I was reading and found a great link to share with people are planning or already have a community based website.
11 Ways to Market Your New Social Networking Website
ust building a feature-filled social networking site with a sound infrastructure is only the start of your website journey. Dont fret, though, because its an exciting journey: social networking sites are the most visited area of the Internet. According to recent statistics from Hitwise.com, social networking actually accounts for 11% of all web visits.
As expected, this popularity begets competition: competition to keep your site from resembling an online ghost town and competition to find and convert the right people for your particular niche.
The good news is that you dont have to navigate the competitive waters on your own. We asked Chris Bennett, friend of Elance and social networking guru, for ways you can market your social networking website and stand out from the competition:
Read the complete article at http://marketingscoop.com/11ways-to-market.htm. This will surely be a good reading.