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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there.
 

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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there..
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
 

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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there..
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
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catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
 

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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there..
Not a fan of the cluttered badges look, either. There has to be a graceful way to put these out there without making it look like a yard sale. When I first did logos of other places I made them all B&W. The link was there but the logos weren't screaming at viewers to leave my page to go somewhere else.
 

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Yard sale websites. Now that is a great term. And with all the logos all over the place a "Community Yard Sale"
 

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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there..
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
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catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
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Joey Bloggs said:
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
Sad wasn't it. The owner did it herself (as if you could not figure THAT out easily) and is NOT one to take a suggestion. Not a home-grown talent. Imported from a huge city that knows everything and thinks nothing come from anywhere else.
 

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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there..
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
.
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
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Joey Bloggs said:
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
Sad wasn't it. The owner did it herself (as if you could not figure THAT out easily) and is NOT one to take a suggestion. Not a home-grown talent. Imported from a huge city that knows everything and thinks nothing come from anywhere else.
.
OMG...that has to be one of the worst sites I have ever seen. There is not one good thing I can say about it. You would think they would at least look at other sites and see how they should set theirs up. I can only imagine how much business it loses for them. A real shame.
 

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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there..
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
.
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
.
Joey Bloggs said:
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
Sad wasn't it. The owner did it herself (as if you could not figure THAT out easily) and is NOT one to take a suggestion. Not a home-grown talent. Imported from a huge city that knows everything and thinks nothing come from anywhere else.
.
OMG...that has to be one of the worst sites I have ever seen. There is not one good thing I can say about it. You would think they would at least look at other sites and see how they should set theirs up. I can only imagine how much business it loses for them. A real shame.
.
catlady said:
OMG...that has to be one of the worst sites I have ever seen. There is not one good thing I can say about it. You would think they would at least look at other sites and see how they should set theirs up. I can only imagine how much business it loses for them. A real shame.
They recently won a contest to have their website redone - it was deemed the worst submitted, and most in need of a makeover. Good luck to those web designers. They have won all sorts of awards in spite of it.
 

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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there..
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
.
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
.
Joey Bloggs said:
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
Sad wasn't it. The owner did it herself (as if you could not figure THAT out easily) and is NOT one to take a suggestion. Not a home-grown talent. Imported from a huge city that knows everything and thinks nothing come from anywhere else.
.
OMG...that has to be one of the worst sites I have ever seen. There is not one good thing I can say about it. You would think they would at least look at other sites and see how they should set theirs up. I can only imagine how much business it loses for them. A real shame.
.
catlady said:
OMG...that has to be one of the worst sites I have ever seen. There is not one good thing I can say about it. You would think they would at least look at other sites and see how they should set theirs up. I can only imagine how much business it loses for them. A real shame.
They recently won a contest to have their website redone - it was deemed the worst submitted, and most in need of a makeover. Good luck to those web designers. They have won all sorts of awards in spite of it.
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Like you said..good luck to those web designers! THe place sits closer to the RR track than the other one we stayed at. How could guests enjoy a good night's sleep there? Maybe ok for wedding receptions / restaurant..what awards???
 

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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there..
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
.
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
.
Joey Bloggs said:
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
Sad wasn't it. The owner did it herself (as if you could not figure THAT out easily) and is NOT one to take a suggestion. Not a home-grown talent. Imported from a huge city that knows everything and thinks nothing come from anywhere else.
.
OMG...that has to be one of the worst sites I have ever seen. There is not one good thing I can say about it. You would think they would at least look at other sites and see how they should set theirs up. I can only imagine how much business it loses for them. A real shame.
.
catlady said:
OMG...that has to be one of the worst sites I have ever seen. There is not one good thing I can say about it. You would think they would at least look at other sites and see how they should set theirs up. I can only imagine how much business it loses for them. A real shame.
They recently won a contest to have their website redone - it was deemed the worst submitted, and most in need of a makeover. Good luck to those web designers. They have won all sorts of awards in spite of it.
.
Like you said..good luck to those web designers! THe place sits closer to the RR track than the other one we stayed at. How could guests enjoy a good night's sleep there? Maybe ok for wedding receptions / restaurant..what awards???
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Thr tracks are across the road and set back a bit. They specialize in people who love to see & hear trains and 4-wheeler riders.
 

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Good article, and nothing we don't say about a regular website anyway! K.I.S.S.
As nice as it is to have all these organizations we belong to LOGOS on the site, when I go to a website and find all these 'stinkin' badges' all over it, it has the opposite effect, it makes the inn seem LESS professional. Everyone wants a link back, but how many do we put on our pages and can still keep them clutter free? Only one or two here or there..
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
.
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
.
Joey Bloggs said:
catlady said:
I only put important logos of an association, membership on a website. Sorry...Facebook and TA...but those count for something. But all the others who want on a home page...no way. They can go somewhere else. 99% of them do you no good.
I was on a website for a WV 'railroad' inn last week and there must have been over 100 logos on the home page at the bottom. It was such a mess, but the whole website was a cluttered mess, I think that was their thang...
Sad wasn't it. The owner did it herself (as if you could not figure THAT out easily) and is NOT one to take a suggestion. Not a home-grown talent. Imported from a huge city that knows everything and thinks nothing come from anywhere else.
.
OMG...that has to be one of the worst sites I have ever seen. There is not one good thing I can say about it. You would think they would at least look at other sites and see how they should set theirs up. I can only imagine how much business it loses for them. A real shame.
.
catlady said:
OMG...that has to be one of the worst sites I have ever seen. There is not one good thing I can say about it. You would think they would at least look at other sites and see how they should set theirs up. I can only imagine how much business it loses for them. A real shame.
They recently won a contest to have their website redone - it was deemed the worst submitted, and most in need of a makeover. Good luck to those web designers. They have won all sorts of awards in spite of it.
.
Like you said..good luck to those web designers! THe place sits closer to the RR track than the other one we stayed at. How could guests enjoy a good night's sleep there? Maybe ok for wedding receptions / restaurant..what awards???
.
Thr tracks are across the road and set back a bit. They specialize in people who love to see & hear trains and 4-wheeler riders.
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Not far enough for me :-( Hey let me know when they get their new site so I can take a look.
 

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