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I launched my new web page today.
Please let me know what you guys think and let me know if I can make it easier or better.

It is not complete, I still have quite a bit left to work on.

Let me know what you think? www.mytakeacard.com

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Artie I like it.

You should have another deal, get 3 and put one on the back of your car for only $X.00
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The first thing I noticed was the very long load time. It took nearly 30 seconds to load completely and 23 before anything showed at all. 8 seconds should be the maximum for loading a web page.

After the images are in cache it loads a bit quicker but its first time viewers that you want to capture. You really need to resize and optimize your images.

I would also suggest very strongly that you don't use frames.

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The first thing I noticed was the very long load time. It took nearly 30 seconds to load completely and 23 before anything showed at all. 8 seconds should be the maximum for loading a web page.

After the images are in cache it loads a bit quicker but its first time viewers that you want to capture. You really need to resize and optimize your images.
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How do you optimize and what is it?

I am the same way if a website does not open fast I will go to the next one.

I hope I can fix that.

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http://imaginekitty.com/30/ow-my-bandwidth-is-clogged/

Also I edited my post above to strongly suggest that you not use frames. It's outmoded and you mentioned that you wanted a stronger showing in page ranking. All google is going to see on your home page is
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Unless you expect someone to find your page using the keyword "versi on" then it's not going to be there. You'll have to hope that google latches onto a secondary page but it's your home page that should carry the most weight.
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Diggin' the new site Artie....you really need to optimize your images....they are still a huge resolution...if you need help let me know.
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What made you decide to go with the horizontal menu with all those options?? I'd suggest going back to a vertical menu.
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What are frames, Optimize, and wow I am dumb! LOL

Richard, heck ya I need help!!! Your truck made fron page!!

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[quote=mark123;56285]What made you decide to go with the horizontal menu with all those options?? I'd suggest going back to a vertical menu.[/QUOTE

It gave me a full screen and I liked the Side thingy.
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