Driving traffic to a niche forum?

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  1. Surox

    Surox Newbie

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    I'm starting a niche tech-related forum mainly focused on programming, hacking,*nix stuff and other stuff.
    I know it's been done before but I don't want to recreate hackforums. I'm looking to make this a closed forum with a relatively small community. How should I go about getting long-term members? How could I seed it to make it more interesting? I was thinking of purchasing ad space on sites like hackthisite. Any help is appreciated
     
  2. redarrow

    redarrow Elite Member

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    fistly it going to cost.

    offsure vpn
    .io domain

    for safty.

    then promote in most niche related websites.

    not allowed to use the word hacking in this forum it can lead to a ban.

    but we understand this is about promotting your website only.

    might need to ask the mod if we are even allowed to discuss promotion on this type of website/forum.
     
  3. lalgsw

    lalgsw Regular Member

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    find people who are seen as community leaders and offer them an incentive to come and bring their followers. have them help with seeding the content