[Homeroast] New Website - ARGH - really dislike it.

kevin creason ckevinj at gmail.com
Fri May 23 18:11:10 CDT 2014


Are you kidding? That's exactly what I tried to do last night - order on my
phone because i wasn't at a computer when I got the email about Ethiopians
being in stock. But y'all slashdotted the server.
I can't say I've experienced the new site yet on a full browser.
On May 23, 2014 6:05 PM, "Marc" <marc.nh at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have to agree with Steve Hamm's comments:
> 1) I'll rarely, if ever, use a mobile device to place an order at Sweet
> Maria's
> 2) I really liked having all the country's beans with full info displayed
> on one page.
> 3) Setting the list to Show All in stock, 30 at a time - isn't the same.
>
> I also noticed that the site didn't work well at all with multiple tabs. I
> always open multiple tabs when shopping at SMs, especially to compare
> coffees. This new website got very confused, particulary the shopping cart.
> I'd add a coffee to my cart from one tab and then add another coffee from
> another tab and the cart would only show the first coffee. One coffee I had
> to add 3 times before it stayed in the cart. This multiple tab ordering I
> use a lot and have never seen these problems.
>
> Scott's comment was half-way right -
> "And my guess is it will will especially helpful for new customers and
> those using mobile devices."
> What he didn't add was:
> To the detriment of existing customers using a computer to access the site!
>
> Why does the move to make it easier for new and mobile users almost always
> negatively affect the existing and computer users. I've seen this happen
> way too many times.
>
> -Marc
>
>
>
> On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 3:28 PM, Ben Treichel <J.W.Bullfrog at gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > I have to agree. I liked it displayed by primary region.
> >
> >
> > On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 12:01 PM, John Nanci <john at chocolatealchemy.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > This?
> > >
> > > http://www.sweetmarias.com/store/coffee-list.html
> > >
> > > But OMG!!!!  What has Tom done?  That is horrid.
> > >
> > > Tom - PLEASE.  Put it back as it was.  One of the things I adored was
> > > being able to see it all, and just pick the amount I wanted.  Now we
> have
> > > to navigate in to each bean, then pick a quantity.
> > >
> > > At 09:46 AM 5/23/2014, you wrote:
> > >
> > >> I'm not sure the "reply" function on this list is working, but I'll
> try.
> > >>
> > >> When last on SM, almost all of the beans were not in stock.  It was
> > really
> > >> hard to find anything to buy.  Am I using the site wrong?
> > >>
> > >> Isn't there a page which lists what they HAVE so I can pick and choose
> > >> between them without going to site after site just to be told that
> > coffee
> > >> is not available?
> > >>
> > >> John Aldis
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> John W. Aldis, MD
> > >> AAFP, MPH & TM
> > >>
> > >> jwaldis at gmail.com
> > >> Mobile: (304) 283-0041
> > >> =================================
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 9:55 AM, miKe mcKoffee <mckona at comcast.net>
> > >> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > Search function couldn't find the past greens offering archives, not
> > on
> > >> > current offering origin pages (checked a few), not on site map... Is
> > >> there
> > >> > access now gone forever with the new website? Personally I found
> them
> > a
> > >> > valuable resource.
> > >> >
> > >> > Anyone else have better luck finding the greens archives?
> > >> >
> > >> > Slave to the Bean miKe mcKoffee
> > >> > www.CompassCoffeeRoasting.com
> > >> > URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc:
> > >> > http://www.mckoffee.com/
> > >> >
> > >> > Ultimately the quest for Koffee Nirvana is a solitary path. To know
> I
> > >> must
> > >> > first not know. And in knowing know I know not. Each Personal
> > >> enlightenment
> > >> > found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who have gone
> > >> > before.
> > >> >
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