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Sacgal/Sharon

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on: October 12, 2015, 08:28:51 AM
This has been on my to do list for quite a while and I'm excited that I now have a website for my art! My friend's daughter creates these as a side business, using wix.com. In exchange for my painting a picture for her mom, she put this together for me at no cost.

The site address is www.sharongerberart.com.  If you have a moment, I'd really appreciate if you could take a look at it and send any suggestions for edits. I haven't told anyone about this yet, besides my husband and all of you - once I get your thumbs up I'll start spreading the word.

Many thanks in advance!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #1 on: October 12, 2015, 10:33:18 AM
Sharon, congrats on your new web site. I don't know that much about web sites, I knew know I like your home page. I would say you got blessed by your friend. I know it costs to set up one of these. I am very happy for you and also proud of you.
[ :clap: :clap: You've come a long way baby!!  :clap: :clap: move]

I now can say I know a professional artist.
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Reply #2 on: October 12, 2015, 10:53:35 AM
Congratulations!   Good move to have your own website.  :clap:

I am at the airport and the computer wouldn't download your page as if it did not recognized it.  I don't have time to figure it out now.  I will try again when I arrive at destination.  :yippee:

Very happy for you.  Your friend's daughter obviously also believe in you.
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #3 on: October 12, 2015, 11:03:34 AM
 :yippee: :clap:  Sharon;  Your new web site is great. Good luck.  Kathy
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Reply #4 on: October 12, 2015, 11:05:56 AM
Sharon,

What a classy website.  So great to have all your work in one place.

I tried to sign up for your mailing list but got this message:

Please use App Settings to select the MailChimp list


How do I do that?


Best wishes for continued success!!!


aloha

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Reply #5 on: October 12, 2015, 11:57:23 AM
Looks great. Congrats :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #6 on: October 12, 2015, 12:00:34 PM
 :thankyou: Nina, Kathy, Dennis, Mea and Annie. I hope you read my "Welcome to my new website" link on the home page - I acknowledge the wonderful Paint Basket community!

And Mea - you're right that there's something off on the mail list subscription link - I'll have the web designer correct that - thanks for trying it!

Nina - web site designs are costly, so I am very fortunate I have something of value to barter for this! I bought the domain from GoDaddy for $20 and it costs $111 for a year for the hosting by wix.com...hoping it pays off!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #7 on: October 12, 2015, 12:16:08 PM
Good news, Mea - I fixed the bug for the subscription link - it should work now!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #8 on: October 12, 2015, 01:39:34 PM
Yup, just tried the link out.  It worked.  I am subscribed!

aloha

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Sacgal/Sharon

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Reply #9 on: October 12, 2015, 01:41:33 PM
Woo hoo, Mea!!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #10 on: October 12, 2015, 02:01:24 PM
Looks great Sharon !!  Well done you, I think this will drive a lot of sales your way. The web site is easy to navigate and follows a logical progression through the pages.

My only suggestion would be to have an example of what the matted and framed limited edition prints would look like, that way your customers have some idea of what to expect. I only mention this because I sold a framed and matted painting to a customer whose expectations were a lot higher than the finished article I sent to her. She was expecting double matting and an inlay frame as well .... not possible on the amount I was charging her  :) I am sure that with your framer you can come to some arrangement which benefits both of you.

Well done again on taking that big bold step into the unknown!   :flowers:  :gl2:

Cheers
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Reply #11 on: October 12, 2015, 02:51:35 PM
Wow what a great web site you have! Congratulations!!!
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Reply #12 on: October 12, 2015, 04:32:24 PM
 :flowers: so proud and happy for you  :flowers: :yippee:
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Reply #13 on: October 12, 2015, 08:27:36 PM
 Way cool, congratulations!
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Reply #14 on: October 12, 2015, 08:32:05 PM
 :thankyou: Fiona, Lisa, Marsha and Liana! And interesting idea about photos of framed prints, Fi - I'll see if I can add them. I'll probably go public with this later this week - feels good to have it done. It took a lot of time!
Cheers,
Sharon


 

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