Getting More Users

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by lolerskates, Apr 20, 2007.

  1. lolerskates

    lolerskates New Member

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    I have a forum me and a friend just started a few weeks ago, I'm wondering if anyone knows a good way to attract more users.
     
  2. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Free porn.
     
  3. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    creative marketing :dunno:
     
  4. crazybenf

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    google adwords.
     
  5. MrBrotato

    MrBrotato New Member

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    This is the local forum you were talking about in the AdSense thread, right? If so I think advertising on google or whatever is just totally pointless because it will reach completely the wrong market of people. You need to advertise locally, hang up flyers, drop cards on store counters, stick stuff to bulliten boards at stores and stuff.
     
  6. retorq

    retorq What up bitch??

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    Post the link on OT??
     
  7. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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  8. retorq

    retorq What up bitch??

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    Sssshhhhh :big grin:
     
  9. lolerskates

    lolerskates New Member

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    we have been talking about that, btw we are up to $71 since april 7th
     
  10. lolerskates

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    how about I give you the url and you post it in the offtopic forum:ugh2:
     
  11. 1999TL

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    Yup, but bandwidth intensive.
     
  12. purebad

    purebad I don't need your approval, right?

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    better content
     
  13. crazybenf

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    I agree with all of the suggestions he gave. Hitting mall parking lots with flyers on cars is a good way to get exposure.


    Know anyone in radio? Bribe them with porn or web services?
     
  14. lolerskates

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    idk about fliers on cars, some people get pissed at that because they are fucking dumb, we were gonna have my buddies gf stand at the entrance of the mall and hand out fliers and shit like that
     
  15. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    If you have the content, people will come. Without anything to keep users on your forum/site, you can kiss it goodbye, marketing plan or not.
     
  16. et3rnul

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    Post a story on digg. Ask some OTers to digg it up, then the flood will come. Just make sure the content is there.
     
  17. lolerskates

    lolerskates New Member

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    I'm confused

    plus this forum basically only applies to people living in or around richmond indiana
     
  18. et3rnul

    et3rnul OT Supporter

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    Haha whoops. Missed that part. Then yeah, flyers...
     
  19. MrBrotato

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    Seriously get like business cards printed up and go to McDonalds and Starbucks and whatever and set them at tables. Leave them on any counter you can find.

    As far as content people here are talking about. It may be helpful to have updated links to local news and/or articles concerning things to do/whats happening/whats new/etc.
     
  20. lolerskates

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    we started a local news bot last night, I think we are getting buisness cards to start leaving in random places
     
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    Just make sure you get permission from the owner or something before you leave crap all over their place of business. You could get cited for littering or something if they want to be a jerk.
     
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    jerk nothing... if you're advertising your business by littering all over my establishment, then I'm not the jerk -- you are!
     

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