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Forum administrators and site owners should be careful when publishing any sort of public political statement. It is all too easy to get invested in politics to the point of debating, or even arguing. There are times when one side of any issue can be considered factual, with opposing arguments perhaps lacking any facts, evidence, or convincing theories. Those can be the most troubling to deal with for any moderator, whether they are in a televised debate or handling post reports on an online community board. It's important to understand the difference between providing a good user experience for your...

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Many new webmasters start a forum, blog, or another website hoping to achieve instant fame, success, and fortune. Whether they're attempting to earn money or just bring in new community members or subscribers, some web administrators make the mistake of thinking they will be successful quickly. That is not the case, at least not for most websites. Instant online success isn't a total myth because hundreds, if not thousands, of websites have gone viral within days of opening. However, this should not be expected by everyone. Having your site go viral on Reddit or Facebook, or achieving other forms of...

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Selling access to hidden content or exclusive sections on your website is a great way to reward members for donations, paid subscriptions, or a one time sale of a VIP membership. However, this exclusive access must be worth it to your users if you expect to earn money long-term, and not leave a foul taste in the mouths of your loyal, paying members. Today we'll look over some common flaws in VIP membership schemes and focus on how to create a positive and worthwhile experience for your users. Types of Exclusive Access There are plenty of different ways to reward...

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A lot of future webmasters know they want a website, but don't understand all of the various responsibilities and steps that must be taken to start a successful blog, forum, community, or other type of site. Today we'll be looking at all of the main technical stages of starting and maintaining a website, as well as marketing, community related, and other duties webmasters must take care of.

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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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