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Forum Owners with classifieds increase your posts and traffic

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by tnathe, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. tnathe

    tnathe Newbie

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    I recently started a local forum and have had little to no traffic. I have a classifieds section and created a way to automatically add posts from craigslist in my area to the classifieds section on my website.

    Is this a good idea? If you want to see what im talking about visit dadecityforums and you will see the sporting goods fs section :) i plan to replicate this scrip and fill in other classified areas as well as news.

    This was easily created using the rss feeds from craigslist and parsing them to insert into the database as new posts.

    If i cant get traffic the traditional way (even hung signs around my town) then ill get it the automated way :)
     
  2. erniedawg

    erniedawg Junior Member

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    Thats the part Im on. Im trying to build traffic and SEO traffic.
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  3. SEOnetic

    SEOnetic Senior Member

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    That is a decent idea. Never tried it. But I wonder how it will work as people mainly try with craigslist. They dont really bother with other sites.
     
  4. tnathe

    tnathe Newbie

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    in the first day I had 8 views on separate posts. They are coming from google keyword searches. Ill have to keep this thread updated with the progress i see from this.

    If anyone needs help crafting a script for their forum to do this lmk.