Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Help or advice to re-configure or re-purpose my website

  1. #1
    Member Array
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Posts
    3
    Likes (Given)
    1
    Likes (Received)
    0

    Default Help or advice to re-configure or re-purpose my website

    I created travelinks.ca website on May 10, 2015 with the idea of creating a different type of niche in the travel/tourist business. I am using SocialEngine version 4.8.12 as the platform, and installed several hundred dollars of plugins. According to statistics (February 12 2018) there were 445-page views with a total of 2,170,147 to date. However, Iím not sure how relevant those numbers are.

    I became seriously ill for quite awhile, and was unable to maintain or further develop the site. But, I always thought I would get around to working on it at some point in time. Given the blistering speed that the internet moves at today, I have probably missed the opportunity I had in mind.

    So, Iím looking for creative and helpful ideas how I might re-purpose the current php program for a different use. As a matter of interest there is no physical address or telephone number because the site is in limbo. Have a look around the site, and if you have questions please pm me.

    Thank you for your interest.

    Dave
    The Problems We Have Created Cannot Be Solved
    At The Level Of Thinking That Created Them
    "Albert Einstein"

  2. #2
    Rockin' the Casbah Array Harold Mansfield's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Las Vegas
    Posts
    9,562
    Likes (Given)
    1045
    Likes (Received)
    974

    Default

    Would you be using the same URL? Something still in the Travel industry?

  3. #3
    Member Array
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Posts
    3
    Likes (Given)
    1
    Likes (Received)
    0

    Default

    Thanks for the question Harold. I can change (transfer) the site to whatever URL is required.
    The Problems We Have Created Cannot Be Solved
    At The Level Of Thinking That Created Them
    "Albert Einstein"

  4. #4
    Post Impressionist Array vangogh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Boulder, Colorado
    Posts
    15,053
    Likes (Given)
    254
    Likes (Received)
    517

    Default

    What are your interests? SocialEngine is an application for building social networks so you need to build a community around some topic. None of us can tell you what topic to choose because we don't know you. We don't know what you're interested in or what your goals would be for the site.

    Is there a reason you want to move away from travel/tourism? You said you missed an opportunity. Was the whole point of the site to capitalize on one specific opportunity?

    I'm trying to understand more what your goals are for the site.
    l Join me as I share my creative process and journey as a writer | StevenBradley.me
    l Design, Development, Marketing, and SEO Tutorials | Steven Bradley's Notebook
    l Get my book about Design Fundamentals

  5. #5
    Member Needs New Keyboard Array
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    645
    Likes (Given)
    12
    Likes (Received)
    141

    Default

    I'm not sure I understand what your original website did. It looked like a place for people to post pics or vids of places they visited. Unless I missed something. That seems like something people already do on facebook or other social media. Maybe try the same concept with a much more focused underserved niche topic.

  6. Likes Travelinks liked this post
  7. #6
    Member Array
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Posts
    3
    Likes (Given)
    1
    Likes (Received)
    0

    Default

    Thanks Paul. The original idea was to localize the concept on a city level. I have been provided with a few ideas to kick around, so we'll se where that goes. Cheers!
    The Problems We Have Created Cannot Be Solved
    At The Level Of Thinking That Created Them
    "Albert Einstein"

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •