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Old 09-01-2012, 09:52 PM
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Critique on website please

Hi Guys,

Fairly new website I put together. This is a Quicky I put together on Wix. It is an HTML5 site. I am shooting video and would like to add a blog that is linked to my sight (but not sure how to do that). Please give me some honest feedback on look, navigation ease and professionalism.
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:01 PM
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On a side note, I have no idea how my site is ranked or how my keywords are working. I am paying main street marketing to optimise my site and boost my SEO rankings, but after 2 months I still can't find my site in native search results, other than what I have done by creating a profile on HOUZZ. Am I expecting too much to be seeing some results after only a couple of months?
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:15 PM
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when i typed in "outdoor lighting indianaoplis" in a search engine you showed up about half way down the page. I like the pics. good luck
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:20 PM
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Lite, there is quite a bit of room for various improvements, but before jumping in to that, I'm glad you pointed out that you're using a marketing service. I have a variety of concerns based on this, what their role is, and what benefit you're actually receiving for your dollars.

I'll post some thoughts for the benefit of you and others, but I'm going to PM you re: the marketing service aspect so that I have a better idea of what's going on. Cheers.
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Thanks for checking your search results. When I google it I don't see my site for several pages.
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Old 09-02-2012, 03:14 PM
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I will let the experts comment on SEO. I love your logo and the pictures are very well done.
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Old 09-02-2012, 03:25 PM
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I think it looks nice.

I did not look at the source or the content much.

As far as SEO goes, you just need to be tops in your area.
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Here is my big concern that comes from Wix sites:

http://www.domaintools.com/seo-brows...ome%2FmainPage
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Hmmm, that is troubling. I know the Wix flash sites are useless but I thought that would be remedied by using HTML5, guess not. What do I do, slip in some HTML code into the background so it's invisible on the site but google will pick it up?
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:26 AM
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Hmmm, that is troubling. I know the Wix flash sites are useless but I thought that would be remedied by using HTML5, guess not. What do I do, slip in some HTML code into the background so it's invisible on the site but google will pick it up?
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This is where the matter of "What is HTML5?" comes into play. An HTML5 document can be anything that adheres to the spec, which Wix is doing, but it uses javascript to insert all of their content. Is that HTML5 compatible? Sure. As implemented, is it SEO friendly? In a word, no. Greg's link shows you that their implementation really is no different than their Flash sites. Best implemented, an html5 compliant site's code can, and should, look like an HTML 4 site, albeit with the changes to the tags that 5 brings.
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