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Started by Noddegamra, August 23, 2007, 09:47:41 AM
Quote from: perplexed on April 08, 2008, 08:02:16 AMso you pay for some people to come post on your site, and let's assume they do a really good job talking about the content etc, and the other members enjoy replying to their posts unaware that they are actually being paid to post there and not because they want to be there, and one day you cancel your paid poster package and those people are suddenly just gone from the forum.1. what does that do to the regular members and the community now that those posters are just no longer there and members are asking - hey where's so and so, I miss his posts2. what happens if the regular members find out that the people whose posts they have been enjoying are actually being paid to post there and they're not
Quote from: DJ Omnimaga on November 21, 2016, 03:14:20 PMI was always afraid of using PostLoop or other similar services for the reasons above.
Quote from: DJ Omnimaga on March 06, 2017, 09:36:08 PMbetter to gain 1-2 users that will care about your forum by using those methods than getting 30 postloop users or whatever is the amount to post, then suddenly disappear once you're broke.
Quote from: salenaadam5 steps to build a successful forum:1. Think minimalist when building categories and forums.2. As the owner you must keep contributing.3. Create some fake personalities.4. Publish content.5. Recruit your mates and spread the word.
Quote from: salenaadam on December 22, 2017, 05:06:34 AM3 steps to build a successful forum:1. Think minimalist when building categories and forums, but be prepared to create more.2. As the owner you must keep contributing. Publish relevant content.3. Recruit your mates and spread the word, but don't expect miracles over night.
Quote from: bluevoodu on March 20, 2018, 12:26:38 AMSpam bots were a problem back then... the old board was infiltrated HARD ... it was near impossible to keep up with the deletes. Someone above mentioned this, but it is a buzz kill to have spam bots on board. SMF needs new features to help combat Spam bots. The older capcha doesn't work - and sometimes keeps members out. I've lost a couple due to capcha. On the new board... 1/3rd of the small number of registrants were spam bots - version 2.1.5.
Quote from: salenaadam on December 22, 2017, 05:06:34 AM3. Create some fake personalities.
Quote from: Shambles on December 22, 2017, 05:15:55 AM6. Install good antispam controls.