Website help

Discussion in 'Digital Marketing' started by CALVISI, Jun 12, 2007.


    CALVISI LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    I need a simple website for my landscaping company. Does anyone know of any simple green web templates? (I suck at prettying up websites) It just needs a home page, a services page and a contact page. This is just a quick placeholder site to get by for now...

  2. johnnywill08

    johnnywill08 LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA z6
    Messages: 383

    bump!!!!!!!!!!!! need the same info
  3. Bill S

    Bill S LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    Yahoo site builder if you want to go the build it yourself route. Easy to use, easy to manipulate but you will get out of your website what you put into it. Garbage in, garbage out!

    Spend some time and effort to make sure your site is clean, easy to navigate, easy to understand.
  4. Turf Troll

    Turf Troll LawnSite Member
    Messages: 227

    With Yahoo I think the hosting and sitebuilder with everything you need is there for $10 bucks a month.
  5. WebMan

    WebMan LawnSite Member
    from D/FW TX
    Messages: 11

    Do some searching about Yahoo, GoDaddy & such, you will find most people end up not liking them because it's too "big business".

    Most hosts have site builders today so if you want simple look for one where you can customize a template very easy by changing to a more "landscape" looking background etc.
    Nowhere should you have to pay over $10 a month for a good plan with a site builder if you do some shopping.
  6. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,794

    Just FYI, Your site does not work at ALL in FireFox. The CSS text layout is overlapping and unreadable.


  7. Bill S

    Bill S LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    Thanks for the heads up! I don't know of anyone that uses firefox therefore haven't had the opportunity to check that browser. I appreciate your FYI
  8. mdvaden

    mdvaden LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,946

    Did you fix it?

    I have Firefox and it looks fine for me tonight. Nothing out of whack anywhere that I can see.

  9. Turf Troll

    Turf Troll LawnSite Member
    Messages: 227

    That is really curious, I had checked his site and it was fine also
  10. Bill S

    Bill S LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    I'm wondering if monitor size has anything to do with it. Looks like MD has a wide monitor like I do, while Jon may have one of the older regular sized monitors....

    What screen resolutions are you guys using? I think I am 1024x768...this may have a bearing on it as well?

    Thanks for all your help guys!

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