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Re: Help? Give me your comments/opinions about the QCUSA site?
I like it. It's much more interesting visually than most of the sites out
there. Seems to be pretty easy to navigate as well.
From: Darin Nederhoff <email@example.com>
To: audi-s-cars <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Audi 20V List
<email@example.com>; Quattro List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, February 26, 1999 1:36 PM
Subject: Help? Give me your comments/opinions about the QCUSA site?
>Hello fellow listers,
>I got home last night to discover a forwarded email from Karen Chadwick
>in my inbox. (see below)
>"I have walked around the web site, and while I find the information
>that is contained there to be very useful I find the presentation of it
>to be very disturbing- I get a headache just trying to figure out where
>to start on any given page. It is entirely too busy. <<SNIP>>
>Then Karen adds....
>"Hi Darin...just thought I'd send this comment your way...the page may
>be a bit too overwhelming for some people, sometimes less is more. I
>haven't had time to study it yet, but will have a good look at it and
>perhaps we can brainstorm ideas to how to make it look cleaner."
>If you have a chance please look at the porsche web site..its really
>easy to use and easy on the eyes.
>I do appreciate all the work you've done on it.
>Ok, so I'm a little disturbed by the fact that she wants to change it
>because of one comment. You can't please everyone no matter how hard
>you try. She has mentioned the PCA.ORG web site to me damn near six
>times now, and I think she'd rather have the QCUSA site like that. I
>personally think the PCA site is _boring_ ... and I'd resign my post as
>"webmaster for QCUSA" before I build a page like that. I have nothing
>against the PCA, I just don't care for the rather bland web site.
>I'm actually thinking of resigning as it is... I spent over a week to
>completely go through the site and come up with the final version, so
>I'm obviously not thrilled about the idea of having to come up with yet
>another design. (Especially since all of my time is DONATED on the
>QCUSA web site)
>So I'm looking for _honest_ opinions about the site from you.
>(http://www.quattroclubusa.org) If I get enough comments telling me it
>sucks, I'll redo it I guess, then will probably give notice that I wish
>to resign my "post". It isn't that I can't handle criticism, I happen
>to like constructive criticism because it lets me know what to do in the
>future. I'm just puzzled by the sudden 180' turn...
>If there is anyone out there that is a QCUSA member, has experience with
>running a web site, and doesn't mind working for free, drop me a line
>and I'll pass your name along to Karen should I decide to call it quits.
>I'll climb off my soap box now...
>(***PLEASE respond directly to me as I don't want to clutter the lists
>with this thread! :-)