Increasingly, I am approached by members to give feedback on their website. They ask me to take a look at their website, and to give them practical tips etc. I would like to share my points with you so that you can take a good look at your website before asking for feedback.

You can use this tips to review websites of others, but also to review your own website.

1. Who is your audience?


The first and most essential step is to determine the target audience for whom the website is being built. This may sound logical, but a lot of folks make a mistake, they choose colors and images they like. The pitfall is that people build a website according their own taste and they think the website is "pretty" or "good". However, you are not the target group. It's more important to know what your audience finds 'nice' or 'good'.
I will give a practical example. If you know your audience is formed by young people,
do not choose for a business design, how beautiful that design may be.

My target public for this website are kids of 4-12 and my design looks like this

So take a good look at your website and determine who your target audience is,
and ask yourself: "Does my theme and look fit my target?"

2. Purpose of your website


That is the second question you have to ask yourself; "What is the purpose of the website? Why do I make this website?"
There is no such thing as having a website to just have a website.
There may be several reasons why you develop this website . Some examples of goals for a website are:

to inform people
to sell something
to activate somebody to something
for amusement
to inspire people
to build a community
to teach something
to move people
and so on...

Once the goal of the website is known, you can start building the website.
During the website construction, the target group and the purpose of the website should be a central focus.
That's the only way you will know that you build a website that your target audience would like to visit.

How does your website look? And ask yourself: "Is this the website my audience would visit?



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A big like and huge thanks for these wonderful tips.. They are very beneficial for me
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Hi Loes,
Makes me want to start all over! Lots to examine here and incorporate. Thanks.
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I will study this one very closely.
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Thanks Loes, this is an awesome lesson! Made me do a lot of thinking and reorganizing on my website, for sure!
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Thank you Loes for your colourful and informative training. Best wishes. )
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My pleasure sharing Delroy:)
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Some very useful tips. The creative flair helps for a website such as this. Thank you for sharing your wisdom.
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thank you as always so helpful and so much love in it:)
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Thank you, my pleasure sharing Noa
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Very practical and helpful!
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Thank You

Great training to help us improve our websites

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Thank you
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Thanks for sharing this great training Loes!
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Hi Loes, this is a great training. Thanks for the tips.
Have a good weekend.
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Thank you Jose, nice to hear that, have a great weekend too
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I always think other people websites are much better than mine no confident & no doubt at all.
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In that case, you have work to do;)
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DaveSw Premium
Good pointers and I have bookmarked for use with some promotional live streaming I am going to be doing in the near future...

I want to kick around the site and show people what they get when they sign up for Wealthy Affiliate. It is an easy sell (or easier anyway) if they see training like this!

Cheers!
Dave : )
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Thank you Dave, I am honored!
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Great training Loes,
Thank you.
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You're very welcome Juliet:)
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Awesome again as usual
well done and that training is so helpful for ourselves and for the new commers also
its great to be remindede every now and again what we are here for
cheers and thanks
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Wow, thank you PB, very nice comment!
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Thanks for this. Bookmarked.
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Thanks! You're welcome John, it's my pleasure sharing:)
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Nice training, Loes. Thanks!

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Thank you Loes for the guidelines spelt out to us on the making of a good website.
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You're welcome Leo:)
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Very good guide to the aspects of creating a good website Loes and easy to follow steps.
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Thank you Katie, nice to hear that:)
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Thank you Loes for all these good tips.
The privacy will go in the footer then there is more space on top.
I will check this Link to None.

Greetings from the south of Spain, Taetske
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Nathaniell is a good teacher, greetings back:)
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Thanks for the tips.
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Kind of like matching your theme with the graphics!
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It's nice to make a unity for your visitors
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Yes, thanks for the lesson!
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Awesome tips and training Loes, Thanks once again:)
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Thank you Shubhangi:) Nice to hear that:)
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Thank you so much for this. It is a huge help. Love the Scrabble image.
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Thank you, it was a whole puzzle to make it:)
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You are clever and creative and always sharing your gifts with us. Thank you.
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Very useful. Thanks again Loes.
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Thanks Loes for such a useful training! As always!
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Loes - As usual, excellent training post. Thanks for sharing this.
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As always, great training, Loes. Have bookmarked it :)
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Thanks Carol, nice to hear that:)
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Brilliant tutorial Loes. This is definitely bookmarked so I can send people here.
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Thank you Marion, great comment from a pro:))
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Wow. So I must change all the pictures setting from link to the media file to link to none. Are you sure?
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Yes, the default media file doesn't open into a new tab as well, so you lose customers over that when people click the X in the browser, you are out!
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Thanks Loes, you always bring us good food for thought and this training is no exception.
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Thanks for this Loes and as Joe says, thank you too for all your other training posts you've done.

Much appreciated!
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Thank you, Loes! I appreciate all that you do to help others in this community. :)
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Thanks for this and all of the other training that you have done!!!

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Thanks, Loes. I can see this will be an enjoyable read. Your training is among the best!
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Great tips. Thanks!
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Great tips within this training. Thanks Loes
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Glad you like them Anthony:)
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Thank you so much for this training. I just put my logo on my site and my favicon. I was missing these.
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Alright! Cheers to success, Stanley!
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Thanks a lot Loes, great tips. I will definitely follow your advice.

All the best,
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I just got off the phone with someone who was asking me for advice on how to have a good website. Perfect.
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I must be clairvoyant, Bill:)))
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Always Loes, enjoy everything you do here at WA and look forward to the next one.
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Thanks Bill:)
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Thanks Michael, content is king!
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Thanks Loes - good advice.

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Your Training is always precisely on-point Loes!!!!

Thank you once again!

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