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Old 29th March 2011, 08:10 PM   #1
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I just redone my whole website layout and i need some opinions about it.

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Old 29th March 2011, 09:07 PM   #2
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With an SEO point of view you need to make sure all your pages have good title tags and meta descriptions.

This is your home page:

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 <title>Home - Perfect White Elephant Gifts</title> 
 <meta name="description" content="Perfect White Elephant Gifts">

If your selling Homes then "Home" is good text, otherwise it's useless. What are your target customers looking for? Use that in your title and make it up to 65 characters.

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<title>Fun Gifts for Family & Friends - Perfect White Elephant Gifts</title>
The description should be about 160 characters and should sell your pages. Explain why your page is interesting and why someone should visit it.

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<meta name="description" content="Perfect White Elephant Gifts are a cool, exciting, and fun way to receive a random gift. Pick a gift for yourself, friend, or family, and wait for the surprise!">
Other pages are like this:

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	<meta name="keywords" content="{KEYWORDS}"> 
	<meta name="description" content="{DESCRIPTION}">
Fill in the details. keywords are not important so just pick a few. Make sure your titles and descriptions are unique and specific to each page.

To selling. What country are you from? What currency are you stating? Where do you deliver? If you don't answer these questions then no one will know they can buy from you.

p.s. The layout looks fine ;-)

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Old 29th March 2011, 09:53 PM   #3
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Thanks for the great input!

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Old 30th March 2011, 05:07 AM   #4
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i've already commended your idea on another forum.
i would suggest you to get another (shorter) domain name, this one has 25 letters + .com

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Old 3rd April 2011, 08:01 PM   #5
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I think you need to make the text on the home page a bit more compelling. Need to make it sound more like a really fun thing to do.

Many of the images in the gallery are too low resolution so that when in the main frame they are too pixellated. I would also mix them a bit more, so no consecutive images are from the same category (e.g. makeup).

When buying you have to work through several screens before you find the cost of shipping and tax. This can be a bit off-putting.

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Old 22nd May 2011, 04:57 PM   #6
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I decided to change the name of my website. Perfectwhiteelephantgifts.com was too long and did not explain the type of business. I, now, am using Randomstore.net. Can you please review my new website and critique? Thank you.

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So you have a lot of work to be done about your site. You have only the first page more or less done? but all the other pages are empty.

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Old 23rd May 2011, 11:10 PM   #8
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So you have a lot of work to be done about your site. You have only the first page more or less done? but all the other pages are empty.

Hmm. I don't know why my other pages didn't show up to you.

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Old 24th May 2011, 08:16 AM   #9
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Similar comments as before.

title tag and most meta descriptions are missing or poor.

I see you put your address in the footer, so an observant person can work out your in the USA and it's US$.

Your Possible Gifts gallery is a bit of a black hole. It needs to pull people from the images back to buying. I'd almost consider removing it as it's own section and having random gifts show up in the sidebar.

Your credit card link goes so some strange website. I would expect it to go to somewhere that explained your payment policy and how secure it is. The low quality image does not create much trust either.

Why do you have a Free SEO Tools link on the page?

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Old 24th May 2011, 02:53 PM   #10
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The idea is neat, and makes a great option for office gift exchanges, but I want to see potential gifts on the home page. Don't ask me to click through a link to see product options. Why is there a red bar at the top of the page? it seems out of place.

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