Does it look good and work well?

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Hi guys,
I would like some quick feedback if thats ok.
i have added a content slider to my website.
does it look good and is it effective in getting users to use my site?
www.ttsbeta.co.uk
its hard to miss :)

Thanks
John Mc
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Donald

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wow... you do that with yola?
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Donald

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well... if it is indeed yola... I don't know how you do what you do, but it's amazing!
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John McCarthy

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Yes i did this with Yola,I cannot remember where i found the code but if i do i will share it with you
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John McCarthy

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Hi donald i managed to find the website.
http://jqueryglobe.com/article/featur...
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Donald

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ok, thanks for that John. I just think it's simply amazing what people can do with Yola cause the click and drag system is so basic compared to what some of you have done! Although, I'm learning a lot about writing code, I often spend more time in html editor rather than clicking and dragging!
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Hi John Mc,

I think it looks really great. I love your custom banner and menu. Your background is a bit busy for my taste, but that's just my personal opinion.

As far as how effective it is at getting users to your site, that's something really only time and analytics can tell you. The blog is a great way to keep your content fresh and attract more visitors.

I'm sure it's old hat for you, but don't forget to review and keep in mind all of our SEO tutorials: http://www.yola.com/customer-support/...
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John McCarthy

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Thanks Laura,I am going to change the background as you and MArgie have both said it is very busy.
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diane

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Maybe I'm just slow tonight but I'm not seeing anything I would call a content slider--using Safari.
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John McCarthy

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Well i suppose its not a content slider.Can you see the headings, "Like TTS?" ,"Games" and "Email Us"
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If you talking about your News box, your slider is working fine in firefox. Not sure about it bringing people to your site, since I see only site maintenance messages there.

For SEO purposes I would suggest more descriptive text with keywords on your home page.

The background is way to bright and busy for my taste too. Not sure most kids playing games would be able to focus on the game with such a wild background. You might also check the maintenance messages for several typos.
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John McCarthy

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Hmm maybe theres a few problems with it :S the news box was added before the content slider maybe some lag is occuring.I will take a look.Please see my screenshot below to see what it is supposed to look like.
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Just to clear up the confusion here is a screenshot


Thanks for your comments they will be noted down and considered :)
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Dill S

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In Chrome the labels to the left appear just as links, no slider. Sorry. :(
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John McCarthy

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Ok thanks i'll look into this
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diane

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Still not seeing it in Safari. I do see the one on the demo page though. I don't know my Safari's been kind of funny lately. Maybe I need to reinstall.
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John McCarthy

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I tested it on my safari and it seems to work fine.Not sure what the problem is :S
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Hey John Mc

That is definitely a cool feature! I would just speed up the sliding time though just by a second or two. It took me a minute or so to realize that the feature is set automatically to slide. I was clicking on the link to make them slide.

Also, I would have the slider start at the top - whenever I go to the site, it's always the middle link that the content slider opens up on first.
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Great Work !

But why it is ttsBETA.co.uk ?

Is it us site name , or to indicate whether it is in beta stage ?

Also I think you need to re-organize your main menu.

Your pictures are really great. Also the language used.

Good Luck.

(check My Site too )
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John McCarthy

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Hi Ayesh tts=The Teen Scene and beta=beta stage like you said.
Also in what way do you think my menu needs re-organizing.I appreciate all feedback :)