Forum Administration RSS

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...

Read more

Administration, Cameron, Category_Forum Administration, Community, Forum Administration, Staff, Usergroups -

On any internet forum, you'll find that there are a majority of groups that members are sorted in. Each level has its own permissions, but the default group that makes up for most of your numbers is the registered member. I will be covering the different types of usergroups you may come across in your own forum, or another community you happen to visit. Some of you may not have a clear description of what each group is capable of doing in terms of moderation and forum management. This article is designed to provide you with a clear explanation, starting...

Read more

Category_Forum Administration, Forum Administration, Hiring staff, Pitfalls, Tindris, What to watch for -

When it comes to hiring staff, the amount of pitfalls and mistakes which can be made greatly outnumber the success stories. Especially in the online world, where you only have words and possibly a Skype conversation to judge someone by, it is easy to be fooled and end up in a less than desirable situation. The one rule of thumb I always recommend is the "Too good to be true" rule. If someone is willing to go out of their way for you for little or no pay, usually there is a hidden catch. I am not saying that there...

Read more

Admin Ads, Category_Weekly Member Interview Series, Forum Administration, Joshua Farrell, Sarhad12, Topics, XenForo, Youtube -

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of our Weekly Member Interview Series! This week, we have decided to interview sarhad12. This member has been a member of Forum Promotion since 19 Jan 2013. Now on to the interview! Tell us a little about yourself. Well I've been nicknamed "Scarface" by my mates due to me being a fan of Al Pacino and I also have a "Scar" on my forehead which kind of lives up to the name. As far as my age is concern I stopped counting as soon as I hit my 20's. I have been living...

Read more

Category_Forum Administration, Challenges, Forum Administration, Forums, Webmaster -

A lot of people nowadays owns a bulletin board (also known as forum). The world wide web is literally filled with thousands of forums. It shows that, many people prefer to have their own communities, hence they launch their own forums. Launching a forum is as easy as making a cup of tea, but the hardest part is managing it. I have been visiting internet forums for many years, and over the years I have seen many different types of forums. Some forums had amazing communities while some were pure crap. One thing I learned is the fact managing a...

Read more

Tags