A Bunch of Example Landing Pages With (Mostly) Just Text

In this thread, the following question pops-up (emphasis mine):

I have been trying to build a landing page for a while. I don’t want to use stock photos or those overused illustrations that don’t really convey anything. However, eliminating these two choices leaves me with an all-text page. How should I approach this? Should I draw some basic images myself? Should I give up and go the generic route?

Wordy, Mostly-Text Pages are Fine

A couple articles ago, I wrote about why it’s okay to have a page with mostly just text.

And so, to show what I mean, here are more examples of wordy pages.

Services

https://megcumby.com/

Meg Cumby helps consultant get social proof and testimonials without the awkwardness

https://fixmyfuckingproject.com/

Fix My Fucking Project is Aaron Saray's page. He's a developer with experience.

https://applicationemail.com/ (I wrote a more in-depth review of this site right here)

Garrett Dimon's helps Rails app developers with dealing with all the nitty gritty stuff associated with sending email.

Communities/Courses

https://30x500.com/academy/

30x500 is an online course on making products and services people actually want

https://freelance.camp/

Freelance.camp is Kai Davis' online community to freelancers looking for like-minded peers

Books

https://www.codewithjason.com/rails-testing-for-beginners/

Jason Swett has a course about Rails Testing for Beginners

http://www.clean-ruby.com/ (I wrote about this one too right here)

Clean Ruby is an ebook about organizing clean code


These are also great examples of Struggle-First pages. See how the pages start by telling the visitor how much they understand what they’re going through? If the thing your building respond to a real struggle, be confident about ditching those unecessary pictures, and go with a wordy page.

People come to your page to make progress, so help them do that.

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