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My first ever gaming site!!! Critique it!

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Benn08, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. Benn08

    Benn08 Registered Member

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    Hi guys, some of you might remember me from a while ago, where I created a thread about my first ever gaming blog. Well shortly after that I realized being on WordPress hosted was kind of a waste of time, so I purchased a domain name and self hosting! I've worked on my website for a few days, and have failed to make any money so far, except for $0.45 from someone downloading a file on my website!
    I would like you guys to give me some advice on how I should drive traffic to my site, the best way to monetize, and overall give me a review on my site and ways to improve! I've posted some articles and I don't really know if it's working, and I don't really want to spend more time posting if I'm not getting anything out of it?


    Thanks for your help,
    have a good day!
     
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  2. devlish87

    devlish87 Newbie

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    U'r site looks great for start, u'v picked up some massive played games therefore u will have lots of visits but i dont think is such a good idea to reveal all exploits and cheats as simple as that .I would go for a membership thing like 1$ a month .. idk .. just dont reveal all those things at no cost . Soon the programers of those games will see them and fix them , so this has a short life span and u should take advantage of it as much as u can .
    2nd . I dont see any ads ,register for Adsense as i thinck they ar accepting this kind of websites .
    3rd . try to give ur site the impresion that it has lots of active members . "recent comment" section is empty and that is suggestiong that nby has used ur hack (no compleins,suggestions,'not working here').create fake but usefull post under many names ,answers..

    hope i have u some ideas and excuse my english:)) . cheers
     
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  3. Opklnm

    Opklnm Newbie

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    Would you reccommend your Ppd site ?
     
  4. futurestic06

    futurestic06 Supreme Member

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    Without any doubt its a nice site. and the best part is that you haven't yet added ads. Design is simple which is better .I think if you can continue with this you can get good output.
     
  5. the5thace

    the5thace Registered Member

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    Well, if you are getting money from it already and you have only been working on it a few days then it probably means you are on to a winner.
     
  6. Benn08

    Benn08 Registered Member

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    Well I've only gotten one download, and earned $0.45 all together from this site :p, but from what I've heard this PPD site gives one of the higher payouts and its pretty good from some of the BHW members and such.
     
  7. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    Hey good looking first site... Need to get some ads up there though....Most gaming sites are covered in offers thats why they convert....you have some nice graphics on the site so get some gaming related offers up ...walkthroughs and game guides etc
     
  8. Benn08

    Benn08 Registered Member

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    Thanks very much for the advice guys, one question for the monetizing through the use of offers. Do people actually do that stuff?

    Thanks for your help,
    have a good day!
     
  9. Madruga

    Madruga Senior Member

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    Looks pretty awesome. I see you're using WP, so you should consider installing W3 Total Cache or Super cache, to fasten the speed of your website (displaying speed, especially for the header). Also, leave yourself a few comments in there, so that your site would appear pretty active and known by others, in the visitor's view. However, after you'll get a few reviews in this thread, you should remove your site's url, because for sure, someone around here will do an exact replica of your site :) Good Luck!
     
  10. Benn08

    Benn08 Registered Member

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    thanks for the tips, and are you serious people do an exact replica of my site? LOL WHAT?
     
  11. Unify

    Unify BANNED BANNED

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    Ok so first, the layout is glitched. the words on "popular search terms" and "recent search terms" are glitched.

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    Overall the website's not bad, it has some good content. How do you plan to moentize it? file ice? Adsense?

    If I were you i'd consider doing youtube videos to promote the website. Like youtube game commentaries related to the posts you make. I used to do that and I made a ton of money.
     
  12. louismoore3

    louismoore3 Newbie

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    What service did u use to make money from downloads?
     
  13. Benn08

    Benn08 Registered Member

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    Upload pay, I've made $0.45 so far LOL