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Yet another "I launched, please provide feedback"

Hello,
I've working on my first product for 3 months now.
So, what do you all think?

Product well presented?
Website design ?

Is my product missing something ?
Hichem MHAMED Send private email
Monday, February 11, 2013
 
 
Michem,
I am not familiar with the trading platform you are targeting - is this for people trading from home? I do have quite a bit of background knowledge in this area as I spent the last 5 years of my commercial life as a quant in a hedge fund that specialised in algorithmic trading. I get the rough idea that a 'robot' is a single trading strategy, and one line on your front page suggests that your product enables robots to communicate - but you don't expand on this in any way and explain how/why what they communicate etc etc. If this really is the USP of what you are offering, you need to explain what it does.
One of the first things I noticed is that your site has an insane number of spelling mistakes. It looks like an email from a Nigerian scam artist. OK - that is a slight exaggeration but you really need to run all your text snippets through a spell check.. you've even misspelled strategies on one of your image headers - its not a good look.
Also your documentation is woeful. I think its a nice idea to have the documentation available on the website - I do on mine - but it has to be half decent, otherwise its a negative not a positive.
Don't take any of that the wrong way - it can all be fixed - and you want honest feedback, right?
cheers,
Matt
Matthew Fender Send private email
Monday, February 11, 2013
 
 
My $0.02: The text slide show on the main page was way to fast. I'd suggest working on 1 static USP and putting the rest below the fold or on separate pages.

Also, I couldn't find how much it costs. Maybe I didn't look hard enough, but it shouldn't be something that is difficult to find. That could scare off potential customers.
M.B. Dude Send private email
Monday, February 11, 2013
 
 
Ok, I did find the price now, on the download page. I'd suggest splitting the download page into a download and a separate purchase page.

Also, as the other poster stated, you need to run everything through a spell checker.
M.B. Dude Send private email
Monday, February 11, 2013
 
 
You have a lot of unused chuff in the source code for the page. Google spiders all this stuff. For example you can find all of the other sites using this template using following search:

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=%22Autem+vel+eum+iriure+dolor+in+hendrerit+in+vulputate+velit+esse+molestie+consequat%2C+vel+illum+assum+dolore+eu+feugiat+nulla.%22&oq=%22Autem+vel+eum+iriure+dolor+in+hendrerit+in+vulputate+velit+esse+molestie+consequat%2C+vel+illum+assum+dolore+eu+feugiat+nulla.%22&aqs=chrome.0.57.1627&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

You definitely need to slow down the scrolling slide show, as it is way too fast. I'd also advise you to customise the template a bit to give it some individuality. I recognised it as soon as I saw the site.  It doesn't take much effort to change the background and some of the default images.
Andrew Gibson Send private email
Monday, February 11, 2013
 
 
" you can find all of the other sites using this template using following search"
Cool!  Another day where I learned something new on BOS.
Howard Ness Send private email
Monday, February 11, 2013
 
 
As others said the slide show is too fast . Also banner font is a little bit too small  and color is a little bit too dark. Hard to read.
Maksym Sherbinin Send private email
Monday, February 11, 2013
 
 
Thank you all for the precious feedback.

The remarks I got are definitely pertinent.
Hichem MHAMED Send private email
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
 
 
It's such a shame that so many bright programmers participate in destroying our economies. The world needs _less_ algorithmic trading.
Bonita Applebum Send private email
Friday, February 22, 2013
 
 
Bonita, how does automated trading "destroy economies"? Are you conflating automated trading with high-frequency trading?

Hichem, who is your target audience?

I would say that there's a lot of spelling mistakes in your text, which doesn't inspire confidence in your code...
Mark S Pearce Send private email
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
 
 
Mark,

My target audience are developers using the cAlgo trading platform. My audience can be businesses or independent traders.

I have run my website through online spell checkers and have corrected numerous spelling mistakes. I believe there still many spelling mistakes but I can't seem to be able to identify them.
Hichem MHAMED Send private email
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
 
 

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