Help with a new Homepage & Website design

Gill.worldhistory picked a winning design in their web page design contest. For just $1,495 they received 61 designs from 18 designers.

Here’s a peek at the client’s brief

Contest title


Help with a new Homepage & Website design



Background information

Organization or website name

Description of the website and its target audience is the World's Largest Online Newspaper Archive. We have over 120 million newspapers dating from 1609 to the present. We are a subscription site.


Games & Recreational

Existing website to reference

Content details

Number of pages needed


Page descriptions

We're looking for an amazing redesign of our homepage. Our primary objective is to sign up more customers. Our current bounce rate is 32.3%. Customers who search or browse to find our content are equally valuable. The goal of this page is to get users to begin a Journey of Discovery. They are searching for something. We would like them to do a search or browse to explore our content.

The "link orgy" at the bottom of the page needs to remain on the page for SEO but it can be presented better graphically.

The final design needs to load in under 2.0 seconds on Only designs that will be able to meet this criteria are eligible to win.

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