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Best way to promote a forum?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by techndeals.net, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. techndeals.net

    techndeals.net Junior Member

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    My forum is pretty new and has been very active. I want to promote my forums more and get more people to join and post. It is a Dogecoin forum.

     
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    NewBashell Newbie

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    buy targeted traffic
     
  3. Disloyal

    Disloyal Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Guest posting on blogs and social media can also be a good option.
     
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    nice way to get a sneaky backlink .
    j/k

    just post some great content, run some contests , buy some posters .
     
  5. KELLOGGS

    KELLOGGS Supreme Member

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    I've seen members permanently banned for promoting other forums recently so if I were you, I'd remove the link.
     
  6. techndeals.net

    techndeals.net Junior Member

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    whoops didn't even notice :/

    Any blackhat SEO to promote forum?
     
  7. jhones

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    Forum seems to be fine if it totally new at this point.. if you want to convert the traffic to members, here is something that you can use to engage the people, offer them to be mod's and say they can manage a place in the forum. i am sure people would do all the things you'd like to do to be a big deal on a forum. Give promotions and make them manage the forum. they will do all those things on behalf of you....

    and all the best for your forum... someday i wish i would like to be a member of your forum mate...
     
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    john1444 Elite Member

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    Promoting a forum is one hell of a job but if you have got the nerves and resources it can fly over a period of time.

    My advice is:

    Create a blog in that niche and feature your forum in it. Ofcourse, rank the blog high.
    Use paid targeted ads like adword
    Use social medias to capture people/audience
    You should build up some networks and rank some of your key pages on the right keywords.
    Find relevant sites with high traffic and have them feature your site on them for a fee.

    The options are just endless... You just got to work up your ass..
     
  9. ddederick

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    One of the easier may be seo. If you rank your forum for some "how to" keywords, it can bring you good traffic.
     
  10. pompano

    pompano Power Member

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    I used to like using buysellads to promote my forum. Just have adverts on other forums in your niche.
     
  11. seeplusplus

    seeplusplus Power Member

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    If you cover live events I used to do play by plays, then create an account at a competitor and spam the event.
     
  12. The SEO

    The SEO Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Promote your forum on other niche relevant forums and starts a social media campaign for that.
     
  13. jhones

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    believe me, starting a social media campaign could be a night mare if you start all by yourself, promote it with already registered members and offer them some money and they will take care of all... they will literally get some real and human followers for your forum. Catch some twitters and get some gorgeous traffic to your forum.
     
  14. JoeMongan

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    To promote a new forum the first thing you need to do is stop the loads of spam coming into the forum because
    it will make it not worth much for the member. And then you need a bot filling the forum with relevant content or
    hire forum posters to make it active. Afterwards build backlinks from other forums to it.

    -RK