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hi all have jus set up a new website called argermay.com it deals with some (not all yet) of the hints and tips of small scale faming on a budget and if it proves succesfull more and more helpfull information will be added but i need to know that there is interest, so go to the website, have a look and let me know what you think and i will try to addapt the site to better suite your needs, one small favour to ask, once on the site please click on one of the adverts led it load then close the window, no ourchase necessary and there will be no follow up emails, it just helps confirm the number of hits that the site gets
thanks to all and hope you find somthing of interest on argermay.com
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I've criticism of your site, so please take it positively and constructively.

I went there and what I saw was what seemed to be an aggregate site with no specific subject and a very broad direction. The many subjects were all over the page in different menu blocks that came and went depending on the page you were on. The subject matter was strewn down the page with no weight given to one article or the other. The site seemed to want to direct a user to information, but did it with the relaxed layout one would find in a magazine that pushed more to entertain than direct one to subject matter. Also, many of the links went to pages that had nothing to do with the subject, in other words, the site links, etc. seem to be extremely broken. For example, the 'atv attachment' link goes to a blog page full of completely random articles.

So what I would suggest, is simplify, strengthen and focus on specific subjects, and then build site content slowly, organizing it properly. Create a consistent menu scheme for the site. Do not use blog style pages, blogs are for entertainment, not information. Create user content such as comment sections so you can drive feedback directly from your site. Aggregate sites simply cannot compete on today's internet where there are many consistent and specific sites covering specific subjects that are all tied together with search tools. Also, people do come online for entertainment as much as they do information, and magazine layouts and designs are slowly disappearing.

I hope this helps.
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When I first made my website I got traffic from: http://bit.ly/16BKJKU . Hope this helps. Greets
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