review of site please

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Hello all.

Seen a band wagon and I thought I would jump on 

I run a fun online gaming clan, we have been running for 6 months and I came up with the idea of increasing the number of players to the server / website might be to make a tips web site.

Being a total newbie with web sites I did start to wonder what I had let myself in for. But I got lucky and happened to stumble upon SYNTHASITE. It has made an impossible task manageable. It can’t do every thing I want it to but it does allow me to do many things that would other wise take an age.

Anyway the point of the post. If any of you good peps would be good enough to have a look at the site and give me an honest review. It is about half finished but the stuff that is missing is some of the later content. Most of the raw bones are in place.

Don’t worry about it being a pc game tips site. I’m not after a review of the content but the lay out, colours, style, etc.

http://bouncing-betty-tips.synthasite...

Thanks in advance, and I guess a link on a big site like this will do my page rank the world of good
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KanThaiDecor

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Cool name for your site...Are you using one of the templates that allows you to add your own background?
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Hi there David,

Great start on your site. There is a lot you can add - there are a few limits - but mostly it is limited to what you can think of.

We have some great tutorials laying out what you can add to your site and how to do it.

http://www.synthasite.com/tutorials

It is also well worth browsing the forums here to see what others have done with their sites. Feel free to contact us at support if there is anything you aren't sure of.

Good luck and I hope you have fun with your website
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Hi john and Jeremy

Thanks for your feed back.

John. I think I see what you are getting at.

There does seem to be some open white space on the pages. I was thinking along the same lines. I am using the squeaky clean template, so I don’t think I can do what you are suggesting, what templates allow you to do that? And do you know of any examples.

As for the name I was hoping it would help with the Google page ranking, plus I am a big advocate of “does what it says on the tin”

Hi Jeremy, thank for pointing me to the tutorials, I do plan to have a look through them, but being a bloke I do tend to read the instruction manual only as a last resort. You should of seen some of the airfix modles I did as a kid
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Your site looks fine but....I was going to say I have some backgrounds I created...If you want to look at any and use any you think might work for you let me know.
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Hi, i like your site! i would give it 8 / 10
Thats Great. I would add more content though.

could you review my site?

http://www.ddm-uk.co.cc

al
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Nice looking site, but I think I would put “in text” a bit about what the site does etc. on the front page.

How is the site doing, are you getting many hits, are you getting many people joining, I would imagine that it is a very completive market
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thanks john. i would like to have a look. might spark an idea. do you have a link ?
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KanThaiDecor

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Most of these are a darker mode....I tend to do that......If you like any feel free to use them and you may need to adjust the sizes to fit your pages as you like. I will be adding more and some banners that users can just add their fonts to.....http://kanthaidecor.com/backgrounds.php
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some kool guyz

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yea i am gettin loads of hits loads of members joining and loads of orders! its very sucessfull!

al
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some very nice backgrounds there, i will have to have a play around with them. thanks

that great kool guy. nice to see things working for you. my hit counter has been jumping too as of late. so i googled my main points ie bouncing betty tips. and not only am on the first page of google i am in the number 1 and 2 spot.

20 hits in 24 hours from google and ask.

so happy.
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Wonderful! Sounds exciting!

We recommend adding Google Analytics to your site. This application will help you track your visitors' locations and behaviour on your site - letting you know which parts of your site are the most popular/effective.

We recommend adding Google Analytics to your site. This application will help you track your visitors' locations and behaviour on your site - letting you know which parts of your site are the most popular/effective.

Here's how to add Google Analytics:

1. Go to Google Analytics and sign up for a free account.
2. Type in the URL of your site.
3. Copy the verification code provided by Google.
4. Go to SynthaSite and drag and drop an HTML widget at the bottom of each page you want to track. You could place the code anywhere on your page, but always adding it in the same spot helps you keep track of where you have placed it.
5. Paste the code from Google into the dialogue box of the HTML widget on each page.
6. Republish your site.

If the code is installed correctly you will not see anything on your page, but Google will use this invisible tracking code to gather data on your site. Once you update your site, it be verified and you can log in to your Google Analytics account to find out all the information you want to know about the people who have visited your site. Please be aware that it takes 24 hours for Google Analytics to collect the first lot of data about your site.

Note:Google Analytics sometimes gives a Javascript error on drop. This is a known issue, but will not interfere with Google's ability to verify your site. If you get this error, simply navigate to another page on your site and all should be fine).

Hope this is helpful!

Emmy
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thanks for all of your help. im about 75% done on the site now.

it has helps get lots of new players to my game server, and im getting good feed back from the public. so job done.

have lots of ideas for new websites, so watch this space