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ReviewU: Slyvisions dot Com

The Sly Guy wrote in to request a ReviewU for his site, Slyvisions, and I just…wait…oh. Well, this is a little jarring. It’s a bit like staring into the future. Oh well, let’s just jump right in.

The layout

Man, what a great layout. Simple, yet stylish. It emphasizes content more than ads, it’s got a great color scheme, and there’s just something about it that feels right. Yeah, I’d say the layout is just perfect. Good placement of the RSS widget too, I hadn’t thought of that.

Ok, I have to be honest. When I picked this theme, I picked it because A.) I liked it and B.) I’d never seen another blog using it. Now I’ve found a blog that’s similar to mine, is in the same niche, has more readers, and has been around much longer. Does this make me an unintentional copycat? My world is shattered.

Anyway, moving on.

The content

His site is, go figure, a make money online blog. Recently, he has:

  • Done a review of Jackie’s Biz Blog (like me)
  • Released his first eBook (like me)
  • Talked about making money with an affiliate network (like me)
  • Talked about a Wordpress Plugin (like me)

He also has a tools page, where you can find a variety of useful tools for bloggers and webmasters.

My, this is getting unsettling.

Anyway, his content all seems to be original and thoughtful, and he updates every 1-3 days, so no complaints here. Nice to see a blog that isn’t just gushing about whatever Chow or Shoe has said recently.

The $$$

He seems to be where I’d like to be in a few months. In terms of advertising, he sells monthly 125×125 spots, 468×60 banners, paid reviews, site plugs, RSS ads, and he has the top spots widget. Not bad. I’ll have to take notes. He also advertises his professional services. Something about consulting with word-of-mouth preferred to cash. Not a bad idea if you’re trying to get your name out there.

The bottom line

Again, we have another site that I can’t rip to shreds because there’s really nothing wrong with it. He’s got the advertising, the numbers, and the content (and don’t forget about the awesome Wordpress theme). Sure, the make money online niche is about as new and edgy as a watermelon, but he’s been in it for months, so he can do whatever he wants.

Actually, there is one thing that I don’t like. He has a lot more RSS readers than I do. Why don’t you guys subscribe to my feed and help my ego about a bit?

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4 Responses to “ReviewU: Slyvisions dot Com”

  1. Mattaw Says:

    Ha ha, you’ll get there eventually man. The question I’d ask is how much longer has he been around than you? I think that would be interesting to see.

  2. Jackie Says:

    Nice review. Speaking of reviews, I fixed a couple of things on mine.

  3. Some guy in Japan Says:

    Ha, I laughed the first time I opened up his page.

    deju vu

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