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Originally on my site and Admin Addict, duplicated here: When it comes to creating a website, I'll be perfectly honest and say my opinion has...
So... you've decided to setup your own merchant account. You've seen the many different options available to you on the Internet. Chances are, you...
If you have spent the last few years managing your community, receiving checks from Google's adsense program and thinking you have monetized your...
[Indepth] Feature Experience: Setting up and Using "Promotions" We bring you an indepth feature experience shared by Peterska2, a vBulletin.nl...
One of the few aspects of forum management that many admins take for granted is in fact the most important aspect of community administration -...
Why Facebook and Social Networking May Make Forums Obsolete Note I have not in any way said they will kill forums, or make it so no forums...
Internet Trolls- Where the Fairytale Ends According to storybooks, Trolls are disgusting, smelly creatures that live under bridges. Trolls eat...
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...
The Admin Guide to Member Stereotypes A person is a unique individual, however as you are an admin you will come across many similarities in...
Last year I launched Vaping Forum, a message forum for discussing the use and lifestyle of the electronic cigarette movement. E-Cigs have become...
Introduction I run a community-oriented VBulletin BBS and VBAdvanced Portal. This article is based on my experience as both a provider and user...
To have your own site - be it a forum, webpage or anything else - you need hosting. There are so many web hosting companies out there that it...
This Moderators Handbook/Manual with blanks for personalizing was provided by Wicked. See attached for the zip:
Promoting websites blogs and articles is a political nightmare, and something I must do because deep within my soul I must be a chronic sadist,...
After reading a few articles online, such as the one on the Cave of Dragonflies saying about types of content, and a few more saying that unique...
How to Create a Staff Manual 101 By: Shawn Joseph Gossman (TheAdminZone.com Moderator) When I visit TheAdminZone.com, I see many posts from...
"My mods don't do anything!" "My mods are too quick to ban people!" "My mods are overruling each other!" Three typical complaints you hear...
By: Shawn J. Gossman I plan to write a series of articles based on running a successful forum. By no means am I the best forum runner but I have...
User Management After building your web site and getting your community going, it is important to realize how you are going to manage the...
The process of hiring good mods is an arduous one. It involves trusting someone with a portion of your site, and once you hire them, they become a...
Getting Your Site Indexed Before You Launch source By Adam McFarland I've noticed that most SEO articles focus on what to do after you launch...
Over the last month, the creators of InvisionFree have been hyping the launch of their new service to eventually take over the role of...
This article is not tailored at just vBulletin, other forum and blog softwares out there can also improve their performance by considering using...
If you own a reasonably large forum, it won't be long before someone offers to buy it. At the very least, someone will feel you out and see if...
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