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Lighting Website

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by klkanders, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. klkanders

    klkanders LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 848

    Well......here it is. My time to share.
    Comments are welcome .....

  2. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,535

    Well done!
  3. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,113

    The site looks really good Keith. Nice job!
  4. klkanders

    klkanders LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 848

    Thanks Gregg and Tim!
  5. INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting

    INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,102

    A nice, clean, concise and graphically rich site. Well done.
  6. klkanders

    klkanders LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 848

    That's what I was shooting for!
    Thanks James
  7. steveparrott

    steveparrott Sponsor
    Posts: 1,196

    Keith, nicely done! Great images, good amount (and quality of) of text. I also checked the source code and confrimed that the web designers inserted the proper meta tags.

    I do have a few suggestions:

    - At the footer of each page, add shortcut links to all pages in the site. Also include a mailing address in the footer. (Both steps will help you in Google)

    - While the text is good, it lacks short compelling summaries that pull out the essense of your story. The distinguishing features of your company don't jump out. You need short sections of text - bolded or in another color with bullets to capture attention.

    -I read through a lot of text before I picked out something unique about your company - for me it was that you've been in the landscaping business for 20 years. I'm guessing you have a story like,

    "After immersing myself in the art and science of landscape design for 20 years, I realized that the beauty of my designs needed to extend into the evening hours. I realized that I could create a whole new experience for homeowners - to enrich their nighttime life. Since then, my landscape design has taken on another dimension - a depth of work that my customers seem to love."

    The point is to make your story compelling and personal.

    Hope this is helpful.
  8. JoeyD

    JoeyD LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,933

  9. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 6,462

    Great looking site!
  10. David Gretzmier

    David Gretzmier LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,645

    clean website.

    some suggestions...

    agreed about menu's on bottom.

    need phone number kind of stuck on the bottom corner or something so it is on every page.

    consider a testimonial page from raving fans of your business.

    I have a 15 inch screen laptop, and your website comes up with black bars on both sides at my screen resolution. I get why, if someone has an older 600x800 resolution monitor, etc, but most folks today have much bigger screens 22's, 24's, etc. I'd ask your web designer to put a lighting photo in the background on all pages to fill in the margins up to a really high screen resolution of like 1920x1400.

    your link page just links to you. I'd add links to every manufacturor website you currently buy from. google listing eats that up.

    your photo's are absolutely beautiful, but I am not really a big fan of photos of path lights. any water lighting? shadows from lighting tall grasses or funky trees?

    just thoughts at trying to bring it up. not trying to be critical.

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