Website Design and SEO advice

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by LawtzDesign, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. LawtzDesign

    LawtzDesign Newbie

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    Hi chaps

    I am a graphic designer and occasionally I get asked to produce websites. I am not a developer, so I will outsource that work after I design the visual concept.

    I would like advice on important aspects to include when designing the site that will help long term with SEO and getting the site up the rankings.

    Also, I am just looking at a slight redesign on my site and I attach a very early draft, again would appreciate comments from an SEO perspective and just on general design.

    Cheers in advance!
    Si
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  2. LawtzDesign

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    By the way, having seen the image on here I'd like to clarify the blue isn't the horrific colour it looks like there!
     
  3. ilim72

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    Simplistic design is trendy again, looks good to me.
     
  4. fxphil

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    Here is my take on it, sorry as my attachments are overloaded I had to use imgur. + I had to use paint as I'm in a rush to get some sleep :-> http://i.imgur.com/908HUGN.jpg


     
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  5. LawtzDesign

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    Thank you very much for your efforts fxphil. I am aware of the H1 header, but it is hard to work it in and make it look attractive.
     
  6. funkybunker

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    Not bad, I'm very rusty in web design so don't consider my input valuable. Perhaps with your design talents - you can team up with a developer and make some impressive sites that way.
     
  7. fxphil

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    Sorry for my typos last night I was super tired but if you have any questions on my layout or need reasons why I made some position changes let me know and I will gladly help and answer anything you throw my way, just pm me.
     
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  8. ThopHayt

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    Looks a bit like a Facbook page, no?
     
  9. famexxxcamp

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    Every time I install a nicer them on one of my adult social networks people stop registering then when I have a newbie theme they registering again WTF ?
     
  10. Paper-Boy

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    @OP, if I ever wanted a graphic design and looked at your site, I wouldn't hire you. You gotta look at your competition and see what type of layouts they have and start from there.