Quote Originally Posted by Stranded in Smithfield View Post
^ See that was easy...I edited out your "sermon on the forum" (the part that turns people off) and left you with effective strategy to get promote your idea (which again is good)...leave out everything else.
Thats one way to look at marketing. Another way to look at it, is with his "sermon on the forum" and all of the related backlash, this thread has been viewed 10,000 times and has stayed on the front page for two months. My guess is:

"hey I'm giving away donated surfboards, in keeping with my beliefs, contact me if interested"

would have been buried 20 pages back six weeks ago and viewed by a tiny fraction.