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My new site/ First ever business

Discussion in 'Site Review' started by asantha, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. asantha

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    Hi everyone,
    after spending all my money on domains :( i thought to start an online business - hoping to earn some from internet.. its a tough market - pet care. but I managed to get a good domain, which was registered in 1998. and created this site. Looooooooooong way to go, and I need your help
    Your review on this site is greatly appreciated. - PetCare.com.au
     
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  2. rensit

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    Looks good, I like it. Just cannot work out the map. Doesn’t seem to be Melbourne and if you click on it nothing happens.
    You may want to insert the code for Google Map. Since it is an e-commerce site I would add an SSL certificate for the whole site.
    Also have links to your social media profiles.
    Otherwise it is OK
     
  3. asantha

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    Thanks rensit, I will set those links to social media profiles - forgot that, thanks
    SSL certificate- I was looking on other day, they are pretty expensive- hmmmm yes but I think I will buy one
     
  4. rensit

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    There are some good ones around that are not too expensive (less than $50pa)
     
  5. James

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    - Agree with SSL Cert (worth doing for eCommerce sites)
    - Agree with the address thing as well, it looks like the wrong/ broken address at the moment for some reason?
    - Look at your on page SEO the urls are not great at all, also watch more then 100 links per landing page.

    Overall tho nice to see you starting a business, the pet niche is huge and their is plenty of business!
     
  6. asantha

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    Thanks James,
    Sorry what do you mean by 100 links per landing page? does that mean I should create at least 100 links to one page?
     
  7. DnEbook

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    He is saying try not to have more than 100 per page
     
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  8. asantha

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    Thanks spacey -- see I really need your help... thanks to you guys learnt lot about domains as well.
     
  9. DnEbook

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    The looks pretty good overall, is it a wordpress?
     
  10. asantha

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    No its opencart - I am not much comfortable in woo commerce, so went with opencart... Hope I can get this work,,,
     
  11. findtim

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    nice name, first impressions good, i think you are using to much "realestate" on your logo size, nobody cares about you, i'd like to see a smaller logo, nav on the right side so the whole thing pulls up the page, then you have your slider and that will show more of your products which is your "call to action" , that left blue box is a waste of time IMO as is the bottom right blue box, just wasted prime space.
    i know you're working on it but thought i'd point this out: http://screencast.com/t/FJFmctOUFJh
    WHY? http://screencast.com/t/UAKpsrEM0KvL
    i'm ONLINE, do i need to be told you are ONLINE ? waste of retail space,
    WHY? http://screencast.com/t/COb9kinSbKa you just told me you were online, why a map ?

    but bottom line i see where you are heading and you did ask for comments, i think you are on the correct track :)
    tim
     
  12. Rhythm

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    Great keyword. Sounds like a good industry.
     
  13. asantha

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    Thanks Rhythm,,

    Thank you Tim, Great advice as always,,, agree with all, and I am going to change them... Thanks again

    Just bought the SSL certificate
     
  14. DnEbook

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    Where did you did your images ?
     
  15. asantha

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    Still I am buying images from https://stock.adobe.com/au/ - they have 50% off deal these days - image will cost only AU $5.99
     
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    The site look fine. How will you market it? I would say that is what it will come down to.

    The other thing is the domain didn't seem to match with what is on the site. Petcare sounds like a vet or boarding kennel rather than a site selling products.
     
  17. asantha

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    I think - domain is ok - if you go to coles / woolworths the isle says "pet Care" . I am sure they don't have a boarding. lol
    and all other sites online -the selling pet care products ...

    I think the domain should be some thing memorable.. i think it is.. and radio test.. it is...
     
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    Yes I see what you are saying with this, I guess this term is very all encompassing.
     
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    auDA Member:
    Yes
    you should talk to morgan re pet insurance, there could be some good cross links for both of you
    tim
     
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