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Old 05-11-2012, 12:47 PM
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I asked this ^^^ but it kinda got lost mp1127 how are you hosting your website?
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Old 05-11-2012, 01:23 PM
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I asked this ^^^ but it kinda got lost mp1127 how are you hosting your website?
Intuit is hosting his site.

(I'd advise against attempting to host at home.)
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Old 05-11-2012, 05:37 PM
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Banner and grammar issues fixed
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Old 05-11-2012, 05:45 PM
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I got ambitious tonight and overhauled my entire website let me know what you guys think, and btw Im new here so hello to everybody.

www.CTexcavation.com

You likely have more personal experiance than you have been in business.

I would focus more on the experiance factor and leave the since 2009.

I hope that make sense?
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Old 05-13-2012, 01:23 PM
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Banner and grammar issues fixed
Much better on the initial impression.
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Old 06-06-2012, 04:40 PM
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I think the site looks good.. I'm not sure if you do any advertising or anything, but it looks like you have lots of good information and plenty of images.. If you are in need of any advertising like door hangers, direct mail, business cards, etc.. check out A'Deas Printing.. We have some new innovative products that will help keep your piece noticed. We have designers that can help assist with any design work if needed as well.. We have a few specials right now on door hangers and direct mail.. I'd be glad to talk to you about any of that.. My Name is Glenda and my email address is glenda@adeasprinting.com or feel free to give me a call my number is 1-866-778-4254
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:00 PM
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Like the site in general, most people who are looking for landscape work tend to look at pictures! I like the program and the way the pictures pop up and you can cycle through them but I would limit it to 2-3 pictures of one site and try to incorporate more pictures of various job. Examples you say you do more then just excavation but the only pictures you have are really excavation/grading and a wall. Your probably intent add more so I don;t want to be too hard but in 3 years hopefully you have taken some more pictures you could add.
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:32 PM
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I hear what your saying, I always intend to take pictures but most of the time I get into what I'm doing and I forget to take pics. I have a bunch from my first year but my phone took crappy pics. Definitely a good idea to take some more. I got a nice job going now and I'll remember to
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Old 08-01-2012, 02:23 PM
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I got ambitious tonight and overhauled my entire website let me know what you guys think, and btw Im new here so hello to everybody.

www.CTexcavation.com
I would strongly suggest adding a request estimate form on your website. First it allows visitors an easy way to contact you, especially if it is after hours. Secondly it will allow you to track conversions for online marketing.

Rather than centering your text try justify. It will line up the left and right edge of your text in the paragraphs.

I make it a practice to talk about your service area on the main page. ie. Serving Morris County. It helps to prequalify leads and may result in better organic search results.

On the About Us page the title is too long and drops to a second line. I would truncate to "About CT Excavation" or "About Us"
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Old 08-01-2012, 02:38 PM
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I just finished making a website as well check it out and let me know if anyones got any pointers.
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Stronger photos on your service pages will have a large impact.

Try to add additional content of value on your pages. 300-500 words is more typical

The list of services on the main page should be clickable links to the service pages.

Include an about us page to help build a personal touch.

Overall it gets the job of having a website done. I think a better design would have a large impact.
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