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Site promotional idea and a little fun

Can't stack send a t-shirt or prize to the person that submits the worst contractor/DIY disaster of the month or maybe have a running list for the year? I would certainly visit site and meta more if ...
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Is there still a need for Project Update Thursday?

The weekly PUT meetings have been fizzling lately, mostly because many of the regulars are busy with our lives. Do we still need to have a PUT, should it be changed (new time?), or is there something ...
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What is the Winter Bash?

Just logged on to the site, and I noticed a curious new link at the top of the page. What does it mean?
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New site promotion ideas required

We seem to have reached a plateau - well more of a dip recently - in our statistics, which isn't good. We've had site promotion ideas before, so we need to try something new. If you have any ideas ...
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How do you feel about sharing DIY.SE content on Pinterest?

Update: Since there's been no objection here, I've started pinning things to a Home Improvement board on the Stack Exchange Pinterest account. If you're on Pinterest (or if you're just curious what ...
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What can we do to get the traffic up on the DIY Meta Community?

I put this as an answer to this. Since I don't know what can and can't be done maybe all of this is verboten. But I do feel strongly about getting more participation in our site. My answer was ...
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DIY Birthday Celebration?

Did you know DIY’s birthday is coming up on March 3rd? YAY! Congratulations! How about a contest or some other fun activity to stir things up a little? After a year of great Q&A, we'd like the ...
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Do the Facebook and Google + Automatically Get Added

when the question is asked or do the users decide if they would like to see it on the social networks and select it themselves? Edit - This is on the main site, the Q & A side.
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Would you like to help promote the site by giving away pencils?

So I made up these DIY pencils: They look great AND I have oodles of them. If you'd like to give these away, such as at a local hardware store or leaving them at a Habitat ReStore counter, that's ...
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Did you know that we have flyers?

So, I talked to our wonderful and amazing designer, Jin, and he was kind enough to whip up a flyer for me to post up here so that you all can use it! Check it out: (Full size here.) These are ...
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Did you know we're hosting a week-long giveaway?

So, as part of my ongoing site promotion prime directive, we're hosting a week-long giveaway over at Make a House a Home. Five days, five items, and lots of awesomeness in general! We picked the items ...
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Do you all like Project Update Thursday?

Now that we've had two Project Update Thursday sessions, I figured I'd ask: how are we liking them? I intend to continue them (they've got multiple net benefits, which I've mentioned before) but I'm ...
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What should our flyers / handouts say?

So one of my site promotion ideas involved making up flyers or business cards that our users (that is, you guys) could tack up on community boards and leaves places and so forth. We at CHAOS were ...
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What do you think of a regular chat event called Project Update Thursday?

In my last question, I mentioned a regular chat event as a way of getting more support for a DIY blog. Starting a regular chat event would demonstrate commitment as well as our ability to provide ...
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How do you feel about my site promotion ideas?

So as many of you know, I've been assigned to help come up with ways to promote the site. As such, I'm going to list out all of the site promotion ideas that we've come up with either in chat or that ...
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Chat session to discuss site promotion - Wednesday 17th August, 21:00 UTC

Right - time is moving on so we need to get this moving. Based on discussions arising from this question I think the best time for this would be this Wednesday at 21:00 UTC. That's: 22:00 BST 17:00 ...
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What kinds of products would you like to try out and ask about on this site?

I've seen a number of questions about various tools and so I figured I should just ask you all at the source: what tools or equipment would you like to test out and answer questions about on the site? ...
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Chat session to discuss ways of promoting the site

It's been suggested that a chat session to discuss ways of promoting the site would be a good idea. We already have a question with some ideas, but the thought is now is the time to act on some of ...
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Who is Aarthi Devanathan and why is she changing so many posts?

I'm a StackExchange employee and I'm here to improve the quality of the site. I'm editing question titles to improve their readability and just generally working to make this site even more awesome. ...
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Have Site Sponsored

Instructables has sections sponsored by Ace Hardware. I imagine this would help draw people into the site. I suggest we look at this option once the site goes completely public to help draw people in. ...
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How do we promote our site?

This essential question wasn't asked yet, so here we go. This is rapidly becoming a hot issue across the entire network: how to promote your site and how to reach out to the experts and ...