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Several weeks ago, I asked our community about their thoughts on using multiple accounts to falsely boost activity in a new online community. Today, we'll be looking over all of the responses to my questions and breaking down the pros and cons of using fake member accounts on an online forum to make a website appear more popular.

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A community can bring a sense of family, friendship, loyalty, and even love. It's no wonder you may struggle with banning a member from your forum, even if they are acting out of line. Perhaps you still hold hope that the user can improve their behavior and follow the official rules. It's always important to consider alternative consequences to banning, and there's many reasons why. Keep reading to learn how to deal with negative or disruptive community members!

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As a forum owner or community founder, you are probably well aware of the growing pains that many online discussion boards face. With both free and affordable forum software being available to everyone from experienced adults to much younger children, there is hardly ever a shortage of competition. In 2019, even obscure niches have dedicated forums, pages on Reddit, and groups on Facebook sprouting up. It should be no surprise that building a popular website is more difficult than ever. These 10 quick tips will help you grow your forum from an empty webpage into a thriving community. #10 )...

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Between all of the paid forum software options like XenForo and IPB, and all of the free options such as MyBB, it's no wonder you are confused about what the best forum software is for your new community. However, even in my own research I noticed an abundance of recommendations for the same 3-4 solutions with no regard for the lesser known forum systems that are responsible for powering countless communities around the world. Today we would like to present you with a list of 5 lesser known forum software alternatives that are stable, secure, and still being actively supported...

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Hey guys! Our second interview is finally here. As you may already know, we originally planned to interview Hissae2, but we have now decided to push that interview back until next week. Instead, we are interviewing Chris, who goes by Alycium on the forum. He has only been a member of Forum Promotion for about six months, but don't hold that against him. He is an experienced webmaster. Hey Alycium! Please start things off by introducing yourself. Hello, most of you may know me as 'Alycium,' but my real name is Chris. I was born and raised in Kansas City,...

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