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In the last few years or so, Reddit has been through some tough times. It’s been accused of going back on its claims to support free speech. It’s...
During the early 2000's you could put up a forum and wave the magic wand and presto you had a forum and you had forum members. And I can tell you...
An active forum is what we want as forum administrators, right? But an active forum, while good, is not exactly a really active forum. Many of you...
The chances are that you and your forum have competition and rival communities out there. You can easily gather intelligence on your rival...
I've wanted to write this article for some time now since I see a lot of stuff posted around TAZ that I feel may be harmful to you as an admin in...
When I sit back and think about all of the mistakes that I have made as a webmaster over the years. It's always been a short term vision of what I...
Well, this is interesting. Apparently I now have a blog, with my previous article on community management having been converted to a post on it....
Videos are the marketing tool with the highest engagement rates nowadays on the internet. Every day, more marketers are using video ads to promote...
A good forum success checklist is sometimes needed when running your own forum. A forum success checklist will help you continue success on your...
As you may know, I’ve been writing articles about community management for a while now. I’ve written them for vBulletin.org, with a general focus...
I’ve decided to make my first blog the story of how Nexopia “died” in 2010. Maybe it’ll save some other forum out there. If you have any similar...
Note: I originally posted this over on Medium, but have now decided it'd be good to post on The Admin Zone as well. Enjoy the article! In recent...
Hiring a Moderator is a funny business and one that causes no end of confusion both for the person being hired and for the Administrator who’s...
If you encourage new member activity on your message forum, going out of your way to do so that is, your forum will be likely more active than it...
A Forum Anniversary Celebration is a great way to boost activity and membership on your message forum. Plus it is a lot of fun for both you and...
Popular forum content is the type of topics and posts that get results on a message forum. Popular forum content usually results in a lot of...
Let’s talk Gutenberg No, not the printing press or the bloke who invented it a few hundred years ago. The new WordPress editor that’s now...
Too many admins and developers market to other admins and developers. Here's why that's a bad idea.
Why are emoticons important? One of the few areas of online communication that doesn't seem to attract much attention from forum owners or users...
Note: I love this article, and it's at multiple places because of it. Nice motivator for anyone who panics their forum is dead in a week or...
HowTo: Maximizing your Revenue Potential I've edited the thread on June 29, 2014 and I've left portions from 2010 in spoilers in the event...
Introduction: Since 1999, I've been managing and running forums from the old Ezboard hosted forum days through to vBulletin and some of the key...
As anyone who's searched for a new web hosting company probably knows, guides to the hosting world are an extremely common sight online. Just...
Forum Staff: A successful forum management team. By: Shawn J. Gossman In this day and age, forums need to have proper staff members who become...
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