As part of our weekly series of showcasing example sites and providing helpful tips on how you can improve your website, this week we have selected to review Pamper Parties Pittsburgh. This is a website for a mobile spa business that can be awesome with just a few tweaks.

Let’s start out by focusing on what the site owner does well. Pamper Parties Pittsburgh is a great website title. It clearly describes what the business offers and where it is located. This site also does a nice job of using relevant keywords and offering an easy to understand site description.

So what can the owner do to improve this website?

This week we are switching things up. Instead of showcasing and example site, we have decided to post a review of a website.

Last week we asked fans on our Facebook Fan page to submit their sites if they wanted some constructive feedback from the Webs team. We received an overwhelming number of comments and it was difficult to select a “winner”. This time the early bird got the worm and the site we choose to review was the first comment posted. Congratulations to www.mechanicsburgoh.com.

Overall, this is a very nice community site that is easy to browse and has a lot of good information posted. The template chosen works well for a community site, it is friendly and professional without being distracting.

Here are a few suggestions from Webs that will help to increase usability:


Nowadays, GPSs help us get from point A to point B, with minimal effort necessary on our part. However, your website’s navigation should be so intuitive that your visitor shouldn’t need any help getting around. When visitors come to you website, they are undoubtedly looking for information about your company or product. If your information is too hard to find, they will bolt. This is why it is important for your site to have a navigation that is highly intuitive.

Navigation Bar

One of the most important factors determining your site’s navigability is its navigation bar. This bar can either runs across the top of your website or on the side, depending on the template you selected. Navigation bar displays the titles of the various pages you have added to your site. Your navigation bar should not be too crowded or too sparse. What is the ideal number of links you should strive for? Try keeping the link count between 5-7. If you happen to have more than seven pages on your site, you should organize related links together into drop down menu options. Note: Make sure that your pages are under the appropriate category. For example, you don’t want your Calendars page organized under your FAQ section. Check out our video on drop down menus for more information on how to add them to your website.

Example Site Wednesday: Airedale Terrier Club of Illinois

It’s Wednesday again so we are going to be showcasing another awesome website made by Webs users. This week, we chose a site that we think everyone will enjoy. Airedale Terrier Club of Illinois is the website of an organization that is dedicated to protection and advancement of Airedale Terriers. The site itself has a very classy feel to it, take a look for yourself:

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over and you still haven’t found the perfect gift? Well that’s okay, because we have your back this holiday season with our Example Site Wednesdays!

This week we have a site that can help you find a gift for that classy, sophisticated friend of yours. The Final Touch Store is chock full of cute and elegant gifts that you should check out!

We love the simplicity of the site design and site navigation. Everything about this site is refreshingly simple which makes browsing the site so much simpler. This site has all of the essentials of a great web store.

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Personalized hand painted baby clothes

It’s that time of the week again where we take a look at one of the many awesome sites that our users are coming up with and show you what we love about them. This week’s example site is ‘My Little Chameleon’, a website that is dedicated to selling personalized hand painted baby clothes.

My Little Chameleon does a great job of finding the right balance between having a unique custom header, that clearly presents the message about what the website does, and the simple  site layout with easy navigation. Here are some additional Webs Features they use:

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Did you know that there are spiders crawling the Internet? Web spiders, also known as ants, bots, and web crawlers, browse Internet sites in an orderly way. As they crawl, they notice things like words and links, and build up a gigantic table of contents for the Internet.

Search engines employ web spiders to find out what’s out there. Web spiders will have an easier time finding your site–and telling Google®, Yahoo!®, Bing®, and other search engines that your site exists–if your site contains relevant, well-regarded links.  Incorporating a lot of high-quality links helps web spiders find and identify your site, and therefore helps your site achieve higher rankings in search-engine resolts.

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Our favorite day of the week is here again, and we are ready to deliver the goods. This week our example site, ‘Style-Kicks’, brings out the shoe-a-holic in guys. ‘Style-Kicks’ is a great example of a simple site that just does things right.

Right off the bat, ‘Style-Kicks’ has a simple home page that catches the eye and tells visitors what they are about. Combine that with the simple navigation bar and this site is just begging to be browsed. Other important features that Style-Kicks use include:

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Developing a website should be a great experience: you get to bring your business or passion to life. To give your site’s visitors the best possible experience, avoid these five common mistakes:

Stale Content.

You know how sometimes you get a whiff of staleness from something in the refrigerator, like from a gallon of milk? Afterward, will you eagerly return to that milk? Probably not. The same principal applies to your website: once people sense that your content isn’t changing, they’ll probably stop coming back.

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With summer ending and the school year coming up (or already here for some), we know that mothers everywhere are going to be busier than ever. That is why this week we are showcasing a website that is dedicated to moms. ‘Moms in the City’ is a community based website where moms can get together, share information, stories, children items and create friendships.

This week’s example site utilizes a lot of great Webs features including:

‘Moms in the City’ is an awesome example of a great site with a great community. One of the best characteristics of the site is the quality and amount of content that they offer to members. All of the information on the website is relevant to the audience and strikes a chord with their visitors, making a visit to the site fun and enjoyable.

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