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  1. Ritsos profile image42
    Ritsosposted 7 years ago

    Had one of those stressy days so not sure if I can do this here .. if not delete it .. but would appreciate comments on the layout of an example page of a site I'm doing .. mainly re effectiveness of ad placings ... I suspect I've veered slightly towards the 'design' side of things ..

    http://www.chant4.com/testsites/grumple … ritsos.php

    1. hotwebideas profile image75
      hotwebideasposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I just found this post and clicked on your URL, but there was no page there.

  2. sunforged profile image67
    sunforgedposted 7 years ago

    thumbs up

    to nitpick, if it was mine - i would lose the borders on adsense blocks and center the skyscraper.

    1. Ritsos profile image42
      Ritsosposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      ta .. why lose the borders ?  I prefer them but that is probably once again a designer view

      1. sunforged profile image67
        sunforgedposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Im a designer also. Guess we have different tastes.

        As a designer and a marketer, adsense modules seem to perform better when they are blended into the theme a bit more than you have currently done.

        Its an easy change! keep it as you like and be sure to occasionally make changes and measure your results.

        As a designer, you will find that little things that catch or lead the eye can be very useful in attracting viewer attention.

        1. Ritsos profile image42
          Ritsosposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          To be honest, I spent ages faffing about with wordpress and got so frustrated that I knocked that one together pretty quickly .. I will have a bit of a tidy up I think .. maybe just need to sleep on it .. been a frustrating day all round .. ta :-)

  3. Monisajda profile image69
    Monisajdaposted 7 years ago

    I don't like borders either.

    1. Ritsos profile image42
      Ritsosposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      would 2 square blocks without borders look better do you think ?

  4. theherbivorehippi profile image77
    theherbivorehippiposted 7 years ago

    I also eliminate borders.  They seem to do better for me when they "blend" more.

    1. Ritsos profile image42
      Ritsosposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      looking a bit better now ?

  5. johncimble profile image51
    johncimbleposted 7 years ago

    It's not to bad but I think the advertising immediately sticks out a bit to much. Maybe format the title of the page content better and include a footer as well.


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