From the desk of Lieutenant JG Evanna Blackwood–
I know we have some very active crews that love this fleet as much as I do. What you all might not be aware of are some of the ways we can get the SB118 Fleet name out there and let more people know we’re here – this is what the Publicity Team is working hard to do. For those of you who want to do well and move up in the fleet here is some food for thought; according to Fleet Admiral Wolf, the Publicity Team is perhaps the most important team there is right after the training group. As I said, it brings in new players and helps us grow but the more members we can attract (and keep), the better your chances of becoming a Captain. Think of it like this, without new members we cannot open new ships and promotions slow down. I know we have the best Star Trek sim, indeed RPG that there is, so lets see if we can get the word out there.
It isn’t time consuming. You can rate UFOP:Starbase 118 at RPG Gateway. This can be done once daily, (ie: once every 24 hours). It’s a couple of quick clicks that make the big difference. Don’t do it MORE frequently as the voting system will penalize the group for spam voting. Once you have voted for the site it is very important that you go to the link on their top 100 lising and click through to the site as this helps increase our rank. We actually attracted a new member who spotted up us on RPG Gateway not so long ago I believe.
Then either go to that link again and click the link to our site at the top of the page, or go to the top 100 after voting (there is a link on the page it shows), scroll down till you find us and click the link.
Other very quick and simple things to do are:
Liking and reposting Facebook and Twitter posts about the group –
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=7964927021
Improving Search Engine Rankings
For anyone who may have a little extra time there are various other jobs that can be done to boost our profile and anything that you can do would be much appreciated and go a long way to helping the group. One of the main things we are looking for is 300 word (min) essays about the group. It can be a few words about why you joined the fleet and what you like about it, a testimonial, something about one of the duty posts, or pretty much any other Trek or Fleet related topic. Anything you can think of is good as long as it contains, somewhere in the text, these key words: UFOP:Starbase 118 and Star Trek RPG. (This is aimed at improving our google ranking and will be posted out to various blogs. It doesn’t have to be the best piece of writing as it is mainly intended for bots rather than readers.)
Join the Team!
If you are interested in joining or learning more about how you can help this vital group please go here: https://www.starbase118.net/forums/index.php?/forum/66-publicity/ and here they are on the wiki: http://wiki.starbase118.net/wiki/index.php?title=Publicity_Team
We look forward to seeing you there!