Is 'cold emailing' to local bike shops and community groups an acceptable way to promote bicycles.se?
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What is the general feeling/policy on bicycles.se users 'cold emailing' their relevant local businesses and cycling groups as a means of promoting the site?
Users could send their the local bike shops and cycling groups the standard 'Help us grow this site' auto-generated email (see pic for how to do this). However I am worried that this could be perceived as quite spammy if not done correctly.
Or should we stick to Reddit/Digg/Forums/word of mouth/etc to promote this site?
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