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« on: August 20, 2005, 01:46:08 pm »

Here are some tips to help promote your messsage board.

1. Add a link to your board on your website.
2. Tell your friends and others that are interested in your board.
3. Find similar sites and email the webmaster and ask to exchange your link.
4. Have some good content and posts to keep users coming back.


If anyone has any other ideas feel free to add to this topic.
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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2005, 04:10:55 pm »

It Also Doestn Hurt To Add The Forum To Search Engines Such As Google. Or Forum Top Sites Such As Forums100
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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2005, 11:38:00 am »

It Also Doestn Hurt To Add The Forum To Search Engines Such As Google. Or Forum Top Sites Such As Forums100

The best way to do that is leave a link at a high traffic site and youll get a much better result than submitting it.
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2005, 04:56:50 am »

It Also Doestn Hurt To Add The Forum To Search Engines Such As Google. Or Forum Top Sites Such As Forums100
The best way to do that is leave a link at a high traffic site and youll get a much better result than submitting it.
but how do i go about doing that?
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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2005, 02:31:08 pm »

how do u add your forum to google.com?
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« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2005, 05:53:01 pm »

how do u add your forum to google.com?

http://www.google.com/addurl/?continue=/addurl

Also there are some free sites which allow you to add your site and they will submit for free for you.  It will take a lot longer when free.

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« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2005, 06:35:30 pm »

you can add your forum link to your siggy if you are on another forum also, but please ask the admins of that board if you are allowed.

also if you find a forum that is similair ask the admin if the 2 of you can swap info and give credit to each others sites.

Add you forum URL to your siggy in email
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« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2006, 08:17:13 pm »

Another good one i have found is banner exchange sites.  It has brought 30 people to my forum in 2 days.  Works really well.  Submitting to google won't work too good.  You'll rank at the bottom and no one will find your site.
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« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2006, 08:33:07 pm »

Well you can stubmit a sitemap to google using the following url
http://yourforumname.smfforfree.com/sitemaps/sitemaps.php

Or a yahoo feed list by doing
http://yourforumnam.smfforfree.com/sitemaps/urllist.php

This lets the search engines find the content on your website. Your forum needs to have open acces to public in order for this to work
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2006, 09:56:40 am »

I have one. If you have a flash you made, add a link to it leading to your forum. Submit it to Newgrounds. Once people start to view it, your forum will get lots of people. You have to have a Grounds Gold account to do it.
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« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2006, 02:04:59 pm »

It is good to advertise a forum - on forums. I found this one  on FREEWEBSPACE.net/forums
It is good if you can offer something what someone needs, want - you post in threads related to your forum content - you can put your link in the post as long it is not obvious that you're talking about your own site.
Putting link in a sig only is so-so: I've put a banner of an attracting,paying gpt forum under 10.000 posts in getpaidforum - and maybe 2 people signuped.
I was also attracted with - posting contests - top 10 posters/week get $3...and then I stood there even after they stopped paying.
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« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2006, 09:11:38 am »

Im just wondering id advertised my forum in google,im wondering it disappeared,but still i can see all the forums next to mine are still there,im wondering what happened.
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« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2006, 10:31:11 am »

You dropped in popularity?
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« Reply #13 on: August 11, 2006, 11:37:21 am »

I dont think so i posted it on the topsites and its moving up,i wonder why,i dont belived it drop the popularity,is there any posibility that anyone took it from google,is it posible?
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« Reply #14 on: August 11, 2006, 11:57:06 am »

Well, I'm no expert. Just taking a guess at it.
It is possible...however I couldn't be just any random person.

Maybe you didn't drop in popularity...the others rose? I really dunno...
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