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Referral contests to attract new people - have you ran one

Discussion in 'Game Dev' started by cpvr, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. Well, I know Ian used to run a ton of referral contests on Marapets in the past, but he hasn't done any since - but then again, why haven't pet game owners ran one now?

    Like you could giveaway an expensive cash shop item, a limited edition pet, etc, anything is possible.

    What do you guys think? Should some of the major pet games run a referral contest? Its a good way to get people talking about your pet site on the web - remember, publicity is publicity.
     
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  2. I have, never ever work for me
     
  3. Why not? What prizes did you try to give out?
     
  4. Usally like a site reward.....
     
  5. I haven't ran one yet, but I am planning on running one in the near future. I am thinking of at least giving out virtual cash as prize, and limited edition items.
     
  6. What are your current referral prizes like?
     
  7. Yes what will they be like?
     
  8. Although I haven't though everything out completely, I'm currently thinking of a reasonable amount of virtual currency as prize (keeping the current economy of my vps in mind) and I'll be creating limited edition wearable items for the pets. =)
     
  9. Thats a really cool idea.

    For sylver fox.com correct?
     
  10. Usually points are good - then special referral-earnt items.
    That's what I would do. Give things for referrals that you can't find elsewhere on the site - more incentive to refer.
     
  11. Definitely agree with that. :)
     
  12. A top score list is also good - encourages competition for referrals.
    Trophies are also nice.
     

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