My New Forum

Discussion in 'Website Promotion' started by manudevil20, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. manudevil20

    manudevil20 New Member

    Hi everyone. So i just finished my new forum. Now i am need some tips on driving traffic to it because i know its extremely hard. Nobody is going to sign up to it unless there are a lot of member right. Also can you check my forum out to see if you see any problems with it or tips on improving it. Thanks.
  2. Newbie Shield

    Newbie Shield Gold Member

    Hi Devil,

    Congrats on getting your forum set up.

    To drive traffic:

    - On-page SEO
    - Leave comments with a sig file on relevant blogs and forums
    - Write articles with back link
    - Create free Web 2.0 pages such as Squidoo, blogs, Hub Pages
    - Create a press release
    - Submit forum URL to Yahoo Directory
    - Ask a friend to place URL on Stumble Upon, Digg, etc
    - Join and post to Yahoo Groups or Google Groups
    - Answer questions in Yahoo answers
    - Use free classifieds

    Good luck,

    ~Newbie Shield~
  3. pcwork

    pcwork New Member

    Have a contest for regular posters initially
  4. krysti

    krysti New Member

    Hi there,

    I like your forum. I'll let my hubby know about it because he belongs to a lot of auto forums. Word of mouth may help.
  5. getagrip

    getagrip Gold Member

    You could try creating articles within your forum, and then linking to those articles via to give your search rankings a boost.
  6. cupbucket

    cupbucket New Member

    In the begging you will have to personally answer lots of the questions since there is no one else around to do so.


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