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Why Do "half Baked" Websites Go Live With So Much Publicity In Nigeria ?

To all the web professionals out there,i guess you guys should be able to help me out here ?I've always had this baffling and mind rattling question bothering me for quite some time now.

Why is it that in Nigeria,Half baked websites go live on the internet with so much hype and TV publicity. Here is a practical example that i feel should share with you guys.

I saw an advert of the upcoming Nigerian Musical Video Awards,which is an initiave of Cally Ikpe the producer of the Live Beats, Nigeria's longest running music video program.

The TV advert campaign refers us to their website www.livebeatsng.com for more information.I was quite enthuastic to visit the website in order to find out more about planned NMVA. On getting to the website i was left confused & wondering who was the clown that designed an incomplete website and let it go live on the internet.

Why must we be subjected to such ridicule in Nigeria.

Noticeable is a home page with a very immature flash animation with empty content blocks,None of the navigation links worked while the only link that was visible relating to the NMVA was linked to #.For a clearer view,i guess you ought to visit the www.livebeatsng.com,to understand what i'm talking about.

Its time this trend changed in Nigeria and here are my own recommendations for us web professionals

1] Please ensure you have atleast 75 % of text & visual content to be used for websites before commencing a project.

2] Dont let clients tell you to commence projects and also help them to source for content from other websites. 

3] Avoid use of unnecessary numbers of navigation links that the content ready isn't ready

4] Also ensure that your websites are 95% error free before delivering a projects to clients.

5] If your website must go live,for christ sake have a couple of folks,friends or colleagues do usability test.

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SInce when did ppl start givin my2cents design props, we all know hes one of the worst skilled guys around yet he critiques like ever, abeg just become a web jurist and leave deisgn for skilled fellas (dont wry i aint part of dem)

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My2cents ,in your portfolio page, dere dis application dat loads a larger version of the template,ow does it work,it is cool

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My2cents i just visited your site nd i must say im amazed at the simplicity.yet it has a professional feel,gud job but from a client standpt a little flash aint bad. While were tryin to draw d middle line btw aesthetics nd functionality rem dat d client is king. Give dem wat dey need.

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This is sad but true.

Meanwhile, having under construction pages is not a good idea. Publish and link to content that is ready.

Again, the ability of the web developer to insist on the right thing is yet another issue.

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@Smartsoft

That excuse will not justify that.Even underconstruction most times is remains that way till eternity.

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I think the owner of this site can't wait to see the site uploaded and why dude who design the site forgot to put " Site Undercontruction" at least that alone can tell alot, if fans visit the website.

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