Welcome to the first Example Site Wednesday of 2011. We hope everybody’s New Year has started off well! This week, we have an awesome website to showcase, and we think you will all agree. Purely Ryan is a technology blog that features down to earth reviews about gadgets and apps that anybody can understand. Check it out for yourself:
The first thing that you notice when you visit Purely Ryan is how clean the site is. Straightforward design and great organization gets the task of moving people from their home page to the blog or one of their social media outlets done quickly and smoothly. Check out some great Webs features they utilize as well:
- Members App is a great way to generate loyalty to your blog, especially if you offer benefits for becoming members. Purely Ryan offers extra blog posts that only members can see.
- Facebook Connect is a perfect solution to integrate your site with Facebook and let visitors sign up with a click of a button.
- Feedback through the Contact Form is important to any blogger because it lets them know what their audience wants to keep providing vital information.
As with any site, it’s tough getting your name out there, but there are a few advantages that blogs have over other types of websites. For one, blog’s are continually updating with new content. This gives people more of a reason to come back to a website, as well as point someone there to see an interesting article.
Having fresh content also makes it a bit easier to publicize through social media. Updates are a great reason to connect to followers and let them know what you are up to. Purely Ryan hits the trifecta of social media with their use of Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.
Although it’s tough to come up with new content, blogs are a great way to get users to visit on regular basis.
QUICK TIP: A blog is a great way to spice up your website and generate new following & interest.
We want to congratulate Purely Ryan again on their awesome website. To everybody else, keep site building and remember, if you want to be featured in our Example Site Wednesday blog post, leave a comment!