I'd like feedback on my article: Building a Budget-Friendly Mini Gym at Home...

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  1. jericho911 profile image60
    jericho911posted 4 months ago

    Hi Hubbers,

    I'd like some help with passing the Quality Assessment Process. Will you please give feedback on my article? What can I do to improve? Thanks! I don't understand what makes it spammy. It's all about my own experiences, with my own photos.
    Here is my article: Building a Budget-Friendly Mini Gym at Home For Under $75

    1. theraggededge profile image97
      theraggededgeposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      Hi there,

      A couple of things...

      You need a proper introduction. A lead-in to the article explaining what it is about.

      Get rid of those awful bold text images. Use captions under the photos instead.

      Make sure you mention the brand of the items in the article text.

      Personally, I prefer in-line Amazon links but I believe we are being advised to go back to the capsules now. Add (or move) some descriptive text into the capsule itself.

      There is a video capsule you can use for actual YouTube videos. Delete that horrible-looking screenshot.

      Remove the self-promotional links at the end.

      The end is a bit spammy, I'm afraid, I'd advise replacing the product and Prime stuff with a conclusion. You want to place the emphasis on a home gym and not the products.

      Right now, the page looks crude and unprofessional, like a cheap blog. Focus on refining it and making it look more like the articles here: https://dengarden.com because that's probably where you'd like it to end up.

      Hope that helps.

  2. jericho911 profile image60
    jericho911posted 4 months ago

    Thanks. I appreciate the detailed feedback.  I'll visit the problem areas and work on that right away.  It's awesome to get such strong advice.

    1. theraggededge profile image97
      theraggededgeposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      big_smile I think it's just a bit 'in your face'. Revert to the standard formatting as detailed in the Learning Center and it will be much better.

      1. jericho911 profile image60
        jericho911posted 4 months agoin reply to this

        I just completed it, making changes to your suggestions.  You were 100% right.  It really was a sloppy mess. I appreciate your honesty about what I needed to you.  You also gained a follower !

        1. theraggededge profile image97
          theraggededgeposted 4 months agoin reply to this

          Wow! So much better. I'm sure it is worthy of moving to Dengarden.

          Thank you for your kind words.

  3. Rupert Taylor profile image94
    Rupert Taylorposted 4 months ago

    How refreshing to see someone seeking advice and reacting so positively to it when it is freely and expertly given.

    1. PaulGoodman67 profile image97
      PaulGoodman67posted 4 months agoin reply to this

      Yes, it seldom happens!

 
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