Please review my site/ ad placement

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  1. simplyjo

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    Hi All,

    This is my new site - http://ultimatebirdwatching.com/

    Its a site for all birders. Its still new but we are adding fresh content to it everyday.

    We are already getting 50-100+ UV's per day . I wanted to check if adsense ad placement is OK ? Any adsense experts who can help me out here ? I have put 2 blocks in posts and 1 in sidebar (3 allowed by adsense) and 1 amazon unit. Does it look OK ?

    Any other suggestions are welcome too :)

    Once again, site is very new and still in "building" stage but since I am getting good traffic, I am trying to ramp it up!

    Jo
     
  2. Rocky

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    The design is simple and neat. The site load quickly. So no issues with that.
    I could not see the meta tags so you might want to add those. And the ads are overlapping make sure they are placed properly.
    Also, if possible you should alter the WordPress footer link.
     
  3. simplyjo

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    Hi, Thx for checking out my site.
    which ad group is overlapping ? It looks fine at my side. Which browser are you using ? I am not sure what could be the issue, but if you can let me know, i would like to fix it :)
    Umm the wordpress footer ? I am not sure if its "allowed" to remove any links from free themes ? pls can someone enlighten me. ?
     
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    Hi,

    Just browse your website in my computer and list out some critical changes, which may you need to update in order to increase user experience on your website.

    -> Make your template more eye catchy as its very simple
    -> Represent your text with proper images
    -> Make your header with nature pictures
    -> Install social buttons to make your post viral in social media world
     
  5. simplyjo

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    Hi thx for the tips. Thats weird I have a bird in the header , you mean generic nature pics ?
    Social buttons are below every post.
    All articles have images already, do you mean they shud be better ?


     
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    I see the site is about Birds. I love birds too. I see nice collection of Birds information there with pictures. But I think you could have kept an good Logo. I hope the design or layout could be much more improved. Also keep birds which are national birds.
     
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    The site is neat for sure, but I would have preferred a bird watching site to be more colorful and the outline to be much broader. If I go into a post, I (personally) do not see it to be in an attractive state to read. Such useful information needs to be presented in a better manner to get more popular and I think you can do it :) . I am sure that it already has a lot of followers ...

    About ad placement, it can be either at the top or on one side of the post. Do not have the ads in the middle of the post.
     
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    You could also add Leaderboard banner, for higher profits
     
  9. simplyjo

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    Thanks buddy. I have kept ads on top and bottom. Not in between. Any particular theme or any suggestions to make it look better ?

    Yes, its a good niche so I have a nice following already :)
     
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    Good website. Design is neat and clean. Ad placement is also good, as they are not disturbing while going through website.
     
  11. simplyjo

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    Thanks for letting me know. Much appreciated.
     
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    The site is a real attraction because of its colours and the bird collection is really awesome..:)
     
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    Site theme is lively that match to something about nature (Bird).

    But some ad at the footer of post is vertical and leave some empty space beside it. How about changing it to horizontal style?

    That is just only my idea. Anyway I love your site totally, because I love bird too.
     
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    I like your bird site. It has a clean & simple feel to it with lots of nice pictures. I also like the colorful header and the thin horizontal ad placement in each post. I think you also could add some youtube vids to make your site even more interesting and it may even increase search rankings.
     
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    If you are looking for somebody for link exchange, try contact this guy twitter.com/exot - he has african-grey-parrot.net.
     
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    The best ad size that worked for me always was 468x60 above the blog post and 1 250 x 250 on the sidebar. I'm not sure if its allowed but adding ads in between posts will get more click (just make sure you give a proper title as Advertisment or face the ban)
     
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    Hello guys,

    Your blog design is simply yet attractive and something to the my eyes. content is also unique and used ful that's gud and Ad placement is also proper.

    But you may work on share button and proper seo too
     
  18. Michael Leng

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    Hi, infobusiness

    Excuse me, sorry for my lack or site matters. Please tell me more what the leaderboard banner and how it help to get more money.

    Thanks in advance,
     

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