Update On 'Adding Autoplay' - Feedback Welcome

Last Update: October 22, 2014

Thank you to all those of you who took the time to answer my recent question about adding autoplay to a WA bootcamp site. And an extra dose of appreciation to the people who went back to watch my video and let me know what they thought. (You know who you are ;)

Back in the US, I finally got a chance to actually make that video clip and with a decent internet connection (uncertain internet is one of the not-so-great perks that comes with traveling), I've just posted it onto my site.

Based on the majority of the responses I've gotten I've decided not to make it autoplay, but rather allow the reader the option of pressing play, or ignoring it.

I would really love to hear your feedback, so if you would take a minute to check it out, I'd be really grateful: http://financiallyfreestudents.com/

If you feel that had it been on autoplay, you would have been ok with it, then please let me know. I think I will have to test both, but I'd really like your opinion.

Thank you!

Stephanie

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steveo5770 Premium
You did a great job with this Stephanie! I gave it a G+. I felt compelled to watch your video rather than turning it off :)
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TravelHacker Premium
Thank you so much! That really means a lot to me!
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SowAndReap Premium
Stephanie, I love it! Great Job! :) I'm excited for you :)
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TravelHacker Premium
Thank you so much! It's great to get such enthusiastic feedback :)

Now I just gotta build traffic ;)
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SowAndReap Premium
Keep building your site and you will get there. You're doing a great job!
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TravelHacker Premium
Thanks for the support!
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mlshands Premium
Wow! That's great! Good for you. I probably would have listened to it on autoplay because it wasn't blaring and obnoxious. I think with what you say in the beginning of the video, you could give it a try. I am usually against autoplay but, in this case, I think it might work. I tried to leave a comment but there was nowhere to add one unless I missed it. You are doing a great job!
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TravelHacker Premium
Thank you so much!

I think I'm going to try both - with autoplay and with out - and see which one coverts better. However, FIRST I have to get traffic ;)

Whoops. You're right! Thanks for pointing that out. I will have to see what I can do to change that!
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mlshands Premium
I was really impressed with you after watching that video. I don't know if it's because your personality is open and unassuming but it works. I wish you the very best!
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davyrobot Premium
Hi Stephanie! -

Great job - as your Country men - would say! :)
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TravelHacker Premium
Thank you, thank you!
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danbarth87 Premium
I really like your website!
Definitely would have the video on autoplay.
Again, great looking website, Stephanie!
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TravelHacker Premium
Haha! Majority of people told me that they would just exit a site that has autoplay. I guess I will have to test both.

Thank you so much!
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