Should Forum Administrators Use Multiple Accounts to Boost Activity?

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.

ProBoards Review – Best Free Forum Host

ProBoards – Best Free Forum Host What is ProBoards? ProBoards is one of the leading free forum hosts on the Web; they have over 2 million customers. Of all of the free forum hosts on the Web, ProBoards is, by far, the best free forum host! ProBoards is the best free forum host because of… Continue reading ProBoards Review – Best Free Forum Host

Newbie Guide To Promotion Forums

Newbie Guide To Promotion Forums It’s all good and well for experienced forum users to join new forums and know exactly what they are about. What about newbies to promotion forums though? Below I have written a short guide for newbies about certain aspects of a promotion forum. 1) Introduce Yourself – this will allow… Continue reading Newbie Guide To Promotion Forums

Your Members Are Priority!

This article was first posted on our blog on 01/06/2011. For this reason, the information may be outdated and no longer reliable/correct. The formula for a successful forum is complex. Getting the balance right is an art–too many categories, not enough advertising, too many guests, not enough members. All these things are very important, but… Continue reading Your Members Are Priority!

Combining Small Communities

This article was first posted on our blog on 08/02/2011. For this reason, the information may be outdated and no longer reliable/correct. Every forum owner dreams of his/her community having thousands of members and hundreds of thousands of posts. The reality is that the chance of this actually happening is slim. There are so many… Continue reading Combining Small Communities

5 Reasons Why You Might Be Losing Members

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… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Might Be Losing Members

Tips On How to Revive a Dead Forum

There comes a point in the life of most forums, where activity begins to die off and become dormant. You’ll notice that no-one visits, no-one wants to contribute by posting around and most of all, your morale dies a little inside. Many may give up should their forum go down this path, but you there… Continue reading Tips On How to Revive a Dead Forum