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#187286 06/17/2007 7:54 AM
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What ploys have you seen companies do to try to get you to come back to their sites?

Myself I've seen:
1. Site Contests
2. Birthday Reminders
3. "Reset Your Password" items which include "We hope to see you soon" and a prominent link at the bottom.
4. "We haven't seen you" mailers.


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Gee, I don't do anything and I probably should. So I'll be interested to see what others have done too.

The birthday emails for 7.2 will be good. smile

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I've seen others use 1 + 4. I'm going to start using 2 on my forum.

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new version wink


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Birthday messages will be great smile

I send emails out about once every 3 or 4 months.

It would be nice also to have some sort of detection on the site that would prompt people to post if they haven't posted in say 2 months and would show a box at the top of the page encouraging them to post smile

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I used to with cassic and HTML e-mails
send out a news letter Every month.

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Originally Posted by Ian
Birthday messages will be great smile

I send emails out about once every 3 or 4 months.

It would be nice also to have some sort of detection on the site that would prompt people to post if they haven't posted in say 2 months and would show a box at the top of the page encouraging them to post smile

"NEW TOPIC" << Have you seen this?
Then use the bloody thing then !


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I send out a newsletter every month - I wonder how many bin it without reading...?

Not sure what you mean by "Reset Your Password" items

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E-mails are only any good if the users keep their e-mail addresses up-to-date.

I have registered users that have e-mail accounts with ISPs that don't even exist anymore. frown

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98% lol

But i use it in a sales pitch, sounds good that a sponsor
is getting 1k e-mails going out to local members.


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It's an opt-in newsletter - but still, I know I don't read half of the ones I subscribe to. (Obviously spending too much time in here, recently whistle )

But you're correct on the sales pitch - I use it also wink

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Originally Posted by driv
I send out a newsletter every month - I wonder how many bin it without reading...?

Not sure what you mean by "Reset Your Password" items
You know when you use the "reset password" screen? They automatically do that to get yoru attention and not have your isp flag it as spam lol...

Originally Posted by ScriptKeeper
E-mails are only any good if the users keep their e-mail addresses up-to-date.

I have registered users that have e-mail accounts with ISPs that don't even exist anymore. frown
ditto



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I am really looking forward to the birthday greetings - it worked for me twice a month ago smile


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They never come on my real Birthday. Maybe something to do with me posting a bogus date wink LOL even my bank has an invalid date for my Birthday

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Originally Posted by AllenAyres
I am really looking forward to the birthday greetings - it worked for me twice a month ago smile
lol ditto; hence the request (I don't fall for aNYTHING, but people being nice... :clicks links:


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