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A mates design quotes website.

Discussion in 'Site Review' started by James, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. James

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    *puts on Conversion Optimization hat*

    Layout is your typical effective landing page. That's decent but the copy not so much. "Please fill out the form" x 3. Sometimes its good to reinforce but that sounds a bit desperate and the wording could be more warm and relevant (why should I fill ou the form). One effective call to action tagline would beat 3 generic repeated ones.

    The pattern effect of the blue background is the same as the main background. Looks funky to me.

    "Submit Details" Button, not enough contrast to its background.

    Website portfolio thumbnails are tiny. I would rather see a slideshow of them one at a time in the same space.

    And the logo...hmm. Doesn't strike me as very reflective of a design firm.
     
  3. geodomains

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    Hey James,
    Which one is your mate, the blonde or brunette :D
    Don
     
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    Design is fine. I'd set the video to autoplay for desktops though.
     
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    It is.
     
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    Oh right haha. carry on
     
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    Is the American voices for an Australian site a put off for some visitors to the site?
     
  8. James

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    Haha yeah I told them to get some locals to do the video, I think he has some more design updates on the way. Good feedback here I will send it to him. Thanks
     
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    hate it, not even going to go through how many things I dislike except that most of my clients decisions are made by the wife !

    and putting a bunch of cheap &^&^&^*&bo's as your main selling point is very silly IMHO.

    trash/burn/start again

    I am also absolutely amazed james that you "don't mind it" , given it is also a .net.au on top :confused:

    tim
     
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    I partly agree with Tim.

    The girl cheapens the whole thing. I certainly would NOT use them for my website if inclined.
     
  11. DnEbook

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    I didn't mind the gals, perhaps a more local voice would have been better though , simple and effective i thought
     
  12. James

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    I had a chat with him said he is going to test various different videos too see what converts better example:

    - The US girls.
    - Happy customer talking.
    - The business owner Andrew himself talking.

    Could be a good little test.

    Off topic but I have been testing some different CTR on images with Facebook advertising recently for a campaign, funny thing was I tried my own image (CTR failed) I tried a girls image (CTR failed) Tried some image of money and growth (did ok) Did a image of huge traffic growth in GA (Did the best) it is hard to know what is going to convert you just have to test test test...
     
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  13. DomainNames

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    Maybe suggest he uses a .com.au and not a .net.au. Even if it means rebranding just url forward the old.net to a better .com.au
     
  14. James

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    Yeah think .net.au was all he could get at the moment, .com.au pretty picked over in that space.