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Review: Unwritten Layouts (40,000 daily unique hits)


[UW] Jake

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We're new, we're growing. We're going to be (sooner than later) converting over into PHP w/ MySQL, but first I'd like to switch web-hosts. Anyways, let me know what you think of the site design, and the apparent functionality of the PHP code.

 

Here I will try to provide as many details as possible to help you critique us.

Unwritten Layouts (unwritten-lyts.net)

Unwritten Layouts is a few months young, and offers original content for MySpace profiles. The type of content is mostly graphic & html/css oriented. I think you'll get the gist for what type of web-site it is.

 

Thanks for your time!

Jake

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40,000 daily unique hits

 

::) You know that hits != page views. One page view may add up to 40 hits or more.

 

Thus, you are only getting about ~ 1,000 page views.

 

::) Did you also know that page views != unique visitors.

 

Let us say each user views 20 pages (very small estimate) then you are only getting 50 unique visitors each day.

 

50 unique visitors is absolute nothing - both in site traffic and advertisement revenue potential.

 

;) Hope you knew that!

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  • 3 months later...
You know that hits != page views. One page view may add up to 40 hits or more.

I hope you know that hits does = page views, and neither of them = uniques, which is what I was talking about.

 

And by hits you must be thinking of something like every image and css file loaded is a hit. Not the standard way to look at it my friend. One hit = one page loaded = one impression = one page view. These are standard terms you will learn when getting into the world of marketing & traffic.

 

The site still gets 30k-40k uniques a day, translating into over 100k page views (hits, impressions, whatever you'd like to call them).

 

This translates into $10,000 to $20,000 monthly revenue.

 

 

So your analysis is just ever so slightly off :-P, by a landslide!

 

 

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don't like to maybe state the obvious, but if your site is so popular and you seem to know so much stuff already, why are you asking for a critique?

 

but while i'm here, I found the header pretty garish and hard to read....other than that, the rest of the content is still loading.

 

I'm new hear and obviously not a moderator, but please don't be rude to people who respond to your threads.

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way too many ads on the site it keeps trying to pop up windows. content is hard to read due to the colors

 

grey text on a white background on my laptop makes it way to hard to read your links

 

to compare to another site related to yours

http://skem9.com/gens/index.php

 

still uses alot of ads but his content seems easier to find and loads way faster

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Yeah, too many advertisements, and loads very slow.

 

I'm new hear and obviously not a moderator, but please don't be rude to people who respond to your threads.

 

I didn't think he was being rude...

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