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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What a strange little nugget today's bad website is. First, you have a rendering of lycra-suited gal on the left, looking like she stepped out of an Olivia Newton-John video from 1981. Not sure what her purpose is, but text below her hand-on-hip pose is the questionable "selected by Amazon.com as the Exclusive Provider of IT and Computer Services in Massachusetts to Its Customers."
This website also uses internal linking to the fullest, making the site nearly unreadable by human eyes (a big mistake) and it's unsecured "store" is completely devoid of products.
The 'footer,' if you can call it that, is nothing but a textbook example of keyword stuffing. Amazon - you may want to rethink your selection.
Looks professional, doesn't it? Sure, until you start reading the content. It's all filler text. Google will helpfully offer to translate the Latin, but there's no point.
Someone went to the trouble of creating a website with nice headings, then either forgot to finish or lost interest. This company offers help to those that need a website, and don't know where to start. But that's all - just the start. You'll have to turn elsewhere for the rest.
The copyright date is 2016 (and we're near the end of 2018) so it doesn't seem that simple laziness is to blame.
Here at boogersite.com, we get a lot of websites submitted to us as "down." Sometimes, by the time we get around to checking them out, they have been restored or otherwise fixed. Today's bad website, or rather - absent website - is one that didn't come back to life.
If you need to take a website 'down' for "scheduled maintenance," you'd likely have a plan in place to make that as efficient of a process as possible. After hours, on a Sunday...whatever would work best to minimize downtime.
This website came to our attention in mid-summer. July. It is now November 1st.
Our conclusion is that the place went out of business and rather than cancel or kill the site, it was left with its figurative pants down, maybe until the hosting runs out.
When this bad website was submitted, we didn't realize that what was submitted was not the landing page - as we were mesmerized that something called "rumpology" exists. Please do explore the entire awful website, because it employs the same terrible design throughout.
Apparently, Sylvester and Frank Stallone's mama has a multi-faceted career of her own as an astrologer, psychic, Dean of a University, author...but most interestingly as a Rumpologist. There's no concise way to paraphrase the content, you must enjoy it for yourself in its entirety.
The real sin here is the crummy, outdated 'design.' Content aside, if these businesses were successful, surely some funds could be put toward a better website.