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Keeping an active forum daily can be difficult, especially if you don’t have many members. But the truth is that the internet is highly competitive. Every niche is well beyond over-saturated. You can’t afford to let your forum go dormant and expect it to have still a chance to grow into something. You have to keep it active. I realized this as I was letting my forums go inactive. It upset me since I spent so much on premium software and domain names. I realized I had to do something. I realized I needed a daily forum activity routine. Since...

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Forum Administration, Online Communities -

I’m challenging myself! I will try to have a successful message forum meeting all objectives in one year. And I’m going to document my strategies, successes, and failures in a 12-month series on this blog. This series aims to help you, the forum owner, make the right decisions and what to avoid. My goals are simple – In one year, I want: 1,000 or member members 10,000 or more posts/topics combination Monetization strategies in place to keep the forum paying for itself Known well within its niche My niche is “cycling,” including road biking, mountain biking, gravel, racing, and bicycling....

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Advertising -

Using paid online community advertising strategies can help you convert guests into registered members of your forum! If you have some money to budget for paid advertising, you might as well give it a shot. The most important thing about paid advertising is that there needs to be an ROI objective. ROI stands for Return-on-Investment. That means the money you spend on advertising should have some investment returned to you. Most people who buy ads have an ROI objective to make a profit back that is more than what they have spent on ads. This could be the case for...

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forum content -

Forum content creation can be a challenge for new forum owners. The forum is new. There isn’t much activity. It’s hard to remember to create unique content. But the truth is that a new forum relies on new content. Otherwise, the forum does not grow. An empty forum or a lack of frequent forum content creation will likely discourage visitors from considering joining the forum. How can you motivate yourself or remind yourself to keep your forum content flowing? This post gives you five different tips on how to do just that!   Forum Content Creation Tip 1: Scheduling Posts...

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branding -

Do you often wonder how important it is to build forum brand? Fifteen or even twenty years ago, promoting a forum and getting new members was easy. Then social media was born. After social took the internet and engagement crown, promoting a message forum started to become a challenge and has only gotten harder each year. Now is the most critical time for you to build forum brand, and in this article, I will show you five different ways to make a brand with your online community significantly.   Build Forum Brand 1: Create a Mission If you want to...

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