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Just in case you missed the big press release, launch event (with mingle party and free drinks) and all the media covering this...

I have finally finalized and launched the website for my 2½ month old company, Nordpil. Not so fancy yet, but I will add pages as time go. And I resisted the urge to slap "under construction" animated icons on the site...


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http://nordpil.com


In fact, my ambition was much higher last week, and there are a number of pages that I just hid now, which I will expand and publish later!

Praise, comments and feedback (+ "wish you lucks") are all very welcome!
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I like your site design!
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Beautiful site! Clear and efficient.

If I wasn't a cartographer myself, I would ask for a quote without hesitation ;)

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Oh... and... I wish you luck! ;)

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Looks great Hugo, congratulations!
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Excellent! Best wishes! :D
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Nice site. Ilike the look and feel. Good Luck with it.

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Very good site Hugo.
An inspiration to move on mine
I like your logo
is Nordpil a Swedish word?
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Thanks everyone!

Jean-Louis, nordpil is a Swedish word, and it means north arrow (nord = north, pil = arrow). Even though my clientele is outside Sweden, I thought it would be nice with a very googleable name with a bit of exotic touch. I just hope it doesn't mean excrement in language X though... :)
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I just hope it doesn't mean excrement in language X though... :)


Your clear, in French at least! ;)

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Nice site Hugo! Best of luck.

I'm a bit curious about what the inspiration for the name of your company. I think I get the "nord" root of the word (since you are in Sweden), but the "pil" has me stuck.

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Matt, see my previous post about the word Nordpil - and I also added a sentence about that to the 'about' page.

I think I need to revise the language on the web-site at some point, and add some more graphics too. It sounds/looks a bit dry and non-inviting as it is now.

From other similar websites - one that succeeds very well in this is Nick's I think!
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In bocca al lupo, Frax!

Great site - I was really admiring your Gallery, and would think that one of those stunning pieces should adorn your landing page - get ppl energized and curious.
You're a brave man for posting your Skype account for clients / potential clients.

Best of luck!

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Great site Hugo! Best of luck in your new startup!

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Congrats! The site looks good. Now comes the daily obsession with checking Google Analytics and pouring through SEO data. ... Or maybe that's just me! :lol:

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