Need Bees Removed?
Beekeeping Forums
December 18, 2014, 11:42:01 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
News: Beemaster's official FACEBOOK page
   Home   Help Search Calendar bee removal Login Register Chat  

Pages: [1]   Go Down
Author Topic: What's lacking with my Bee Blog Site?  (Read 2856 times)
New Bee
Offline Offline

Gender: Female
Posts: 2

Location: New York

« on: August 19, 2012, 05:57:23 PM »

I have a site about bees and one of my friends told me it looks boring. I'm thinking it's informative though.

site: E-honeybees


Hi, I'm Erie from New York. I am very health conscious and I like to know things about improving one's health. I'm also interested in alternative medicines that we get from natural resources like bees. I would also love to know the benefits of royal jelly and how to be a beekeeper.
Gary and Margaret - kiwimana
House Bee
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 66

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2012, 07:28:46 PM »


Love the front page graphic,

Its probably missing a link to sign up to a mailing list to advise new users of new content.

People like to get emails of new posts, thats my 10 cents.


Gary and Margaret
We blog and Podcast at
Galactic Bee
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 8186

Location: Hiram, Georgia

« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2012, 07:44:31 PM »

Pictures.   Take some more pics.   And see if you can loose the ad space in the middle of each page.   But so far you have done a lot of work with the site.   (And I don't like emails  grin)
House Bee
Offline Offline

Gender: Female
Posts: 225

Location: Solsberry, IN

« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2012, 05:01:30 PM »

I liked it a lot - very informative.    I agree that more pics are a good idea.  The ad space doesn't bother me.   

Good luck!

Super Bee
Offline Offline

Gender: Female
Posts: 1740

Location: Atlanta, GA

Bee in N Georgia on a Blackberry flower

« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2012, 08:22:14 PM »

I just looked at it for the first time and agree that you need pictures.  One of the difficulties in beekeeping is that unless you can find them on the Internet, there are not many pictures of what things look like.  In addition pictures really break up the writing.  People today don't have a long attention span for reading on a computer screen.

My only other comment would be to be very careful about spelling (interesting in your left hand column has only one "r"; paraffin does not have an "e" at the end) because it takes away from your good information if there are spelling errors - easily remedied with spell-check.

I also might consider changing the print color - I know you are going with the honey colored letters, but it's harsh against the red and in our subconscious, red means stop, so you might think about using the honey color with something milder and less commanding than the unconscious message of red.

All that said, the information is good and helpful.

Good luck with it.

Linda T
"You never can tell with bees" - Winnie the Pooh

Click for Atlanta, Georgia Forecast" border="0" height="60" width="468
House Bee
Offline Offline

Gender: Female
Posts: 64

Location: Australia

« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2012, 12:56:43 AM »

Hi Erie,

You might like to consider adding more 'blank space' to the page to balance out the large amount of text. For example: add some padding around the advertisements, between the columns, between pictures inserted into text, and between the numbered links in the right hand column.

You might also like to look into a horizontal menu bar (with drop down sub-menus) to go under the header picture. That would shift all the left hand column text links into a compact, easily accessible and neat format.

You appear to have put a lot of work into the information part of the website, which is great.

HiveTasks software for beekeepers
Galactic Bee
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 6435

Location: Scenic Catskill Mountains - NY

Beekeep On!

« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2012, 08:02:50 AM »

Erie hasn't been to the site since the end of August, and this was her only post.   I'm think she was looking to just get another link out there to help her search rating.

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

Queen Bee
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 1202


FEED ME HONEY or I`ll smash your screen !

« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2012, 12:15:03 PM »

What's lacking with my Bee Blog Site?

A lot, it looks boring  rolleyes

just a lot of text, nothing to draw ones attention  Undecided

mvh edward  tongue
Pages: [1]   Go Up
Jump to:  

Beemaster's Beekeeping Ring
Previous | Home | Join | Random | Next
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines | Sitemap Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.899 seconds with 22 queries.

Google visited last this page December 10, 2014, 10:15:31 PM