Log In · Register

 
2 Pages V   1 2 >  
Reply to this topicStart new topic
Forum Traffic
fameONE
post Dec 19 2011, 07:09 PM
Post #1


^_^
*******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 8,141
Joined: Jan 2005
Member No: 91,466



Internet forums aren't what they used to be. Social media has taken over and nearly everything is instant, thus making forums a bit of a relic. However, there are forums that remain popular.

How can we get more people to cB? Any ideas? mellow.gif
 
none345678
post Dec 19 2011, 08:05 PM
Post #2


Sex, Blood, & RocknRoll
*******

Group: People Staff
Posts: 5,305
Joined: Nov 2007
Member No: 596,480



I believe we have comes to terms with the fact the CB is on it's last heartbeat, and that the only way to really salvage would be to create a new forum that, wile not a replica, is still in the same vein.

CB itself is too spam ridden and old for people to really want to join. I doubt it could be revived even if Jusun came back.
 
Tomates
post Dec 19 2011, 10:04 PM
Post #3


poison
*******

Group: Official Member
Posts: 4,805
Joined: Mar 2008
Member No: 629,020



I agree with Abbey, cb is on it's brink of death. And I wish we could still get more people here, syre social networks have taken over, but I love forums. I dont think it would be a bad idea to somehow move it somewhere.
 
sixfive
post Dec 19 2011, 11:10 PM
Post #4



*******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 7,019
Joined: May 2008
Member No: 653,768



i bet trying to move everyone from cb to somewhere would work i bet no one would forget about it after a week i bet thats never been tried also youre ugly
 
butre
post Dec 19 2011, 11:39 PM
Post #5


/人◕‿‿◕人\
*******

Group: Official Member
Posts: 8,283
Joined: Dec 2007
Member No: 602,927



when most of the life on a forum is talking about bringing it back, it's too late to keep it in it's current state.

creating a new forum that's only similar in it's community is pretty much the only way to bring it back.
 
fameONE
post Dec 19 2011, 11:54 PM
Post #6


^_^
*******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 8,141
Joined: Jan 2005
Member No: 91,466



I don't see how creating a new forum would be any better than trying to revive the current one?

Here's an idea; utilize the resources you already have which can cause a sort of guerilla marketing campaign. What's hot right now? Make use of that. Reach out to member who are popular outside of the forum. This will create traffic.

 
batman
post Dec 20 2011, 12:09 AM
Post #7


Senior Member
******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 2,454
Joined: Nov 2008
Member No: 696,018



well this forum was always primarily a skins/layout site, but i mean... who really uses myspace or xanga anymore? also, people on tumblr, livejournal, blogger, or people who have their own websites all have other resources. the problem with cb is that what it offers and its design forum is out of date, which is what i think brought people here in the first place. they find forums like cb because they're googling for layouts or html/photoshop/coding/etc help, THEN they find the general forum, post once or twice, and maybe stick around for a little bit.

the only way to really revive cb is to reboot that, but it's hard because most of the designers here are gone and there are so many other resources now that people can use.
 
none345678
post Dec 20 2011, 12:40 AM
Post #8


Sex, Blood, & RocknRoll
*******

Group: People Staff
Posts: 5,305
Joined: Nov 2007
Member No: 596,480



QUOTE(fameONE @ Dec 19 2011, 10:54 PM) *
I don't see how creating a new forum would be any better than trying to revive the current one?


We would have more control over a new forum. Right now the only thing keeping the spam restricted to the feedback area is the fact that you now have to PM a mod to be put into the "human" group so you can post. And I know I wouldn't join a forum that made me do that.

Jusun gave us nothing to work with so now the site decays. I want CB to be active again, and I don't think that the downfall of myspace/ect. was the sole or even major reason CB is dying. I think we could have easily ditched the myspace section, and focused on layout templates. But more importantly made it to where you joined for the community/forums not for the graphics/layouts.

CB had a good mixture of people who knew what the f*ck they were doing, and people who were completely incompetent but might of had some kind of potential.

But right now, CB is in no condition to attract members.

 
sixfive
post Dec 20 2011, 12:57 AM
Post #9



*******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 7,019
Joined: May 2008
Member No: 653,768



lol sup bsaunders
 
butre
post Dec 20 2011, 11:40 AM
Post #10


/人◕‿‿◕人\
*******

Group: Official Member
Posts: 8,283
Joined: Dec 2007
Member No: 602,927



QUOTE(JackRapington @ Dec 19 2011, 11:40 PM) *
We would have more control over a new forum. Right now the only thing keeping the spam restricted to the feedback area is the fact that you now have to PM a mod to be put into the "human" group so you can post. And I know I wouldn't join a forum that made me do that.

Jusun gave us nothing to work with so now the site decays. I want CB to be active again, and I don't think that the downfall of myspace/ect. was the sole or even major reason CB is dying. I think we could have easily ditched the myspace section, and focused on layout templates. But more importantly made it to where you joined for the community/forums not for the graphics/layouts.

CB had a good mixture of people who knew what the f*ck they were doing, and people who were completely incompetent but might of had some kind of potential.

But right now, CB is in no condition to attract members.

pretty much this

not to mention that even if we revive cb in it's current form, there's no telling how long jusun will continue to pay for hosting. he probably bought a 5 year package or something and it's about to expire in a year.
 
Simba
post Dec 20 2011, 12:55 PM
Post #11


Photoartist
********

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 12,363
Joined: Apr 2006
Member No: 399,390



I'd rather just keep in touch with yall via facebook or whatever at this point i.e. what most of us are already doing
 
brooklyneast05
post Dec 20 2011, 03:06 PM
Post #12


I'm Jc
********

Group: Mentor
Posts: 13,619
Joined: Jul 2006
Member No: 437,556



I don't believe it can be revived, but...

Y'all need people who start & foster conversation. There needs to be people who create topics and there was only ever a few of us who did that consistently and in mass volume.




 
Tomates
post Dec 20 2011, 04:31 PM
Post #13


poison
*******

Group: Official Member
Posts: 4,805
Joined: Mar 2008
Member No: 629,020



But forums are fun and different
 
sixfive
post Dec 20 2011, 07:41 PM
Post #14



*******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 7,019
Joined: May 2008
Member No: 653,768




QUOTE(brooklyneast05 @ Dec 20 2011, 02:06 PM) *
I don't believe it can be revived, but...

Y'all need people who start & foster conversation. There needs to be people who create topics and there was only ever a few of us who did that consistently and in mass volume.


QUOTE(Simba @ Dec 20 2011, 11:55 AM) *
I'd rather just keep in touch with yall via facebook or whatever at this point i.e. what most of us are already doing


So JC...
 
brooklyneast05
post Dec 20 2011, 07:52 PM
Post #15


I'm Jc
********

Group: Mentor
Posts: 13,619
Joined: Jul 2006
Member No: 437,556



Ain't got it dawg. Y'ALL GOT MY TUMBLR AND AIM THOUGH.


 
brooklyneast05
post Dec 20 2011, 07:54 PM
Post #16


I'm Jc
********

Group: Mentor
Posts: 13,619
Joined: Jul 2006
Member No: 437,556



Steven, together we have started over 1,000 topics.
 
sixfive
post Dec 20 2011, 07:57 PM
Post #17



*******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 7,019
Joined: May 2008
Member No: 653,768



QUOTE(brooklyneast05 @ Dec 20 2011, 06:52 PM) *
Ain't got it dawg. Y'ALL GOT MY TUMBLR AND AIM THOUGH.

PRETTY SURE YOU HAVE TO ADD ME FOR ME TO BE ABLE TO SEND YOU AN IM OR EVEN SEE YOU ONLINE THOUGH
 
brooklyneast05
post Dec 20 2011, 08:03 PM
Post #18


I'm Jc
********

Group: Mentor
Posts: 13,619
Joined: Jul 2006
Member No: 437,556



QUOTE(sixfive @ Dec 20 2011, 06:57 PM) *
PRETTY SURE YOU HAVE TO ADD ME FOR ME TO BE ABLE TO SEND YOU AN IM OR EVEN SEE YOU ONLINE THOUGH


Psh you're on my list hamren. I'm just always set to offline.


We should get Sandy and all go to cbc sometime dawg
 
sixfive
post Dec 20 2011, 10:09 PM
Post #19



*******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 7,019
Joined: May 2008
Member No: 653,768



http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/401753/true-dat

True dat.
 
gojira
post Dec 21 2011, 09:07 AM
Post #20


◕ ◡ ◕
*******

Group: Official Member
Posts: 4,779
Joined: Jun 2006
Member No: 416,697



QUOTE(brooklyneast05 @ Dec 20 2011, 08:03 PM) *
Psh you're on my list hamren. I'm just always set to offline.


We should get Sandy and all go to cbc sometime dawg


WE HAVEN'T TALKED IN 4EVER

but wrd, i keep in touch w/ everybody thru fb
 
brooklyneast05
post Dec 21 2011, 10:02 AM
Post #21


I'm Jc
********

Group: Mentor
Posts: 13,619
Joined: Jul 2006
Member No: 437,556



QUOTE(gojira @ Dec 21 2011, 08:07 AM) *
WE HAVEN'T TALKED IN 4EVER



you miss your favorite black friend huh

cool.gif


 
sixfive
post Dec 21 2011, 11:45 PM
Post #22



*******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 7,019
Joined: May 2008
Member No: 653,768



you never respond on aim broseph
 
brooklyneast05
post Dec 22 2011, 11:15 AM
Post #23


I'm Jc
********

Group: Mentor
Posts: 13,619
Joined: Jul 2006
Member No: 437,556



yeah i did dawg, it was just like a million hours later


9:19:14 PM hamren330: sup amigo
9:01:44 AM Jc: chillin amigo
9:06:52 AM Jc: what's up with your rockets. i hope you are thanking david stern for not letting you ship away half your team so you can get pau gasol


then


8:00:20 PM hamren330: sup bromigo
11:11:18 PM Jc: sup


 
sixfive
post Dec 24 2011, 12:14 AM
Post #24



*******

Group: Staff Alumni
Posts: 7,019
Joined: May 2008
Member No: 653,768



da fuq i never got those responses
 
fainaru
post Jun 17 2012, 08:37 PM
Post #25


gazette.cassis
****

Group: Member
Posts: 236
Joined: Dec 2004
Member No: 73,433



:( Sorry for being MIA too guys ... since Myspace is no longer popular, there is no point in making layouts.

CB was my high school treasure.
 

2 Pages V   1 2 >
Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members: