Welcome to the Small Business Ideas Forum! We are a community of over 100,000 small business folks with over 163,000 posts for you to browse. We pride ourselves on being the friendliest forum you will find and we'd love to have you as a member of our community. Please take a moment and register for a free account. If you need any help, please contact Chris Logan.

Small Business Ideas Forum

Small Business Ideas Forum

A friendly place to share small business ideas and knowledge, ask questions, find help and encourage others that are involved in the small business industry. Topics include small business marketing, generating revenue and small business computing.

Go Back   Small Business Ideas Forum > Small Business Marketing - Online > General Online Marketing Information
Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 31st October 2008, 12:48 PM   #1
andreyknure
Member
 

Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 9
Default Forum Promotion Ideas!

I have launched my forum recently. Now I would like to discuss with you the most effective forum promotion methods! What advices could you provide on forum policy and rules? What restrictions should I apply for a forum at the first stages? Any other advices and recommendations on how to promote a forum effectively are welcome! Thanks in advance!

andreyknure is offline   Reply With Quote
Register or log in to remove this ad.
Old 2nd November 2008, 06:47 PM   #2
StephanieCox
Member
 
StephanieCox's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2008
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 21
Default

Hey, I'm currently working on and just launched a forum. http://www.mywrestlingforum.com It only launched just over a month ago and is going strong, feel free to pm or e-mail me if you want to talk about your forum!

StephanieCox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 5th November 2008, 02:31 PM   #3
youbetcha1018
Senior Member
 
youbetcha1018's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 91
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by andreyknure View Post
I have launched my forum recently. Now I would like to discuss with you the most effective forum promotion methods! What advices could you provide on forum policy and rules? What restrictions should I apply for a forum at the first stages? Any other advices and recommendations on how to promote a forum effectively are welcome! Thanks in advance!
You have to visit other forums and post messages and comments with your forum link, just like what you did here. I think that way you can have your forum promoted.

youbetcha1018 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th November 2008, 07:41 PM   #4
SBMarketingGuy
Member
 

Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 46
Default

Market the forum like you would any other site: forum posts, social media, video marketing, write informative articles, and look for an established blog to write for so you can promote your forum.

-SBMG

SBMarketingGuy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th November 2008, 07:54 PM   #5
DennisChang
VIP Contributor
 
DennisChang's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Singapore
Posts: 544
Default

Post the link on other forums. Put the link inside your forum signature and actively participate in other forums.

DennisChang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th November 2008, 05:02 PM   #6
Tom Lindstrom
VIP Contributor
 
Tom Lindstrom's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: TLMarketing.net
Posts: 173
Default

Market your forum just like any site.When it comes to the moderating part itīs good to have a few restrictions in the beginning.For instance, 5 quality posts before you can add a sig-file.It encourages people to participate instead of marketing their own sites.

Tom Lindstrom is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply   

Bookmarks




Thread Tools

Get Updates
RSS Feeds:
RSS Feed for General Online Marketing Information RSS for this Category Only: General Online Marketing Information

RSS Feed for Small Business Ideas Forum RSS for Entire Forum
Forum Rules


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Small Business Ideas Forum


 
At Your Business - Small Business Directory
Free Business Forms - Prewritten Documents
 
Search Engine Guide
Small business guide to search marketing

 
Small Business Brief
Fetching the Best Small Business Info


Free Links - Free Advertising
Free Guide - Online Directory



Advertise your business here
Contact us for more details!


Semantic Juice
Register now to access free Quick SEO service!


Rocket Lawyer
Sign up for free 7 day trial. Boost your biz!


Buy UPC Codes
Get your products listed online!




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2018 - Privacy