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This article was first posted on our blog on 02/04/2009. For this reason, the information may be outdated and no longer reliable/correct. Introduction Well, by reading the title, you can pretty much assume what this article is about: Me teaching you how to promote a forum. (The blind leading the blind, right?) I can tell you that every forum owner wants more members and posts, but barely any of them are trying! If you are interested in starting a forum, you have to look at where you want to be, find another forum owner that has met this goal, and...

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Advertising, Building, Category_Forum Administration, Content, Custom Logos, forum, Joshua Farrell, Staff, Success -

This article was first posted on our blog on 28/02/2011. For this reason, the information may be outdated and no longer reliable/correct. The Beginning When creating a new forum, it’s pivotal that you test to see if every aspect of the forum is working smoothly. I’ve been on many forums where certain features are failing to work; it deters me from joining the forum. If one of your members reports a certain “fault,” you, as the owner of the site, needs to fix the fault as soon as possible and make sure the fault has been fixed; it really shows...

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5 Reasons Why You Might Be Losing Members Getting people to join your forum and become members can be one of the hardest things to do. Losing these members is probably the easiest thing you can do. There are many reasons a member might leave, but we're going to cover the basics. Here you'll find the most common reasons for someone leaving and how to fix it. Reason #1: Staff Stop Contributing It's pretty easy for a member to detect if an admin, or staff member is taking their forum seriously or not. I've left many forums just because the...

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Category_Forum Administration, Community, forum, Joshua Farrell, Lord Roco, management, Saru, segregation, Staff, staff motivation, Success -

Your staff forms an integral part of managing a forum. We notice, so often, communities dying because the staff were too out of line with the general membership, or because of some avoidable flaws in the staff management protocols. In this post, I will shed some light on some of the fundamental steps that should be taken by forum administration, to ensure that staff management is running smoothly, and that they are doing what they are asked to do as part of the staff. Segregation Staff segregation is not odd to do these days. Powerful forum software have ensured the...

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