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Anti-Spam, Bots, Category_Forum Administration, Forums, Joshua Farrell, Overgrowth, Spam -

This article was first posted on our blog on 26/04/2011. For this reason, the information may be outdated and no longer reliable/correct. Overgrowth of a forum is one of the most off putting features for forums. I personally experienced it about 6 months back when I have around a 3:1 of topics:posts, meaning that my boards were extremely cluttered and I eventually got so overwhelmed with it that I had to close it. What is overgrowth? Overgrowth is the process in which a forum literally out grows itself. It becomes like a garden full of weeds, uncared for and unappreciated....

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Category_Forum Administration, Category_Other, Forums, Joshua Farrell, Online Currency, Plugins, Products, Sponsorships, Virtual Currency -

A lot of forums these days offer some form of virtual currency when posting, but many of these forums don't even put the currency to good use. It usually just ends up as another statistic to brag to your mates about. In reality, not every forum needs a virtual currency, and just because you see another forum have a currency doesn't mean you will be at a disadvantage if you do not have one. Still, if you are considering adding a forum currency to your community, then ask yourself the questions below before making your final decision. 1. How Will...

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Category_SEO & Marketing, Delicious, Facebook, Forums, Joshua Farrell, MySpace, RSS Feeds, Social Networks, Tindris, Twitter -

There are thousands of social networks out there. All these networks can be used to generate more traffic and revenue for your site if they are used correctly. RSS Feeds RSS feeds are an underrated tool. It only takes a user one click to install an RSS feed which will continually update itself. Every time new content appears on your site the user will be alerted. Naturally, the user will choose to view new content that interests him/her. Offering RSS feeds that can be modified to only show content from certain parts of your site will lead to higher user...

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Category_Member Spotlight, Forums, Interview, Jordan Howard, Joshua Farrell, Member, Networks, Ownership, Sam, Websites -

Could you tell us a little about who Jordan Howard is? Well, obviously my name is Jordan Howard . I live in northern Ontario, Canada. I love being Canadian and sometimes like to think it is one of my best attributes (I like to make sure everyone knows I'm Canadian) I currently own a network of websites, and have also been known to invest in other start ups to help others get off the ground. Developing websites has been a passion of mine since my early childhood. I started early when I was 7 or 8 just making some of...

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Advertising, Automation, Category_Forum Administration, Category_SEO & Marketing, Forums, Joshua Farrell, RSS Feeds, Spam, Twitter -

Everyone today is looking to make their marketing experience easier and effective, so automation is the first thing that comes to mind. Most people don't mind seeing the occasional link/update that gets posted in their twitter timeline, but is there a point where it gets out of control? Well, of course and I've been seeing a lot of forum owners automating their twitter just way too much. Which brings up the question, why shouldn't you automate your twitter? It's Annoying and Spammy Being a person who follows a lot of forums on twitter, seeing constant rss feed updates can get...

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