any forum starting tips?

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hey all, I am looking to start a forum soon and I was wondering how I should go about it in terms of marketing it. I am thinking of hiring people in india to post on it to get it going... any suggestions?
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  • Profile picture of the author Stephen De Bond
    Hi buddy, you don,t say what business your forum will support,

    To start with say your subject is golf then why not fire off a few emails to local club secretaries inviting there members to take part.

    Get yourself a tell a friend script.

    Get friends and family to start your postings off.

    Add a blog to drive them into your forum.

    Good Luck and all the best.
    • Profile picture of the author Andy Money
      Make sure there is a demand for your forum. Otherwise you will have a long, long uphill battle whether or not you are determined. I wouldn't even recommend hiring people to post at first, just funnel traffic and post yourself and you will get it going. This is just from my experience. Also don't use phpBB I learned that the hard way. Go with vBulletin.

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