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How do I get more people to my forum?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by geoman298, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. geoman298

    geoman298 Newbie

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    Hello I own a forum and I would like to grow an active community of people.
    How would I go about doing this?
     
  2. GobBluthJD

    GobBluthJD Regular Member

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    Find similar forums, offer better features than their current forum, recruit them to yours.

    Find FB pages related to your forum. Advertise your forum like crazy there.

    You have to reach the threshold line and then the traffic will start growing itself.
     
  3. Adam718

    Adam718 Senior Member

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    You'll probably have to fill the forum up with fake threads and posts, then do some SEO for it and hope that people find it and become active members.

    Also, you can advertise it on other forums and do some e-mail blasts within the niche of the forum.
     
  4. zoyaraymonds

    zoyaraymonds Regular Member

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    give something in free on your forum....
     
  5. pokerjk

    pokerjk Senior Member

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    Promotion to your niche through SEO/PPC/social media.

    Then converting them into members make your forum look active and interestings topics people in that niche will want to read.
     
  6. seo-dude

    seo-dude BANNED BANNED

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    make interesting posts, post topics from fake users & have conversation within them which sparks off others to join & post. Give freebies, make a contest.
     
  7. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Exactly . . . Offer to pay them $100 each for joining. Soon you
    will have more people than you can possibly handle! :D