"Fun" site or "professional" site?

by ShayB 11 replies
I have a site that I have had as a hobby for 3-4 years now. I am thinking of switching it from a hobby site to a site to produce a full-time income (eventually).

It is a niche site for home business moms. I am trying to decide whether or not to keep it a semi-professional tone ("_____ Home Business Moms") or have it more "fun" and quirky and have it show off more of my personality ("________ Home Biz Mamas").

Can either work? Would the "quirky" site be more "niche-ish"? Or is a more professional site better?
#main internet marketing discussion forum #fun #professional #site
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  • Profile picture of the author ripsnorta2
    Check out the other sites in that niche.

    If there are already plenty of 'serious' home business mom sites, why not try a fun and quirky site?

    Try standing out from the crowd. With the proper promotion you could end up doing quite well.
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    • Profile picture of the author rocker123
      I would prefer fun site.
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      • Profile picture of the author ShayB
        I am leaning towards the fun site, myself. It is more "me" - plus my members are already used to my weird....er...."quirky" personality, anyway.
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        • Profile picture of the author rocker123
          haha and fun site will make you more younger and feel better
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        • Profile picture of the author thadroe
          Originally Posted by Shay60654 View Post

          I am leaning towards the fun site, myself. It is more "me" - plus my members are already used to my weird....er...."quirky" personality, anyway.
          ...I think that's your answer right there. Listen to your members. If that's what they're responding well to and are used to, then unleash the fun & quirkiness on them. I'm sure you'll have more fun with it too, which makes it better all the way around.

          Thad
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          • Profile picture of the author ShayB
            Thanks, everyone!
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  • Profile picture of the author Ernie Lo
    Definitely go with fun and quirky...you'll stand out more than and people will get more attached to you and throw more $$ your way
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  • Profile picture of the author Najat Engineer
    for me I would love the fun site more
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  • Profile picture of the author tush
    Maybe it is too late.. but I should add my voice. Looking at your theme, a fun site would "easily get a click". Most moms love fun and those are the ones who will give you fun to work with...

    There are other themes where one must be striclty proffesional. I can't wait to see your fun site
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  • Profile picture of the author Danielle_B
    What they all said.

    Go to it Shay!

    ~D.
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  • Profile picture of the author Lucysmith
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    I feel you should stick with fun site, don't make it professional
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