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vanvincent13
Joined: October 14th, 2010, 12:36 pm

December 23rd, 2010, 12:37 am

I was browsing the above...this feature caught my eye...
------A. Forum Toolbar
This new feature is an incredible tool that can be used to expand your forum and increase forum activity. Some of the forum toolbar feature's are:
-RSS Reader:-Ticker:
-News Ticker:
-Message Box:
-Chat: Chat room
-Email Notifier:
-Weather:
-Privacy Button & Popup Blocker:
-Radio:
-HTML Component:
-External Menu Component:

How do I get this on my forum
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tranman
Joined: October 15th, 2010, 2:20 am

December 30th, 2010, 7:31 pm

where do you get the forum toolbar?
I have an Entertainment forum, I have a personal goal of 100 users and 10 regular posters.
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carsonk
Joined: April 9th, 2007, 9:24 pm

February 9th, 2011, 5:15 am

This topic helped me out when I had a forum here. There is some really great advice in there, and I definitely recommend following it. :)
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Rethought advertising that is automated and effective!
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rescuecatsrule
Joined: February 4th, 2011, 11:12 am

February 10th, 2011, 9:06 pm

Jackal wrote:------C. Actually have content for your forum.
You can't go and expect your forum to be active at all if you have forums that are made but are void of content. Aside from forum rules in each forum, you should make some posts about the subject. Make it appear that the forum is active and you are one step closer to making someone into a registered user. I would recommend going out and doing some research on whatever topics are out there and putting it in your own words in the forum. This helps attract people searching in google for a term that may be a bit &quotout there" but very related to your forum. Lots of content, both custom and referenced from another site is critical.
I'm a little bit confused about this - does it mean that you have to post several posts using your username even though guests will realise there's only one member or would you have to cheat and register with several accounts in order to get the forum moving?
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Dacom
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Joined: February 11th, 2011, 4:32 pm

February 11th, 2011, 4:54 pm

Being new to Freeforums.org, find the guides helpful. Thanks.
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itsalexaye
Joined: February 11th, 2011, 6:48 pm

February 12th, 2011, 1:39 am

Great Tips, Thanks Jackal!
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vesna28
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Joined: April 13th, 2011, 12:06 pm

April 13th, 2011, 12:47 pm

Does a [url=hhttp://www.wilsontechnology.com/]flash shoutbox[/url] correspond to A.2. - "an Active Community"???
is a shoutbox good for community? or just annoying?
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THC
Joined: January 20th, 2011, 12:12 am

April 22nd, 2011, 7:56 pm

You spelled "us" wrong under paid advertising.
Just optimizing ;)
If you need any free logos or graphics, you can come to http://tech-squad.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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juanva
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Joined: April 29th, 2011, 6:19 pm

April 29th, 2011, 7:09 pm

Thanks THC...good informations. its true.
just smile in any time "many money".Image You can take and play according to what you need. good lucky. happy and enjoy its ok.
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crazynutsx
Joined: May 27th, 2011, 8:41 am

June 1st, 2011, 6:52 am

thanks for the hints and tips guys

visit http://creationvsevolution.freeforums.org/index.php

Thanks free forums
http://creationvsevolution.freeforums.org/index.php" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
We are now currently running forum REVIEWS

If you want your forum to get more viewers simply sign up and get your forum reviewed :D
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rescuecatsrule
Joined: February 4th, 2011, 11:12 am

June 1st, 2011, 9:32 pm

What do you do if you are posting content but no one is registering and joining in?
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graphs
Joined: May 12th, 2011, 2:59 pm

June 24th, 2011, 11:14 am

what should i do to get people to post on my forum? http://gfxchat.freeforums.org
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maurice
Joined: July 8th, 2011, 6:22 pm

July 27th, 2011, 12:45 pm

Hello
Can you please tell me more about the toolbar, where do you get it from or is it part of freeforums and how to activate etc
Thankyou
Maurice
http://netleyabbeyuk.freeforums.org
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Subliminal
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Joined: September 5th, 2010, 9:40 pm

July 27th, 2011, 12:54 pm

maurice wrote:Hello
Can you please tell me more about the toolbar, where do you get it from or is it part of freeforums and how to activate etc
Thankyou
Maurice
Hello,
I think you may be referring to the WIBIYA toolbar we used to have as a feature. Unfortunately we needed to remove this feature for its unreliability.
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maurice
Joined: July 8th, 2011, 6:22 pm

July 27th, 2011, 12:56 pm

OK
Many Thanks
Maurice
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Subliminal
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Joined: September 5th, 2010, 9:40 pm

July 27th, 2011, 1:09 pm

No worries maurice,
If you have any more questions please don't hesitate to post them in the support forum and we'll be happy to help :)
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parat26ify
Joined: August 1st, 2011, 7:19 pm

August 2nd, 2011, 9:08 am

For me these tips don't work. I mean, i advertising very much my forum everywhere (where i can). There is only guests at my forum sometimes but after a while leaving and nowone registered. I have only 3 members (my friends) witch are inactive! I don't know why for me these tips failed. I really disagree. :shock: :|

I think the only way is to pay. Thats the easiest way for me! :cry: :oops:
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katia
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Joined: August 9th, 2011, 2:47 am

August 9th, 2011, 6:06 pm

i had a question about seo-where do input our keywords??? or does the search engine just use the words throughout our forum?
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www.pas-cher-tn.org
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Joined: November 12th, 2011, 2:54 am

November 12th, 2011, 2:59 am

its good work.thanks
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iason
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Joined: November 22nd, 2011, 12:44 pm

November 22nd, 2011, 1:07 pm

rescuecatsrule wrote:What do you do if you are posting content but no one is registering and joining in?
Posting for yourself ;) This what I'm doing like a schizophrenic :lol: :lol:

http://adapark.freeforums.org
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gammemaster
Joined: December 10th, 2011, 8:12 pm

December 10th, 2011, 8:19 pm

But one more thing is good if u play some online game or browser game u can share ur forum with friends or any else in game or evil way spam :twisted: till get banned or gagged or kicked :wink:.
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SpikeWyatt
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Joined: November 3rd, 2011, 1:17 pm

December 14th, 2011, 1:15 pm

Another little trick I learned recently that isn't in the list is to create multiple account at the start, using various email addresses and names but the same password.

Have conversations with yourself to give the impression of activity. Then delete the accounts once the forum's active. It's a borderline ethical approach but is also an extension of the "post useful content" thing in the list.
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XRayedSoul
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Joined: January 4th, 2012, 3:06 pm

January 4th, 2012, 3:16 pm

Great advice... I do most of the above without the paid advertising which is next on the agenda. Tried postloop but members disappear once the credit runs out which is no good for the general community as we make friends and they disappear on us... I wouldn't pay anyone to be a friend in the real world, I'm not going back to postloop for paid friendships... out of respect for my members.

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Advertisenow
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Joined: January 28th, 2012, 4:14 pm

January 28th, 2012, 4:33 pm

Hello everybody, i have a brand new forum you anyone to advertise on. just simply create and account and advertise anything !!! link --------------------> http://advertise4um.freeforums.org/
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Advertisenow
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Joined: January 28th, 2012, 4:14 pm

January 29th, 2012, 10:09 am

Hello everybody, i have a brand new forum you anyone to advertise on. just simply create and account and advertise anything !!! link --------------------> http://advertise4um.freeforums.org/
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