A friend of mine forwarded me a link to see Feedback Roulette. The setup was easy (I entered my email address and website) and I started reviewing websites right away.
Feedback roulette did not ask for any other personal information except for my email address.
The reviews are anonymous, so it is easy to be open and honest. There are three categories – Like, dislike and any other notes. There is also a star system in feedback roulette where you rate overall value, design and graphics, usability and content.
I find the star value system the least useful. You do not have to give someone a star value of any kind if you do not want to. I do it every once and a while, but only when I feel it will add value.
You review websites, and you receive reviews in return from Feedback Roulette
You get about one review for every three reviews you submit. I imagine this is how they make their money. They must sell reviews to outside parties.
This is a good thing from my perspective. It means they do not need to sell your information, or try to trick you into giving them money in other ways (like Farmville does).
Some of the feedback is hard to decipher. Some feedback is very easy to implement.
For example, I was using a comic sans font on a playful website I had made, and everyone hated that. I quickly changed it to times new roman.
The easy way to get feedback
If you make websites, you know how hard it can be to get feedback on the websites. Everyone has a different style they prefer with websites. I had asked my mother about a website, and she said I needed more color. I added more color, and then the website looked too unprofessional.
At a certain point you have to decide if you like the design, and take the feedback that makes sense to you.
The usability of this website, and the lack of personal information they ask, make it one of my favorite website tools. I have about eight websites registered, and I simply leave then active or disabled for the website I want feedback for in Feedback Roulette.
I would warn against leaving any websites active while you are away from your computer, as hearing the critiques and not being able to change anything is hard. Hearing the critiques is hard, but better from a stranger than your friends and family. I like being able to look at all of the different website designs, I feel it will make me a better website designer in the future.