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Questions tagged [site-promotion]

For questions/discussion about promoting Android Stack Exchange.

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How can we spend some effort on improving our overall activity?

When chatting in Tavern on the Meta, someone said this: 10K views, no votes on question or answer. Typical for Android site. That message really hit me by heart. It's a grassland full of grass, ...
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Do we want to participate in this year's Hat Dash?

Last year, Arqade had a little promotion around the holidays called the Hat Dash, wherein meeting certain activity thresholds would earn hats that a user's avatar could then "wear" throughout the site:...
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Do we need to rethink our site promotions and contests?

Allow me to preface this with a bit of a disclaimer. I do not want to sound ungrateful or upset with the efforts of the SE team to support and promote this site. I think it's fantastic that SE is ...
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“Android device” barely recognizable on banners

Today I saw this banner on StackOverflow I had to make a huge mental effort just to get that the gray portal that holds the question text is in fact an Android device. The reason is it has ...
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Topic of the week: It's Apps Week! Ask and win prizes~ Now closed

Last month, we kicked off a "Topic of the Week" series, and this week is applications week! How it works: Each person who asks a question about/relating to any Android app will be entered into a ...
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Should we revisit our “How do I root X?” policy?

Edit: The changes have been implemented. Individual device rooting questions are encouraged, though we want answers to be complete -- covering all Android versions. The big rooting question now ...
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It's tablet week!

Earlier this week, we kicked off a "Topic of the Week" series, and this week is tablet week! How it works: Each person who asks a question about an Android tablet will be entered into a drawing to ...
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It's Ice Cream Sandwich week!

This week, we’re kicking off a “Topic of the Week” series. How it works: We will designate one topic each week, and each person who asks a question relating to that topic will be eligible to win a ...
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Would you be interested in Ice Cream Sandwich week?

We did something similar on Philosophy, where we designate one philosopher each week, and each person who asks a question relating to that philosopher will be eligible to win a prize. It's gotten a ...
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Should the Kindle Fire contest be a little more restrictive?

I am the author of an as-yet-unresolved question, How can I prevent applications from running on startup? that has now become part of the Kindle Fire Contest. I'll admit straight up - I'm not very ...
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Kindle Fire Contest: Winners Announced

We have 5 Kindle Fires for giveaway to 5 Android.StackExchange users who best answer one or several particular unanswered questions posed on this site. The Rules: Leave an answer at one or several ...
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Unanswered Questions: Please Vote [closed]

Below are 15 30 unanswered questions that will soon be included in a contest to win 1 of 5 Kindle Fires. See information about the contest here and here. Please upvote the below "answers" if you ...
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What Old(er) Unanswered Questions are Still Relevant Today?

Please answer if you've asked or if you see an unanswered Android question that you think is a good question today and will remain a useful question in 6 months. Once we identify a few, we'll ...
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A Kindle Fire Giveaway… Let's Discuss

We will have 5 Kindle Fires to give away over the course of a week in the near future. Android blogger AndroidGuys will help us promote this campaign. A rough draft of the promotion: AndroidGuys asks ...
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Samsung Galaxy SII Twitter + SE Giveaway (UPDATE: We Have A Winner!)

---- This contest is now closed ---- You got the heads up. Now it's time to participate. The prize: A T-Mobile US SIM-locked Samsung Galaxy SII The rules: Include your Twitter handle anywhere in ...
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A Samsung Galaxy SII giveaway… with a twist (UPDATED x2)

Update x2: See the official contest meta post. Update: This contest will now be taking place next week (10.17-10.21). Also, instead of leaving an Answer, contestants will only have to gain 5 points ...
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A contest for UK-based Android.SE users (Updated) [closed]

Droidcon UK is hosting a contest. Live in the UK and rack up big points at Android.SE this week and you could win a Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. Check the contest site for details. A winner will be ...
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Android-StackExchange Swag?

Looking through the StackExchange Store, I didn't see any stuff for the Android site. Are there any plans for swag (t-shirts, mugs, etc) for android.stackexchange? If not, how can we start this ...
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A contest? A contest! But what prizes?

Android.SE will soon be hosting a contest to reward new and established community members who gain certain achievements within a set time frame. To an extent, the rules will resemble those ...
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You need the bourgeois blues

I touched on this before, briefly, in Matt's Moderator Pro Tempore announcement... This is a great site, but it's... got no middle class. There are only a tiny handful of users with more than 2K ...
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Site promotion ideas?

Moderators, serious Stackers and casual users, Within the coming weeks, we here at Stack Central will be putting a little bit of effort into promoting the Android site. We're hoping to get you ...
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Why don't we have a dedicated Android App?

A search in the Market for "Stackoverflow" brings up a couple of widgets and question browsing apps, including at least one (Droidstack) where you can add Android-Enthusiasts and browse and search ...
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I also made a Twitter account that polls the Meta RSS feed

For those of us who follow the meta site too! You can find it here. It will only post one tweet per hour of the newest questions. Again, If anyone would like to make a better Twitter icon, please ...
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I made a twitter account that polls the RSS feed

You can find it here. It will only post one tweet per hour of the newest questions. If anyone would like to make a better Twitter icon, please do. Whenever we get an official domain name, the ...
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What should our domain be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write and Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: ...