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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #30 on: October 05, 2006, 08:41:33 am »
I think I'll do the myspace....good idea! :D


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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #31 on: October 05, 2006, 10:01:00 am »
myspace? how does that help? you create a myspace and??? ???

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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #32 on: October 05, 2006, 10:02:15 am »
There are people constantly surfing myspace.  I have garnered over 50 members from it.  If you don't believe it, don't do it.   :uglystupid2:

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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #33 on: October 07, 2006, 10:16:28 pm »
There are people constantly surfing myspace. I have garnered over 50 members from it. If you don't believe it, don't do it. :uglystupid2:

How do I create a myspace page for my forum?  Please give some guidelines as this is the first time I've learnt about it.

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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #34 on: October 07, 2006, 10:56:08 pm »
Just go to myspace, and join! Make a site.. in fact... look at mine...

http://www.myspace.com/buster_cannon

BCF the Myspace!

BTW: My site is looking better, and I have a lot more stuff in the future! I have 20 members now, and a new affiliate! I also created a website using freewebs, not much, but a mediocre site, chock-full of ads for you forum might produce quite a lot of reaction...

http://www.freewebs.com/crystalmanexe/index.htm

Just started it, so There should be some more updates there soon.
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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #35 on: October 09, 2006, 12:37:45 pm »
Hmm, tips, tips, tips.
I wonder if this would work.

Find a good story that hasn't been reported on much. Something amazing...
Put it on your site, and link it to Digg.com
That can really produce traffic if you picked a good story.
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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #36 on: November 10, 2006, 09:52:50 pm »
Other tips

Add your link to your forum in your signature of other forums you visit.
If a forum has an advertise your site then post a link to your forum and some information on your site.
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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #37 on: November 11, 2006, 09:02:21 am »
I have added a category in my links mod titled "members sites"
This gives all my members a place to post their site urls. I know some of them are getting a few hits from this.

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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #38 on: November 17, 2006, 06:28:48 pm »
Well, we all want to get hits...out of which (hopefully) some members. I don't believe in "charging" people posts to do it. However...on my forums, you do need to have posts to add a link. But I usually add it for you if you don't have enough posts. All you have to do is ask..The reason I did it this way is because I want my REPEAT members to have more options on the forum than my ONE TIMERS.I don't want someone to visit my forum just to advertise their site and then never see them again.

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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #39 on: November 18, 2006, 03:19:09 am »
The reason I did it this way is because I want my REPEAT members to have more options on the forum than my ONE TIMERS.I don't want someone to visit my forum just to advertise their site and then never see them again.

though i haven't given the incentive of adding links, it's somewhat the same unexpected issue i'm experiencing.  i've now observed that members gradually do come up to sign .. but just that.  they sign in, then disappear.  out of every 20 members, hardly 2 post regularly.

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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #40 on: November 18, 2006, 07:04:03 am »
Also Anoth Way

Go To A Forum

Put a Link or Banner of ur Forum in ur Signature.. Post in that Forum like 10 times And Leave :)

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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #41 on: January 29, 2007, 09:32:37 am »
I have a question. I was putting my site into google. When it asked to verify that I was admin I had to put a Meta tag I guess I put it in the wrong place or it was the wrong code and now all I see when I go to my site is a black blank page. I cant take the code out because I see nothing. Can that be fixed? Please help!

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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #42 on: January 29, 2007, 11:17:46 am »
Link to your forum?
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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #43 on: January 29, 2007, 12:13:11 pm »
opps  Heres the link. 
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Re: Tips to Promote your board.
« Reply #44 on: January 29, 2007, 12:44:28 pm »
Yup, it's something in your headers that's messing with the forum. Likely since you put new <head></head> tags in the header.

Try this
http://exotictoaquatics.smfforfree.com/index.php?action=style;sa=clearheader

Go to that link...if the cookie for your forum is still on your computer that might clear your headers which could fix your forum. ;) If it doesn't work you'll just have to wait for the admin to clear your headers for you.
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