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I am an owner of a forum that talks about how to make money online and used Google Adsense to monetize it. I used simple machines forum because it's easy to use and there's lots of customization but my problem is how to ...

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    rage35 Level 1
  • 25 3 years ago

    I'm developing a website right now and although I have found staff for a few of the positions, I have noticed that it is much harder to find staff looking to volunteer. I have looked through a lot of recruitment threads ...

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    DarthHazard Level 1
  • 20 3 years ago

    This is a pretty popular discussion around many forum software and admin communities. Would love to hear everyone's take on whether or not they believe forums are dying? What can be done to revive them, if anything?

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    MidlifeFitness Level 1
  • 31 3 years ago

    I need your advice members. I need trick's for getting members from my mammoth Facebook group with over 400K members. I have tried several things but I only managed to get 130 members onboard on my forum. Which is...

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    bomb2060 Level 1
  • 15 3 years ago

    Why have my services been deleted? I had created two services that followed the rules and even then were deleted.

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    DaniboyL Level 1
  • 9 3 years ago

    So have you ever run a forum from scratch? A brand new forum that is. And managed to turn into more or less nothing to a successful and thriving forum community? Because that's what is the whole point in starting a forum...

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    idealmike Level X3
  • 15 3 years ago

    Hello all. I know that this is something that's been asked a lot and if you search for something like "What's the best forum software" in Google you'll find tons of top 10 lists and forums and blogs and things where peop...

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    idealmike Level X3
  • 11 3 years ago

    I always wanted to start a forum,but I'm not sure if it will be successful.I actually don't know how much it would cost to maintain a forum.Some say to start a forum,you'll need about 100$...... I tried with free forum s...

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    achi007 Level 3
  • 17 3 years ago

    One thing I always found when I ran a forum was how not so easy it was to promote my forum. I tried a few different niches when running forums and I always found each time it was just as difficult as the last to promote ...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 10 3 years ago

    Everyone has been on a forum or two when it comes to online marketing, and we all know what a forum signature is. Some forums have you post a set amount of times before you can access your signature and add anything to....

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    TommyCarey Level X3
  • 6 3 years ago

    Hello guys Some days ago I have shared a list of useful plugin of MyBB forum. Today I want to share some professional and cool themes for MyBB and most important thing is you can use these themes totally free ! One more...

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    NomanProdhan Level 3
  • 5 3 years ago

    Whenever I create a new forum I always place a staff section in the forum list. This forum will be hidden away from members and only visible to staff on the forum. I feel that having a staff section/forum is essential to...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 3 3 years ago

    Running forums is a difficult task, often you need staff to help you run a forum so that you don't get run down dealing with all the problems that can arise on your own. Unfortunately staff will become inactive whether i...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 8 3 years ago

    Running a forum has it's fun moments but it also has it's challenging moments, I know, I have run many forums and have always hit the challenging once quite often. The most challenging things about running a forum I f...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 6 3 years ago

    If you want to run a decent and clean community forum then you will need to have some rules for your member as well as for your staff also. If your member and staff will follow rules then you will have a fresh, clean fo...

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    NomanProdhan Level 3
  • 1 3 years ago

    If you are running a community forum then you will need some moderator to moderate topics/replies and help users when they will need. For me I didn't hire any moderator. I have choose moderator from my forum members and ...

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    NomanProdhan Level 3
  • 5 3 years ago

    I have been running forums now for around 10 years and one thing I learned back in my early days was to not allow members to hard delete posts on your forum. I learned this the hard way after I had a member come onto my ...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 6 3 years ago

    Its very hard to get active member and quality posts in a new community forum. Because nobody want to join a new and empty forum .If you want some active member on your forum then you will need attractive content which w...

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    NomanProdhan Level 3
  • 5 3 years ago

    Finding the right kind of theme with the right kind of colours on a forum can sometimes be a struggle. You never want to go to bright or too dark but you also want something that will work well with the niche of your for...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 6 3 years ago

    Having a successful forum takes a lot of time and patience. I have come across forums where the owners feel like if they set it up, post a few times and then leave it, it will become successful over night. Unfortunately ...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 4 3 years ago

    As a current forum owner there are a lot of things that get my back up when it comes to members posting around the forum. I like them to feel like they belong and I don't mind them posting new posts of just a few words i...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 8 3 years ago

    One thing I have learned from past experience of owning my own forums is that so many genre's of forum are now overly done, meaning that depending on the kind of niche you choose for your forum you could have high compet...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 2 3 years ago

    When running a forum one of the main priorities is to keep content flowing whether it be new content or just replies to current content it is always wise to keep your forum looking active. The problem with running a foru...

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    Shortie861 Level 1
  • 4 3 years ago

    So I have a site which is to do with social exchanges, I am thinking of adding a forum on to it not sure weather to Use SMF or MYBB . Also any tips for a forum name please need something catchy or will draw members to it...

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    keen2write Level 3
  • 4 3 years ago

    Im a buyer, and i want to using Credit/Debit card is my payment method but i don't know how to choose ? using Credit/Debit card.

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    miennt Level 1
  • 2 3 years ago

    From SEO point of view, which is better – one big site or several smaller site? Let me Know what your think

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    anujkumar1 Level 1
  • 5 4 years ago

    Hello guys. There are many forum softwares out there today. Some old that are still good, some new that look okay. But which one is the best for a large forum? Does a large forum need to have a lot of features for the us...

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    idealmike Level X3
  • 5 4 years ago

    I love fan forums, those amazing sites built by loving fans in honor of their favorite TV show, character or celebrity, populated with tens of thousands of posts - loving debates and content devoted to one central figure...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 9 4 years ago

    Are forums social networks? Forums have both the social and network aspect; forums allows you to socialise with others and is like a network of people who enjoy the same topics/niche. It can be quite easy to add a cha...

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    MasterA Level 3
  • 15 4 years ago

    Phpbb is a pretty decent free forum software. The main advantages with it is that it is free and provides everything you need to start your own forum. With its version 3.1 update, they renamed their addons from modificat...

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    MasterA Level 3
  • 1 4 years ago

    In a previous discussion, we discussed whether allowing signatures on forums encourages spammers. Today I shall share some tips on how to prevent forum spammers. Only enable signatures for active members: If you want to...

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    MasterA Level 3
  • 8 4 years ago

    I have been to three webmaster forums recently and seen the very same discussion (copied word for word) onto each one. Why do people copy like this from other forums?

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    Savonne Level 1
  • 6 5 years ago

    Can you ever turn your forum into a full time job? Can it ever earn enough money to generate a full time income?

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    Jackson Level 1
  • 9 5 years ago

    What are some good rewards to offer to loyal staff members for good forum service? What type of benefits do you offer?

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    Jackson Level 1
  • 2 5 years ago

    What are some good basics to include in forum rules? Do you spell everything out in the rules or do you keep it vague?

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    Jackson Level 1
  • 1 5 years ago

    I'm a long time member of another big TV forum and really enjoy the ambience goin on there. I have a particular favorite show that I love to watch and talk about all the time. Everytime I'm on that other forum talkin...

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    Jackson Level 1
  • 5 5 years ago

    Tell me your excuse for not starting the forum of your dreams. Let's confront these excuses and break through them so you can actually get down to making that forum you always wanted.

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    Justin Level 1
  • 4 5 years ago

    Do you allow for global moderators, who have power over every subforum on your site? Or, do you only allow for local moderators, that is moderators who can moderate only one specific board at a time? For instance a gl...

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    spotondot Level 1
  • 2 5 years ago

    This past few months, we've had a lot of really slow days with very few posts. I try to keep the conversations going, but it's tough doing this on my own. The rest of the staff has pretty much left the site and many o...

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    spotondot Level 1
  • 7 5 years ago

    This past few months, we've had a lot of really slow days with very few posts. I try to keep the conversations going, but it's tough doing this on my own. The rest of the staff has pretty much left the site and many o...

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    spotondot Level 1
  • 7 5 years ago