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Posted by: Zacman Jan 22 2009, 05:06 PM

Hi Guys,

Thought I'd post my blog up for review.

The more eyes the better.

I am constantly editing and trying to polish my website on all levels.

So any comments or suggestions about my blog would be appreciated.

http://www.internet-work-marketing.com/marketing-blog.html

Thank you very much. smile.gif

Posted by: Rchid29 Jan 22 2009, 06:28 PM

Page rank is already 1. Not that bad. I like the layout too. Jia You!

Posted by: Zacman Jan 23 2009, 01:32 AM

QUOTE(Rchid29 @ Jan 22 2009, 06:28 PM) *

Page rank is already 1. Not that bad. I like the layout too. Jia You!


Thanks,

I appreciate your feedback.
I have other sites, but this is my first 3 column template so I appreciate the layout compliment.

What's really different about my blog is first of all I automatically post any of the free ads I approve.

My free advertising entry form have an option that I can weed out the ones that suck and not have them show up on my blog.

You see, my blog is just part of my website.

It's also pinged to to SE with my RSS feed.

Kind of cool, compared to a site that is just a blog.

Mine is a fully interactive website that incorporates the blog into it.

And here's the best part. I let my visitors create content for my website and blog too!

We are not talking just simple ads or forum post, but fully optimize pages with title and description meta tags.

That's why my blog is already ranking well, getting traffic.

I have other sites that rank first page with the same system, for very competitive keywords.






Posted by: Texas Jim Jan 23 2009, 08:20 AM

Hi Zac, i feel the opt in email box should on the top right side of the blog. That position can be more visible and chances are you might have more opt in leads.

My 2 cents.

Posted by: Zacman Jan 23 2009, 02:14 PM

Thanks Texas Jim,

My left and right columns are includes that are basically site wide. I've been meaning to take another look at this tutorial I have that gives the stats on what spots on the webpage gets the most eye contact.

I know the right side does because of we read left to right. But there are some very particular areas that statistically get more attention. I forget why.

Come to think of it, a lot of marketing websites and blogs have the email signup about six or eight inches down the right side column. You may be on to something there.

Thanks,
Zac

Posted by: Visitmaniac Jan 23 2009, 07:14 PM

Hey Zac,
Great job on the blog and just from giving it the once over looks like you have used many of the same products I have. Already up at 1 awesome! Will have to read a big more I am a bit slacking on the ranking for my blog still. Keep it up! Looks great

Posted by: Zacman Jan 23 2009, 08:41 PM

Hey thanks Maniac,

I appreciate it.

Actually building my website was the hard part. My blog is just an extension of the website as it is automatically build using all new pages and updates from my website.

And the cool part is it is free from my hosting company included with my website.

For instance when someone adds a new ad and link to their website when I approve the ad I have the option to automatically add it to the blog. Unless they really suck I add all ads.

Makes it easy to have a very content rich blog and get alot of attention from the search engines.

Pretty cool indeed.

Posted by: cariffica Jan 23 2009, 09:14 PM

This is a nice blog. I kind of wish there was a little more color to it. Also make sure any where you have a link pasted that it is also hyper linked so people can just click on it.

Nice one though.

Do you like mine... which is way less awesome than yours but still maybe good?
http://autosurfingincome.blogspot.com/

Posted by: Zacman Jan 23 2009, 09:32 PM

QUOTE(cariffica @ Jan 23 2009, 09:14 PM) *

This is a nice blog. I kind of wish there was a little more color to it. Also make sure any where you have a link pasted that it is also hyper linked so people can just click on it.

Nice one though.

Do you like mine... which is way less awesome than yours but still maybe good?
http://autosurfingincome.blogspot.com/


Cariffica,

Every blog entry automatically has a perma link on it, all of them hyper link.

Did you try one that didn't?

Just interested, but I don't think any of them are broken as my host checks and lets me know if I have even one broken link on my entire site.

Did you think the headings were links?

I know what you mean about color, but I have chosen no to get to carried away with color link other sites do.

I think people are tired of all the flash and flare and are more interested in good content on a decent looking site. Just my opinion though.

Thanks for the viewing.

Posted by: Miscellaneous Jan 29 2009, 09:58 AM

QUOTE(Zacman @ Jan 23 2009, 01:06 AM) *

Hi Guys,

Thought I'd post my blog up for review.

The more eyes the better.

I am constantly editing and trying to polish my website on all levels.

So any comments or suggestions about my blog would be appreciated.

http://www.internet-work-marketing.com/marketing-blog.html

Thank you very much. smile.gif

I like the looks of your blog, like what Jim has mentioned I was expecting a opt in box at the top right. I guess it should be the place where I would recommend you too to place the opt in box. smile.gif

Posted by: Zacman Jan 30 2009, 01:42 PM

QUOTE(Miscellaneous @ Jan 29 2009, 09:58 AM) *

I like the looks of your blog, like what Jim has mentioned I was expecting a opt in box at the top right. I guess it should be the place where I would recommend you too to place the opt in box. smile.gif


Thanks,

My blog is part of my website, it's actually a tier two page and all new pages or edited page I have the option to include them on a new blog entry.

So, my website template and design are the same on my blog as they are on the rest of the site.
I use includes to do site wide changes if some of you know what that means. But I can modify any page.

What do you guys think, should I move the opt in box on the blog only to the right side column or would you recommend moving it site wide?

I'm leaning site wide, but would appreciate some input.

Posted by: cariffica Jan 31 2009, 12:01 AM

oh you know what I think I was seeing was after clicking a perma link who ever had posted the WWW.HELP-MAKEACHANGE.COM and was thinking it should be hyperlinked. I guess you don't control what other people post. hehe.

I hope you liked my blog.


Posted by: 22millionperyear Jan 31 2009, 01:55 AM

QUOTE(Texas Jim @ Jan 23 2009, 03:20 AM) *

Hi Zac, i feel the opt in email box should on the top right side of the blog. That position can be more visible and chances are you might have more opt in leads.

My 2 cents.


I agree, that is a great idea.

By the way Zac, that is a GREAT blog. I've never heard of it before, but I'll be sure to bookmark it now and check back regularly. biggrin.gif

Have a great day! -Edward Brown dance9bh.gif dance9bh.gif

QUOTE(cariffica @ Jan 30 2009, 07:01 PM) *

oh you know what I think I was seeing was after clicking a perma link who ever had posted the WWW.HELP-MAKEACHANGE.COM and was thinking it should be hyperlinked. I guess you don't control what other people post. hehe.

I hope you liked my blog.


By the way, what in the HELL are you talking about?!?!?!?!?!

lol... laugh.gif

Have a great day! -Edward Brown dance9bh.gif dance9bh.gif

Oh, and PS-- this is my 1,500'th post!! YEA!!! I have 1,500 posts!!

Posted by: Zacman Jan 31 2009, 03:42 AM

QUOTE(22millionperyear @ Jan 31 2009, 01:55 AM) *

I agree, that is a great idea.

By the way Zac, that is a GREAT blog. I've never heard of it before, but I'll be sure to bookmark it now and check back regularly. biggrin.gif

Have a great day! -Edward Brown dance9bh.gif dance9bh.gif
By the way, what in the HELL are you talking about?!?!?!?!?!

lol... laugh.gif

Have a great day! -Edward Brown dance9bh.gif dance9bh.gif

Oh, and PS-- this is my 1,500'th post!! YEA!!! I have 1,500 posts!!


Thank you Edward,

And Congradulations on #1500! beercheers.gif

BTW,

He was talking about one of the blog posts. When you go to the actual post on my site, the person who posted it didn't hyper link their url. They just put www.blahbla......com

Anyway, I don't take the time to convert those when I approve contributions to my site. I figure, what the heck, it's easier for me to not convert since I always add new target and no follow tags to them unless I know or really like the site being linked to.

You see, I focus on letting others contribute to my site. It's my way of getting to know tons of other marketers and also providing fresh content on a continual basis for my readers and the SEs!

That's why I also have comment features on the contributions pages, so they are effectively their own blog too!

Thanks look forward to seeing you on the site, post an ad or at the forums anytime Edward,

Posted by: Cutie Ning Jan 31 2009, 07:29 PM

Zacman, the greatest business mind. You print a really strong impression tongue.gif

Posted by: Zacman Feb 1 2009, 01:33 PM

QUOTE(Cutie Ning @ Jan 31 2009, 07:29 PM) *

Zacman, the greatest business mind. You print a really strong impression tongue.gif


Thanks Cutie, your so cute! rofl4.gif

Posted by: 22millionperyear Feb 1 2009, 03:26 PM

QUOTE(Zacman @ Feb 1 2009, 08:33 AM) *

Thanks Cutie, your so cute! rofl4.gif


Hey!! That was MY joke!! biggrin.gif... jk.

Have a great day! -Edward Brown dance9bh.gif dance9bh.gif

Posted by: Zacman Feb 2 2009, 06:10 PM

QUOTE(22millionperyear @ Feb 1 2009, 03:26 PM) *

Hey!! That was MY joke!! biggrin.gif... jk.

Have a great day! -Edward Brown dance9bh.gif dance9bh.gif


Sorry Edward, I didn't know LOL

It was just too easy.

Zac smile.gif

Posted by: Zacman Feb 11 2009, 12:41 AM

Ok,

Yes I'm bumping this up but will try to add some quality content in the process. LOL

Here's the deal. I haven't heard any feedback on the fact that this blog is different from normal blogs.

My internet work marketing blog is actually an extension of my website.

Anytime I build a new page, or anyone adds an ad on my free full page advertising forms they are automatically pinged to my blog and RSS feed.

Plus, what makes this really cool is I can add blogettes anytime I want. What is a blogette you ask? It's a real quick addition to my blog which usually links to an outside source to a promotion I am doing.

Bottom line is with the webhost I have all of my sites have these blogs and the blog itself is usually one of the biggest entry page on my sites sense it has to much content and links to my entire site.

Pretty cool, and not to mention easy.

How's that for a promo and bump? LOL

Best wishes,
Zac

Posted by: Shaz Feb 11 2009, 03:47 AM

You guys are too much!

I think they need to add smileys with drool bibs biggrin.gif

Zac...your site is truly unique. When I first saw it a few weeks back, I was so impressed by the fact that you get people to add your content, thus moving you up in the SE's.

I can't say enough good about what you created!

"Bump".

Shaz

Posted by: sarah123 Feb 11 2009, 12:42 PM

hey there i really like your blog, the layout is good just keep adding fresh content which i know you know will help your ranking tongue.gif well done

Posted by: Zacman Feb 11 2009, 09:17 PM

QUOTE(Shaz @ Feb 11 2009, 03:47 AM) *

You guys are too much!

I think they need to add smileys with drool bibs biggrin.gif

Zac...your site is truly unique. When I first saw it a few weeks back, I was so impressed by the fact that you get people to add your content, thus moving you up in the SE's.

I can't say enough good about what you created!

"Bump".

Shaz



Hey Shaz Don't give away all my secrets! LOL

Thank you for your kind words, I appreciate it.

Best wishes,
Zac
P.S. What's up with the drooling bib emoticon? LOL