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NuttyGrass Farm Blog Review

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Brenda has a lot of positive things going for her on her blog. I really like her profile picture, just move it up to the top of the sidebar. Get rid of the tag cloud. It just clutters a blog. Use a popular post widget instead of most recent. Have at least three posts showing on home page. Means less clicks for the reader. The archive list by date in the footer is useless. Keep the twitter updates and face book like widgets. The archive page is good; so is the photos page. Your about page is perfect just keep it updated. The biggest suggestion of all. Update the theme. The one you have now is dated. Choose a new theme that is for photography blogs to high lite your photos.

Thanks, Brenda, for having us take a look at your site. Let us know when you get the updates finished. We’ll take a look at it again.

You can follow Brenda at NuttyGrass.com.

If you would like me to give a quick review of your farm site, use the form in the contact page.

Farm Blog Review: Boucher Farms

Video Review of Boucher Farms Blog

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Matt is updating his blog before spring planting sets in. He asked me to take a look at the new theme he chose and particularly the about page.

My suggestions: 1. move the about the blog paragraph up to the top. The readers what to know why they should read or spend time on your blog. 2. Add video and pictures. 3. Index what the other pages on the site are about. 4. shorten the page name in the navigation bar

Sidebar: 1.  remove the tags widget or move it to the footer 2. have fewer categories 3. instagram pictures are good.  4. tighten up the facebook like widget 5. show popular posts instead of recent

Contact Page: Add the contact form to make it simple for readers to contact you

I like the theme. Thanks, Matt.

You can see his blog at Boucher Farms.

If you would like me to do a quick review of your farm site for suggestions, just let me know.