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Discussion in 'Digital Marketing' started by MaineFert, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. MaineFert

    MaineFert LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 115

    Hey Everyone,
    One of fthe first sites I built for our fertilizer sales company. let me know how the site flows and if I can improve on anything. Thanks!

  2. mdvaden

    mdvaden LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,946

    Overall - I like the site.

    Why did you decide to add shriveled brown fallen leaves to the header?

    Usually, Green sites lean toward living green photos and blossoms.

    Guessing that your choice had a premise.
  3. Isobel

    Isobel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    The site looks great, but I would make that header about 1/3 or the size it is now.
  4. MaineFert

    MaineFert LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 115

    Thanks for the feedback. I went with that header because I liked the sharp green image, but i agree it may be bit large!
    Definitely a work in progress!
  5. SouthernLandscapeMgtAB

    SouthernLandscapeMgtAB LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Nice layout. Very clean and visually appealing. If this is for a big fertilizer promotion, it might be good to have a prominent call to action highlighting the special/promotion.

    Did you write the code or use a template? Great job, keep up the good work.
  6. MaineFert

    MaineFert LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 115

    Your right, I need a call to action on this site....
    I used a template for the site. I spent too much time trying to build the perfect site..so I just went with something that was nice and crisp and allowed every page to be layed out the same for ease of browsing.

  7. turfplusutah

    turfplusutah LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Its very clean and easy to follow. I really like the images and layout. I definitely agree with the call to action statement as well, just coming to your site, I'm not sure what you want...
  8. mikey.hill

    mikey.hill LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    Nice clean design... 2 things I noticed though ... 1st the header size is up to you ... personally i think it looks good, but the reflection at the top doesn't look so good. (in the css just remove the bg image from <div id="topbg">&nbsp;</div>
    ) The one below does though ... leads your eyes into the content. 2nd - on the right side nav I think it would look better if you had some separation of your contact info - everything from Keygreen down should be moved slightly lower and separated from the rest.
  9. mikey.hill

    mikey.hill LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    Also noticed your contact page(http://www.keygreen.com/Contact.html#) title is Thank You ... guessing you did this b/c after submitting the form it redirects back. Should probably change this to Contact Us or something similiar ... Titles are important to google yahoo.
  10. Client Critic

    Client Critic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    Did you use a free website design template or did you build this from scratch?

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