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If you get a chance, I'd like some feedback on my website.

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This is not advertising.  It's hard to get honest feedback.  If you have suggestions for products I should carry or product improvements or anything, let me know.  

Much appreciated.

Kind Regards, Scott
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Reusable grocery bags made from feed sacks. I'd pay more for bags getting a second life vs bags made from new fabric.

 
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Hi Scott, nice website and beautiful products!  I'm knot a knitter so I don't have any product suggestions.  

Regarding the website, I'm not sure if this is a common thought, but I don't like sites that require a bunch of scrolling to figure out what they are doing or selling.  Maybe it's a compromise to work with mobile views or the kids these days...  

For me, the top of the page is good, the initial ram head picture is pretty but kind of big.  All the photography is awesome by the way.

If I were redesigning it from scratch (you're not and I'm not a web developer), I'd:
Keep the top line as is and add a spot for "See all Maker37 products".  That could take you to the same place as when you hit the Shop button on the ram picture.
Then the only other thing on the page would be an origin story or what the company is all about.  At the bottom could be the contact us, we're hiring, wanna sell stuff through us, etc buttons.
So when you land on the site, everything is on your monitor.  One click to shop for everything or use the drop downs to get to a specific item faster.  

Just my two cents.  Good luck!
 
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I'm a fiber nut and all i can say is WHOA NELLY.
Beautiful stuff, gorgeous wood. Very, very nice. Prices seem reasonable, everything I clicked on worked (and thank you for not blocking me for being outside the US, which is getting more and more frequent lately).

Putting my editor hat on, there were a few things that catch the attention of a pedant:

Zinc-alloy casting
Military clutch back fastener  

I didn't see another thing. Like your backstory page as well. And hello Lafayette!! I graduated from HS a wee bit over in Blairstown, many many many years ago.
 
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wayne fajkus wrote:Reusable grocery bags made from feed sacks. I'd pay more for bags getting a second life vs bags made from new fabric.



Thanks for the suggestion, Wayne.  The next time order I will keep this in mind.  

Thanks for responding.

Kind Regards, Scott
 
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Mike Jay wrote:Hi Scott, nice website and beautiful products!  I'm knot a knitter so I don't have any product suggestions.  

Regarding the website, I'm not sure if this is a common thought, but I don't like sites that require a bunch of scrolling to figure out what they are doing or selling.  Maybe it's a compromise to work with mobile views or the kids these days...  

For me, the top of the page is good, the initial ram head picture is pretty but kind of big.  All the photography is awesome by the way.

If I were redesigning it from scratch (you're not and I'm not a web developer), I'd:
Keep the top line as is and add a spot for "See all Maker37 products".  That could take you to the same place as when you hit the Shop button on the ram picture.
Then the only other thing on the page would be an origin story or what the company is all about.  At the bottom could be the contact us, we're hiring, wanna sell stuff through us, etc buttons.
So when you land on the site, everything is on your monitor.  One click to shop for everything or use the drop downs to get to a specific item faster.  

Just my two cents.  Good luck!



Great Feedback Mike.  I will consider all of your suggestions.  Thanks, Scott
 
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Tereza Okava wrote:I'm a fiber nut and all i can say is WHOA NELLY.
Beautiful stuff, gorgeous wood. Very, very nice. Prices seem reasonable, everything I clicked on worked (and thank you for not blocking me for being outside the US, which is getting more and more frequent lately).

Putting my editor hat on, there were a few things that catch the attention of a pedant:

Zinc-alloy casting
Military clutch back fastener  

I didn't see another thing. Like your backstory page as well. And hello Lafayette!! I graduated from HS a wee bit over in Blairstown, many many many years ago.



Thanks Thereza!  Wow Blairstown is close.  I'm a transplant so just passing through.
 
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Nice website and beautiful products. I knit and crochet. Here are a things for you to think about.
1. Stitch markers: Your markers are nice. You might show a couple more pics.  First comparing a dime or quarter to marker. This will give a size comparison. Second, have marker hanging from a piece of yarn so we can see the whole marker.
2. Y bowls: Oh my, these are beautiful!  Move the filter and sort to top of page. I almost missed your last bowl because it wasn’t showing up until I scrolled down. I was viewing from my phone. I would suggest doing this on all your pages: y bowls, hooks, bags.

Good luck, you’ve got beautiful products.
 
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