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I would suggest getting your website re-done by a grpahic designer who specialises in web design. I found the coding not rendering the images correctly. Might be too big in size.

Most poeple dont like to get re-directed to a new site or even page that differs from the home page look and feel, especially for e-commerce.

Nice work though, it should sell.
 

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Selling custom tees online can be challenging....when one googles custom tees...you some something like 1.6 million listings!...concentrate on local sales and let online be the icing on the cake...it will take sometime to build...if ever
 

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Nice website. It is very pleasing to the eye and easy to browse through. But there are some issues that are probably interfering with sales.

The photos are nice, but you need a larger, detailed closeup of each design. I was unable to make out what the designs said (except for reading the description part). The only pics that were large enough to see were the ones on the Old Manila page. You need a closeup like those of each of your designs. Now the pics for the children's page need to go. They are too dark to be seen. You need to take those lovely children outside in the sunshine like you did for everyone else. You want those shirts to be seen, especially that dark blue one the little boy is wearing.

Also what is missing is a description of the fabric. Are they cotton, cotton/poly, poly or something else? "Any color shirt" tells me nothing. What if I pick a color that you can't get? You need a color chart or list of some kind. And you need larger sizes. At least go up to a 2x if you're selling in the USA.

You also have no contact information on there at all, with the exception of an email address on the children's page. You need contact information: address and phone number. You need a return policy so that people feel comfortable buying from you. And you might want to mention something about shipping charges.

I think if you just give your customers some extra information sales should pick up for you. You have some nice designs there.
 

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really? u dont know why u arent getting sales??! ur website is horrible for consumer purchasing. i spent a few minutes on it and still couldnt tell what was for sale. u cant click on pictures to enlarge to actually SEE the designs and ur landing page is 3 -4 paragraphs!! if i want to read all that i'll look it up. ur landing page should be ur products in large pictures that i can click on it. so i clicked on the second link thinking id be taken to the store and instead MORE reading!!!! no consumer will spend that much time on ur site. i also noticed that ur heading was not correct on some of ur pages. No faq's, no size charts, no return policy. your paypal checkout has an @yahoo.com address.
 

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I'm in the same boat. My freebie website is being shut down at the end of March, so I'm busy trying to make a new website. I'm so frustrated with it I'm ready to throw in the towel. Your website is fine except that it needs more information about who the customer is buying from, what kind of fabric and the color choices when a color choice is available and some close up pictures of your designs so they are able to be seen clearly.
 

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thank you for the advice regarding the colors i and the pictures i will have to retake those photos, for some reason the website allowa me to magnify some shirts but not all of them i probably need to contact the website. Regarding the color of the shirt im not sure what program or how to go about doing that! thanks for all your feedbacks:)
 

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hey gn there is a reason why im asking for help! yes really! i dont know why it doesnt sell! im new in the business and im looking for advice! thanks for being forward though but again there are reasons why people ask its because they need help not because theyre being sarcastic! but again thanks for ur feedback any feedback will help me!
 

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hey gn there is a reason why im asking for help! yes really! i dont know why it doesnt sell! im new in the business and im looking for advice! thanks for being forward though but again there are reasons why people ask its because they need help not because theyre being sarcastic! but again thanks for ur feedback any feedback will help me!
np :) i just think ripping the band aide off very fast is better than sugarcoating. and im always suprised when owners cant see the obvious. the best advice i would give u is to go a site that u like that u would want to buy from -and then emulate it! no sense in reinventing the wheel!!

ps i didnt realize this was new members section... welcome, stay here a while, make some friends, listen to the pros and soon your shirts will be flying off the shelves! :)
 

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Hi,

I loved the look you have given your website.
But the problems for me where all the reading on the first page. Went to second thinking this would be a brand but was more reading. People have limited attention spans these day. I am one such.
But what i could see of designs look good. Need to get better pictures. And have colour of t shirt and sizes plus price point on display. Think that would help you .

Hope i help :)
 

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It may cost extra money to get some things changed on the website, but in the long run it's money well spent.
It's very tough to tell what the designs even say. This alone pushes people away. If I can't tell what it is I don't buy it.

Take every ones advice and get these things fixed. Your future customers will thank you. Check with your local college I bet you can get someone to retool your site for 50- 100 bucks. But new pictures and better descriptions are a must. Look at www.[B]roadkilltshirts[/B].com/ Very organized, easy to tell what each design is.
 

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Hi, I just recently opened a new t-shirt business and after couple of months I decided to sell online, however, I get a lot of viewers but no buyers. My website is Noah's Art Designs/ Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 . please help me to have new traffic on my site and possibly have customers. Thanks!
Noah

Take all comments with a grain of salt. If people take the time to look at your site and reply, they mean well it just might not come off that way.

In looking through your server files, the thing that I noticed first was, you didn't upload some of your photos. The other big problem I see, it takes way to long for me to figure out how to order a product from you. All photos should be linked directly to a product specific page with the ability to order from that page.

You have way to much information on your home page. Try making an "About Us" page instead. Can you tell me what hosting company you are using and if there are preloaded e-commerce scripts available? Many time a hosting company will have scripts built in to the control panel with one click installations.
 

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Terry made a good point...it takes too long to figure out how to make a purchase which is the goal.
When I first land on your site, I do not know right away that you are selling t-shirts. I see oversized text about your passion, yada, yada, yada. While some feel that information is important, I think having it on the main page is a mistake. If you want to have that a part of your site, put it on an about us page not the home page. Believe it or not a lot of people don't care why you started your business all they are interested in is the product, so don't slap them in the face with it. If they are interested they can always go to the about us page. When customers land on your home page they need to know within a matter of seconds what the site is offering. I should know that you are selling tees. I didn't get that, and it is possible a potential customer won't either and move on. The home page is where you get to show your stuff, make a potential customer want to stick around and look through the site, not bore them to death with your life's passions.(Sorry No offense) I am clueless as to what you are doing with the navigation. Why all the different options for tees? Keep it simple...Home, Shop, About, Contact, etc. Every single page has unnecessary oversized text, there is no balance and the site screams amateur. Your Logo at the top of the page, three words not one, separate and capitalize - Noah's Art Designs. Maybe dress it up a bit, but it definitely needs to be larger. You have all this oversized text on the page, but the Name is the smallest of them all. Confused about the cart also. The main page says Intuit, the cart pages says free site by Weebly. To be honest, the Weebly site looks much better. Pick one!

Don't mean to be mean, but as GN stated it's better to rip the band aid off fast!

Good Luck!
 

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I'm almost positive I have posted this link before but here it is again.

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You can use this service with a Free Account to install all kinds of scripts on your site as easy as 1,2,3.

Take a look and see if it might be helpful for some of you folks not versed in web authoring to set up a shopping cart,blog,message board or what have you.

If anyone needs any help, just PM me and I'll help where I can.
 

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Rule of thumb. You get what you pay for. You rushed an got a website that is subpar and your visitors know it. Nobody takes any business seriously if it says inuit website, godaddy website or web.com. You need to really establish yourself online if you want to bring in sales. You can't even SEO that website correctly because of the website builder code which is not w3 compliant.
 

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Give yourself about 1 year to learn and gain experience selling online ...that is about how long it will take to tweak the looks & layout of your store and to fine tune your advertising & sales. But in the long run ...it's gonna cost you money any way you go. It takes money to make money.
 
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