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Review my blog & tell me whats the next step for it please!

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by adriel, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. adriel

    adriel Newbie

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    During the spring I spent some time coding a theme for my Wordpress blog and now i have no direction in which to go with it. It is a HipHop/Electronic music blog. I had some traffic before the summer hit but once students where off campus the sites traffic hit rock bottom and I kinda just gave up. I still have the site up and I still want to move forward with trying to get its traffic up and eventually monetize it but I am completely lost. I don't have a strategy, plan, or anything of that sort to get this thing going. I truly believe it has a lot of potential. The only downside is that it is a .net domain. If any of you guys can guide me in the rite direction I would greatly appreciate it!

    Check out the site and let me know what you think.

    hipmusic|net
     
  2. BazookaTooth

    BazookaTooth Newbie

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    All thats missing is some seo. And honestly I've had little luck with hip-hop sites unless they let you download free albums. Hip-hop fans are broke, dance music fans are the ones with money.
     
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  3. thefallsman

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    site looks real good. Better than many of the other hip hop sites ive seen.
     
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  4. adriel

    adriel Newbie

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    Thanks Appreciate it! but as far as SEO goes... What steps should i take? Im not too fond of the SEO procedures
     
  5. adriel

    adriel Newbie

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    You're rite but if i can rally up enough traffic I can do promo for artists, private banners instead of Adsense, sponsored posts, etc. Im not looking to make a fortune here but if i can make at least 50-100 bucks a day, i would be smooth sailing.
     
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    I am not listening to rap and similar genres but I have to admit that your site looks great and professional. Use a trustworthy SEO service here on BHW and I am sure your visitors will subscribe to your newsletter for sure.
     
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    adriel Newbie

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    Appreciate it! is there an SEO service that you can refer me to??
     
  8. 2live4tv

    2live4tv Junior Member

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    Your site looks good enough, so Promote promote promote. Try a blog aggregation service like Outbrain or google reader
     
  9. HelpingHawaii

    HelpingHawaii Registered Member

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    Dang, the site looks great, I run and operate an EDM blog that I'm currently trying to find a theme for, would you be willing to sell the theme?

    My site is Ravehi|com
     
  10. adriel

    adriel Newbie

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    Thanks man, Im going to look into outbrain. I really need to get some traffic going. dont wanna let this go to waiste!

    Your site looks pretty cool too dude. And no im not currently looking to sell theme. Im holding onto it being that it took me countless hours to code. lol. but if you are interested in exchanging promo, definitely willing to work something out!
     
  11. HelpingHawaii

    HelpingHawaii Registered Member

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    Once I get more off the ground and get out of my development stage I'd be stoked to do some exchange in promotion. I might stick with the current theme after I touch it up A LOT!
     
  12. 2live4tv

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    The Most important thing is to create as much regular content as possible.
     
  13. adriel

    adriel Newbie

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    yea, I figured this. But sometimes you get impatient and wonder if there are ways to expedite the growing of your traffic.
     
  14. 2live4tv

    2live4tv Junior Member

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    Good content really does keep repeat customers coming, In the past I have made websites gained loyal subscribers only to forget to add content. I left a lot of money on the table.