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Looking very professional or not?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by cazzina, May 16, 2013.

  1. cazzina

    cazzina Junior Member

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    Hi,

    I'm currently setting up my first website. It will contain free infos about a certain niche, but also premium infos like ebooks with a content lock. I will promote the website via YouTube and Pinterest and maybe other sources, not sure yet.

    My question is- What does actually work best for websites with content lock?

    - A website that looks really professional
    - Or some kind of blog which is more semi-professional (a nice looking blog)

    I'm wondering because on the one site I think looking professional is always helpful. On the other hand, if it's super professional users could think I'm just a greedy online marketer and a 'blog-look' could look more user friendly and credible.


    What would you recommend?
    Thanks!
     
  2. AnotherOne

    AnotherOne Senior Member

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    Semi-professional (type) is your best bet in this case IMHO.
     
  3. oozyluce

    oozyluce Regular Member

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    What are your competitors doing?
    Do they look user-friendly or are they looking more professional?
    Take notes of your top 10 competitions, try to classify their pros and their cons.
    Keep all the pros, sweep away the cons, look for a common thing among them you hate and make it better :)

    That's how you stand out - the right way -
     
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  4. watley

    watley Power Member

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    Make it look like a blog if that's what it is. Save the professionalism for company websites, not ones giving away free information.