EDU: How to Make Your Forum More Active

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★Mitch★
Joined: October 14th, 2009, 1:02 am

October 14th, 2009, 11:34 pm

Nice tips
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craig1985
Joined: October 26th, 2009, 5:55 pm

November 15th, 2009, 5:49 am

thankyou for the post as i have only just started and feel that if i put this in to practice then it could help a lot

cheers
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Piano244
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Joined: December 20th, 2009, 11:27 pm

December 22nd, 2009, 5:11 am

Thanks for the advise, Jackal!

This will really help me get more visitors/members on my forum.

So.. I know an awesome site I joined a while back... *lol just kidding*
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mrwidmore
Joined: June 23rd, 2008, 7:32 pm

January 1st, 2010, 6:09 pm

Thank you very much very very helpful

Plumbing forum http://www.plumbingforums.info http://www.plumbing.freeforums.org
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jameskmonger
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Joined: January 16th, 2010, 5:18 pm

January 17th, 2010, 9:46 am

Where can I find the place to activate the toolbar?
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coolmariobros
Joined: February 6th, 2010, 1:04 am

March 3rd, 2010, 12:38 am

this is verry helpfull.thanks!
I'll get the bar in my signature latter!

so:

I go on here everyday and i'm an admin on there! forum

Its a working progress so please remeber to suggested.we are working to make it nintedo like!

forum2

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theallience
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Joined: March 10th, 2010, 3:56 pm

March 11th, 2010, 2:02 am

Somebody want to explain to the dummy here how to promote my site. I was a heavy lifter in school. And I'm not talking about HTML.

http://theallience.freeforums.org/
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lisa9robinson
Joined: May 26th, 2010, 1:56 am

May 26th, 2010, 3:43 am

Have read the guide! Very good! I have a feeling I'll be reading this post time and again just to put up a successful forum of my own....... :)
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robbinhood
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Joined: June 15th, 2010, 2:55 am

June 15th, 2010, 3:52 am

One tip I've been using is setting the time for a user to be online to 30 minutes. This way it looks like there are more people on at any given time.
But to answer your first point, yes, setting a longer online time makes it look busier. Try 60 mins.
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Bloom
Joined: June 27th, 2010, 10:02 am

June 27th, 2010, 5:24 pm

nice guide i'll try to follow it
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mig33users
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Joined: June 30th, 2010, 9:17 pm

June 30th, 2010, 10:17 pm

well Mr admin i dont understand ! what u mean !!!!!????!?!?!?!??? help :cry:
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Wickett
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Joined: August 25th, 2008, 11:49 pm

July 1st, 2010, 2:06 am

Hello.

What are you not understanding?
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Bloom
Joined: June 27th, 2010, 10:02 am

July 2nd, 2010, 9:53 am

mig33users wrote:well Mr admin i dont understand ! what u mean !!!!!????!?!?!?!??? help :cry:
canyou explain to us please
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fletcher
Joined: May 19th, 2010, 7:55 am

August 25th, 2010, 7:49 am

-Weather: Lets your users view weather forecasts in the toolbar
-Privacy Button & Popup Blocker: Blocks annoying pop-ups and includes cookie cleaner, history cleaner, and cache cleaner
-Radio: Listen to predefined radio stations or make your own!
-HTML Component: Add your own components
-External Menu Component: Add a toolbar button with menu that gets its contents dynamically from your site

how can i purchase that 5 features?
CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO VISIT MY FORUM..

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kody2
Joined: September 2nd, 2010, 1:04 am

September 12th, 2010, 6:02 am

here is another way to make ones forum more active that most do not consider :

-Good staff. Staff that actually cares about making a good community is a very attractive thing IMO. Anyone can make a forum, but not everyone can be a great person.

-not allowing trolls and flamers to take over forums and chat rooms. Keeping ones forum clean from these kind of activities will ensure that those members who are truly valued will stay and these members will more than likely thank you and be very grateful that you did not allow this kind of activity.

-original content. It is unfortnate that some resort to copying and pasting entire sections of other people's forum content into their own. This is not a good thing because it is what a school kid would do to cheat on a test. It should also be noted that If a forum has a copyright notice about its textual content then it is a copyright violation if done.
kody~
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fletcher
Joined: May 19th, 2010, 7:55 am

September 16th, 2010, 2:18 am

your right my friend..treating the members nice is the best in one of the forum...
CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO VISIT MY FORUM..

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Wickett
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Joined: August 25th, 2008, 11:49 pm

September 16th, 2010, 12:31 pm

Consistent activity is key. Even if it's just 2 or 3 people on the forum posting, any kind of steady activity will let people know that who ever is there means business and is truly interested in the forum.
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sameerb5
Joined: April 24th, 2010, 9:43 am

October 1st, 2010, 9:36 pm

Thanks Jackal, You are really helping friend!! it really helps me to get started. i am just trying to figure out if i would be able to handle the site..since i have lot of responsiblities on me that i have to fullfill. But you and your staff members and others(members) as whole the all are really co-operative and supportive that make someone day to glow. heads up 2 all of you.

@kody2 :- also ur message is true... i really agree to your post.

Thanks sameer
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Paaske
Joined: September 23rd, 2010, 1:48 am

October 1st, 2010, 11:45 pm

Hi Jackal :)

Thanks for all this info, it is simply BRILLIANT!!! ;~)
Really good advises and help there, looking forward to follow this :)

I just hope you could check my forum or contact me in pm :) i have had my forum escalated for more than 1 week now, and really want to start getting proper contents on it, and build it up nicely. And buy my domain etc..
But there is so much hard work ahead, so need the green light :)
Please check the forum support thread where i have posted... Still waiting for answer :(
Best new gambling forum online, With lots of different interesting things :) Please come and join and make us become bigger, really need more members before we can do free competitions and free cash give aways.
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Jacob13
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Joined: July 18th, 2010, 8:08 am

October 6th, 2010, 9:47 pm

My site is just a chatting site where you post and do other stuff, but I'm still not getting Active member... tell me what I'm doing wrong on my site. My site should be in Signature, If its not click on this link to get a better view of my site: ChatHouse

Thats is my site and i hope you can tell me what I'm doing wrong, Because I'm having a hard time trying to get Active members, please help me and i will thank you for all the work you do to help me with this issue I've been having for a while.
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Check Out My Site: ChatHouse

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malcov790
Joined: October 16th, 2010, 3:49 pm

October 16th, 2010, 10:07 pm

This will help veryyy much thanks jackal =) please guys check out my site link in sig. 8)
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malcov790
Joined: October 16th, 2010, 3:49 pm

October 16th, 2010, 10:13 pm

This will help veryyy much thanks jackal =) please guys check out my site link in sig. 8)
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Josh89
Joined: October 1st, 2010, 1:09 am

October 31st, 2010, 3:06 am

Thanks for the tips, Jackal, this should really help me out.
Check out my site: kingdomofthedivinefrostlords

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SEO Plans
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Joined: October 29th, 2010, 6:29 am

November 17th, 2010, 2:02 am

Hai Jackal, really i thankful to you,before that have no idea about forum rules i think your article must be helpful for my forum website,it also Google rules approved.Everybody can use your idea in their Gorum. Do u have any idea about SEO ?
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SEO Plans
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Joined: October 29th, 2010, 6:29 am

November 17th, 2010, 2:06 am

Hai Jackal, really i thankful to you,before that have no idea about forum rules i think your article must be helpful for my forum website,it also Google rules approved.Everybody can use your idea in their Gorum. Do u have any idea about SEO ?
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