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POLL : Where do you get the MOST Forum Traffic From?

Discussion in 'Forum Management' started by Woodcs82, Jun 18, 2010.

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POLL : Where do you get the MOST Forum Traffic From?

  1. Facebook

    1 vote(s)
    4.8%
  2. Twitter

    1 vote(s)
    4.8%
  3. Myspace

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Youtube

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    0.0%
  5. Search Engine Optimization

    13 vote(s)
    61.9%
  6. Google Adwords

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    0.0%
  7. Email advertising

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    0.0%
  8. Offline advertising

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Participating on Forums/Forum signatures

    2 vote(s)
    9.5%
  10. Other

    4 vote(s)
    19.0%
  1. #1
    POLL : Where do you get the MOST Forum Traffic From?
    SEMrush
    Please POLL In.
     
    Woodcs82, Jun 18, 2010 IP
    SEMrush
  2. asejm3

    asejm3 Peon

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    I think that question is so vague. How do you expect to get traffic from a forum because the number is so minimal?
     
    asejm3, Jun 18, 2010 IP
  3. Woodcs82

    Woodcs82 Well-Known Member

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    #3
    Its a POLL....the answers are there...if you dont see an answer its simple select OTHER...why are you questioning my poll... Its pretty simple you take the poll or you dont.

     
    Woodcs82, Jun 18, 2010 IP
  4. Stingerftw

    Stingerftw Well-Known Member

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    #4
    I voted, Participating on Forums/Forum signatures because it really showed me the results more than anything.

    I speak in past tense as I no longer own a forum.
     
    Stingerftw, Jun 18, 2010 IP
  5. Vekseid

    Vekseid Peon

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    Are you referring to new members or traffic in general? Most of my site's traffic is from existing memberships.
     
    Vekseid, Jun 19, 2010 IP
  6. tomiko

    tomiko Member

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    i get most of my traffic from organic searches from google. so i'll vote for SEO. i'll check this poll after 1month to see the results and learn from it. nice poll man.
     
    tomiko, Jun 20, 2010 IP
  7. mrwiippy

    mrwiippy Member

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    Nice poll, my vote is in, and have to say most of mine is from google
     
    mrwiippy, Jun 21, 2010 IP
  8. plot

    plot Active Member

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    One of my popular forum gets most of the traffic from organic searches mostly from google, so SEO for me
     
    plot, Jun 22, 2010 IP
  9. ~kev~

    ~kev~ Well-Known Member

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    The majority of my traffic comes from google. After that its yahoo, bing, youtube, blogs and other forums.

    But on the otehr hand, google traffic also has around a 50% - 55% bounce rate. With yahoo and bing traffic being the most targeted of the search engines.
     
    ~kev~, Jun 24, 2010 IP
  10. RCPAThunder

    RCPAThunder Peon

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    other great forum traffics can be find through google search for keywords, top affiliate forums directories
     
    RCPAThunder, Jun 24, 2010 IP
  11. taminder

    taminder Peon

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    before I sold my old forum, most of my traffic came from people visiting it themselves (not a link from another site).
    I guess I initially advertised it by commenting on blogs and participating in forums and it just picked up by itself from there
     
    taminder, Jun 25, 2010 IP
  12. Brandon Sheley

    Brandon Sheley Illustrious Member

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    our traffic comes from google, so I voted SEO ;)
     
    Brandon Sheley, Jun 28, 2010 IP
  13. shareurlinks

    shareurlinks Active Member

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    Most of my traffic comes from referral links from forums.
     
    shareurlinks, Jul 14, 2010 IP
  14. abluegrape

    abluegrape Peon

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    #14
    WOuld be better if the poll was about where do people get the most sign ups rather than the most traffic!

    Ill keep a eye on the results though as still a good post but I have good traffic on my comedy forum but sign ups are slow, maybe a couple a week but the ones I have are active and post a bit so should expect big results after just a couple of weeks being opened
     
    abluegrape, Jul 14, 2010 IP
  15. Woodcs82

    Woodcs82 Well-Known Member

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    #15
    My guess is that the obvious winner of this poll so far - ( SEO ) is where most sign ups come from.

    I think this poll will help anyone creating a forum.... i think we all know that the #1 thing for forum traffic is SEO. With out search engine optimization we are essentially 'LOST' !

    Best,
    -C
    :cool:

    P.S. - please Continue to POLL IN!


     
    Woodcs82, Jul 14, 2010 IP
  16. -Aw-

    -Aw- Active Member

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    Twitter's first, but coming second is either Google or related communities. I don't really get much from Promotion/Admin communities these days.
     
    -Aw-, Jul 15, 2010 IP