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Discussion in 'Website Reviews' started by Marcoose, Aug 18, 2010.

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  1. Marcoose Netherlands

    Marcoose Well-Known Member

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    Please can you appraise - the site is new and therefore a work in progress. If you like football don't be afraid to post too! :)

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  3. accelerator United Kingdom

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    A very nice name, and a well executed site, good luck with it.

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  4. Marcoose Netherlands

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    I appreciate that. I paid a grand for the name, do you think that was a fair price. DMOZ listed, hundreds of backlinks - one in fact from the independent newspaper!!
     
  5. admin Spain

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    Nicely done but I would ditch the homepage ads until you build some user-base

    Good luck

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  6. accelerator United Kingdom

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    You have made a fantastic investment at that price. This domain is in a very popular subject, plus it's highly brandable, with the alliteration really helping.

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  7. Marcoose Netherlands

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    Again thanks for the feedback. I am getting traffic but the main problem is getting people to become members and if they do retaining them! It's not as easy as i thought it would be put it that way!
     
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    If you are looking for sign-ups to a forum or e-mail list, then how about incentivising it in some way, e.g. sign-up and get free competition entry.

    I would also take a look at conversion rate optimisation techniques to see if you can improve the "flow" of forum signup.

    Finally, you could pack more into the top of the page to add interest. For example, a latest news / latest forum posts ticker. This makes the site seem more alive. I know you have a latest forum posts on the home page but it's not seen initially.

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