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guuthemes says

Not a bad effort in parts, but there are points that need tweaking, that caught my eye.

The navigation looks a little dated, and the dividers between the items are a little strong, make them a little more subtle, or drop them altogether.

The slider has some really poor imagery in it, the ‘Unplugged Development’ one has that low-res character with the shopping cart, use some sharper imagery.The ‘view work’ buttons as well look like they belong on another design, bring them into line with your theme a little more.

The Call to Action box under your slider needs improving, the text needs more room to breathe, and the stitched border does not sit well with the rest of your theme design.

There are some nice elements on the theme, and with a little more polish, I think it could do well.

thanks

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guuthemes says

Awesome infographic!! That sums it up!! :)

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guuthemes says

Hi folks,

My new theme ‘Reboot’ appeared on TF this weekend, and sales have been..well..erm..not great!! (My last theme was quite healthy on it’s opening weekend, so to speak) , have noticed this with quite a few items recently.

Is it the Summer slump? Everyone on their holidays?

Wondering if any of you guys have any ideas?

Hey people may just hate the theme!!!

cheers folks

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guuthemes says

To be quite brutally honest, It looks like a free theme, and not a massively good one at that! It is far from Premium in it’s visuals. I’m not wanting to be an a**hole, but you need it telling straight, that’s the only way you will learn, and improve!

Take a look at some of the popular themes here on TF, and get some ideas from those guys.

Good luck, and keep at it!! ;)

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guuthemes says


I’m liking the header area (the nav, image slide etc..), that looks pretty sharp. The info boxes underneath need a little work on them though, personal preference, but maybe have a little play with the type, something a little stronger. The buttons as well could may be a little more prominent, as they are the main ‘call to action’ here, try a nice bold colour on these possibly? Keep it up!!

Thanks very much, I am playing around with the colours a bit more just to make things work a bit better and stand out where they need to.

For the buttons do you mean the background colour or text? As the text colour is created from the chosen colour

Thanks!

Background colour.

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guuthemes says

I’m liking the header area (the nav, image slide etc..), that looks pretty sharp. The info boxes underneath need a little work on them though, personal preference, but maybe have a little play with the type, something a little stronger. The buttons as well could may be a little more prominent, as they are the main ‘call to action’ here, try a nice bold colour on these possibly?

Keep it up!!

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guuthemes says

Really nice concept! I think this could do quite well here on TF.

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guuthemes says

Yeah dude,

Way to much visual clutter, as mabuc above mentioned. The eye does not know where to settle on the homepage, and that is not a good thing!! Try stripping it back big time, you want small chunks of digestable content, so the eye can scan over the page quickly to find important points. Nice elements buddy, but strip out of some that clutter!! ;)

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guuthemes says

Hey,

It’s not a really bad theme. But it isn’t great either, and quite generic. The key to an average theme, and a great theme, can be something as simple as font choices, colour choices/combinations, imagery used (especially on you preview site), really fine details as small as they may seem, can make a potential buyer make the purchase. I call it the ‘ooh shiny shiny’ effect!! ;)

Good luck with the theme!

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guuthemes says

Oh!! No quicker payment options with maybe a fee? :)

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