Originally Posted by BacteriumFendYoke
These kinds of marketing exercises are counter-productive and drive people away.
True. There are reports of another forum's membership being spammed with emails, as well as unsolicited facebook PMs asking if drummers want to be "sponsored".
I don't mind if someone tries hard... but they're really grasping, and not in a good way. People - even drummers
- can spot shilling a mile away. If it looks like a duck... etc etc.