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How can I get users on a new forum?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by surinder.oberoi28, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. surinder.oberoi28

    surinder.oberoi28 Regular Member

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    Hello Mates,

    Good day to all..
    I am back with one more ques today.. hehehe :D:D

    I was wondering how can I get users on a new forum..
    any ideas will be appreciated..

    Thanks in advance.. :)
     
  2. jon_xx_x

    jon_xx_x Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Either get a lot of traffic, or start a mailing list and try and get a couple thousand on the list, then mail out the list that you set up a forum. If traffic is low and no one is posting people won't stick around.
     
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  3. arikfloyd

    arikfloyd Newbie

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    Hi
    Take a look here:
    http://fiverr.com/bremaine/do-40-posts-on-your-forum
     
  4. surinder.oberoi28

    surinder.oberoi28 Regular Member

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    yes as this is new forum.. so I have a little traffic, but the problem is people are not sticking ..
    I will try email campaign now..
    lets see how it works..
    Thanks Mate :)

     
  5. surinder.oberoi28

    surinder.oberoi28 Regular Member

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    jon_xx_x Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Offer a giveaway at the end of October, but members must be active in the forum.
    Have a friend make an account and he coincidently wins the giveaway.
     
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  7. KarmaPolice

    KarmaPolice Registered Member

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    Hahahahaha thats a good idea. Yeah giveaways always go to the friends lol
     
  8. surinder.oberoi28

    surinder.oberoi28 Regular Member

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    thats a nice idea..
    thanks a lot man.. :)
     
  9. Juliette

    Juliette Newbie

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    Have you done forum posting? I know some people don't think it works very well but....depending on your niche it can work great.
     
  10. stumblebum

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    If you cant make it, fake it... Pay for forum posters to get the ball rolling. the thing is no one wants to stick around on a forum that has no members. Go to DP you can pick up posters there for really cheap.

    You'll have to do it for a little while, then the real users will slowly start to creep in.

    Good luck
     
  11. acotut

    acotut Elite Member

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    Dude,you're on blackhatworld.Would you post on a empty forum?No
    It would be whitehat to populate a forum by yourself,with posts and users?No
    Would real users become active if they come to a forum with interesting stuff?YES

    Populate your forum first,or make it look like its populated,then go for the traffic
     
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    xPWN1t Regular Member

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    Check out PostLoop, you just add points in your account and people post for those points and cash them out. You'll get real members and real posts and it's something like $45 for 500 posts.
     
  13. BigMarcusStud

    BigMarcusStud Senior Member

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    Hire 5 people to talk to each other to make it look like an active forum. It would help if they'll use different accounts to make it look like there are hundreds of active members on the site.

    But most importantly, is your forum interesting? Does it have a target market?