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January 16, 2019, 12:51:46 PM
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We are pleased to announce BitcoinNews.com to the forum here!

Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/BitcoinNewsCom

Any and all feedback is welcome (just make a post in this thread), we hope you like the site Smiley



Our Editorial Policy:

BitcoinNews.com’s Mission


As the new worldwide 24/7 Bitcoin and Blockchain news source, Bitcoin News’ objective is to educate the general public about the latest media reports, policy changes, occurrences and technological advancements within the cryptocurrency industry. BitcoinNews.com strives to be a provider of unbiased cryptocurrency news as well as a social hub for the crypto community to gather and participate in crucial conversations. Bitcoin News’ ultimate goal is to mind the gap between the mainstream and the ever-expanding cryptocurrency community worldwide.

An Independent News Site


BitcoinNews.com is an independent company that is not sponsored, owned or otherwise influenced by any company or corporation with investment biases such as stakes in certain blockchain projects.

Bitcoin News works independently and is not managed or controlled by any central company and can thus obtain freedom from influences and editorial restrictions.

Journalistic Values

BitcoinNews.com’s objective is to provide fair, unbiased, transparent, accurate and sensible media reports regardless of how the news is originally obtained. Bitcoin News does its utmost to review its sources.

Bitcoin News takes a neutral stance and provides news with integrity in accordance with the Journalist’s Creed. It is Bitcoin News’ belief that journalism is a public service and the very backbone of a democratic society.

   “I believe that advertising, news and editorial columns should alike serve the best interests of readers; that a single standard of helpful truth and cleanness should prevail for all; that the supreme test of good journalism is the measure of its public service.”

    – Walter Williams, Journalist’s Creed 1914

 


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Submit news tip: https://bitcoinnews.com/submit-news-tip-bitcoinnews-com/

Any and all feedback is welcome (just make a post in this thread), we hope you like the site Smiley


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January 16, 2019, 03:51:12 PM
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We are pleased to announce BitcoinNews.com to the forum here!

Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/BitcoinNewsCom

Any and all feedback is welcome (just make a post in this thread), we hope you like the site Smiley



Our Editorial Policy:

BitcoinNews.com’s Mission


As the new worldwide 24/7 Bitcoin and Blockchain news source, Bitcoin News’ objective is to educate the general public about the latest media reports, policy changes, occurrences and technological advancements within the cryptocurrency industry. BitcoinNews.com strives to be a provider of unbiased cryptocurrency news as well as a social hub for the crypto community to gather and participate in crucial conversations. Bitcoin News’ ultimate goal is to mind the gap between the mainstream and the ever-expanding cryptocurrency community worldwide.

An Independent News Site


BitcoinNews.com is an independent company that is not sponsored, owned or otherwise influenced by any company or corporation with investment biases such as stakes in certain blockchain projects.

Bitcoin News works independently and is not managed or controlled by any central company and can thus obtain freedom from influences and editorial restrictions.

Journalistic Values

BitcoinNews.com’s objective is to provide fair, unbiased, transparent, accurate and sensible media reports regardless of how the news is originally obtained. Bitcoin News does its utmost to review its sources.

Bitcoin News takes a neutral stance and provides news with integrity in accordance with the Journalist’s Creed. It is Bitcoin News’ belief that journalism is a public service and the very backbone of a democratic society.

   “I believe that advertising, news and editorial columns should alike serve the best interests of readers; that a single standard of helpful truth and cleanness should prevail for all; that the supreme test of good journalism is the measure of its public service.”

    – Walter Williams, Journalist’s Creed 1914

 


Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/BitcoinNewsCom

Submit news tip: https://bitcoinnews.com/submit-news-tip-bitcoinnews-com/

Any and all feedback is welcome (just make a post in this thread), we hope you like the site Smiley



Hi! Thank you for the information. Please let me know the editor email. Thank you in advance!
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January 16, 2019, 04:18:52 PM
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Thank you for your interest Olga!

The editor can be reached at editor(at)bitcoinnews.com, however you can also PM me, perhaps I can help you with what you need Wink

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January 16, 2019, 05:09:30 PM
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Not bad! I would re-organize the top menu to make it more SEO friendly and perhaps change the widget bar to make it more efficient. But overall you're good to go.
The only thing I disliked is
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BitcoinNews.com is an independent company that is not sponsored, owned or otherwise influenced by any company or corporation with investment biases such as stakes in certain blockchain projects.
You can't be independent and not sponsored if you accept PR and sponsored article.

Good luck with your site and don't forget you will need to consistently publish articles

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January 16, 2019, 05:14:35 PM
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The websites itself looks good, I like the UI and seems like you're posting new articles quite regularly.
I do agree with what @LeGaulois says though, can't really call yourself independent if you accept payments for press-releases and op-eds.

Btw, just out of curiosity, how much traffic are you getting? Enough to ask for those kinds of payments for sponsorship deals?

https://bitcoinnews.com/buy/

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January 16, 2019, 05:17:15 PM
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Your site is very good looking, and I enjoyed reading articles there.

I even found a misprint in the article "Paris Mural Bitcoin Puzzle Solved":

Boyart set the challenge seven days ago hiding the public keys to the BTC in his mural based on Delacroix’s original “Liberty Leading the People”


I think it was meant to be "the private keys", or rather "the private key". Smiley



I sincerely wish you good luck with your project!

It's interesting to me, what traffic do you get, since there are so many crypto related news sites around?

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January 16, 2019, 05:18:07 PM
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I liked a lot of things, from the name of the site "BitcoinNews.com", the many classifications, cartoon corner, and other things. The home page looks rich with too many topics.
I will not talk about the content because it will grow with the days.

The disadvantage:

 - The home-page needs to be re-designed as it contains a lot of information.
 - Add a calculator to make between cryptos and assets.
 - Ability to hide textures "SPONSORED or EVENTS or any textures " if I do not need them.
 - remove "FOLLOW US" and social media links at the end of that page.

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January 16, 2019, 06:47:28 PM
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Thank you everyone for your feedback I really appreciate it Smiley

The websites itself looks good, I like the UI and seems like you're posting new articles quite regularly.
I do agree with what @LeGaulois says though, can't really call yourself independent if you accept payments for press-releases and op-eds.

Btw, just out of curiosity, how much traffic are you getting? Enough to ask for those kinds of payments for sponsorship deals?

https://bitcoinnews.com/buy/

The domain is 10 years old, we purchased it in 2017 and the website we have is around 10 months old. The domain was getting a fair bit of traffic just by itself when we started.

Currently we receive well over 1 million page views per month, although we sometimes run some ad campaigns as well to bring traffic to our site.

The PRs and Sponsored Stories are how we can pay the writers etc, they are clearly marked as PRs or Sponsored Content, the independence and non-bias refers to our news stories, where we will never put anything in our normal news that has been paid for / has an ulterior motive.

This is really important to us, as we know a lot of other crypto news sites are doing this.

Maybe we do need to change the wording of that slightly though...

We are still improving and have a lot of work to do.

Thanks again for your feedback!

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January 16, 2019, 06:53:06 PM
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Your site is very good looking, and I enjoyed reading articles there.

I even found a misprint in the article "Paris Mural Bitcoin Puzzle Solved":

Boyart set the challenge seven days ago hiding the public keys to the BTC in his mural based on Delacroix’s original “Liberty Leading the People”


I think it was meant to be "the private keys", or rather "the private key". Smiley



I sincerely wish you good luck with your project!

It's interesting to me, what traffic do you get, since there are so many crypto related news sites around?

Wow thanks for spotting that I will pass it on to the editor! Maybe you should be editor!

We do get a fair bit of traffic (please see my answer just above in different post Smiley

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A quick first look, although quiet same style from other crypto news site, I found the overall design as good with a ratings of 8 out of 10 on which 10 is the highest. Just reorganize the contents on the introductory page so that it will give more focus on the articles or news at first visit.

Also I noticed that there is a "banner" right after the website name so I suggest to just put it elsewhere so that the website name will be more highlighted at first look.

Well then, great efforts have been made for posting recent events regularly which is a good characteristics of a crypto news site. Again, overall the site is good. Smiley

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Your site is really good. But dont you think 300 dollars for PR is a liitle bit high.
Because more established sites like CCN , bitcoin.com etc do the PR for less than this.


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January 18, 2019, 10:34:47 AM
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I liked a lot of things, from the name of the site "BitcoinNews.com", the many classifications, cartoon corner, and other things. The home page looks rich with too many topics.
I will not talk about the content because it will grow with the days.

The disadvantage:

 - The home-page needs to be re-designed as it contains a lot of information.
 - Add a calculator to make between cryptos and assets.
 - Ability to hide textures "SPONSORED or EVENTS or any textures " if I do not need them.
 - remove "FOLLOW US" and social media links at the end of that page.

Thank you for these ideas I will pass them onto the development team, being able to hide some widgets is a really good idea Smiley

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January 19, 2019, 07:05:47 PM
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Your site is very good looking, and I enjoyed reading articles there.

I even found a misprint in the article "Paris Mural Bitcoin Puzzle Solved":

Boyart set the challenge seven days ago hiding the public keys to the BTC in his mural based on Delacroix’s original “Liberty Leading the People”


I think it was meant to be "the private keys", or rather "the private key". Smiley



I sincerely wish you good luck with your project!

It's interesting to me, what traffic do you get, since there are so many crypto related news sites around?

Wow thanks for spotting that I will pass it on to the editor! Maybe you should be editor!

We do get a fair bit of traffic (please see my answer just above in different post Smiley

If you are not joking, I would love to work as a part-time editor for you, but I think I can suggest you a better solution. You can make an announcement in the Services section that you are paying for finding mistakes in your articles, say, $10 for a major mistake and $5 for a minor one, or something like that, you decide.  I'm sure you'll get some attention. Smiley

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January 19, 2019, 09:31:42 PM
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It seems it is good for those people who want a better site to know a piece of news regarding crypto including Bitcoin.

People now searching which is a good site to be trusted and of course the legit 1. As I viewed it is very interesting a simple but looking good.

Well, OP good luck to your site.




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January 22, 2019, 10:40:27 AM
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Perfect domain for crypto and bitcoin news exist. The site seems slow on my site. All the pages are not getting open. It is taking more than 20-30 seconds to open a homepage.
I have few questions to ask private whom I can contact, regarding partnership?
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January 22, 2019, 11:29:44 AM
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There's a noticeable trade-off in the site's design: One page alone (the very 1st page which should be introduced to newcomers) is surprisingly filled with compact & stupendous amount of contents that compromised the "smoothness" of the interface.
This could be an advantage or a disadvantage depending on your target readers community.

Accurately speaking, the homepage looks "cool" but cramped/crowded since almost all widgets and elements were already loaded simultaneously.
This might also be a problem with users with limited internet speed, low RAM or low/mid-end mobile/computers and will surely limit your prospective regular readers specially from some ASIAN countries (90% low/mid-end devices @ <5mbps download speed) which are one of the most internet-active community.

Lastly, I tried to check for errors and the result was alarmingly high (89 errors and counting....).

Some are caused by my AV's AdBlocker and other filters but most are errors from the "widgets" and I wont allot more time to sift through all the errors.

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January 22, 2019, 12:27:17 PM
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One thing that will differentiate you from other crypto news media outlets out will be originality and reliability which your news site don't have one. Just like what other news media our doing is they are just recycling news from local news sources as well finding it online, no one actually is creating their own story anymore as what's more important for them and to be the one who spot first the news online and make it into their own.

Also another thing I spot on is you are also using stock images or photos found online which isn't even relatable to the news. Just like your news scoop in Bitmain or Max Keiser you will see that your images are taken from Pixbay which only proves my point that no one really out their are creating their news they all just rely in the internet to find something juicy to make.

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January 22, 2019, 01:38:32 PM
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Saying "just make a post in this thread" isn't a correct action.
If it's not a secret, did you register this domain years ago or if you bought, what was the price? Domain is great, don't like templatw to be fair, not nice and attractive + website loads slowly, don't know if your template needs compression or that's because of hosting.
Well, change template, do some ads and with good journalists, being first to publish news and so on, you'll achieve great success.

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