Our customers are our most important asset. Binero is currently hosing more than a hundred thousand websites which always should be up and running and this gives us a lot of responsibilities. We do this gladly and it makes us feel good when we can participate in the growth to our customers. With this said we want to highlight and draw attention to some of our customers in this article series we will call, This weeks’ website.
First out is kritiker.se which is run by Marcus Hansson. We let Marcus introduce himself and his website further.
My name is Marcus Hansson, I live in Mölndal and have since the past eight years had Swedens largest review site for movies, music and games, kritiker.se. My daytime job is consulting in the interface between IT and activity so kritiker.se is my side project.
Tell our readers what your website is about?
kritker.se index professional movie, music and game reviews, counts the average rating, adds meta and presents it in form of top lists, Spotifylists and movietips for the largest streaming sites. Democracy rules so regardless of marketing budget the small indieband from the northern Sweden stands the same chance to be seen as artists like Jay-Z and U2.
How did you get the idea to your website?
The flight between Hong kong and Auckland i 2006. I currently used the relatively small site “Gamerankings”, a site that counts the average ratings for different games. It hit me that this could be done for another popular, more specific for movies and music.
Why did you choose to host your website at Binero?
You have a good reputation and the possibility of hosting IIS and Apache in the same account. Perfect if you want to have WordPress as a blog and .NET for a serious backend. I can also always count on your support, especially when unforeseen things have happened during holiday seasons.
How is the website structured?
The current version is built on Classic ASP as backend and HTML3 as frontend. Unfortunately Â there is a lot of performance errors with this so the coming version 4 is rewritten from scratch for both front and backend. It’s going to be Razor (.NET) and HTML5/CSS3 to a hundred percent. No regard will be taken to older versions that don’t support these standards. Other frameworks that are being used i jQuery, Bootstrap and .NET-wrappers for API from Spotify and Facebook.
Can you tell us more about the coming update for kritiker.se?
It’s going to be the largest update so far with functions such as creating personal, tailored Spotify lists directly from the site, average score from IMDb and Metacritic, trailers for games, a mobile version with full functionality, enhanced search, guiding to movies on HBO, Netflix and Viaplay. Are you interested to know more follow kritiker.se on Instagram, where we post small updates from time to time.
What are your suggestions to the ones that have or are thinking about creating a website at Binero?
Its crucial to be fast in testing your ideas rather thanÂ polishing the strategies and UX-concept forever. Focus on the source – what do you want to offer your visitors and then try different solutions to get there. When you have succeeded in creating a critical mass it’s time to polish, otherwise move on to the next idea.
Besides this- to be able to be goal oriented you also have to have patients. Think about that there is few shortcuts to be able to get Googles high valuation of the site age.
If you find an idea that works, build your logic so that it demands as little maintenance and administrations as possible. Every invested developing hour in this gives back.
A last advice is to ask yourself what you want out of your site. To built sites that copies foreign content or only focus on keywords might give a little AdSense-money, but is that really what you want to invest time, energy and creativity on?
We at Binero want to say thank you for the tips and hope that this can inspire our readers and customers!
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VisitÂ kritiker.seÂ and see the latest top lists in music and movies.
Do you know anyone that has their website at Binero and that you feel deserve this attention? Contact us atÂ firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ so maybe that website can be our next feature. You can give tips about others or your own website it’s up to you!