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heliodomus



Joined: 23 Oct 2017
Posts: 2
Location: Deux Sevres/Vendee Border, France

PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:19 pm    Post subject: Feedback Requested Reply with quote

Hi,

I put our website together using Weebly - I have tried to provide as much information as possible to potential customers.

www.monpetitcoeur.info

When I showed a work colleague my site she immediately looked for photographs so I tried to make that element more immediate and obvious.

I would welcome criticisms, suggestions and any other advice experienced participants in this forum can provide.
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Peyre Blanque



Joined: 07 Aug 2011
Posts: 115
Location: Winslow, Bucks UK & Near Carcassonne

PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Heliodomus

IMHO the old truth is 'a picture is better than a thousand words' applies. Lots of words - as you have on your home page - tend not to give an instant impression of your place (which does look lovely).
Words are hard work when compared to pictures and I think the average time spent on a home page is less than four seconds (or something like that) so it has to be an instant impression.
Others with much more experience will doubtless add their experience too........
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heliodomus



Joined: 23 Oct 2017
Posts: 2
Location: Deux Sevres/Vendee Border, France

PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:39 am    Post subject: Site Review Reply with quote

Hi PB,

Thanks for the observation, will take it on board and look to spruce up the home page with bigger and better pictures.
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VillaAntonioLanzarote



Joined: 03 May 2016
Posts: 66
Location: Nazaret, Lanzarote

PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:31 pm    Post subject: Info Reply with quote

Hi

Nice site - why are you pushing people to your OD advert ?

Hope you don't mind me asking

Larry
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Joanna



Joined: 23 Aug 2007
Posts: 834
Location: Chester, North West England & Sidmouth, East Devon

PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just a couple of quick first impressions - some of the photos in the slider at the top look a bit blurred or low resolution on my laptop.

Try adding sub heads throughout your text - it breaks it up and helps people in a hurry to skim read and pick up the important points. Things like "Why France makes a great holiday destination" and "la Menantelierre is perfect for familys".

Got a bit confused - I though the gite was called monpetitcoeur but it seems that it's la Menantelierre or is that the town? That might need to be clearer.

You can also cut your text down a bit - there is some repetition, you don't need to mention testimonials twice. The last paragraph could be a lot shorter too.

I would remove the email link and just have the contact form - if you have an email address on your web site you'll be inundated with spam (believe me, I know!).
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COYS



Joined: 06 Jun 2015
Posts: 606
Location: Greek Islands

PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Info Reply with quote

VillaAntonioLanzarote wrote:

Nice site - why are you pushing people to your OD advert ?


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russellt



Joined: 09 Dec 2014
Posts: 308
Location: Ivybridge, Devon, UK

PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:36 am    Post subject: Re: Info Reply with quote

VillaAntonioLanzarote wrote:
Hi

Nice site - why are you pushing people to your OD advert ?

Hope you don't mind me asking

Larry


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