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Discussion in 'Web Design' started by BusinessSmack, Jul 4, 2012.

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  1. BusinessSmack

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    This is a forum I have been working on for 2 months

    The site is http://businesssmack.com

    Please let me know what you would change or revise on the site to make it look more welcoming, exciting, professional etc..
    Anything from color to layout. (I will probably be change the layout and color very soon)

    Here is a template I've been debating about purchasing for it.

    http://www.purevb.com/demo/forum.php

    I will do the same for you if you PM me or message bellow
     
  2. jazzc

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    totally agree on the colors. take a look over that site and you'll get some good tips
     
  4. Duffers5000

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    The Green is too much but its just a vbulletin site so you change that in 2 minutes...think business site sober colours ..light gray/ dark gray.....You need to add lots more sock puppet accounts and too many of your threads and posts are single sentence entries...I would concentrate on writing 15-20 thesis type posts to try and generate debate...Also your offer page should open on a seperate page and not close down your main site.
     
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    All great tips thanks!

    I am definitely changing the color schemes, no worries. It is still leftover from getting the theme started. Probably to blue and orange.
    I like the color theory page too
     
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    Here's another question:

    I have been stuck at around 3.4 million in Alexa traffic rank and have been doing SEO and backlinking.

    Maybe they just haven't updated it. I hear its about every 15 days?

    Is there something I should also focus SEO efforts on? I am also writing large articles within forum.

    Incase you were about to mention.
    I know there are great SEO sections on this forum and I have read many, hoping for someone to have direct forum seo info
     
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    Layout is fine, its the green color that kills it for me.
     
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    I guess its an improvement, but now I see the header area being too dark.. maybe it's just me though..
     
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    Your logo is really low resolution. Looks blurry, might want to bump it up.
     
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    It could be this thats throwing it off for me
     
  12. williamk

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    Get some good logo from fiverr. That should help with simple branding.
     
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    I didn't see the "Before", but the "After" looks great. Other than the logo, it's crisp and appears very professional.
     
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    Just a thought; your logo could have a play on the "BS" part of the name, like the favicon.

    Huge improvements to the theme, though. Even if you just refine the logo colors would be a big improvement.
     
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    Thanks everyone, I think I'll go and work on a better logo.

    Thinking about doing a competition on my site for it but might need more members first.
     
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    Might be I'm the only one, but the green is better, it catches more attention! and that everyone is complaining about, but green is a color which human eye attracts much more as compared to the other
     
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    Your work does not seem to be a professional one. You need to work so much that you can do better than this. Try to change your colors and also make it as simple as possible.
     
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    Logo needs some work with spacing, other than that I like it.
     
  19. jazzc

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    The thread has closed its cycle.
     
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