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Old 03-17-2007, 09:19 PM
vtscaper vtscaper is offline
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New Site

Hey all. Im looking to get some feedback on our new site. We are still playing with color schemes and we still need to add a couple pics to the rotation but its getting there. Let me know what you think about the overall feel, did it keep your attention etc. Be critical if you have to. Your help is appreciated.
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Old 03-17-2007, 11:11 PM
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Dirty Water Dirty Water is offline
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I'm not a fan of the lower half of the background, the dithered green.

Second, the opening flash intro displays "* Design *..." etc, and they look somewhat like they are links, but they are not. Perhaps change them to look less like links, since using them as links would be redundant.

Other than that, it looks pretty good (if not a little cookie cutter).

Consider having a form setup in the contact area that people can fill out and you can contact them, might result in a lot more leads.
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Old 03-17-2007, 11:39 PM
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Off the bat remember Flash sites are the most difficult to code for the search engines.
A search engine robot would see your site just like the below, and the results won't be pretty because the "title line when you displayed would be the "" or maybe " di Stefano Landscaping :: Home" if the "fail" didn't just block it altogether. Here's what they see:

di Stefano Landscaping :: Home
FAIL (the browser should render some flash content, not this).
di Stefano Landscaping is a full service landscape and property maintenance company serving northern Vermont. The di Stefano family has been providing beautiful landscapes, healthy plants and innovative designs to Vermont property owners and garden enthusiasts for two generations. We bring honesty, workmanship and professionalism to every project and we are committed to building strong relationships with those we work with. We promise to work within your budget to bring your ideas to life. From the straight forward screen planting to complex multi-phase installations we will always provide our customers with personalized care and attention.
© di stefano landscaping 2007 design: OK+
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Old 03-22-2007, 12:14 AM
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i get a header /w text then a big spot of green then the rest of the site 3/4 down the page. it acts like it is supposed to have a picture there but maybe firefox being script friendly
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