My WA promo website, and a few issues...

Last Update: August 16, 2013

OK so I've been tinkering and managed to knock up, as an experiment really, a couple of pages done so far.

http://bestkeywordtool.org/

I would be grateful for an honest evaluation of the content. I also have a couple of issues:

1. On the 'Ferrari' page there is a 'Leave a reply' message box. How do I get rid of it?

2. According to URL Metrics (ulrm.co) I am getting 3,800 visitors a month - yet I have only just published it. What's going on there? I am really puzzled about this. I purchased the domain only a week or so ago on GoDaddy.

http://urlm.co/www.bestkeywordtool.org

UPDATE:

Aaron has made a decent comment though I don't see too much of it as being incomplete. Maybe it's just my writing style. But the important thing is I absolutely want everybody to be completely honest, don't say it's great just to make me feel better or boost my confidence. I need to know how you really see it, though do remember it is a work in progress and I will be adding to it over the weekend hopefully.

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OldCodger Premium
G'day, Gary - I'm severely impressed with your site! You have scored an "A" from me!

Different people will have different reactions to any site. For example, I have no issue with "trawling", as it immediately connects with the word "net". To me, it also then associates with trying to "catch" something of value. (I've seen the BBC series on the North Sea trawlers!) For me, it paints a picture. For others, it may not. I guess it very much depends on literary styles you were brought up with. I can connect with yours, even though there is advice "out there", having myself trawled the net ;), to write to the level of an 8th grade student. Like writing a script for "The Simpsons"???

When starting on any internet venture, there are always many questions one starts to ask. Should I follow this guru? Or that one? Or am I making a mistake? Or will I spend my money on this scheme? Lots of questions. Or - are there some answers out there? Does a sentence have to go rambling on and on and use up as many words as you can squeeze into it? No. That single word is a sentence using a single word. For effect. Yes! It doesn't always have to be structured as subject, object, predicate etc., as we may have been taught in English grammar classes.

No, I'm not having a go at what Aaron has said - we've just started following each other! He's a bright young fellow, taught language in a completely different way to what I was. English, as a universal language, is forever changing and is taught in different ways in different countries. Why else do we have US & UK options on our computers? In my own site, which I have just posted, my style and usage is based on suggestions I've garnered from trawling the net. You're welcome to have a look. No, it's not a snappy, zappy style but I have deliberately tried to use shorter sentences and a far more condensed style.

* Bullet points.
* Said to be effective in presenting ideas.
* A few of my pictures included. Eye candy? I think not - just there to break up the text.

Will this be more acceptable and successful than what you have created? Yours is directed towards a more universal audience - mine to a seniors audience. What I'm trying to do is write as one senior to another and convey my experiences. This may work or it may not. It's my first time, so I hope they will be gentle with me!

On the sites we create, we are not trying to write a short story. Or a novel. We are trying to induce and encourage customers to buy a product. Or, pure selling, if you wish. Once we unlock the mysteries of how to do this effectively, we'll both be very rich! I hope...

Pardon me for prattling on a bit, but you did ask for comments! Technical stuff? That should be left to those who know what they're doing.

Your site is a reflection of you. As it should be.

Should find it difficult following what I've written here, I must confess to English not being my first language. But it's the one I think and dream in!

:) george
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Trialynn Premium
I am quite surprised that is not your primary language. You express yourself quite well!! I know many people who do not do anywhere near as well as you do and they have lived in America and spoken English all their lives! We may disagree on "eye candy" but I still respect your opinions. When I visit a site and I see a beautiful picture, it captures my attention and then I usually begin to read. That is all I really meant.
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coolcity Premium
Lynn, it's a very valid point, you need to capture the attention of the reader quickly or they are gone even if the written content is fantastic. The header graphic was not as visually appealing as I hoped it would be - I might change the colour of the tab bar or whatever it's called to offer a bit of contrast if the theme allows it - and the picture of the 'Success' plate half way down clearly doesn't work. It needs something more, um, vertical but apart from a WA banner I didn't really find anything in the (admittedly short) time I spent looking.

I'm not that imaginative with pictures - if I am writing about a boat for example I would probably just put a picture of that boat because I assume that's what people would expect to see. I find it more difficult then when I am writing about a non-physical item. I wish I had George's imagination with pictures! (see his blogs)

Given the name of the site, which was obviously originally intended to primarily promote Jaaxy, I may add a few notes and a banner at the top directing them to the Jaaxy review (which I haven't written yet) for people who enter the website expecting to find that first, before continuing on with the WA review. I'm not sure if that will appear a little odd though.

However the important point is that this is just something I quickly cobbled together and I haven't focused on the pictures at this stage. The important thing was I wanted to know if the written content was likely to appeal to the masses - or at least to the target audience - before I do any more with it.


I was too stunned to reply your post last night, George. I'm amazed that English is not your primary language too! I appreciate your comments too, as you say it's about trying to entice people to buy. I think that's probably more important than it reflecting a certain personality, that's probably just something that naturally happens. Writers with real talent can probably adapt their style, I'm not sure I can consciously do that at the moment. I tend to just write what comes into my head but I'm never quite satisfied. Believe it or not I did edit the two pages around 20 times so far!
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L7 Premium
To be honest, I think the site is awesome ... sleek and professional with great content. You'll have something great once you get the kinks mentioned below, out. Nice job!
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dossettaaron Premium
You asked to be honest so I will be. I would change the word Trawled, there are many more options. Also, you start several sentences with the word OR. There are a lot of incomplete sentences in your site. I love the ideas but I would take some time to rewrite the first few paragraphs. Hope this helps
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coolcity Premium
Thanks, yes that's exactly what i am looking for, others will notice things that I haven't.

I'm from the UK but have tried to "Americanize" it where possible as that will be the main audience. "Trawled" sounds OK to me but perhaps it's more common in the UK
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Trialynn Premium
You have some good content, I would love to see more "eye candy" to capture my attention.but as I read below, you just started and it seems to be a great starter page.
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coolcity Premium
Thanks, yes granted it is a bit bland at the moment but is a work in progress. I just wanted to know if the content sounded OK at this stage before I go any further.
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choppydo Premium
a lot of those free stats you get are garbage. Anyways, looks nice! Why not go ahead and follow the bootcamp for some direction?
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coolcity Premium
Yeah, I figured it was a bit weird.

I just started reading the bootcamp yesterday which I what gave me the idea to knock this together. Early days, I haven't done any keyword research on it yet.
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choppydo Premium
You really should. Internet marketing is a competitive niche. HUGE number of people interested though. Like literally everyone that hates their job lol.
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coolcity Premium
Yes I will be in due course, more of an experiment in putting a site together at the moment. It's not going to be my main site, that's a totally different project.
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choppydo Premium
I`ve got two on the go myself. It`s easy to manage just two when you can alternate days for each. I wouldn`t waste time "experimenting" personally. Always try and take an honest crack at it when building websites.
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coolcity Premium
I should have explained a bit better really Chip. My main site is being professionally redesigned on WP at the moment and will have around 80 pages, and hopefully double that by the end of the year. Thing is I don't know anything about WP, not having used it before, and I will need to do a lot of editing and so on with the main site once it is ready so am using this as an experiment to familiarise myself with WP - if that makes sense.
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choppydo Premium
ok I see. Well you`re doing great so far. Very nice blunt and conversational style of writing. I remember being hit with the truth of internet marketing myself- it was almost enough to make me quit lol.
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coolcity Premium
Haha, yes I know what you mean.
I tried to make it a little different from the usual dross but it's difficult to evaluate your own writing.
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