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by marieBD12
Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Whats a cost effective way to advertise a forum?
Replies: 8
Views: 1288

Re: Whats a cost effective way to advertise a forum?

Good advertising can be real beneficial. I once worked for a guy who had a huge mailing list, sent out info about a new site he created (just days before) and got over ten of thousand members and over a million pageviews in the first month (IIRC, it was about 1TB of bandwidth the first month since ...
by marieBD12
Wed Aug 05, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Whats a cost effective way to advertise a forum?
Replies: 8
Views: 1288

Re: Whats a cost effective way to advertise a forum?

hi Kevin,
thank you so much for the information.
think i'll follow your advice and simply try to create more interest by way of your suggestions.
if all that does not provide much membership then i will try google adsense.

again, thank you so much for taking the trouble to help.
by marieBD12
Wed Aug 05, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I need some help or advice?
Replies: 9
Views: 846

Re: I need some help or advice?

don't know what communication he has with your friend,ie phone, letter, or just the net, but tell your friend to either ignore him or threaten him with police action followed by legal proceedings.
by marieBD12
Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Whats a cost effective way to advertise a forum?
Replies: 8
Views: 1288

Whats a cost effective way to advertise a forum?

Have a forum and i want to attract members from northern england. From the personal experience of members of this forum, what would be a cost effective method for advertising it? Have allocated £400 to advertising, and so far the only thing within my budget appears to be local newspapers. Also wonde...
by marieBD12
Wed Aug 05, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advertising on a new forum.
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Advertising on a new forum.

Attracting sponsors can be quite lucrative. Depending on the subject you could approach related companies with info on your site, the users and visitors stats and see if they might like to sign up for a sponsors forum and banner for a few dollars a month. Go cheap to begin with if it's a new site. ...
by marieBD12
Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advertising on a new forum.
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Advertising on a new forum.

My reply was perhaps too short. For Google AdSense to work, a lot of your topics will have to be about something. Google will look through your forum and try to figure out adverts that match the content. So if your forum is full of helpful advice about things, then you might get a bit of cash (you ...
by marieBD12
Tue Aug 04, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advertising on a new forum.
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Advertising on a new forum.

Roberdin wrote:Use Google AdSense?

thank you.
will give that a try.
by marieBD12
Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advertising on a new forum.
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Advertising on a new forum.

Recently started a forum, less than a 100 membership at the moment. Wondering if any of the phpBB community can suggest who to approach for advertising on the forum? Or is there a way to make any money out of the forum in general? Am in england and its just a general forum consisting of discussions ...
by marieBD12
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: How do i post pics?
Replies: 8
Views: 81

Re: How do i post pics?

Kevin Clark wrote:The only caveat with that is that it uses up your bandwidth instead of someone elses.

i see, thank you for pointing that out too.
saving me yet more bother.

marie
by marieBD12
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: How do i post pics?
Replies: 8
Views: 81

Re: How do i post pics?

Kevin Clark wrote:There are lots of sites like that. They're all pretty similar. I personally use imageshack but any of them will do really.
thank you for all your help.
you've saved me many hours of hair pulling.
will use imageshack too but will try stevemaury's method first if i can.

thnk you to both
marie
by marieBD12
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:18 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: How do i post pics?
Replies: 8
Views: 81

Re: How do i post pics?

stevemaury wrote:You can also just upload them to a folder on your host server and link to them from there.
hi,
that sounds interesting,
is it easy to do?
would you direct me in the right direction please?

thanks
marie
by marieBD12
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: How do i post pics?
Replies: 8
Views: 81

Re: How do i post pics?

Thank you so much for your help.
and very sorry for posting twice but it appeared to me that my post didn't go through.

in your experience, is imageshack the best site to host my pics?

with thanks
marie
by marieBD12
Tue Jul 21, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: How do i post pics?
Replies: 1
Views: 45

How do i post pics?

Hi, have trouble post pics in forum created with phpBB3. have posted some pics but they are showing the word "ATTACHMENTS" on top of the pics. these have been uploaded using the "upload attachment" method given at the bottom of the post. i presume the right method is using the "image" tags at the to...
by marieBD12
Tue Jul 21, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: How do i post pics?
Replies: 8
Views: 81

How do i post pics?

having trouble posting pics in forum. its running phpBB3. the pics do post, but on top of the pic the word "ATTACHMENTS" appears. this is where3 ive used the "upload attachment" method at the bottom of the post. i presume the right way to put a pic in the post is usin method. if so how do i get the ...

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