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How do I get contributions to my opensource project?

mrnaif2018 profile image MrNaif2018 ・1 min read

Hi! As I said in my previous post, I have completed hacktoberfest as a contributor to other repos. But I didn't even start as a repo maintainer. Even before Hacktoberfest has started, I prepared some issues and labeled them with hacktoberfest label.
But it is October 12 already, but I didn't get any PR's, issues, or anything(maybe except for a star or a two).
Could you please tell me what am I doing wrong as a repo maintainer preventing contributions?
My previous post about my repo:

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Elayan Hamamrah

1- Talk about your project with friends
2- Seek for python/Django communities, talk about it with others & welcome contributions.
3- Rewrite your documentation(README) and make it more useful and helpful.
4- Post your project in contributions communities (such as Swyya.com)

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Thank you!
Actually now I got some people interested in contributing, about your notes: first done (: , second-I posted in Python telegram community but nothing happened :P . I haven't tried third and fourth.
But about the readme, what exactly should I rewrite? Should I add more general info, how to contribute to README? I have contributing.md file and docs, readme is mostly linking to docs.

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Jean-Michel Fayard πŸ‡«πŸ‡·πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¨πŸ‡΄

Suggest in your README and in your issues labelled with #hacktoberfest, #helpWanted, ... really simple things that would be useful to you and don't need an extensive knowledge of your project.

I have made a list at the end of this: