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Don’t give up! (General)

by Alfie ⌂, Vienna, Austria, Sunday, July 02, 2023, 13:35 (239 days ago) @ Thoma
edited by Alfie, Sunday, July 02, 2023, 13:41

Hi Thoma,

Here's my verdict. […] But for the new generations and the general purpose forums, I think it's over for now. Maybe, and I hope it will be "rediscovered" in the future to become cool again.

Be patient. You had 70 posts in three months. That’s not uncommon for a new forum.
Mine had 32 (‼) in five months of the first year, 370 in the second, and 1,000 in the third. Sometimes I had more than twenty posts per day. My average is ~1,400 / year – and it’s a highly specialized scientific forum where only registered users can post.

Likely your ‘target community’ simply don’t know of its existence yet. Use social media and a link to your e-mail signature to spread the word.

PS: Asking for donations to run the site is possibly counterproductive.

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Cheers,
Alfie (Helmut Schütz)
BEBA-Forum (v1.8β)


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