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Forum topic by Alan S posted 10-24-2011 04:34 PM 830 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Alan S

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10-24-2011 04:34 PM

Anyone know? With so many people on Lumberjocks, projects come and go very quickly. What’s the best time to post in order to get the most views of your project?

Alan


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patron

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#1 posted 10-18-2011 02:29 PM

i try to post on friday afternoon here in new mexico
(around 5 back east)
as everyone is getting home
after a long week at work
and just want to unwind

they have more time to peruse then
and saturday morning
it is still fresh

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 10-18-2011 03:06 PM

Yeah it is a very sad day when you post a project and no comments come…had one of those on my poker table a few days ago and i didn’t know what to do lol

-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, You've got an electrical problem.

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#3 posted 10-18-2011 03:26 PM

I wish I knew the answer, Alan. I am pretty good at finding the right time to post just before someone who posts 14 projects at once.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#4 posted 10-18-2011 03:41 PM

It’s kind of a shame, but not really anyone’s fault. It’s just a side effect of the site becoming so popular.

In the old days when I first joined, you could post a project and expect it to stay on the front page for a day or two. Pretty much everyone who was a regular would get a look at it and probably make a comment. Now I find I can’t even keep up with viewing every project, let alone commenting on many of the great ones I’d like to comment on.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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