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Discussion in 'Digital Marketing' started by firstchoice1, Aug 29, 2009.

  1. firstchoice1

    firstchoice1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    http://elliott-landscape.com/ for Elliott Landscape

    What do you guys think? My first website, any criticism/ideas would be appreciated.

  2. Okiebug003

    Okiebug003 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Looks good, easy to navigate. You need better quality pictures on your portfolio page.
  3. Flow Control

    Flow Control LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,267

    Check your spelling, I looked at your services page and there are a few misspelled words.
  4. Isobel

    Isobel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    first thing, set your background image to tile, so it fills up the whole screen.

    I'd also get some better pictures up on your portfolio page. none of those pictures would make me want to have you help my yard.
  5. HostColor

    HostColor LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    I would suggest you to add more pictures to portfolio and to better organize them in this section.
  6. Tom3982s

    Tom3982s LawnSite Member
    Messages: 40

    Looks great to me, simple and nice looking. I like the logo...
  7. Flightkid

    Flightkid LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    ya looks pretty good for your first one, but i would suggest centering the page so it isn't aligned to the left and maybe make a contact form where people type in there name email message etc. and it gets sent to your email, but ya looks good.
  8. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,334

    For this guys site it would be added in the following CSS (addition in bold to repeat both x and y)

    #apDiv1 {
    	background-image: url(images/WEblayout_12.jpg);
           [B]background-repeat: repeat;[/B]
    Agreed. I will add the following.

    1. VALIDATE YOUR CODE! At the very least add a DTD.
    2. When on the services page, the services menu link is broken.
    3. Make the contact menu link go somewhere, not a mailto
    4. No reason why this site should not fit in a standard sized screen, which would avoid the vertical scrolling.
    5. Homepage wording needs work
  9. Lawn Spa

    Lawn Spa LawnSite Member
    Messages: 126

    A picture on the home page...most people will look at a pic before reading all the text.

  10. firstchoice1

    firstchoice1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    wow, thanks for all the feed back guys. overhauling the website big time. Ill put up another thread and post it on this one when it's done. The new one is going to look a lot different/better I believe.

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