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Started by gamesmad, July 29, 2006, 11:43:18 AM
Quote from: gamesmad on July 29, 2006, 11:43:18 AMIve found that running a competition is a great way to get a forum popular and active. For example, first person to 500 posts wins this free forum themed gift. If the admin gets to 800 posts first, then noone wins. It encourages people to post, and post fast, meaning that your forum gets a big post base to start with Will
Quote from: Tippmaster on July 29, 2006, 06:18:16 PMThat's what i like to call buying members.
Quote from: jcoleuk on July 29, 2006, 08:49:32 PMI've seen this pulled off very successfully, if you have the funds to advertise your existence and the motivation to keep slogging away at promoting your site it can work. Although it's a lot easier for a competition to fail than it is for it to work.
Quote from: Eliana Tamerin on August 23, 2008, 04:10:10 PMSMF 7 is where it gets good. That has time travel. You can go back and post before the guy who flamed you.
Quotetried this a few days ago, I announced the competition and got quite a few people posting more than usual, but it's died down again after about a day