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Old 12-25-2013, 01:08 PM   #1
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I have built a site www.angillc.com with blogger . what do you guys think ?
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Old 12-25-2013, 02:28 PM   #2
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Not trying to offend but is English your first language?

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Priority one needs to be to clean up your punctuation and grammar or pay someone to help you do it. Spacing before periods, commas, spelling errors, etc..... Doesn't reflect well on your business.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:41 PM   #4
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nope is not .this is my second one out off the 4 that i speak . writing was never my best strength. but here in new jersey i do not feel alone. there is plenty like me.

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thank you .had my wife correct a couple of things. so hopefully that does it.
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The full web version was terrible on my s3 which means its likely terrible on a tablet. Id look into that as mobile browsing is getting bigger and bigger..
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The full web version was terrible on my s3 which means its likely terrible on a tablet. Id look into that as mobile browsing is getting bigger and bigger..
it is just a simple site i was fooling around. i ve never used sites before. always direct the clients to Facebook.
I read your comments on the other post about being a tile guy for stores around the area.
I VE DONE THE SAME THING AS YOU FROM 2002 till now . i am realizing that tile alone will not get me far . i just cant stand when contractors use me for difficult jobs and jobs and do the easy ones themselves when they are not so busy.
i ve done remodeling while i was subing. now i want to get my own jobs.
so here i am. i used to have a previous nick njtileguy but i forgot the password and could not get any help from the admin to recover so i just created a new one . so i am not that new in CT
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it is just a simple site i was fooling around. i ve never used sites before. always direct the clients to Facebook.
I read your comments on the other post about being a tile guy for stores around the area.
I VE DONE THE SAME THING AS YOU FROM 2002 till now . i am realizing that tile alone will not get me far . i just cant stand when contractors use me for difficult jobs and jobs and do the easy ones themselves when they are not so busy.
i ve done remodeling while i was subing. now i want to get my own jobs.
so here i am. i used to have a previous nick njtileguy but i forgot the password and could not get any help from the admin to recover so i just created a new one . so i am not that new in CT
Huh, from what I have seen the admins have always been helpful in matters like that. They just reinstated another guy yesterday..
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Huh, from what I have seen the admins have always been helpful in matters like that. They just reinstated another guy yesterday..
Oh well . that was the old me .(i tried a couple of times and then i gave up). this is the new me .now i made new cards (for the time being i am using facebook to direct the clients), i am working on the site . trying to figure out the best way to market and make my money work for me.
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What languages do you speak?
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i think blogger isnt the best platform for putting together your contractor site. I would use wix.
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What languages do you speak?
albanian .italian ,spanish ,and some greek plus the english . when i am tired i confuse them all .
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i think blogger isnt the best platform for putting together your contractor site. I would use wix.
yeah. i figured that after i done the work.
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i think blogger isnt the best platform for putting together your contractor site. I would use wix.
i have another one that i was fooling around tilenj.weebly.com
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It's not too bad for a total beginner site in my opinion. I've seen much worse.

I'd make an article that talks about who you are, what you specialize in, and what areas you serve.
I think having more text will help your site get found, for starters.

I do believe that site is hurting you and here's one reason why: The homepage has the same content as your interior pages (the blog articles). That is known as duplicate content, and the search engines have a hard time with duplicate content, they don't like it because they don't know how to rank it. You're competing against yourself in a way.

Like JBM said, look into WIX, or Word Press.
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It's not too bad for a total beginner site in my opinion. I've seen much worse.

I'd make an article that talks about who you are, what you specialize in, and what areas you serve.
I think having more text will help your site get found, for starters.

I do believe that site is hurting you and here's one reason why: The homepage has the same content as your interior pages (the blog articles). That is known as duplicate content, and the search engines have a hard time with duplicate content, they don't like it because they don't know how to rank it. You're competing against yourself in a way.

Like JBM said, look into WIX, or Word Press.
thank you for the help
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I highly recommended you use Wordpress for your site. Just buy a simple hosting for about 5 bucks a month, install Wordpress through cpanel, install your theme and write your content. It's so simple now. I'm glad to help you if you need. Just shoot me a pm if you get stuck.
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looks like a $100 website....

its better than nothing, but wont attract high end customers..not even close

ive had 3 websites...$500, $1,500 and now $5,500

no comparison between any of them...you get what you pay for

I wish I had done the $5,500 website from day 1

the $500 one maybe got me 1-2 jobs in 2 years

you need to spend $$ to make $$
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looks like a $100 website....

its better than nothing, but wont attract high end customers..not even close

ive had 3 websites...$500, $1,500 and now $5,500

no comparison between any of them...you get what you pay for

I wish I had done the $5,500 website from day 1

the $500 one maybe got me 1-2 jobs in 2 years

you need to spend $$ to make $$
its not even a $100 website. what is the 5500 website doing better for you then the 1500 .unfortunately i do not have all that cash
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its not even a $100 website. what is the 5500 website doing better for you then the 1500 .unfortunately i do not have all that cash
If you want your website to contribute to your bottom line you'll want to have it done by a professional. Now it's up to you to define who that is.

Price shouldn't be the ultimate deciding factor. What you should be doing is interacting with a designer, get to know them. Get customer references and contact them. Ask them if their website generates business, ask them how the process went. Then do some Google searching to see where their websites rank in search if at all.

Some designers aren't very thorough but charge you like they are, others over deliver to the extreme because they want your business to see results and know that's what it takes.

A little bit of legwork will help you make the right choice for your business.

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