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    Www.universitygirls.co.uk


    Looking for some ideas on what to do with this site.

    University Girls photos

    It was intended to be photo syndication. I put a lot of photos from a photographer friend on the site, but I have thousands more from University student parties yet to load at some point. I just need to decide how, or what to do to make this a site people want to visit.

    Id welcome some business ideas on how to develop the site?

    Thanks for any ideas I can use...
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    Kinda out of my "area of specialty" ... but I'll throw $0.02 into the mix.

    You can make a decent amount from Google Ads (you've got 'em installed already), but only if you've got traffic. Your server already takes a minute or so to serve the whole homepage, so your site is under-resourced already. Slow sites are difficult to build audiences with (read: waste of time). You need to pour money into server resources, update your code (use Thickbox or Lightbox), fix your theme (use Arial, like the ads, rethink the use of "brown" anywhere).

    I don't know how much money you can make when you balance traffic/resources/revenue on an image based site, I've only got experience with mostly text based resources ... which are much cheaper to serve. I've got mates who struggle with the overheads of running a video server, but your project would lay somewhere between.

    It comes down to pennies per megabyte ... how "little" you can serve to keep an audience viewing (hint: don't serve 10 medium sized photos and 70+ thumbnails on a single page ... serve 3/30 ... be more conservative with YOUR bandwidth).

    BTW: I'm speaking in "generalities" here ... I won't address the obvious pr0n link ... I hope you can turn this into something slightly classier than that, dump the word "Sexy" from your vocabulary, and let those pretty smiles do the talking.

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    you can use a picture gallery for this kind of site which looks more better
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    Originally Posted by paulkk007
    you can use a picture gallery for this kind of site which looks more better
    Any suggestions? What do you mean by a picture gallery?
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    Originally Posted by dominoman
    Any suggestions? What do you mean by a picture gallery?
    Yes you can use Free PHP Gallery script available at
    http://gallery.menalto.com/

    This script is specially designed for a site containing many images

    also you can google out for the 4images script its a free php script as well

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    Originally Posted by paulkk007
    Yes you can use Free PHP Gallery script available at
    http://gallery.menalto.com/

    This script is specially designed for a site containing many images

    also you can google out for the 4images script its a free php script as well
    Do you have any examples of sites using these scripts?
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    Originally Posted by mv5869
    Looking for some ideas on what to do with this site.

    University Girls photos

    Id welcome some business ideas on how to develop the site?

    Thanks for any ideas I can use...
    Just curious are you getting these pictures from individuals or is your friend the one who is taking these pictures?
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    That site definitely needs some work.

    Picture gallery or some decent template would help. Nice pictures though
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    To add to the comments above about adsense, I would suggest making the ads less distinguishable from your content. The border around them now screams "I'm an ad, don't click me!!"
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    Seeing as the pictures are the whole reason to go to the site, I would definatly recommend sticking with maybe the black, trying to center up the page in the browser window, (up to you of course ) and maybe using a lighter colour on the background to really make the center content jump out at you.

    I would highly recommend using lightbox (google lightbox) it does all the gallery for you and also lets you assign groups of images into galleries as well.

    Another thing might be to design a good banner and footer to wrap the whole site up nicely then let the photos do the talking from there.
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    Wow where do I start, first get a template or even better download wordpress and get a template for that. The name is great and concept will get traffic but they will not keep coming back unless it's clean, professional, and easy to use.

    Check out a pre-made template site maybe.
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    I click on the site but do not see any girls beside the first image.
    I'm using IE8. maybe I'm missing something.
    the Ads by google stands out too much.

    maybe use a template or a theme to keep it consistant.
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    Thanks all. Yes I think I need a total re-design.

    I'm off to try something in Wordpress now and see if it looks better.

    The images are fixed again and should work in the meantime.
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    the title makes me want and check it out. so congrat on getting a good domain name.

    Also, the google ads, you need to take the border off so make it look like it is part of the text so people will think so and click on it and you make money. When you put a border it stands out advertisement and people will keep on scrolling.
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