Added “Recipes” back to the site

Under “Brewing Tools” I’ve started to add the parts of the old website to the new. This includes “Recipes”, “Yeasts”,  “Fermentables”, etc.

The purpose of SmartBrewer going back about a year ago was to provide a collaborative online tool for the avid home brewer to share recipes and tricks they learn along the way. I built a relational database that could store a users “ingredients” list and then cross reference the ingredient list with the recipes on smart brewer.  This took me a VERY LONG TIME but I was never able to get interest in the software.  I guess most people just want to print a recipe and go? I also realized that it’s much better to charge people for something then to offer it for free.  This give the user an incentive to actually use the tool they purchased (even if it was for $10).

I also discovered that people just want information without the “sharing” part.  This is fine, and I plan to make the site as easy to use as possible.  Everything on the old site will be under “Brewing Tools”.

I hope the format is easier to read and find info. I’m sort of puzzled at how I can get 500 unique visitors a a month with the average user visiting for 3-4 minutes with no feedback.

Guess I have to ask?

-Andy

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