s attention. The first impression a viewer gets when visiting a website for the first time determines how much time they would be willing to spend on it and if they would pay another visit to it.
The Daytona Beach Thunderbird website looks more like a mere effort to meet the league’s requirement to have a team website. The website lacks personal traits that other teams incorporate on their websites. The website contains the basic components required by the AF2 league and the basic necessary features of a sports team, e.g. tickets, calendar of events, dancers, newsletter, graphic schedule, newsletter, stats, mission statement, message boards, fan zone, AF2 video links, team roster, and photo gallery e.t.c.
About 9% of the AF2 team’s websites contain broken links; this of course includes the Daytona Beach Thunderbirds. Some of the features that the Thunderbirds’s website lacks are prospective players, stadium events, blogs, myspace, countdown clock, history and graphic schedule. 98% of the Af2 teams have most of these features on their sites. While Surfing through most of the other teams WebPages, I could not help but to be captivated by the colorful...