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First blog as a newbie .. reviews appreciated

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by vdovaulthack, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. vdovaulthack

    vdovaulthack Junior Member

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    Hi Everyone

    I have created my first wordpress website - whytoloseweight(.)org

    I have added most of the suggested pluggins after reading many posts. Also I applied for adsense but still waiting for approval.

    I am pretty new to website development or IM. I would appreciate your suggestions on how to improve my website or

    how to increase traffic. Also any suggestion helping to monetize the blog.
     
  2. azguru

    azguru Elite Member

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    It actually looks really good!

    I think the best way to monetize it would be AdSense banners and then affiliate links within the articles, and maybe even some affiliate banners
     
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  3. Th3T3chGuy

    Th3T3chGuy Senior Member

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    It looks really good and clean. However, just remember that the weight loss niche is quite hard to rank for. If I were you, I would generate traffic through PPC and social networks.
     
  4. drogon

    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    1)Theme looks good.
    2) Not too sure about the domain name, better to use something people actuallu search for like 'How' to lose weight.
    3) Your content does not pass copyscpae so all appears to be copied content which is generally no good but now very bad post Panda/Penguin.
    4) Be careful with the footer links....hopefully you are not interlinking your websites as that will get you deindexed for running a link farm.

    Cheers.
     
  5. Elmohill

    Elmohill BANNED BANNED

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    No offence the content is quite bad, unprofessional.
     
  6. UndeadCircus

    UndeadCircus Junior Member

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    Like others have said.. content is king when it comes to the big G. If you plan to rank at ALL for weight loss, you're going to have to start with some engaging and unique content. Ripping off articles and just plastering them all over your blog is going to get you nowhere, especially in the weight loss niche.
     
  7. vdovaulthack

    vdovaulthack Junior Member

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    Thanks all for honest review. As I said, this is my first attempt on a website.
    Can you please suggest how to get good content regularly without having to write them myself.
    Is the site or domain not good enough to make it a money making site ?
    Any thoughts are welcomed.
     
  8. Traffiz

    Traffiz Newbie

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    I also want to start building my own blog ,but I don't know how to operate wordpress.your web looks great.Could you tell me some easy way to use WP?

    thanks a lot
     
  9. twentytwo

    twentytwo Registered Member

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    Your site looks good, but like everyone said you need unique content.

    I don't think people have time to hold your hand. It's very simple to install WP. Just google how to do it.
     
  10. theAngle

    theAngle Junior Member

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    If you can't write the content yourself, then, hire someone to make this for you. Content is king, a good one will make your site very hot for the Internet. Work on it.
     
  11. poweronics

    poweronics Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You can get some good content writers from fiverr.
     
  12. chanonymous

    chanonymous Registered Member

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    I would love a review of my blog too, it's videogamenewscentral.blogspot
     
  13. theAngle

    theAngle Junior Member

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    Hey bro, be aware when creating blogs thru blogger or any other blog platform, because you fall is serious risk of losing all your blog if Google decides to shut it down. Yes, Google can shut down any blog that it considers breaking its TOS.

    This recently, happened to a member from here and he lost everything.

    My suggestion is that if you insist in keeping your blog, from blogger, at least, make a back-up of it, daily, in case of loss.

    Now about your site review:

    Not a bad one, for starters, but if you wanna make some money, you've gotta improve it much more. Putting ads, like adsense and/or any other affiliate link to generate you some income. And also, better appealing contents to make people visit your blog. Remember, content is king!!
     
  14. musiclover1

    musiclover1 Newbie

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    I really like it.
     
  15. paulwilliams972

    paulwilliams972 Regular Member

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    Many plugin are available when you search in SE's.
    Content always important to rank your site.
    chose domain name
    chose Low competition keyword
    social bookmarking
    profile links
    wordpress comments
    backlinks from EzineArticles
     
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  16. markhenry121

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    ?Content" always king , Content always help for good traffic and fast indexing.
    i will suggest some point:-
    First change theme, should be use user friendly theme
    Change font and size as well, should be same.
    Ads section should be fix place like top, right side, left side.
    Read On change to Read more, it?s more effective.
    Use image
     
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  17. sbsc

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    Congrats for your first blog

    I buy articles from a user called kapsco..
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    a good keyword research is crucial initially dont focus on earning focus on providing REAL information which users like..

    get HIGH QUALITY UNIQUE articles written atelast post one such on your site everyday and then post it on ezine...

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    +REP
    all said over here nothing more to add