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Best way to market an online virtual pet site?

Discussion in 'General Marketing' started by ForgottenCreature, Aug 25, 2007.

  1. #1
    Hello everyone,
    I run an online virtual pet site, which is Rescreatu and I was wondering what's the best way I could market my online virtual pet site.

    If you don't know what an online virtual pet site, it is an online game where you register, and create your own virtual pet, you then have to take care of it, and make sure it doesn't die. Which means, you have to feed it, play with and more.
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    ForgottenCreature, Aug 25, 2007 IP
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  2. aruntheace

    aruntheace Peon

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    Get reviewed on blogs about pets(People who love real pets will love virtual pets too.) You can try pets forums and also games forums.
     
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    Makubwa Active Member

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    Post on pet related forums, have that link in your sig. Nice site you have there btw
     
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  4. ForgottenCreature

    ForgottenCreature Notable Member

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    So, should I try to post on as many pets forum as possible - and ask their members what they think about my virtual pet site - where allowed?
     
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    bobchrist Active Member

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    Yep, also get listed in virtual pet directories and join similar social community like kiropets.
     
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    Brennan Notable Member

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    Take neopets and clubpenguin for an example and see what they've done, may take some research.
     
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    ForgottenCreature Notable Member

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    Kiropets is another virtual pet site, its not a social community.

    Thanks for the tip, but Neopets is really on the decline. They've gone commerical, and don't care about their users anymore.

    Thank you, it's been opened for about 7 months now. I'm just trying to see what else we can do to help it grow, and potentially to become one of the leading virtual pet sites.
     
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    Makubwa Active Member

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    Yes, just post away, have you sig link. I find by posting in related forums regularly with my niche I get 50 uniques per day added onto my organic and links traffic.
     
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    ForgottenCreature Notable Member

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    Do you know what the best type of pets forums would be to post on?
     
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    Makubwa Active Member

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    I would google search something like - vbulletin + pet and other variants. makesure you mostly post on vbulletin forums as you can have sig links. Make sure you find the busy ones....
     
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    ForgottenCreature Notable Member

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    Alright, I'll do that. Thanks for the tip! Any other ideas?
     
    ForgottenCreature, Aug 26, 2007 IP