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I just updated my site yet again. I mainly moved a few pages around so that hopefully it is easier for the user to navigate around the site.

Please let me know what you think!! Much appreciated!

Randy
www.mcran.com
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Randy

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Rob.B

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Sorry to say it's a bit cluttered for my taste with links to everywere and everything, other than that it's nicely laid out and has a clean style, not being negative just honest.

Hope you understand.

Rob.B
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Thanks Rob for your feedback. My greatest challenge is to make my site Flash free so that iPhone users can access it properly. I have gone through Flash players, and various other ways of organizing all my stuff. Keeps me busy:)

Is there a particular page(s) you find cluttered?

Would suggestions do you have to make it more presentable?
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Two in particular the links page and the interviews page, in both cases the choise is too great for a single page.

If I have four choices the answer is simple,if I have fourty choices the chance of getting it wrong is more than ten fold.

I understand though the need to stay free of Flash if at all possible.

Good work though.
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Hi Randy,

I have to say for as much content as you are delivering it's actually quite clear and easy to navigate for me. I do wonder about the priority given to "favorite sites" in your navigation menu. I personally find all the other pages to be of a higher content value, but that's just my opinion.
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Laura,

Thanks for your comments. I agree regarding the links page. I used to have them down the right hand side of my home page but now I am not sure what to do regarding the links page. Any ideas? Goes for you to Rob. Any ideas?

I also agree that the Interviews page looks a bit cluttered and "busy". Now that we are zeroed in on those two pages as being problematic, I would really appreciate ideas to make those pages look better than the current state.

As a side note, I want to keep the entire site Flash free.

A big thanks for all of your ideas. Looking forward to what you have to say!!
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I don't mind it in the nav menu personally, I would just bump it to the end probably...
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Check my home page to see what I ended up doing. What do you think?
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Laura Thomas, Social Media Coordinator

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Well, it's certainly less cluttered, but I don't find it to be terribly intuitive, nor would I suggest linking people to other sites on your homepage. You do a lot of work to get people there, do you really want to open the door for them to leave so soon?
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That's a very good point I never thought of. Makes sense. What would you suggest I do with the Favorite Sites and Interviews pull down menus? Try
something totally different for the Interviews page? Suggestions? Thanks for your feedback!!
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I made more changes to my site today. There is no Favorite links page anymore. I renamed it Resources. I also changed the Interviews page because I had to find a way to include a brief description as well as web site link for each artist.

Please let me know what you think of these new changes. Looking forward to your feedback!!!!!!
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That looks great Randy!
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Hi Laura,

Do you think it makes more sense navigationally and is pretty easy for visitors to find their way around quickly?
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Laura Thomas, Social Media Coordinator

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Yep, I sure do!
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Thanks Laura!

Do you have any ideas how I can have the five photos running along the top of the home page, run into each other with no white space between them.
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Laura Thomas, Social Media Coordinator

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Sure thing Randy, try Boomer's solution posted in this thread: http://forum.yola.com/yola/topics/whi...

Let him know if it works out for you!