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Starting a forum need ideas

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Zuckerberg, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. Zuckerberg

    Zuckerberg Regular Member

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    Hey all. I'm starting a forum and i need some ideas on what to make it about. I'm going to be whitehat and not use any BH activities on it. The domain is stayupdated dotcodotuk. Ideas on what i could use it for? thanks :)
     
  2. BlackhatBigfoot

    BlackhatBigfoot Regular Member

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    Why not call it Facebook instead?
     
  3. blackhatmikey

    blackhatmikey Regular Member

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    Why start a forum when you own one of the biggest sites on the web? mark have you been drinking?
     
  4. auggie101

    auggie101 BANNED BANNED

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    Maybe he just want to spread his earning and he clearly believe in "don't put your eggs in 1 basket".. :)
     
  5. xoskillet

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    Op - I built a forum a couple of years ago, it raked like crazy and even made me a little money (forum traffic is notorious for not making money).

    Here's what I did...

    Had a little script built that scrapes WF - bought a BH sounding domain name - every product that was released on WF was scraped and places in my forum - the only change made to the content was in 2 places.

    1- I changed the title by automatically adding [GET] to the beginning (and I had first page listings for all of those wso's and a LOT of click-throughs)
    2- On the bottom I had a text line that said "click here to get it free" (something like that) and it lead to a free cpa offer.

    Money was made, pages were indexed, traffic was had.... Then I sold it :)

    So, there you go - a tried, tested, successful & proven forum method.

    To put in into perspective - I spent maybe $75 total on the whole setup including custom script, and made around 17k in the 4 months i owned it before i sold it.

    Enjoy.
     
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  6. Zuckerberg

    Zuckerberg Regular Member

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    Thanks for this very inspiring post! gave me some great ideas :).
     
  7. Funnyperson777

    Funnyperson777 Newbie

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    Try your fave. Game/program for a forum.
     
  8. silentthunder

    silentthunder Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Well played! I'm not interested in starting a forum but I'm cloning a print on demand site and customizing it. Are you interested in sharing or selling that script or suggesting one? And what is that animal in your avatar. lol