WEB Finally got a store launched

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  1. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    So this is the first time we've used Zen Cart for a store and everything seems 100% operational! Let me know what you guys think. :wiggle:

    http://www.ihatestickers.com

    If there's anything that you think could be improved, please let me know. We want it to be as good as we can make it.
     
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    ZenCart can kiss my ass. Magento ftw.

    Your site looks nice though.
     
  3. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Thanks a lot. I can't really take much credit for it, though because my boss designed it and everything. I've just been helping with the products right now. I'm looking to try and learn all about Zen Cart to use it to it's fullest potential.

    I'll definitely look into Megento for the future, however I really do like the ease of use and plugins for Zen Cart
     
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    Does Magento offer digital products yet?
     
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    Layout is nice, but fullscreen on my monitor the background image starts to cut on the left and right. Other than that I really like it.
     
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    I don't know what it is. But most stores that I see online, have bad usability. I think maybe it's just due to it being a commerce store, and going with the mentality that "people will visit the site if they want to buy something" it will work. But the fact that products are almost always listed below the fold would be a huge nono in my opinion. I think things on your website can be reorganized to utilize all that empty space you have going at the bottom. It looks like you guys just stuffed everything in the left column. Even the "best sellers" spot is something I would assume people would visit quite often isn't viewable to anyone without a massive resolution. Seems like you have two large headers, which is completely necessary. You have the header on top which shows the angry pink octopus, then below that, you have an even larger header with of an angry pink octopus in the content area.

    Site could use a lot of design and usability work. Functions pretty nice however.
     
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    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    i would try to take better photos or get someone too, these taking the pics of the stickers at an angle suck
     
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    Yeah, thought the same thing.
     
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    I thought you spelled Sticker wrong in katakana but I looked it up in a dictionary and you were correct.

    Looks good.
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Haha I do the photos... except all of the angled ones. He takes almost all of his photos at an angle. We take pictures on our light table, so I try to over expose the photos so they look white instead of the brown that some of them are.
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Thanks a lot for the input. You said "Seems like you have two large headers, which is completely necessary" although did you mean to say unnecessary?
     
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    i would figure out another way to take them, because seriously some of the shots are horrible and hard to make out
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Ok, thanks a lot. We don't want to put up the image file because they're eps files and it's better to see exactly what kind of product you get. I'll see if there's a way to get a more consistent image quality. Are there any in particular that are hard to make out?
     
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    probably more annoying than hard to make out

    this is an example of what you would expect to see straight on

    http://www.ihatestickers.com/nerdy-computers-c-15_16/apple-logo-p-135

    and then

    you have alot of these

    http://www.ihatestickers.com/everything-else-c-8/haterade-sticker-p-38
     
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    yeah there is alot that way and to some people they may think the sticker is that way and not the way it is shot
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Ok, I'll relay that message. Thanks a lot.
     
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    when i used to sell on ebay and had an ebay store and what i tell the guys i help up their sites and what not, try to have all pictures taken almost the same way. will help maybe get more sales and stop questions about it
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Just curious, does anyone know of any plugins for ZenCart to add in a "How did you find us" function? It seems like you could probably just edit the registration page and put in the input field and alter any SQL statements and alter the tables. Shouldn't be too bad, but I've never done it before
     
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    Yes. :)
     
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    Magento does digital products now! Woowoo!
     

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