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Review my Haunted Castles

Discussion in 'Websites' started by vahing, Jul 8, 2011.

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    I have a new web site about haunted castles in Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Please review most haunted castles and tell me what you think of it.

    Thanks!
     
    vahing, Jul 8, 2011 IP
  2. reivand

    reivand Peon

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    #2
    nice website, slow loading times, IMHO your website will looks nicer without those crowded tags, maybe you can place other information on that instead of tags..
     
    reivand, Jul 9, 2011 IP
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    #3
    good quality - content on the front page should reflect the haunted nature of the castles rather than generic copy. Good site. best of luck
     
    TheCube, Jul 9, 2011 IP
  4. vahing

    vahing Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the review! I reduced on tags and removed the tag cloud. Changed a couple of other things as well. Would be happy if looked at Most Haunted Castles again :)

     
    vahing, Jul 9, 2011 IP
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    Irfi0009 Banned

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    #5
    good website but color must be changed.
     
    Irfi0009, Jul 9, 2011 IP
  6. reivand

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    nice one! see what i mean? without those crowded tags your site is looks nicer now...nice theme and matching with the contents, good job!
     
    reivand, Jul 10, 2011 IP
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    HorrorMovies Notable Member

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    Looks really good! It is slow for loading though, I assume it will be due to plugins or something...

    Content is really good though.
     
    HorrorMovies, Jul 10, 2011 IP
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    #8
    I like what you've done, but I find that this theme is so over used.
     
    tiressearch, Jul 10, 2011 IP
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    etc Well-Known Member

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    spooky images there. :D i've also use wordpress heatmap theme like yours and i think it has the option to hide the tag Categories in every post. it looks messy actually when its not hidden
     
    etc, Jul 10, 2011 IP
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    Black ground is so hard to read, especially with such small font. I always prefer white background and black text. Loves all the images, but didn't read any of your copy. Not even your sub headings jumped out at me when doing a quick scan.
     
    elogicway, Jul 10, 2011 IP
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    thanks for sharing, Good site. best of luck..
     
    alextomi, Jul 10, 2011 IP
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    #12
    i like the site very much...
     
    joyontaroy, Jul 11, 2011 IP
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    I think the black is fine. I expected black since it fits the topic.

    I don't know if you are hoping to rely on Google traffic, but I would try to find ways to get "most haunted castles" on the front page. Google wants to see it more to help you get ranked higher.
     
    JohnSilks, Jul 11, 2011 IP
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    #14
    It looks very good.
     
    MrLilley, Jul 11, 2011 IP
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    I think it looks good and has good haunted stories... I love ghost stories. Will be checking back to see more. :)
     
    NationwideConnection, Jul 11, 2011 IP
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    #16
    The concept is good but the site itself should give some "Haunted" look or feel :)
     
    breadbox, Jul 11, 2011 IP
  17. vahing

    vahing Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I do. Everybody I have asked told me to get rid of it. So, yes: Lesson learned. Thanks again!

    Thank you too. Will try to speed it up using a cache plugin.

    I have just tried hidding the details, which is possible using the Heatmap theme as you have pointed out. However, I found that it looks better "as is". Thanks!

    Checking toningt on Google.com I found that my site is at the bottom of the first page in Google. I guess in a little bit of time it will rank number 1. Thanks!

    Thanks for your feedback. In fact there are more articles planned, so if visit my site from time to time you won't be disappointed. As you may have noticed does the site only displays haunted castles in Scotland, Ireland and Wales for the time being. The haunted castles in England are to be found on the sister site haunted places in England. I just mention it because you said you love haunted stories.

    Thanks again to everybody who has reviewed my site.
     
    vahing, Jul 11, 2011 IP
  18. photodrew

    photodrew Guest

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    #18
    It looks great - though I still think it's a tad busy with all the links, perhaps you could switch your top right adsense unit from text to image. Just a personal preference.

    Also, notice you're only using adsense for the most part - you should consider setting up an affiliate account with Expedia or similar and post nearby hotels and accommodation, another great revenue stream for this type of site.

    Good luck =)
     
    photodrew, Jul 12, 2011 IP
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    seopp Guest

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    ok~i like this niche~very beautiful
     
    seopp, Jul 12, 2011 IP
  20. vahing

    vahing Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. I have applied to Expedia, and I hope they will accept me. Now, I would not only like to rank for the keyword phrase most haunted castles but also the invidual castles.
     
    vahing, Jul 12, 2011 IP