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Discussion in 'Blogging' started by jerrymc, Jan 14, 2016.

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  1. jerrymc

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    Yeah, you have a redundant link on your menu bar; the "Home" page and the "Blog" page are the same page. You can add a blog subfolder to your site (www.yoursite.com/blog) to provide a bit more organisation to your site.

    Also, and I'm telling you this from the point of view of a site visitor, there's nothing on the site telling me how the "Got A Story?" page differs from the "Quiz" page. I can tell what purpose the "Got A Story?" page serves, but will quizzes be displayed in a separate section on your site or will they serve some other purpose?

    When I put your URL into Google, the "Did you mean..." suggestion feature appears and suggests that I visit http://hakunamatatalife.net/ instead.
     
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    I suggest these link
     
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    I would suggesting a latest comment section as I find comments sometimes more important than the article itself.
     
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    Sorry but it was too plain and doesnt look professional, logo is like getting from fiverr, worst font selection for menu. Check out theme from themeforest and compare it to yours, you will get an idea.

    This one is good http://themes.tielabs.com/demo.php?theme=jarida
     
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    I say jazz up the logo a bit. A bit too plain and simple for me.
     
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    The "i" in FAMiLY should be uppercase.
     
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    Too much white. Text is boring. Maybe add background. Need more call-to-action or welcome page.
     
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    Is the purpose of the website to sell a single product? (The placeholder in the upper right?)

    Whether the purpose is to sell the single product (The Mind Method), or several products, it needs to be more "front and center" with a little ad copy in some form.

    Even something like "hello bar" or free alternatives will work. It can be something simple like "Would you like to be more at peace with the world? The Mind Method can help." and link it to the page. I prefer to use an image along with something like that, but you can do very unobtrusively if you like.
     
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    Like a few others said, it strikes me as a little plain. You need some more colors or images to make it pop out to the visitor. I also don't like the grid style blog arrangement (kind of pinterest style), but that may just be my personal preference.
     
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    [h=1]Hakuna Matata Life is down for maintenance[/h][h=2]HML is undergoing changes - Be back soon - Thanks for your patients[/h]

    Social Icons and videos and images


    site is down on maintenance.
     
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    I saw it on mobile and liked it.
     
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    Change logo in scroll menu.

    Remove BLOG from Menu, add categories. Contact move to footer menu.

    Remove this part "by http://hakunamatatalife.com/author/john/ | Nov 20, 2015 | http://hakunamatatalife.com/category/happiness/ | 0 Comments" s from homepage.

    Use smaller image size in single post.

    Get wider sidebar area so you can put adsense 300x250px or 300x600px in it.
     
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    It looks clean but it has too much white. I would add more colors in a way that people could easily recognize my brand (logo and color scheme).