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Promote, Promote, Promote!   How to Promote Your Forum

Started 4/2/20 by Kid (Kidmagnet); 2515 views.
In reply toRe: msg 11
Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk

4/10/20

Promotion is an excellent idea while we are stuck at home.  Which is why News and Views has been doing this all along. Everyone is welcome to post their forum links there.

http://forums.delphiforums.com/news1/start

In reply toRe: msg 11
Kid (Kidmagnet)

From: Kid (Kidmagnet)

4/11/20

Not an event but certainly a fun distraction from the current world situation

Dust off your psychic abilities and see if you can guess the mystery item!

https://forums.delphiforums.com/theportal/messages/?msg=7095.1

Kid (Kidmagnet)

From: Kid (Kidmagnet)

4/11/20

If your forum is creating an event or any sort of game type threads can you also post a link to it here.

thumbsupbowant

Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk

4/11/20

I will do that. News and Views always has something going on, so it doesn't need a special promotion. I will think about my other forums.

MEDDLY

From: MEDDLY

4/11/20

But Promotion is limited to Hosts, not available to a regular user who likes a forum he/she would to promote.

  • Edited April 11, 2020 1:40 pm  by  MEDDLY
Showtalk
Staff

From: Showtalk

4/11/20

No, you can post there.  You have my permission.

MEDDLY

From: MEDDLY

4/11/20

Really? Thanks...

Lyndy (Lyndy7)
Staff

From: Lyndy (Lyndy7)

4/11/20

absolutely! if you go to a forum you like you can promote it or if you own a forum you can also or if you are in a conversation you enjoy you can post a link to it as well with a short description about it! You are more than welcome - who told you only hosts could post?

In reply toRe: msg 19
Kid (Kidmagnet)

From: Kid (Kidmagnet)

4/11/20

Looking for a new forum? Maybe you are stuck inside more than usual and want to explore...

The Index is a great place to start https://www.delphiforums.com/index.ptt

On the left is the "Top Forums" list and while the order of it is a top secret it is listing active forums, so a nice place to scroll through.

On the right are categories and each will also list the more active forums first. Yes - that's not always the case but in general it's a good place to find others with similar interests.

Another neat place to find interesting forums on that page is the lower right frame where promotions appear. Clicking on various categories refreshes the promos. 

Happy Hunting!

MEDDLY

From: MEDDLY

4/11/20

Thanks. Regarding the only Host deal, I read it some years ago.

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