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Choosing the right forum name can mean the difference between a success and a forum fail as the name dictates how others see your forum. How hard is it to choose a forum name and what are some of the factors you should ...

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    A support forum is an excellent idea for any technical or services related business as it gives you the chance to provide enhanced support for your customers. Have you started your own support forum?

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 6 6 years ago

    Do you use certain mods to combat spam such as Askimet? Or, do you have a full time spam team on your staff to combat forum spam?

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    Who is in charge on your forum or who is the boss, such as the person that gets things done?

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 1 6 years ago

    You could choose to have one forum for many of your related sites or one forum for each site. If you choose to run a different forum for each site, then you will have to manage each one and that will increase costs for ...

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 1 6 years ago

    Forums are a good place to socialize and meet others who share a similar opinion. And, for this reason, a forum can also be a good place to encourage activism for a good cause. Do you use your forum for this purpose?

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    There's so many different types of forum spam. For instance, most forums consider one word/irrelevant and promotional link posts as 'spam'. However, on one particular forum where I am a member they simply respond to t...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 2 6 years ago

    Recently having started a new forum, one of the things that inspired me most was wanting to share my passion and knowledge with others. I really feel like I can make a difference in lives with this forum or at least sha...

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    Jagger Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    I like to know everyone on my forum by their first name, even if I don't refer to them as that openly. This helps me to feel closer to my community and bonds me with them. And, it takes me past their avatar, to the rea...

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    Ashlyn Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    Happy events on a forum always bring the community together. And, for me, there's nothing happier than a celebration. I love it when one of our members has a birthday or special event and chooses to share it with the c...

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    Ashlyn Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    I have been on a few forums where fighting and drama caused a huge emotional rift in the forum community and it became the thing that sunk the forum. Not every forum community is strong enough to survive drama. I am wo...

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    Ashlyn Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    This question is for forum owners mostly but also regular forum members if you want to answer. How do you feel about forum admins or moderators deleting posts? From the forum owner's point of view is this an acceptable...

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    Ashlyn Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    I would consider myself an expert in some niches, but not others. And, when I'm on a new forum, especially one that is full of seasoned marketing people, I feel more nervous about bringing up questions which might brand...

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    Ashlyn Level 1
  • 6 6 years ago

    Creating new content and discussions daily is one of the best things you can do for forum SEO. As search engines seem to love new/relevant content. Also this is good for keeping your community active as it gives member...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 1 6 years ago

    My idea of forum success is when the core group of loyal forum members actively post daily, so the forum looks very busy. Even if that's just five or ten people, if they all post every day, then the forum stays active. ...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 3 6 years ago

    A very big frustration of forum management is when there are fifty people online (both guests and members) but no actual activity. And, when you check stats, you can see that people are reading the most recent threads bu...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 4 6 years ago

    I am currently selling my signature line on my own forum and it's earning more than Adsense. And, really that's always been true. Privately sold ads, always earn more for me than Adsense. Maybe Adsense works better o...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 2 6 years ago

    I don't mind seeing short one or two line forum posts if they actually contain good information as it doesn't take fifty words to give a good response. But, if someone is just leaving, 'thank you' and "you're right!" re...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 7 6 years ago

    On my forum, I keep a list of discussions that I would like started by members and forum staff. I have this list pinned on every subforum. And, if someone needs inspiration for a topic, they can always go there and as ...

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    Ashlyn Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    Some forums have a rule against lurkers, that is members who sign up and then only read threads but never respond. It's easy enough to identify a lurker. I understand how some people want to read over discussions awhil...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 7 6 years ago

    Most times, I simply private message my forum global moderator on issues rather than posting a thread in the staff room. With my first global mod, we used the staff room all the time, but once she left, we got out of t...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 4 6 years ago

    I need suggestions for which spam prevention mod to use, one that would not allow a person using the same IP as a previously banned email address to sign up again when using that IP. Or, what best spam mod to be using ...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 1 6 years ago

    When I'm frustrated about the things going on at my forum, I try to find another forum online such as for forum owners where everyone is discussing similar problems. I've tried discussing my forum with my girlfriend but...

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    Justin Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    Do you offer any special perks or benefits to join your forum and stay as a loyal member that other forums don't offer?

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 2 6 years ago

    On most forums where I have been a regular long time member, the most controversial topics were ones surrounding politics, religion or anything to do with gun ownership or death penalty. On your favorite forum (even i...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 5 6 years ago

    I like forums where there is a really friendly, not hostile attitude and people feel free to talk to each other as if they have known each other for years. I would love to find a forum on personal relationships and f...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 4 6 years ago

    On many forums, there is a very short window in which you can edit your post, such as ten seconds or less. And, this seems very restrictive. What is the post editing time on your forum?

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    Avery Level 1
  • 1 6 years ago

    If I start a discussion, I'm more likely to come back to respond often on that same discussion, rebooting it so that it gets more attention from others. And, if it's a discussion that I really like (even if I did not ...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 1 6 years ago

    I love brainstorming subforums on a site as they give members a chance to get feedback on various ideas they are thinking about. This idea works especially well on a webmaster/admin forum, however you could apply this ...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 3 6 years ago

    Would you start a forum based around a specific product or service? For instance, let's say you own a computer repair service for local businesses. You might create a tech support/how to forum that specifically focuses...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 6 6 years ago

    Let's say you have a beauty or health niche forum and want posts in those specific subforums, but most of your members post in the general chat area. How do you motivate members to move their discussions to the more rel...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 3 6 years ago

    If you create a discussion will you always tick the box to watch the thread? Sometimes I have watched a thread and then got over whelmed with emails in my inbox for that discussion, especially if the thread was very pop...

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    Dayton Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    Is it possible to add a poll to an existing forum thread on a XenForo forum using the Edit Post option?

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    Sean101 Level 1
  • 8 6 years ago

    If there is a forum member on my forum that has actively participated in the site in the past but suddenly starts spamming, then I try to resolve the situation first before enacting a ban. But, for things like flaming o...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 13 6 years ago

    I have just recently promoted one of my Mods to Admin on my phpbb forum, this is the first Admin there has been accept me as I have always been a single Admin with Mods working too. The problem is, that I have added the ...

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    Sean101 Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    If you are a forum owner, you may want to check the originality of any articles posted on your forum as they could be copied from other sites. To check for duplicate content, excerpt a short line or phrase from the co...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 6 6 years ago

    When guest posting on another person's forum, how can you build your brand or site awareness so that others know and respect your brand and want to be associated with it?

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    Jade Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    When you login to your favorite forum, how long do you stay? For instance, do you stay only a few minutes such as to check new posts? Do you stay for an hour?

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    Jade Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    What are the most common reasons that people post on forums or use forums, rather than just Facebook?

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    Jade Level 1
  • 14 6 years ago

    What are the most common reasons that people post on forums or use forums, rather than just Facebook?

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    Jade Level 1
  • 14 6 years ago