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This blog post was written by Katrina.   I’m not going to insult the reader and explain the definition of copyright. We all know it exists, and sometimes we even pretend we’re following copyright laws, except sometimes we don’t fully understand the law or have been told someone’s incorrect interpretation of it.US copyright law differs from the laws in other nations. Beware of someone in the EU trying to give you copyright law advice if you live in the US. They probably haven’t studied US law or simply read a blog article and think they can now teach you a...

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Advertising, Forum Administration, Paid Sponsorships -

Have you considered buying forum ads instead of social media or search engine-based ads? This is especially beneficial for generating traffic to a message forum. By relying on other ad purchasing sources, you may be targeting the wrong people to join your forum. Buying forum ads will help you gain more members but also helps with the forum creator economy, which is an essential matter for all of us in online community management. In this article, I will show you five different strategies to drive forum traffic using paid forum ads.   Strategy 1: Start Buying Forum Ads from the...

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goal, Goals -

This post was written by Katrina.   Experts insist that your goals must be measurable, timed, and controllable. But what does that mean? Measurable means knowing that you’ve met the goal or how close you are to reaching it. Timed has a realistic deadline. Controllable goals are actions taken. Other experts add to these, and even though those are the tools, the plans are not laid out for you until now.Whether you run a forum, blog, or even a YouTube channel, there are five goals that every site should have, and here is the countdown:   1. Lessen Your Bounce...

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Administration, message forum owners mistake -

Message forum owners often make significant mistakes that kill their communities. Most if not all of these critical mistakes can be avoided. But if they’re not avoided, they can harm the forum from the start and last indefinitely. Some of these mistakes often happen without the message forum owners truly realizing they’re making such a critical error in forum administration. In this guide, I will show you 10 of the worst mistakes to make and offer my advice on avoiding them altogether.   Message Forum Owners Mistake 1: Using Free Hosts A terrible mistake to make in developing an active...

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If you block direct competition on your forum, you might be setting your community up for failure.I remember about 10 or 15 years ago when every forum online blocked direct competition from participating on their forums. Forum owners were selfish about traffic and sharing that traffic with other forums. Fast-forward to now, and forums are not as popular as they used to be. But if you get on social media and see the relationship between two competing brands, they often collaborate, share traffic, and succeed.So, let’s look at how we break the cycle of blocking our competitors and working with...

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