Examples of Bad Websites

There are countless examples of embarrassing website designs and development out there. These are the latest examples we have discovered. For each site below we provide a brief analysis to assist you in avoiding the same pitfalls.

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Rig Power

"Adobe Flash Player is no longer supported".  Yeah, for a while now!  How, as a company, have you not noticed this by now, and taken steps to correct it?

The website itself is old, unresponsive and has no SSL - so maybe no one pays attention to it on the regular.

Shrug - if you're getting plenty of business without an up-to-date and informative website, good on ya'.

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Google doesn't know much about this company and it's no wonder why.  The company taking 'credit' for creating this bad website has nothing but lorem ipsum text as content.  Why would anyone assume they could set up a website that would do well in search results?

ALWAYS insist on examples of web development before you hire a firm to develop your company's website.  If they haven't done a great job for anyone else, why would you think they could do it for you?

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It looks like they didn't even "tri" very hard to make an appealing website.  Or to keep it updated, as the publications we found are from 2014 and 2015.  Maybe there's nothing going on at this company since then.  

There are a couple of pages under construction, and an E-Commerce Section coming soon, we are promised.

Small photos of the machines available don't do much for potential buyers, who like to see what they're thinking of buying.


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Fairfield Consulting

Oh my.  A consulting company, who sells - among other things - 'sophisticated e-commerce sites' is certainly pulling our chain with this bad website.

When a company is in the business of selling something, there are a lot of times when pictures or descriptions will have to suffice.  For example, if a business sells appliances, a website for such would have to rely on good photos, thorough descriptions, customer reviews, etc.

When a company sells website development?  Their website can and SHOULD show off that capability.

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Hess Print Solutions

"As an essential busniess,"  Yes, seriously that is the first line of text on a printing company's website.  Would you read further?  Or would you instantly feel uneasy wondering if the proofreader on staff would let errors go through on your job?

The site is also non-responsive, and not secure.  If so little care is taken with the first thing potential customers see, you may be wise to worry about what else might be carelessly handled.

A blank 'News' section on the landing page may mean there's nothing going on at all.


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