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jblaze5779
09-12-2007, 09:47 AM
I'd really like to see this place expand so I've been telling people who I think may be good to have here about the forum. I don't know what Ben's vision for this place is but if he wants it to grow we should think of ways to get the word out.

This forum is an excellent place to receive one on one help in a friendly environment. The fact that free hosting is available is great too.

We should get a small card or something made that could be just handed out and is convenient to keep on hand.

I'm going to add a link to my smugmug page to the forum and explain a little about it.

Also, I was thinking of posting on other forums or something but there are negatives to that like the fact that it would be spamming and it may bring in people who would not be welcome(other spammers and scheisters).

Has anyone here joined from anything other than NASIOC? Have we had any drive by traffic?

In OT I still see camera/lens/photo posts going up every so often, even with many links to this site plastered all over the place. Can a sticky be placed in OT that would drive photo traffic here (similar to mousepadforums)?

jacobsen1
09-12-2007, 10:00 AM
I doubt they'd give us a sticky as Nick has nothing to do with us. Mousepad is (I believe) his. But I have posted in every thread over there, yet we don't even have half of the OT photogs anyway. Some people just don't want to be on another forum I guess. I don't feel like posting a "come check it out" anywhere that's photo specific as I agree it's spamming (like on Dpreview, PotN, FM and the like) but in OT it might not be a bad idea...

Cards are also a possibility. Should we make one up that's a .jpeg that people can print on their own (and I'll get a few hundred/thousand made up and can send them to interested memebers)?

As for my idea's plans with the site? Well I just don't like the photo sites that are all about one system, IE PotN and I hate Dpreview. Sure there are other sites, but I wanted something a little smaller and more personal so that people would feel more comfortable asking for help. Obviously if/when we grow this effect will lesson, and that's fine. My goal with NSOP is to have a place for the NASIOC photo people to have to get out of OT and keep everything more organized. I also welcome ANYONE who wants to contribute to tutorials both in the forum and on the main site. I can make anyone a contributor who wants to add to the site. This is not about me telling everyone what I think, it's about all of us helping each other out.

Ben

jblaze5779
09-12-2007, 10:11 AM
Yeah that's one of my considerations... this place is nice because it is small ( I think I like it better this way). At the same time it does limit the daily post and contributions.

jacobsen1
09-12-2007, 11:15 AM
I think we could easily get to 1k before it doesn't feel small anymore though.
And that would up the daily posting and shenanigans to keep us all entertained.

LucKie355
09-12-2007, 05:07 PM
What about some small image of some sort, maybe about the size of an avatar, with the NSOP logo that we can use in signatures on other forums?

Just an idea...

-K

jblaze5779
09-12-2007, 05:10 PM
Good idea.. the first place we should infiltrate should be stripperweb.

jacobsen1
09-12-2007, 05:20 PM
:lol:
OK just google that and they have this on their site:
Article:
Selling With Body Language

:lol:

LucKie355
09-12-2007, 07:14 PM
So totally NOT what I had in mind. :mad:

-K ;)

tardypizza
09-13-2007, 12:57 AM
But you can't deny its genius. After all, we need a good pool of candidates for future models.

Markitos
09-13-2007, 01:17 AM
I think the overall strength of the photography will go a long way... that's what brought me over from NASIOC; seeing everyone's fantastic photos in the photo thread, and then seeing them here in a more specific, intimate environment. I feel much less intimidated posting pictures here than I did there for some reason.

To that end, one way to market is to keep posting fantastic pictures here, on NASIOC, and other places.

I'm sure there are other ways to get the word out, but I don't have more suggestions at the moment (it's kind of late).

Mark

LucKie355
09-13-2007, 09:20 AM
But you can't deny its genius. After all, we need a good pool of candidates for future models.


I suppose you're right. I mean, who else would actually be brave enough to post something in the nudes forum? :lol:

-K

jacobsen1
09-13-2007, 09:42 AM
I suppose you're right. I mean, who else would actually be brave enough to post something in the nudes forum? :lol:

-K


Brave enough, yes, but I just need to get zee wifey to pose for me......

LucKie355
09-13-2007, 09:46 AM
Wait until her belly gets larger. I bet you will get some awesome shots then. Perhaps not fully "nude" but some good tummy shots. :) I love pictures like that.

-K

tardypizza
09-13-2007, 09:48 AM
So totally NOT what I had in mind. :mad:

-K ;)





:) I love pictures like that.

-K


You're such a girl. :P

jacobsen1
09-13-2007, 10:03 AM
Wait until her belly gets larger. I bet you will get some awesome shots then. Perhaps not fully "nude" but some good tummy shots. :) I love pictures like that.

-K


Yep, that's the plan.

jblaze5779
09-13-2007, 10:57 AM
Is it just me or does anyone else find it kind of gross a woman is pregnant and her belly is all stretched out?

jacobsen1
09-13-2007, 11:15 AM
Yeah, I do if it's some OTHER woman... It's completely different when it's your wife.

Especially when you see pregnant porn, what's that all about. :barfcat:

That's just gross. But now, when I look at other maternity shots, I find I like them more now. But I look at my wife and she's cute/adorable/attractive/sexy with her belly... I guess it's because it's my doing that changes your outlook...

tardypizza
09-13-2007, 11:25 AM
Especially when you see pregnant porn, what's that all about. :barfcat:



Dude, seriously....











I guess it's because it's all my fault that changes my outlook...


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