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sazzleevans



Joined: 27 Jan 2005
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 7:35 am    Post subject: Webpage Update Review Reply with quote

Hi

I was online last night reviewing one of the fellow members websites and I was pointing out that his website didn't say WOW! His place is great, his photos are lovely but sizing and layout didn't scream WOW amazing!

It got me thinking about my website. Statistically people visit either my blog place first or my homepage (after following a link from my Facebook page) then they go to a page where I highlight the apartments features. This needs to WOW them I think but I don't think it does?

I get a lot of direct bookings but I need to revamp this page a lot and was hoping for some hard hitting opinions on it. I've removed the gallery at the bottom as in going to try a new plugin. There was be a gallery of photos. I just need your opinion and suggestions on it. If you've seen a layout that would fit better is love an example!!!

Here's the page

http://islacanelaholidays.com/our-apartment2/

Thanks
Sarah
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brightmike



Joined: 26 Feb 2015
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Location: Brighton

PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like the way that the pictures and text set the scene so you can imagine staying there.

I dislike the "What we can offer" boxes in red. I think reading red is horrible, there must be a psychological study to back this up Smile Any other colour would be fine.

I really like the "How to book" animation. It was the first thing I focused on. How can I make one of these?!?

I'm not sure of the context of the pictures of the kid swimming and the lady on the balcony? If the review above said "my kid loved the pool" then it would make sense or "I relaxed with a glass on wine on the balcony". Assuming the woman on the balcony is you then (sorry) it almost implies you will be there during my stay Smile

The property looks very inviting and I would be very tempted to book.
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sazzleevans



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Your very kind. Its hard to tell if you manage to create an appealing page. I will change the colour of the text!!

The video is very easy to make i will send you the link!

Thanks!
Sarah
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sazzleevans



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I paid $5 for the video here

https://uk.fiverr.com/cwiney/create-an-amazing-whiteboard-animation-video?funnel=eca9bb9b-485c-492b-a65d-bc9539fb9e14
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newtimber



Joined: 24 Nov 2012
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sazzleevans wrote:
Your very kind. Its hard to tell if you manage to create an appealing page. I will change the colour of the text!!


Thanks!
Sarah


I agree about the colour needing to change.
I also don't like to be asked to prompted to send an email enquiry (distracting popup on the side of the screen that covers up part of the text I as about to read) before I've even started to look in detail at the page.
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sazzleevans



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks guys. We are waiting on a timer delay on pop up for it pops up after 4 minutes on site x
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2015 2:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Guys

I have fiddled a little with lots more to do on this page. What do you think of the blue instead of the red in the side menu? Too cold?
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kevsboredagain



Joined: 20 Jan 2007
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Same comments as last time I reviewed it Razz

I remember then that everyone said they hated the email pop up.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2015 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, hes said he is working on a delay for it so it will come up after 4 minutes, what do you think of this page? x
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