- Published on 31 January 2011
- Written by Paul Geerlings
AudioReview.nl succeeds Audiopaul.nl and a website for and by music lovers and hifi. The webmaster / editor of Audioreview.nl and founder of Audiopaul.nl Paul Geerlings, an audio and music since his early years almost 40 years with this hobby, or better said: "passions" in progress. The pseudonym Audio Paul is beginning 2000 arise when you subscribe to some Dutch HiFi forums. Due to the many questions and contacts, both on the forums, e-mail but also personally, I adapted to its own website and was a logical continuation in Audiopaul.nl 2001 a fact.
The initial insertion of Audiopaul.nl is a detailed description and further development of the "Audio Paul" set. It will also focus how fidelity during an active hobby of many years finally came to this set and the musical preferences described.
By also focusing on the impressions of popular audio shows, meetings, record fairs and writing reviews of other sets, CDs and pop Audiopaul.nl has become an informative and interesting audio and music site.
For several years, the articles also Audiopaul.nl "exclusive" posted on Hifi.nl, The popular column "Audio listening to Paul" in the summer of 2004 terminated due to time constraints.
Start 2010 to supplement Audiopaul.nl a blog set up (blog.audiopaul.nl) in which regular articles and updates are posted.
During 2010 is an increasing need for a new, less laborious and easier to manage website that will also offer opportunities for multiple authors. In december 2010 is using new software, began developing an entirely new site.
- The new website AudioReview.nl
Start 2011 is the first step to change the name Audiopaul.nl AudioReview.nl and the existing website updated accordingly. The next step was to present a completely new website and on March 4 2011 went online. At the same time is also a new weblog launched, namely Blog.audioreview.nl.
The old website will remain accessible via the link Audioreviewl.nl / old and many articles such as "Audio listening to Paul," the older show various reports and reviews continue to be available.
The objectives of Audioreview.nl
On Audioreview.nl we focus particularly on High End Audio and HiFi equipment through better stereo imaging. Also, much attention should be paid to analog music playback in Analog Corner in the various reviews.
The contents of the portall therefore focuses on reviews of High End and Hi-fi equipment and complete sets, audio accessories such as tweaks, interconnects, powercords. Also reports of (international) audio shows, concerts and music reviews are an important part of the site. There will also be news items, press releases and interesting articles and columns related to high-end, hi-fi and music appear.
- What figures
After some figures 2010: Audiopaul.nl had average monthly unique visitors with over 9000 2200 recurrent and 7000 "first time" visitors. Across 2010 Audiopaul.nl was visited by 110.000 unique visitors and nearly took place 300.000 pageloads. The new portal Audoreview.nl is now (as of June 2011) above the number of unique monthly visitors 2010. 2011 expected in the number of visitors continue to rise relative to the old site.
- The authors
It is intended that Audioreview.nl going to get input from multiple authors. Up to now, there have we made use of occasionally. Thus, Ron Claassen written several articles but has now fully paid up on his blog. Roger Poulussen now has a few nice articles written and will continue to do that occasionally.
The coming period will regularly propose new authors. The first is Ron Ploeger, A very experienced audiophile and music lover. Meanwhile the first articles of Ron online. Also Geert a.k.a. Ipadjongen has been proposed and are first reports for Audioreview.nl written. Roger Poulussen has also already written several articles and imagines in this article.
Also Kilian Bakker, a very experienced audio reviewer, will soon propose. He has already written several articles for Audioreview.nl
In addition, various guest authors have reported to occasionally what to write.
- Do you want an active role in Audioreview.nl?
If you are interested in utilizing voluntary and occasional or more regular role Audioreview.nl a contribution to make to you are very welcome. Your contribution can a show or concert report, beautiful pictures, a review of an audio component or accessory but also a technical article or review of a music album. Also just because a nice article, column or photo session related to audio or music is welcome.
As an author you get a personal account, if desired, with various options depending on your role in Audioreview.nl but of course we can also input your own formats and places. We also accept only authentic texts and, preferably, your own photos.
Do you like to write and / or to photograph and you dare the challenge, please send an email with an idea about your role or for example a draft article and we will certainly contact you.