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How can I market a Social network?

Discussion in 'Social Networks' started by keemuph, Jul 6, 2008.

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    I would like to know, how to market a social network? We have specific target which is Arabian Community. I would like to know where to start? how can I bring in some traffic? and more...
    SEMrush
     
    keemuph, Jul 6, 2008 IP
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  2. webcosmo

    webcosmo Notable Member

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    You could do that at the forums that are specific to that community.
    Also I know there are some good popular blogs from that region. You could get some paid reviews from them, that would give you a initial boost.
     
    webcosmo, Jul 6, 2008 IP
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    JMN Active Member

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    Or consider going viral within your community, with stickers, pencils, etc.
     
    JMN, Jul 6, 2008 IP
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    NewTier Notable Member

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    Maybe you can go to forums and advertise it if it's niche enough. :)
     
    NewTier, Jul 6, 2008 IP
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    keemuph Peon

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    Thanks for all opinion. Maybe i prefer a local marketing idea?
     
    keemuph, Jul 11, 2008 IP
  6. Skouk

    Skouk Guest

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    You could try to market your social network in local college.
    And once you get some success, you can hire a PR agency.

    Facebook had a good success doing it this way...
    In Poland, nasza-klasa.pl is very big success and was promoted in a similar way.
     
    Skouk, Jul 11, 2008 IP
  7. mentos

    mentos Prominent Member

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    Use adword to geo target for the arabian community only
     
    mentos, Jul 11, 2008 IP
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    Trioman Active Member

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    The best advice I can give you is to market a social network in other social networks. letting all your friends to join you in your other network. you can also solicit other members and post to their board
     
    Trioman, Jul 11, 2008 IP
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    n-james Well-Known Member

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    Offline Media in that country.
    Joining forums for that country.
    Advertising on sites targetted for that country.
     
    n-james, Jul 11, 2008 IP
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    suzybakeoven Peon

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    you build up to a certain level and than implement these strategies once you have good sized community.

    Google adwords
    Paid Reviews
    Try MeetUp.com see if there is a community there you can introduce your networking site too.
     
    suzybakeoven, Jul 11, 2008 IP
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    Judge Mental Peon

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    Maybe you should social bookmark your social bookmarking site. :)
     
    Judge Mental, Jul 11, 2008 IP
  12. Cyclops

    Cyclops sensei

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    :D good idea .....
    Adwords works quite well, and won't cost much for your niche. From the members you get through Adwords the viral effect will spread your message very fast.
     
    Cyclops, Jul 12, 2008 IP
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    bestserviceforyou Peon

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    I would just set up your own profile (if you dont it wont ever work) Invite all your friends and family. Stay active on it with the people that do sign up.
    Get a sig link in other social forums for your niche.
    I would also suggest getting a new header made. That one is kinda sloppy.
    Also the about us just talks about dolphin, change that. Same with the FAQ's
    Good Luck
     
    bestserviceforyou, Jul 12, 2008 IP