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View Full Version : Need a CSS recommendation for a business please.



Lightingbird
09-15-2009, 08:00 PM
My current website needs work. I grabbed a free CSS blog and just tossed one up. I know it needs some changes as other professionals advised me. Here is the current one:

spartansupport.com

I have been advised to make the following changes:
1. Remove donation link.
2. Remove sponser stuff.
3. Check Grammer and spelling.
4. Add images - tech related
5. Remove the 100% american stuff
6. Remove the searchbox
7. Normilize the font sizes
8. flip company name with sales phrase
9. change the menu clicks

Now I have been review professional templates and came across this one that I am considering buying:

osc.template-help.com/wt_25521/index.html
It costs about $62.

I'm need to get opinions and if animated portions would be able to be customized by myself to cater to my business.

Feel free to be painfully honest.

Fumigator
09-15-2009, 08:17 PM
I'm so confused by your menu. Is it still a work in progress?

Also, when I clicked on the "I can help!" image button I was redirected to an entirely different website and company. WTF?

mlseim
09-15-2009, 10:19 PM
These are my opinions ... but "design" is very different from person to person ...

I think it's ugly and the font is way too big and
white text on black background is hard for me to read.

The concept of what you're doing is fantastic.
I think you'll get a lot of customers.

Again my opinion ... pick a template that is white (light) background, not black.

Lightingbird
09-15-2009, 11:17 PM
Thanks you two for the review. Did you read the stuff that I am going to change or just look at my website and not read my entire post?

Yes It is a work in progress that I plan on changing.

I listed a template that I am considering buying in the post as well.

If you read my post you will see I am aware of the problems you both mentioned and that I plan on changing them.

The live chat now is an application through a company called crossloop. A very popular chat based technical support client.

Lightingbird
09-15-2009, 11:18 PM
This is the template I'm am considering buying and editing to fit my needs.

osc.template-help.com/wt_25521/index.html

mlseim
09-16-2009, 02:18 AM
My bad, I apologize.
I didn't fully read the post before I replied.

That OSC template you will use looks good.
Again, the concept of your business is great.
You fill a niche that frustrates a lot of people.

Lightingbird
09-16-2009, 05:42 AM
Thanks for the compliments. I'm going to get that template customized.



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